Julia Jackson was born in 1988 in San Francisco, California. She was able to study at Stanford Graduate School of Business where she got a certificate in General Management and at Scripps College where she studied Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art. During summer and after school, Julia Jackson worked at different Jackson family wineries. By travelling to France, Julia Jackson fell in love with the vineyards and the French style of making wine. Her fluency in French during her college life earned her a teaching position.Julia Jackson now works at Jackson Family Wines which has its headquarters in Santa Rosa, California. The Jackson Family Wines company started in 1982. The company is based in Sonoma County and is one of the most renown family-owned and family-operated winery groups. The Jackson Family Wines has been able to acquire the Penner-Ash Wine Cellars on April 18, 2016.
Some of the wine brands that are produced by the Jackson Family Wines include the Merryvale and Quintessa. Quintessa wine may be a combination of all or some of the varietals that grow on the property. Some of the varietals grown include; Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Carmenere.The harvesting of the fruit is done early in the morning and then gravity-fed into stainless steel, oak or concrete tanks after the sorting process and finally vinified. Wines from the different plots are then aged separately for about two years in French oaks. Quintessa wine is a harmony wine. Merryvale wines are crafted in Napa Valley and are single-vineyard and very hard-to-find varieties of wines. These two brands of wines are the most popular brands of wines that are vinified by the Jackson Family Wines.Julia Jackson works alongside international sales personnel at the Jackson Family Wines. She helps to introduce and market her family’s wines to the world.
SWball August 29, 2017