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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

UK spirits producers braced for Brexit impact 24 June 2016

The UK spirits industry is preparing itself for short-term losses following the decision to leave the European Union. 


How will the UK's decision to withdraw from the European Union affect the AB InBev, SABMiller deal? What does 'Brexit' mean for Anheuser-Busch InBev's takeover of SABMiller? - Analysis 24 June 2016

Immediately following the UK's decision yesterday to leave the European Union, the Pound dropped to its lowest point against the US Dollar since 1985. The referendum on the UK's membership of the EU has sent shockwaves across Europe and caused UK Prime Minister David Cameron to tender his resignation.


Bloom Gin's new bottle on the left, old bottle on the rightQuintessential Brands revamps Bloom Gin bottle 24 June 2016

Quintessential Brands has repackaged its Bloom Gin brand as it looks to propel long-term growth. 


Aloe Gloe launched in 2012Coca-Cola Co invests in Aloe Gloe organic aloe water 23 June 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's Venturing & Emerging Brands (VEB) unit has invested in a line of organic aloe waters as it looks to capitalise on the trend for functional drinks. 


The new Koko Kanu bottles will launch on 17 JulyGruppo Campari repackages Koko Kanu 23 June 2016

Gruppo Campari's UK unit has revamped the white rum and coconut brand Koko Kanu as it looks to attract 'urbanite' drinkers. 


The full range of Larios gins is now available in the UKBeam Suntory rolls out Larios gin range to UK via Catalyst Brands 23 June 2016

Beam Suntory is to launch the full Spanish Larios gin range in the UK, via Conviviality subsidiary Catalyst Brands. 


Teeling Whiskey Co's The Revival Volume IITeeling Whiskey Co's The Revival Volume II - Product Launch 23 June 2016

Teeling Whiskey Co has released a whiskey to commemorate the first anniversary of its Dublin distillery.


The closures follow alcohol crackdowns in other Indian states India's Tamil Nadu state closes 500 liquor stores 22 June 2016

The southeast Indian state of Tamil Nadu has announced the closure of 500 state-controlled alcohol shops. 


Vita500 is a vitamin C drinkKwangdong HQ launches Vita500 in the US 22 June 2016

South Korean drinks company Kwangdong HQ is to roll out its Vita500  brand to the US as it looks to capitalise on the growing trend for functional drinks. 


The Coca-Cola Co has been working with LeBron James since 2003The Coca-Cola Co launches LeBron James Sprite campaign after NBA win 22 June 2016

The Coca-Cola Co has launched a limited edition Sprite can and social media campaign to celebrate Cleveland's NBA victory.


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