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Thandie Sibanda

Thandie SibandaBiography

Thandie is just-drinks’ reporter, joining the site in May 2019.

A Solent University graduate with a BA in Journalism Studies, she spent four years as a journalist prior to joining just-drinks.

As a keen but particular drinker, she believes she’ll have truly made it once she can name every drinks brand on her local hostelry's backbar.

Thandie is a social media savvy Generation Z consumer. She also runs our official Instagram page.

Articles by Thandie Sibanda

Nestle's new Perrier cans are designed by artist duo Dabsmyla Nestle Waters launches Perrier Artxtra cans 6 December 2019

Nestle Waters has partnered with Los-Angeles-based visual artist team Dabsmyla to create limited-edition packaging for Perrier water cans.


Top Beverages' spirits range contains 50mg of CBD per bottleCBD spirits companies must detail hemp source - Top Beverages 5 December 2019

A UK distiller has revealed a potential issue in the nascent CBD-infused spirits category with an attack on products that do not disclose the source of their ingredients.


Jump Ship Brewing's Yardarm beer is the Scottish brewer's debut launchJump Ship Brewing’s 0.5%-abv Yardarm Beer - Product Launch 5 December 2019

Low-alcohol brewer Jump Ship Brewing has launched its inaugural beer just months after opening a production site in Scotland.


 Flat White is the first canned variant in the Jimmy's Iced Coffee portfolioJimmy’s Iced Coffee launches canned flat white RTD coffee 4 December 2019

UK start-up Jimmy's Iced Coffee has released its first canned RTD in its domestic market, with Extra Shot Flat White joining the range of iced coffees in cartons.


Innis & Gunn is to donate money to a UK children's charity through its new beer launchInnis and Gunn’s Red Nose Rye Beer - Product Launch 4 December 2019

Scottish craft brewer Innis & Gunn has launched a Christmas rye beer that is available on-tap.


Beam Suntory said it will release exclusive bottlings in its partnership with Aston Martin LagondaBeam Suntory partners Bowmore with Aston Martin Lagonda 2 December 2019

Beam Suntory's Bowmore Islay single malt Scotch whisky has become the exclusive spirits partner of British luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin Lagonda.


The Graham's single harvest port uses grapes that were grown eight decades ago Symington Family Estate’s Graham’s 1940 Single Harvest Port - Product Launch 2 December 2019

Graham's, a Port producer owned by the Symington family, has launched a single harvest Port that dates back to the Second World War.


The packaging for the new Eden Mill whisky was designed by a local artistEden Mill enlists artist for single malt packaging overhaul 29 November 2019

Scottish distiller Eden Mill has launched its annual St Andrews day single malt whisky in collaboration with an artist from Fife.


Coca-Cola relaunched Surge in 2014The Coca-Cola Co, Mark Anthony Brands fight over Surge trademark 29 November 2019

The Coca-Cola Co is seeking to block a trademark registration application filed by White Claw maker Mark Anthony Brands


Diageo's AI tool can be accessed through a smart phone or laptopDiageo launches artificial intelligence tool to match consumers to Scotch whisky 28 November 2019

Diageo has rolled out an online service that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to recommend a whisky based on consumers' flavour preferences.




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