The Santa Maria Valley of the United State’s Pacific Northwest is ground zero for agriculture. This area is notorious for producing some of the juiciest grapes on earth. The atmosphere and the environment come together in unison and in perfect harmony. This place is the home of Cambria Estate Winery. Founder Barbara Banke and her family members have sustainably farmed this area for over three decades. The estate’s Jackson Family Wines is at the pinnacle of the industry, and it has made a huge impact in this field of work. The family also has many more wineries across the globe and this includes Chile, Italy, France and South Africa.
Julia Jackson, daughter of Barbara Banke, is a key figure for the company’s success. She is part of the international sales team, does the designing for the company’s website as well as serve as a proprietor for the business. Julia definitely has her hands full, but this is what she loves to do. This extraordinary woman has accomplished many things such as being a model, completing an intense general management program at Stanford University as well as teaching French to sixth-graders. That’s right! By spending so much time around the business and by being fully immersed into the culture, Julia has adopted the French culture in a sense. Her “Seeds of Empowerment” foundation gives back to the community in many ways. Jackson Family Wines, and its success in the industry came from hard work and dedication. This was instilled into everyone by the late Jess Jackson. As of today, Jackson Family Wines offer numerous styles of wine such as:
- Pinot Noir
- And more
The importance of the Santa Maria Valley can’t be denied as it has helped to lay the groundwork of success for many winemakers.