International Women's Day

Celebrating Women

Cambria is rooted in female leadership. This is why on International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8, 2020 there will be a series of brunches and celebrations around the nation for you to gather, enjoy Cambria wines and cherish what we’re able to accomplish together. We want you to meet, inspire and celebrate each other all while enjoying a delicious meal and glass of wine.

Find celebrations below!

Celebrations

Sunday, March 8th

We hope that you’re able to join one of the many celebrations on International Women’s Day!
For every selfie taken during the month of March and posted to Instagram with #WomensDayTheCambriaWay, we’ll donate $1* to the Amazon Frontlines and Marin Carbon Project.
Learn more about these organizations.
*Donations capped at $50,000.

Partner Charities

We are pleased to partner with Amazon Frontlines and the Marin Carbon Project, both women-led organizations, to support their respective efforts in mitigating climate change.

Women’s Empowerment Program of Amazon Frontlines
Amazon Frontlines

Supports the struggles of indigenous peoples to defend their rights to land, life and cultural survival in the Amazon Rainforest.

Calla Ostrander
Marin Carbon Project

Seeks to enhance carbon sequestration in rangeland, agricultural, and forest soils through applied research, demonstration and implementation in Marin County.

Barbara Banke

Cambria Women

Barbara Banke
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

Katie Jackson
Co-Proprietor

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.

Julia Jackson

Julia Jackson
Co-Proprietor

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.

Jill Russell

Jill Russell
Winemaker

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.

Denise Shurtleff

Denise Shurtleff
General Manager

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 Phillips

Katie Phillips
Winery Ambassador

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.

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