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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

KeVita's Cleansing Probiotic Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic flavours KeVita's Cleansing Probiotic Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic flavours - Product Launch 25 August 2016

KeVita has added three new flavours to its line of Cleansing Probiotic Apple Cider Vinegar Tonics. New variants include Meyer Lemon, Ginseng Mandarin, and Elderberry.


The new Gordon's gin bottle is taller and narrowerDiageo revamps Gordon's gin bottle for first time in 70 years 25 August 2016

Diageo has redesigned its Gordon's gin bottle in the UK in an effort to give the brand a more contemporary, premium look. 


Brothers Cider Festival Apple will launch in Tesco from SeptemberBrothers launches resealable cider cartons 25 August 2016

UK cider company Brothers is to roll out resealable, recyclable cartons for its cider as it looks to target festival goers.  


Maker's 46 launched in the US in 2010Beam Suntory takes Maker's 46 Bourbon to UK 25 August 2016

Beam Suntory is to roll out its Maker's 46 Bourbon in the UK market through Maxxium UK.


Conviviality acquired Bibendum PLB in MayConviviality launches technology to capture on-premise wine trends 25 August 2016

UK drinks company Conviviality has launched a tool to capture on-premise wine trends, through wine arm Bibendum. 


Brauerei C&A Veltins is celebrating 500 years of the German purity law"Our position is between classic, industrial beers and the craft segment" - Interview, Brauerei C&A Veltins export manager Udo Bruns and UK agent Steve Holt 24 August 2016

Last month, just-drinks deputy editor Lucy Britner visited Brauerei C&A Veltins in Meschede-Grevenstein, Germany. The family-owned company used the visit to announce marketing activity to mark 500 years of Germany's purity law, the Reinheitsgebot. While there, Lucy sat down with export manager Udo Bruns and UK agent Steve Holt to discuss the role the law plays in today's 'craft culture', the rise of no- and low-alcohol offerings in Germany and why Veltins is only brewed in one place.


RW Knudsen Family's Organic Tomato SrirachaRW Knudsen Family's organic vegetable juices - Product Launch 24 August 2016

RW Knudsen Family has launched five vegetable juice blends.


L-R Andrew Cross, Purity MD Paul Halsey and Jamie HirstPurity Brewing Co bolsters management team, reports growth 24 August 2016

UK-based Purity Brewing Co has appointed two directors as it hails the growth of its craft beers. 


Diageo's Guinness Rye Pale AleDiageo's Guinness Rye Pale Ale - Product Launch 24 August 2016

Diageo has rolled out a new beer under the Guinness brand, developed at its experimental brewery in Dublin. 


Domestic beer consumption in Ireland fell 2% in 2015Exports boost Irish beer production - figures 23 August 2016

The Irish Brewers Association has said beer exports from the country were up 16% in 2015, with a value of EUR265m (US$300m).


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