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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

Philip Gregan, CEO, New Zealand Winegrowers"Brexit is going to happen so we might as well get on with it" - Interview, Philip Gregan, CEO, New Zealand Winegrowers 18 January 2017

Philip Gregan, the CEO of trade organisation New Zealand Winegrowers was in London this week for the country's annual UK trade tasting. He sat down with just-drinks to talk Brexit, Trump and the future of Sauvignon Blanc.


Remy Cointreau will announce its Q3 & YTD results tomorrowRemy Cointreau's Q3 & YTD results - Preview 18 January 2017

On Thursday, Remy Cointreau will release its third quarter and year-to-date sales figures. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the spirits group's highlights during the three months to the end of December. 


The CEO of New Zealand Winegrowers has said Brexit would provide an opportunity for the wine trade"Brexit is a challenging, exciting development" - New Zealand Winegrowers CEO 18 January 2017

The CEO of trade organisation New Zealand Winegrowers has said that Brexit is an exciting opportunity for the wine trade. 


Older consumers said they would buy more wine online in 2017 than younger shoppersBaby Boomers more likely to buy wine online than Millennials - research 18 January 2017

Consumers born between 1946 and 1965 are more inclined to buy wine online than their younger peers, according to new research. 


Heineken 3, which was launched in Australia four months ago, is 3.3% abvHeineken launches money-back guarantee for Heineken 3 in Australia 18 January 2017

Heineken's Australian unit will refund customers who are not satisfied with the company's new mid-strength beer. 


Carlsberg has appointed a new MD for its domestic marketCarlsberg shuffles European executive team, names Denmark head 17 January 2017

Carlsberg has announced a raft of personnel changes in Europe, including a new managing director for its domestic unit. 


Robert Cullins left his post at Stoli last OctoberFormer Stoli Group CEO joins Perfect Vodka owner 17 January 2017

The former head of Stoli Group has been appointed global spirits director at Perfect Brands Capital Partners (PBCP).


Robinsons Brewery's Beardo and Mojo craft beersRobinsons Brewery's Beardo and Mojo craft beers - Product Launch 17 January 2017

UK brewery Robinsons has developed two new craft bottled beers as it looks to capitalise on demand for the segment in the country's off-premise. 


Bacardi will partner Major Lazer for one yearBacardi partners with Major Lazer to launch 'Sound of Rum' 17 January 2017

Bacardi's namesake brand has teamed up with musicians Major Lazer to roll out a year-long collaboration called The Sound of Rum. 


Wine Australia's research will centre around the Shiraz grape variety Wine Australia ploughs US$4m into Shiraz terroir research 16 January 2017

The trade body for Australian wine has said that research into the country's terroir will form the centrepiece of its latest R&D projects, as it looks to raise the reputation of its wines.


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