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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

Grupo Damm's Estrella Damm campaign includes informative keg topsGrupo Damm lines up 'Brewed in Barcelona' campaign for Estrella Damm 18 June 2018

Grupo Damm has launched a new campaign for its Estrella Damm beer brand in the UK on-premise.

The new Edinburgh Gin campaign features seven different executionsIan Macleod Distillers lines up first UK-wide campaign for Edinburgh Gin 18 June 2018

Ian Macleod Distillers has rolled out its first national advertising campaign for the Edinburgh Gin brand in the UK market.

The new Innis & Gunn ads appear on billboards in EdinburghInnis & Gunn lines up lager campaign featuring Irvine Welsh 18 June 2018

Scottish craft brewer Innis & Gunn has rolled out a new campaign for its namesake lager.

Diageo's Gordon’s Ultra Low Alcohol G&TDiageo's Gordon’s Ultra Low Alcohol G&T - Product Launch 18 June 2018

Diageo has released two low abv pre-mixed gin & tonics as it looks to appeal to consumers wishing to moderate their alcohol intake.

New retail sees shoppers use smartphone technology in bricks and mortar stores'New retail' will become normal retail in China – Pernod Ricard China MD 13 June 2018

The head of Pernod Ricard's operations in China has claimed that so-called 'new retail' is fast becoming a reality in the country.

In China, Pernod Ricard's Chivas brand partners with the NBA basketball leagueMiddle-class Millennials, working with Tencent and using Big Data – Pernod Ricard's operations in China - Focus 12 June 2018

Last week, Pernod Ricard hosted analysts, journalists and investors at its latest Capital Market Day, in China. The company outlined its ambition to double the size of the imported spirits sector in the country by 2025.

Diageo's Ciroc VS Fine French Brandy Diageo's Ciroc VS Fine French Brandy - Product Launch 12 June 2018

Diageo and Sean 'Diddy' Combs have taken the Ciroc brand into the brandy category.

Lion has opened a Little Creatures bar and brewery in Singapore Kirin Lion opens Little Creatures craft beer site in Singapore 12 June 2018

Kirin's Australian subsidiary, Lion, has expanded its craft beer operations in Asia. 

In June, Pernod Ricard held its 2018 Capital Market Day in Shenzhen, ChinaPernod Ricard Capital Market Day 2018 - Asia overview - Focus 11 June 2018

Last week, analysts, journalists and investors from around the world travelled to Shenzhen in China for Pernod Ricard's Capital Market Day. The group's management was keen to show why Asia is a "key engine" for growth and why China, in particular, remains an exciting prospect.

Jack Daniel's will be subjected to a 25% tariff in MexicoRetaliatory tariffs "wild card" for Brown-Forman – Analysis 11 June 2018

In the same week as reporting its fiscal full-year results, Brown-Forman saw its share price fall by around 5%. The problem, analyst said in notes to clients afterwards, is the overhanging question of retaliatory tariffs from US trading partners.

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