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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

Beam Suntory said supply of Cruzan rum should be unaffected by Hurricane MariaBeam Suntory restarts Cruzan rum production after Hurricane Maria 16 October 2017

Beam Suntory has resumed production at its Cruzan rum distillery in the US Virgin Islands. 


Ocean Spray's Organic 100% Juice Blends and Pure Cranberry (Unsweetened) 100% Juice Ocean Spray's Organic 100% Juice Blends and Pure Cranberry (Unsweetened) 100% Juice - Product Launch 16 October 2017

Ocean Spray has launched two new product lines. Organic 100% Juice Blends and Pure Cranberry (Unsweetened) 100% launched in the US late last week.


Diageo launches latest Crown Royal campaign with JB Smoove - video 16 October 2017

Diageo has lined up a new campaign for its Crown Royal whisky brand in the US, in collaboration with actor and comedian JB Smoove. 


Champs-Alizé Rose & StrawberryQuintessential Brands' Champs-Alizé - Product Launch 16 October 2017

Quintessential Brands has launched a sparkling wine infusion under its Alizé brand.


Bickford's Group acquires Vale Brewing in Australia 16 October 2017

Australian drinks firm Bickford's has agreed to purchase McLaren Vale craft brewer Vale Brewing. 


This week in soft drinks & bottled waterThis week in soft drinks & bottled water, featuring waste water, plastic bottles and fermented non-dairy soft drinks 13 October 2017

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


This week in spirits & wineThis week in spirits & wine, featuring Diageo's revival plans for Brora and Port Ellen, a new era for Cinzano and Moet Hennessy's YTD results 13 October 2017

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global spirits & wine categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & bottled water.


The UK Wolf Blass campaign will air on several TV channels this monthTreasury Wine Estates lines up Wolf Blass campaign in the UK 13 October 2017

Treasury Wine Estates has launched a new marketing campaign for its Wolf Blass wine brand in the UK market. 


ThaiBev buys control of Myanmar whisky leader Grand Royal 13 October 2017

ThaiBev subsidiary International Beverage Holdings has purchased 75% of Myanmar Supply Chain & Service Co (MSC) and Myanmar Distillery Co (MDC) in a deal worth close to US$750m.


Coca-Cola Amatil will acquire 100% of Feral Brewing Coca-Cola Amatil buys Australia's Feral Brewing Co  13 October 2017

Coca-Cola Amatil has agreed to purchase Western Australia's Feral Brewing Co. 


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