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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

Japan follows in Scotch whisky's footsteps - but where does that leave consumers? - Comment 27 August 2015

The Scotch whisky industry has enjoyed many a boom and suffered many a bust and reports suggest Japanese whisky is following in its footsteps.

Absolut underperformed for Pernod Ricard in the full yearPernod Ricard's FY Performance by Region, Brand - Focus 27 August 2015

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported operating profits within its guidance for fiscal-2015, although the Absolut brand was hit by an impairment charge in the period. Here's a closer look at the Paris-headquartered company's performance in the 12 months to the end of June.

India is now Pernod RicardIndia leapfrogs France to become Pernod Ricard's third largest market 27 August 2015

India has overtaken France to become Pernod Ricard's third largest market.

David Robertson at the Engine ShedNew whisky distillery set for Edinburgh 27 August 2015

Former The Macallan master distiller David Robertson is to open the first single malt whisky distillery in Edinburgh for 90 years.

Product Launch - Tiziano's Sparkling Rosato 27 August 2015

Tiziano has launched a sparkling rosé to capitalise on the growing sales of rose and Prosecco in the US.

Diageo launches glass Bulleit & Cola bottles in Australia 26 August 2015

Diageo is to roll out its Bulleit & Cola RTD in glass bottles in Australia.

Amazon Prime Now joins the Fresh grocery delivery serviceAmazon adds alcohol to one-hour delivery service 26 August 2015

Amazon has launched its Prime Now service in Seattle, with wine and beer deliveries promised within one hour of ordering.

Bruno Mars rum rolls out across US 26 August 2015

Musician Bruno Mars' rum is set to roll out across the US and in Canada.

Product Launch - Sesion Tequila 26 August 2015

Australian company Sesión is to launch its 100% blue agave Tequila in the country.

Gin distilleries are among those opening in the UKUK distillery licence applications triple 25 August 2015

The number of distiller's licence applications in the UK has risen from five in 2009-2010 to 65 for the year ending March 2015, according to research.

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