We’re excited to welcome one of the wine industry’s top executives and innovators, Barbara R. Banke, Chairman & Proprietor of Jackson Family Wines to this year’s 21st Charity Wine Auction.
Barbara has spent the last two decades leading the company that she co-founded with her late husband and icon Jess Jackson.
In addition to their flagship Kendall-Jackson and La Crema wineries, Barbera and Jess, also shaped nearly two-dozen other wineries across Sonoma, Napa, Santa Barbara and Mendocino counties, including Arrowood, Bryon, Freemark Abbey and Stonestreet.
The Jackson family portfolio also includes wineries in Bordeaux, Italy, Chile and Australia.
Barbara was named Person of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in 2013.
Meet Barbara Banke personally at California Dreamin’ on November 7th and this year’s Charity Wine Auction on November 8th.