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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

Australian Vintage announced their full-year results last weekAustralian Vintage's FYs hit by lease end, Brexit vote - results 30 August 2016

A lease termination and the UK's Brexit vote have dragged down full-year net profits for Australian Vintage. 

A growing population of young, urban drinkers is helping to drive growth in Vietnam's beer marketWhy Vietnam is the next beer battleground - Analysis 30 August 2016

When Heineken bought Carlsberg's Vung Tau brewery in southern Vietnam last month, it marked the latest in a string of investments by big brewers in the country.

Drench Sparkling Grape & ElderflowerBritvic's Drench sparkling variants - Product Launch 30 August 2016

Following the re-launch of its Drench brand earlier this year, Britvic has added two sparkling variants in an effort to attract adult consumers. 

The transaction includes all six of Duckhorn Wine Co's wineriesDuckhorn Wine Co sold to equity investor TSG 30 August 2016

San-Francisco-based TSG Consumer Partners has agreed to acquire California wine company Duckhorn from GI Partners. 

Constellation will launch an advertising campaign for its Modelo portfolio in the AutumnConstellation Brands creates brand house for Modelo beers 26 August 2016

Constellation Brands has announced a portfolio approach to its Modelo brands in an effort to allow more effective cross-promotion and brand awareness in the US. 

This week in soft drinks & bottled waterThis week in soft drinks & bottled water, featuring UK sugar tax, Coca-Cola woes in India and PepsiCo's board appointment 26 August 2016

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

This week in beer & ciderThis week in beer & cider, featuring AB InBev's job cuts, new brews from Heineken and Guinness and cider in cartons 26 August 2016

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

This week in spirits & wineThis week in spirits & wine, featuring craft's future, Diageo's new Gordon's gin bottle and Concha y Toro's H1s 26 August 2016

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

Concha y Toro's Casillero del Diablo helped drive growth in Q2Concha y Toro's Q2 results by region, brand - Focus 26 August 2016

Late yesterday, Chilean wine company Concha y Toro reported a healthy boost in sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand, in the three months to the end of June.

Concha y Toro reported a sales and profits rise for the first half of 2016Concha y Toro sees H1 profits, sales jump - results 26 August 2016

Concha y Toro has hailed a strong first half of 2016 as it toasts success across the board. 

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