As the proprietor of Jackson Family Wines, Julia Jackson is heavily involved in the wine industry. She grew up in the industry as her father was the founder of the company that she is now herself a leader of. She holds a Studio Art degree that she earned at Scripps College in 2010. In that same year she also attended the Stanford Graduate School of Business where she earned a university certificate for general management.In addition to Jackson Family Wines vineyards in Sonoma Valley they have other wineries on five other continents. This includes countries such as France, Italy, Australia, South Africa, and Chile. Their most famous wine is Kendall-Jackson. They also have a wide variety of other popular wines such as Champ de Rêves which Julia Jackson introduced in 2010. This is a Pinot Noir which is grown in Anderson Valley in a cold part of California.
In Sonoma they grow the grapes for a wide variety of different Bordeaux’s such as Arrowood, Cenyth, La Crema, Mantanzas Creek, and WindRacer. They also have wine orchards in Oregon’s Willamette Valley where they produce Gran Moraine, Penner-Ash, and Zena Crown.For a number of years Julia Jackson has been a part of celebrity social circles. She is friends with Zac Posen and Harvey Weinstein. She has also been seen hanging out with other celebrities such as Lady Gag, Keira Knightley, Jennifer Lopez, and Jared Leto.In addition to her work at Jackson Family Wines, Julia Jackson and her sister, Katherine, founded a nonprofit named Seeds of Empowerment. This organization annually provides a $100,000 cash reward to a “warrior women”. The award is given to those who have overcome adversity and/or has helped others do so. The award for 2016 was given to Dr. Victoria Kisyombe who created a micro-finance system for impoverished women in Tanzania.