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Lucy Britner

Lucy BritnerBiography

Lucy Britner is just-drinks' deputy editor. She has been a drinks journalist for ten years and she holds a diploma in wine and spirits. She has traveled to wineries, breweries and distilleries around the world and she enjoys sampling drinks as well as writing about them. Her work has appeared in several major drinks publications including Imbibe, Decanter.com, Drinks International, Publican’s Morning Advertiser and Harpers. She also spent a year on consumer magazine Square Meal, where she covered restaurants and drink in London.

Articles by Lucy Britner

SABMiller is targeting increased savings in the coming years, but is it too late?SABMiller ramps up cost savings scheme 9 October 2015

SABMiller has announced a doubling of its annual cost savings target, in the same week as it posted rising half-year sales and rejected an initial takeover offer from Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Canadian unit swoops for craft brewer 9 October 2015

Anheuser Busch-InBev's Canadian unit Labatt Breweries of Canada has purchased Toronto craft brewer Mill Street Brewery. 

Patron wants people to know where their Tequila comes formPatron launches campaign to track Tequila bottles 9 October 2015

The Patrón Spirits Company has launched a website and app that enables consumers to trace a bottle of Tequila back to its origin, in a bid to educate drinkers about the category. 

Rum is the fourth largest spirits category by volume in the USWIRSPA releases decade of rum report 9 October 2015

Global rum volumes grew 40% between 2000 to 2010, according to a new report from the West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers' Association (WIRSPA).

Constellation Brands' beer boom, second brewery in the pipeline - Analysis 8 October 2015

Constellation Brands' beer business seems to have given analysts plenty of reasons to be cheerful, following the company’s first-half results, released yesterday.

Constellation Brands rolls out apple cider whisky Serpent's Bite 8 October 2015

Constellation Brands is rolling out an apple cider whisky designed to capitalise on three trends. 

TWE has entered the second phase of its supply chain optimisation effortsTreasury Wine Estates starts phase two of savings programme 8 October 2015

Treasury Wine Estates has entered the second phase of its supply chain optimisation programme that should bring in an annual saving of around AUD50m (US$36m) by fiscal-2020.

Product Launch - Constellation Brands' Tocayo Hominy White Ale 8 October 2015

Constellation Brands has launched a Belgian-style wheat beer inspired by the culture and flavours of Mexico. 

SABMiller believes ABISABMiller formally rejects Anheuser-Busch InBev offer 7 October 2015

The board of SABMiller has formally rejected Anheuser-Busch InBev's offer of GBP42.15 per share, stating that the proposal undervalues the company.

Ab InBevAfrica to play 'vital role' in proposed AB InBev SABMiller mega-brewer 7 October 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s CEO Carlos Brito has said Africa would play a “vital role” in the future of a combined AB InBev/SABMiller entity.

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