SOURCE: Drinks Americas Holdings, Ltd.

July 10, 2007 07:00 ET

Drinks Americas to Present at C.E. Unterberg Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference

WILTON, CT--(Marketwire - July 10, 2007) - Drinks Americas Holdings, Ltd. (OTCBB: DKAM), a leading developer and marketer of premium iconic beverage brands, including Trump Super Premium Vodka, Willie Nelson's Old Whiskey River Bourbon and Paul Newman's Sparkling Fruit Juices, today announced that the Company will be presenting at the C.E. Unterberg Annual Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York on Thursday, July 12th at 1:00 PM ET.

Drinks Americas' President and Chief Executive Officer, J. Patrick Kenny, will present the business update on the Company's growth strategy and provide an overview of its recently announced joint venture with Universal Music Group's Interscope Geffen A&M Records, as well as the venture's expected impact on the Company's overall future plans.

As recently announced by the Company and reported in the Wall Street Journal, Drinks Americas has entered into a joint venture with Interscope Geffen A&M Records, part of Universal Music Group, the world's largest music company. It marks the first time a music company has partnered with a beverage company for an equity position in the development of consumer beverage products.

Investors and interested parties will be able to hear the presentation in real time and for approximately 90 days thereafter at The link will also be available on the Company's website at

About Drinks Americas

Drinks Americas was founded in 2004 by J. Patrick Kenny, a leading expert in beverage sales and marketing. Mr. Kenny developed his industry expertise in a variety of management positions at the world's leading beverage companies, including Joseph E. Seagram and Sons and The Coca-Cola Company. He has also acted as advisor to several Fortune 500 beverage marketing companies, and has participated in several beverage industry transactions.

Drinks Americas develops, owns, markets, and nationally distributes alcoholic and non-alcoholic premium beverages associated with renowned icon celebrities. Drinks Americas' portfolio of premium alcoholic beverages includes Trump Super Premium Vodka and Willie Nelson's Old Whiskey River Bourbon. The Company's non-alcoholic brands include the distribution of Paul Newman's Own Lightly Sparkling Fruit Juice Drinks and Flavored Waters.

Other products owned and distributed by Drinks Americas include award-winning Damiana Liqueur and Aguila Tequila from Mexico, Cohete Rum Guarana from Panama, and Rheingold Beer. Damiana, Old Whiskey River, Aguila Tequila and Cohete Rum are Gold and Silver Medal award winners respectively from the International Beverage Tasting Institute and the San Francisco International Wine and Spirits Competition. For further information, please visit our website at

NOTE TO MEDIA: For Interviews, call Charles Davidson, Drinks Americas, (203) 762-7000, Ext. 18.

Safe Harbor

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including the description of the company and its product offerings, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including the historical volatility and low trading volume of our stock, the risk and uncertainties inherent in the early stages of growth companies, the company's need to raise substantial additional capital to proceed with its business, risks associated with competitors, and other risks detailed from time to time in the company's most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. The company disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Investor Relations Contacts:
    Stanley Altschuler
    Ryan Daniels
    Strategic Growth International
    150 East 52nd Street, 22nd Fl.
    New York, NY 10022
    (212) 838-1444

    Public Relations Contact:
    Aurora Kessler
    Rubenstein Public Relations
    1345 Avenue of the Americas
    30th Floor
    New York, NY 10105-0109
    (212) 843-8337