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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

HereHow big will MegaBrew be? AB InBev/SABMiller market share, key brands - Focus 13 October 2015

Following the proposed merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev with SABMiller, just-drinks takes a closer look at some of the key brands and markets involved in the deal. 

LVMH has reported a strong set of Q3 resultsChina and strong Q3 drive Moet Hennessy's YTD sales 13 October 2015

The wine and spirits arm of French luxury goods group Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy has reported a 19% jump in sales in the first nine months of the year, driven by a strong third quarter. 

Product Launch - Distell's Three Ships 10 Year Old Single Malt Single Cask PX Finish whisky 13 October 2015

Distell is set to release 800 bottles of Three Ships 10 Year Old Single Malt Single Cask PX Finish whisky.

Coca-Cola Enterprises welcomes Damian Gammell as COO 13 October 2015

Coca-Cola Enterprises has confirmed that Damian Gammell has taken on the role of chief operating officer.

Can Bacardi take its rum back to the party? - Analysis 12 October 2015

Four months into its new marketing structure and Bacardi hits the world with a new global campaign for its namesake brand. 

Bacardi puts rum on show with new global ad - video 12 October 2015

Bacardi has launched a new global advertising campaign for its namesake rum, in an attempt to return the brand to its party roots.

Product Launch - Champagne Gosset's Grand Millesime 2006 12 October 2015

Champagne Gosset has released a 2006 vintage. It is the first one to use the company's new environmentally-friendly foil caps.

SABMiller is targeting increased savings in the coming years, but is it too late?SABMiller ramps up cost savings scheme 9 October 2015

SABMiller has announced a doubling of its annual cost savings target, in the same week as it posted rising half-year sales and rejected an initial takeover offer from Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Canadian unit swoops for craft brewer 9 October 2015

Anheuser Busch-InBev's Canadian unit Labatt Breweries of Canada has purchased Toronto craft brewer Mill Street Brewery. 

Patron wants people to know where their Tequila comes formPatron launches campaign to track Tequila bottles 9 October 2015

The Patrón Spirits Company has launched a website and app that enables consumers to trace a bottle of Tequila back to its origin, in a bid to educate drinkers about the category. 

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