You’ve reached L’Occasion, founded, authored and published by Jill and Jason.
Jill writes about wine (travel + food too) as a freelancer in addition to L’Occasion. She is a regular contributor to Forbes.com and USA TODAY 10Best Eat Sip Trip and Wine Country Travel expert panelist for USA TODAY’s 10Best. Jill also contributes articles and tastings for Decanter.
Recently our work has appeared in partnership with USA Today, Vivino, Palate Press, Luxe Provence, Courrier International, American Winery Guide, Wine Tourist Magazine, Provence WineZine, Perfectly Provence, California Winery Advisor and DuVine Adventures and Cycling.
Jill is a fiction writer with short stories published in multiple anthologies and literary journals and my work has been featured in several print anthologies, on NPR and Longform.
Jill’s novel tells the story of Provençal winemakers during the Second World War through the later part of their lives in 1970’s Napa.
Jill holds a Bachelors Degree in Communications from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a Provence Wine Master from the Wine Scholar Guild and a 2018 Fellow at the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers.
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