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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

Scotch whisky distillery set for islandR&B Distillers plans to open Scotch whisky distillery off Skye coast 26 May 2015

R&B Distillers plans to open the first legal whisky distillery on the island of Raasay, just off the coast of Skye.


SABMiller launched Miller Lite in Canada earlier this monthSABMiller brings Miller Lite back to Canada 26 May 2015

The Canadian division of SABMiller has extended its Miller Lite brand into the country for the first time in five years


Scotch whisky fans spend GBP50m on distillery visitsScotch whisky fans spend US$77m on distillery visits - figures 26 May 2015

Around 1.5m people visited Scotch whisky distilleries in 2014, according to figures from the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) today.


Diageo will handle Baileys marketing in-houseDiageo takes Baileys and Gordon's marketing in-house 26 May 2015

Diageo has parted company with creative agency BBH after 15 years.


Illva Saronno releases Disaronno Riserva next monthProduct Launch - Illva Saronno's Disaronno Riserva 22 May 2015

Illva Saronno has lined up the launch of an extension of its Disaronno liqueur brand.


Jones Soda heads to Canada, California, Texas and NorthwestJones Soda expands region-specific labels in North America 20 May 2015

Jones Soda has expanded its region-specific, limited edition set of labels for its namesake CSD brand in North America.


Zodiac Spirits rolls out namesake vodka to Tennessee 20 May 2015

Zodiac Spirits has confirmed the rollout of its namesake vodka brand into the US state of Tennessee.


Prosecco and Champagne winning sparkling wine raceAnalysis - The Value of Prosecco 19 May 2015

The UK’s love of sparkling wine, coupled with a desire for value for money, has proved great news for Prosecco.


Champagne and Prosecco sparkleSoaring Prosecco sales good for Champagne - research 19 May 2015

Soaring sparkling wine sales have not damaged Champagne in the UK, according to Lanson’s 2015 Champagne category report.


Belvedere has sold Galeria Alkoholi to French retailer Carrefour
Belvedere offloads Polish liquor stores 19 May 2015

Belvédère has finalised the sale of its Polish liquor store business, Galeria Alkoholi, to Carrefour for an undisclosed sum.


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