Incredible journeys that shape the present & future of food & beverage industry

Written by Hema Reddy / February 25th, 2016



One of the most formative biographies on food and business that I have read is A Man and His Mountain: The Everyman who Created Kendall-Jackson and Became America’s Greatest Wine Entrepreneur.  

Jess “Stonestreet” Jackson passed away in 2011. A self-made billionaire, he was vital to the transformation of California wine and was a champion in horse racing.

Using concepts from the legendary strategist, Robert Greene, I analyze the key traits and power laws that Jess Jackson followed on his way to building a wine empire.