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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

Constellation Brands' beer boom, second brewery in the pipeline - Analysis 8 October 2015

Constellation Brands' beer business seems to have given analysts plenty of reasons to be cheerful, following the company’s first-half results, released yesterday.

Constellation Brands rolls out apple cider whisky Serpent's Bite 8 October 2015

Constellation Brands is rolling out an apple cider whisky designed to capitalise on three trends. 

TWE has entered the second phase of its supply chain optimisation effortsTreasury Wine Estates starts phase two of savings programme 8 October 2015

Treasury Wine Estates has entered the second phase of its supply chain optimisation programme that should bring in an annual saving of around AUD50m (US$36m) by fiscal-2020.

Product Launch - Constellation Brands' Tocayo Hominy White Ale 8 October 2015

Constellation Brands has launched a Belgian-style wheat beer inspired by the culture and flavours of Mexico. 

SABMiller believes ABISABMiller formally rejects Anheuser-Busch InBev offer 7 October 2015

The board of SABMiller has formally rejected Anheuser-Busch InBev's offer of GBP42.15 per share, stating that the proposal undervalues the company.

Ab InBevAfrica to play 'vital role' in proposed AB InBev SABMiller mega-brewer 7 October 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s CEO Carlos Brito has said Africa would play a “vital role” in the future of a combined AB InBev/SABMiller entity.

Millennials are helping drive wine spend in CanadaYounger consumers in Canada willing to spend more on wine - research 7 October 2015

Younger, affluent Canadians are more involved in consuming wine and are willing to spend more on the average bottle, according to a report from Wine Intelligence.

Product Launch - Campari America's Cynar 70 proof 7 October 2015

Gruppo Campari's US arm Campari America has introduced a 70 proof version of its bitter artichoke liqueur Cynar. 

Product Launch - Beam Suntory's Hibiki Japanese Harmony Master’s Select 7 October 2015

Beam Suntory's global travel retail division has launched a Master's Select version of its Hibiki Japanese Harmony whisky. 

Clover acquires Frankie's Olde Soft Drinks 7 October 2015

Food and beverage group Clover has acquired 'retro' South African drinks brand Frankie’s Olde Soft Drinks for an undisclosed sum.

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