Cambria is rooted in female leadership. Join us during the entire month of March as we shine a spotlight on women and how YOU can help to support, celebrate, and sustain women-owned businesses in 2021 and beyond. Whether you tune into a live event, share on social media or visit a local business in real life, there are multiple ways to join the movement!
Throughout March, nominate a female-leader in your life who is at the top of their game and inspires you. We’ll be featuring nominations on Facebook and Instagram @cambriawines and we’ll select one woman to join our Powerhouse Panel Virtual Event on March 31st to share her story— LIVE. Plus, for every woman nominated, Cambria will be donating $1* to SeaTrees, an organization dedicated to planting and protecting blue-carbon coastal ecosystems around the world.
Save the dates. Get your wine ready. Charge those devices. And follow along as we celebrate #WomensDayTheCambriaWay
*Donations capped at $25,000.
SAVE THE DATE
Thursday, March 4th @ 5:00pm PST
Cheese O’Clock – Wonder Women of American Cheese
Renowned cheese experts Janet Fletcher and Laura Werlin are partnering with Cambria winemaker Jill Russell to help us kick-off our celebration of International Women’s Day! Join us for this free educational webinar about wine and cheese pairings made by women.
We will be tasting the 2019 Cambria Katherine’s Vineyard Chardonnay and 2018 Cambria Julia’s Vineyard Pinot Noir alongside four delicious American-made cheeses.
Monday, March 8th @ 4:30pm PST
Help us kick off International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month with a virtual deep dive into how women, the environment, and the world of wine can work together to create a more equitable and sustainable future. Featuring winemaker Jill Russell and special guests!
Wednesday, March 31st @ 4:30 pm PST
Women’s Powerhouse Panel
Wine-down Women’s History Month with us and join our virtual party that will shine a spotlight on women who inspire us and the amazing things we can accomplish, together.
We are so pleased to partner with SeaTrees to support their mission of protecting the oceans in order to mitigate climate change, so that we can continue to make sustainable wine for generations to come.
Nonprofit organization dedicated to planting and protecting blue-carbon coastal ecosystems around the world.
Owner & Proprietor
One of the industry’s top executives and innovators, Jackson Family Wines Chairman & Proprietor Barbara R. Banke has spent the last two decades leading the company she co-founded with her late husband, wine icon Jess Jackson.
Katie Jackson grew up among the vines of this remarkable Santa Maria estate. She is deeply committed to sustainability and the land, representing the Jackson family’s belief that both environment and social sustainability are essential to a strong, long-lived business.
A strong environmental advocate, Julia founded the summit and foundation Grounded. Grounded was established with the intention to align people and the planet through shared learning and collaboration. She has also created partnerships for Jackson Family Wines with thought-leading organizations like the Leonardo diCaprio Foundation.
With 10 years of winemaking experience under her belt in California and abroad, Jill’s inaugural vintage of Cambria Katherine’s Vineyard Chardonnay was just selected as one of Wine Spectator’s Top 100 wines of 2019. Jill’s skill and energy are integral to the top notch female winemaking team at Cambria.
Born Denise Girard, a third generation French-American, wine is an integral part of her heritage. She joined Cambria Winery in 1999 as associate winemaker and was named head winemaker in 2003. After spending 18 years in winemaking, she was promoted to General Manager in 2017 and now oversees the operations of Cambria and Byron wineries for Jackson Family Wines.
Katie grew up a short hour drive from Napa and Sonoma and has been passionate about food and wine for as long as she can remember. She is a Certified Specialist of Wine and in January she celebrated her 16th anniversary of working for Jackson Family Wines. She plays an important role in educating the public about the iconic Cambria Estate Winery.