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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

This week in spirits & wineThis week in spirits & wine, featuring a closer look at craft's relationship with the big players, results from Concha y Toro and new UK & US heads for Moet Hennessy 19 May 2017

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global spirits & wine categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & bottled water.

This week in soft drinks & bottled waterThis week in soft drinks and bottled water, featuring job shifts at The Coca-Cola Co, the latest PepsiCo Mountain Dew and the "home stretch" for Coke's refranchising 19 May 2017

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.

This week in beer & wineThis week in beer & cider, featuring Marston's buying Charles Wells, Anheuser-Busch InBev's US spend and C&C Group's Brexit woes 19 May 2017

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Heineken's Bulmers campaign centres around the Orchard Pioneers rangeHeineken lines up UK Bulmers cider push 19 May 2017

Heineken is to roll out a GBP2m (US$2.6m) campaign for its Bulmers cider brand in the UK. 

Absolut Canada will roll out this monthPernod Ricard launches Absolut Canada  19 May 2017

Pernod Ricard has rolled out a limited-edition Absolut for the Canadian market. 

New Antica Sambuca POS shows the Dolomite moutnainsHi-Spirits launches UK Antica Sambuca push 19 May 2017

UK distributor Hi-Spirits has launched an on-premise campaign to support its Antica Sambuca brand in the country. 

Christopher (left) and James Hayman Hayman's Gin to move distillery back to London 19 May 2017

UK gin producer Hayman's has announced plans to open a gin distillery in London, as the company looks to capitalise on its heritage.

Marston's will pay GBP55m for the Charles Wells assets Marston's acquires bulk of Charles Wells for US$71m 18 May 2017

UK brewer Marston's has agreed to buy the Charles Wells brewery, as well as the firm's beer brands, for GBP55m (US$71m).

Brown-Forman acquired The BenRiach Distillery Co last yearBrown-Forman brings in Australian distribution of BenRiach, The GlenDronach, Glenglassaugh 18 May 2017

Brown-Forman's Australian unit is set to take over the distribution of its BenRiach Distillery Co single malt Scotch whisky brands in the country.

Molson Coors' Coors Light sun-activated cans come in six designsMolson Coors rolls out sun-activated Coors Light cans 18 May 2017

Molson Coors' Canadian unit has launched Coors Light cans featuring sun-activated ink.

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