Cambria Estates Winery is setting a positive tone in the winemaking industry. The company, and its personnel is on a progressive path to excellence without taking any short-cuts. Founded in 1987 by Barbara Banke, this organization holds the heritage of Jackson Family Wines. This business is a family affair as Barbara Banke, and her adult children operates the day-to-day activities. Julia Jackson, the youngest daughter, has an important role within the company, and she has her own nonprofit organization. Julia represents the estate as a proprietor, but travels the globe with the international sales team. This team introduces its wine to untapped markets as well as established markets. This has helped the estate to grow much more at a dramatic rate.Julia’s hard work ethic comes from both of her parents, especially her father. The late Jess Jackson was an extraordinaire when it came to the production of wine. He would put the children to work at their Santa Maria Valley estate, which helped to build character.
Julia, born in 1988, has been around the business her entire life, but she didn’t become fully interested in it until working in the company’s many wineries. While in Bordeaux, France, she would grow a passion for the business. She shadowed influential personnel, studied French sales, learned about distribution and learned about the different global markets. By the time she came home, she was fluent in speaking French, which would allow her to go and teach sixth-grade French class.Jackson Family Wines fall under Cambria Estate Winery. It has numerous wineries in Italy, France, Oregon (USA) and in Chile. Its Benchbreak Pinot Noir has gone on to become a beloved wine of choice for many people as it offers an abundance of aromas and dark colorful hues. The Scripps College graduate is following in her mother’s footsteps thanks to her “Seeds of Empowerment” organization, but who knows what’s next for wine extraordinaire Julia Jackson.