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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

Pernod Ricard will release a Q3 2018 trading update on ThursdayPernod Ricard's Q3 2018 results - Preview 18 April 2018

Tomorrow, Pernod Ricard releases a trading update, covering sales for the third quarter of its fiscal-2018. Here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of March for the group.

Last year, the CIVB rolled out new summer creative for Bordeaux winesBordeaux Wine Council launches Bordeaux Wine Month in UK 18 April 2018

The Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) has lined up the first wine month for the region's wines in the UK market.

Freixenet Italian Sparkling Rosé Freixenet Italian Sparkling Rosé - Product Launch 18 April 2018

Freixenet has added a sparkling rosé to its Italian wine portfolio. Freixenet Italian Sparkling Rosé joins the company's Prosecco, which launched in May 2017.

González Byass' Tio Pepe En Rama 2018González Byass' Tio Pepe En Rama 2018 - Product Launch 18 April 2018

González Byass has released the ninth edition of its Tio Pepe En Rama sherry.

Campari Group lines up US Campari ad campaign – video 18 April 2018

Campari Group's US unit has rolled out a new campaign for its namesake aperitif brand as it looks to capitalise on the growing popularity of the Negroni cocktail in the market.

Wine Australia is investing heavily in the Chinese market"Success in China is about being constantly visible" - just-drinks meets Stuart Barclay, GM of marketing at Wine Australia 17 April 2018

At the start of this year, the trade organisation for the Australian wine industry set out major investment plans for China, as sales to the country surged by 63% by value in 2017. Then, in March, Wine Australia appointed David Lucas to the newly-created role of regional general manager for Greater China, further signalling its dedication to the market.  At this year's ProWein, just-drinks sat down with  Wine Australia's GM of marketing, Stuart Barclay, to find out more about why Wine Australia is so excited about China.

Luxco acquires majority interest in Niche Drinks 17 April 2018

US spirits firm Luxco has purchased a controlling interest in Northern Irish liqueur and whiskey company Niche Drinks.

Fresca comes in three flavours -  Original Citrus, Black Cherry Citrus and Peach CitrusThe Coca-Cola Co revamps Fresca to appeal to Millennials 17 April 2018

The Coca-Cola Co's North American unit has lined up a "crafty new look" for its Fresca brand in an effort to attract new consumers.

Elephant Gin's Barrel Aged Gin Elephant Gin's Barrel Aged Gin - Product Launch 17 April 2018

Elephant Gin has added an aged variant to its portfolio.

Absolut World is the first GTR-exclusive Absolut for three yearsPernod Ricard launches Absolut World in Travel Retail 17 April 2018

Pernod Ricard has lined up the first Travel Retail-exclusive bottling of its Absolut vodka in three years.

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