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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

The limited-edition batch of Coors Light was created by The Jonas BrothersMolson Coors teams with The Jonas Brothers for Coors Light special 11 October 2019

Molson Coors is to launch a limited edition of its Coors Light beer brand through a collaboration with US musicians The Jonas Brothers.


The Lost Cider range uses fruit from the same farm that produces and supplies blackcurrants for the Ribena brandLost Orchards’ Scottish Apple Cider - Product Launch 11 October 2019

Lost Orchards has launched a range of apple ciders picked and created at its East Adamston Farm near Dundee in Scotland.


De Kuyper’s Dutch Cacao and Acqua BiancaDe Kuyper Royal Distillers’ Acqua Bianca and Dutch Cacao liqueurs - Product Launch 11 October 2019

De Kuyper Royal Distillers has partnered with two high-profile bartenders to create a brace of new liqueur brands.


Bacardi's Gran Reserva Diez will be available in selected UK on-premise outletsBacardi takes Gran Reserva Diez rum to the UK - Rum in the UK data 10 October 2019

Bacardi has expanded the availability of its Gran Reserva Diez aged rum expression to the UK.


Seedlip's XXXXSeedlip’s NOgroni non-alcoholic cocktail - Product Launch 10 October 2019

Diageo’s non-alcoholic spirits brand, Seedlip, has launched an alcohol-free take on the negroni cocktail.


Campari's Casa Montelobos purchase signals its entry into mezcalCampari Group to buy majority stake in Licorera Ancho Reyes, Casa Montelobos 9 October 2019

Campari Group has paid US$35.7m to take a controlling interest in the Mexican producers of a mezcal and a spicy liqueur.


Diageo releases first global Smirnoff ad for more than 25 years - video 8 October 2019

Diageo has rolled out a global advertising campaign for Smirnoff, the vodka brand’s first in more than a quarter of a century.


Templeton Rye Maple Cask Finish WhiskeyTempleton Rye Maple Cask Finish Whiskey - Product Launch 8 October 2019

Templeton Rye Spirits has launched the first limited edition expression in its Barrel Finish series of American whiskies.


XXXMolson Coors’ Steel Reserve Alloy Series Spiked Strawberry Burst - Product Launch 8 October 2019

Molson Coors’ Steel Reserve Alloy Spiked Strawberry Burst - Product Launch


Mast-Jagermeister's namesake liqueur will be affected by the new US tariffsZamora Co, Mast-Jagermeister hit out at "unfair" liqueur levies 7 October 2019

The owners of some of Europe’s leading liqueurs have hit out at new US tariffs, calling them "unfair and discriminatory".




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