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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

Alibaba Group's e-commerce platform Tmall has launched a partnership with market research firms Alibaba's Tmall eyes faster product innovation in market research deal 17 October 2018

Alibaba's e-commerce platform has partnered with a range of market research groups as it looks to help companies speed up their new product development process.

Greater access to data will unlock more targeted new product potential Tmall's NPD silver bullet - what just-drinks thinks 17 October 2018

Will there come a time when companies know more than we know ourselves about what we want? If Alibaba's latest move is anything to go by, it seems likely.

Diageo's The John Walker Masters' Edition Diageo's The John Walker Masters' Edition 50 year old blended Scotch - Product Launch 17 October 2018

Diageo has released a 50 year old whisky under its The John Walker brand.

Champagne Castelnau Extra BrutChampagne Castelnau's Extra Brut – Product Launch 17 October 2018

Champagne Castelnau has added an ultra-dry Champagne to it namesake range as it looks to respond to increased demand for "low dosage" expressions.

Canada has legalised the recreational use of cannabisRecreational cannabis use becomes legal in Canada 17 October 2018

Canada has today (17 October) become the second country in the world to legalise the recreational use of cannabis.

Grape juice group Welch's targets Gen X men in latest campaign - video 15 October 2018

US grape juice company Welch's has launched a marketing initiative aimed at a "frequently ignored" demographic.

Harvey Nichols Maker's Mark Private Select is limited to 252 bottlesBeam Suntory lines up Harvey Nichols Maker's Mark Private Select 15 October 2018

Beam Suntory has launched its first UK single barrel programme for Maker's Mark, as part of a tie up with high-end department store Harvey Nichols.

Beam Suntory announces Amazon-exclusive Bowmore whisky 15 October 2018

Islay single malt whisky distillery Bowmore has lined up its first ever Amazon-exclusive bottling.

Quintessential Brands’ Bloom Lemon & Elderflower Gin LiqueurQuintessential Brands’ Bloom Lemon & Elderflower Gin Liqueur - Product Launch 15 October 2018

Quintessential Brands has released a gin liqueur under its Bloom brand.

Stone's Gin has launched in the UK on- and off-premiseAccolade Wines takes Stone's into UK's burgeoning gin category 15 October 2018

Accolade Wines has lined up a gin under its Stone's brand, as it looks to capitalise on the UK's booming gin market.

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