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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

AG Barr's Funkin Pro Coconut PuréeAG Barr's Funkin Pro Coconut Purée - Product Launch 22 February 2017

AG Barr's cocktail unit Funkin has released a coconut purée in the UK on-premise, as it looks to capitalise on the popularity of the Pina Colada. 

Limited edition Moskovskaya bottles show traditional eagle and bear characters from Russian fairy talesSPI Group launches limited-edition Moskovskaya vodka packs 22 February 2017

SPI Group's Amber Beverage unit has lined up a limited-edition design for its Moskovskaya Vodka packs. 

Kingsland Drinks' Willow & Stone winesKingsland Drinks' Willow & Stone wines - Product Launch 22 February 2017

UK drinks firm Kingsland has developed a range of British wines in white, rosé and sparkling rosé styles. The wines were developed to answer a need for "affordable, fresh tasting wine for spontaneous occasions", the company said. 

Beam Suntory reported a lift in sales for the 12 months of 2016Beam Suntory names Todd Bloomquist new general counsel  22 February 2017

Beam Suntory has appointed Todd Bloomquist to the role of general counsel.  Beam Suntory has appointed Todd Bloomquist to the role of general counsel, replacing Kent Rose who will retire at the end of the year. 

Kombucha is a fermented tea drinkColorado lawmakers seek tax break for kombucha 21 February 2017

US lawmakers in Colorado have introduced a bill that would remove federal alcohol taxes on kombucha. 

Gruppo Campari's Appleton Estate Joy Anniversary BlendGruppo Campari's Appleton Estate Joy Anniversary Blend - Product Launch 21 February 2017

Gruppo Campari has launched a limited-edition Appleton Estate rum to celebrate master blender Joy Spence's 20th anniversary in the role. 

Brown-Forman had previously provided nutritional information upon request Brown-Forman launches brand nutrition website 21 February 2017

Brown-Forman has become the latest drinks company to publish nutritional information for its brands. 

Molson Coors ramps up Carling tech with digital font - video 21 February 2017

Molson Coors has unveiled a prototype digital font as it looks to capitalise on the Carling brand's Premier League sponsorship. 

Bacardi will close the facility near Toronto Bacardi lines up Canadian bottling plant closure 20 February 2017

Bacardi has confirmed to just-drinks that it will cease operations at its only company-owned packing facility in Canada as it looks to increase efficiencies.

Sekforde Drinks' Sekforde Bespoke Botanical MixersSekforde Drinks' Sekforde Bespoke Botanical Mixers for Rum & Whiskey - Product Launch 20 February 2017

Sekforde Drinks has released two mixers, aimed at the dark spirits category.

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