SOURCE: Marani Brands, Inc.

Marani Brands, Inc.

December 15, 2009 10:30 ET

Marani Brands Partners With Southern Wine & Spirits in Nevada

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2009) - Marani Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: MRIB) is pleased to announce that it has made a change of distributors in the state of Nevada to have its brands distributed by Southern Wine & Spirits, Inc.

Southern Wine & Spirits is the nation's largest distributor of wines and spirits with distribution in 28 states. Marani is currently represented by Southern Wine and Spirits in California, Nevada, and Pennsylvania.

"This change in distributors was an important milestone for our company. Nevada is a very difficult market to penetrate without the strength of a strong distributor. Distribution is the key to success in each market of expansion, and we believe that forging this new relationship with the strongest spirit distributor in the nation in Nevada will have a significant impact on Marani's penetration of the Nevada market. Joining forces with Southern Wine and Spirits in Nevada will provide us with the right partner and platform to expand in a vibrant market that caters to citizens from around the world who come to Las Vegas and other cities in Nevada to enjoy their leisure time," stated Margrit Eyraud, Marani's CEO.

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.

Forward-looking Statements

All statements other than statements of historical fact set forth in this press release regarding Marani's business, financial position, prospects, plans and objectives of management, as well as information concerning expected actions of third parties, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in or implied by the forward-looking statements.

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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