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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

Diageo  is investigating the complaint as a “matter of urgency”Diageo investigates claims over Ciroc Instagram influencer breach 11 December 2018

Diageo has said it is investigating a claim that almost 2,000 social media influencer posts relating to its Ciroc brand were not tagged correctly.


Whyte & Mackay's Jura Prestige RangeWhyte & Mackay's Jura Prestige Range - Product Launch 11 December 2018

Whyte & Mackay has introduced a new range of "old and rare" whiskies from its Jura distillery.


Freixenet 0% Alcohol Free Sparkling Wine is available in white (70cl and 20cl) and Rose (70cl)Freixenet's 0% Alcohol Free Sparkling Wine - Product Launch 11 December 2018

Freixenet has added an alcohol-free sparkling wine to its namesake portfolio, as it looks to take advantage of 'Dry January'.


Fernet-Branca and Antica Formula will be handled in the US by Fratelli Branca's new import divisionFratelli Branca lines up US import company 11 December 2018

Fernet-Branca owner Fratelli Branca will launch its own import company in the US next year.


Founder and former director Peter Yealands is among those charged New Zealand's Yealands Estate Wines charged over adding sugar to EU wines 11 December 2018

Yealands Estate Wines has been fined over several breaches of the New Zealand Wine Act, including adding sugar to wine intended for export to the European Union.


The UN said Soave's traditional vineyards have provided income to more than 3,000 families for 200 yearsSoave vineyards declared globally important agricultural heritage site 10 December 2018

The Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has awarded Soave, a wine region in northeastern Italy, special recognition.


The Alkaline Water Co produces drinks under the Alkaline88 labelThe Alkaline Water Co starts trading on Nasdaq 10 December 2018

US drinks firm The Alkaline Water Co is now listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange, as it looks to expand the footprint of its portfolio.


Topgolf combines driving ranges with food and drink service and features multi-player golf gamesThe Coca-Cola Co partners with Topgolf in US 10 December 2018

The Coca-Cola Co has announced a partnership with US driving range and entertainment company Topgolf.


Belsazar Vermouth was launched in 2013Diageo adds Belsazar Vermouth to Reserve portfolio 10 December 2018

Diageo has included its recently-acquired vermouth brand in its high-end drinks line up.


AG Barr's Rockstar Twister AG Barr's Rockstar Twister - Product Launch 10 December 2018

AG Barr has launched a new range under its Rockstar energy drinks brand.




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