Upcoming Event

A Man and His Mountain

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Mon, Apr 21 2014 - 6:00pm

Edward Humes, Winner, Pulitzer Prize; Author, A Man and His Mountain: The Everyman who Created Kendall-Jackson and Became America's Greatest Wine Entrepreneur 

In conversation with Barbara R. Banke, Chairwoman, Jackson Family Wines; Widow of Jess Jackson

Jess Stonestreet Jackson was a self-made billionaire who built the Kendall-Jackson empire into a best-selling brand of super premium wines in the U.S. - all after the age of 50. Jackson Family Wines is one of the last remaining family-owned winery groups and owns and operates more than 35 individual wineries in California and around the world. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Humes and Jess’s widow and Kendall-Jackson Chairwoman Barbara Banke will tell the story of this amazing man and his influence on the California wine industry. Kendall-Jackson will conduct a wine tasting after the event.

MLF: Bay Gourmet
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing  and wine tasting
Cost: $20 non-members, MEMBERS FREE, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Cathy Curtis


A Man and His Mountain

Mon, Apr 21 2014 - 6:00pm