SOURCE: Marani Brands, Inc.

Marani Brands, Inc.

September 22, 2009 15:27 ET

Marani Brands Achieves Listing for Its Marani® Vodka in Pennsylvania

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - September 22, 2009) - Marani Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: MRIB) has been informed by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board ("PLCB") that the Company's signature Marani® Vodka will be listed and featured in the PLCB stores prior to the end of the calendar year. Pennsylvania is the second largest control liquor state nationally, and also is the eighth largest spirits consumption state in the country according to the Distilled Spirits Council. The Company had previously announced that it had applied for a listing by the PLCB in May 2009.

"Obtaining a listing in Pennsylvania marks the achievement of a very important goal for the Company and is one of the cornerstones of our effort to expand our brand and make our products available throughout the country," stated Margrit Eyraud, Marani's CEO. Ms. Eyraud added, "We intend to aggressively market and support our brand in Pennsylvania enhancing market awareness and the stature of the brand. We are pleased that consumers in the Keystone State will now be able to enjoy the unparalleled quality and distinctive taste of Marani® Vodka."

About Marani Brands, Inc.

Marani Brands, Inc. develops, positions, markets and distributes fine wine and spirit products in the United States and internationally. Its signature product, "Marani® Vodka," is an ultra-premium vodka manufactured exclusively for Marani Brands, Inc in Armenia. It is made from late-harvest Armenian winter wheat, distilled three times, filtered twenty-five times and then, through a proprietary process, is aged in oak barrels lined with honey and skimmed dried milk to give it its unique taste. Marani Vodka was awarded the Gold Medal in the prestigious International Spirit Competition, held in San Francisco, California, in both 2004 and 2007 and the coveted Star Diamond Award by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences in 2008 and 2009. Please enjoy Marani responsibly.

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Although the Company disclaims any obligation to do so, the Company may update or reiterate one or more of the forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this news release are based on management's current expectations and, unless otherwise noted, do not take into account the impact of any future event, transaction or development that may occur after the date of this press release. The forward-looking statements should not be construed in any manner as a guarantee that any particular event or result will occur.

In addition to the risks and uncertainties of ordinary business operations, the forward-looking statements of the Company contained in this press release are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including our ability to successfully to market our products to meet our growth and sales targets, to obtain financing necessary to accomplish our business plans and to achieve our consumer acceptance of our products.

Other facts, uncertainties and risks disclosed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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