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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

Treasury Wine Estates acquired the Blossom Hill brand from DiageoTreasury Wine Estates revamps Blossom Hill, looks to new markets 25 May 2016

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is to relaunch the Blossom Hill wine brand in the UK as it eyes new, international markets. 

From June, Einstok will be available in 14 US statesEinstok Icelandic beer ramps up US presence 25 May 2016

Iceland's Einstök Beer Co has secured further distribution in the US, as it looks to grow its export business.

Opus One was founded by Robert Mondavi and Baron Philippe de RothschildOpus One winery cleared for expansion 25 May 2016

California's Opus One winery is set to overhaul its ageing facilities and visitor services, following consent to expand its operations.

European Union clears Anheuser-Busch InBev, SABMiller deal 24 May 2016

The European Union has approved Anheuser-Busch InBev's US$107bn takeover of SABMiller.

Beam Suntory will operate in two segments - International and AmericasBeam Suntory names CFO, announces structural changes 24 May 2016

Beam Suntory has appointed a new CFO as it makes a number of management changes and restructures regional units.

Coca-Cola Enterprises will merge with Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola Co's Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke unit in Germany to create a new bottlerCoca-Cola Enterprises shareholders clear European Partners deal 24 May 2016

Shareholders at Coca-Cola Enterprises have approved the pending transaction to create Coca-Cola European Partners. 

The Coca-Cola Co has made a number of structural and personnel changesThe Coca-Cola Co restructures international operations, makes exec changes 24 May 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has announced a raft of structural and personnel changes as it looks to align its operating units with its global bottling footprint. 

Centre Vinicole Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte saw sales and profits grow in 2015Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte toasts sales, profits rise 24 May 2016

Centre-Vinicole Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte has reported an increase in sales and operating profits for calendar 2015. 

Chile has overtaken France as the preferred wine among regular drinkersGrowing thirst for wine in Japan - study 24 May 2016

Japanese consumers are becoming more adventurous in their wine choices, according to a new report. 

Kristi McGuire founded High Heel Brewing this yearHigh Heel Brewing launches craft beer for women 23 May 2016

A US craft brewer is to launch beer aimed at women, in an effort to "fill a gap in the market". 

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