Drinks Americas Holdings, Ltd., a leading developer and marketer of beverage products, is pleased to announce that it's KAH® Tequila Blanco, Reposado and Anejo have won Double Gold Awards at this year's San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

The San Francisco World Spirits Competition held its annual Packaging Competition at the Hotel Nikko on Friday, March 23rd. Four judges considered the bottle designs and packaging appeal of 165 entries. Clare Kuo of Clare Kuo design, Jim Moon of Jim Moon Design, Joel Blum, the Competition's in-house graphic designer, and Kevin Shaw of Stranger & Stranger awarded KAH® Tequila individual Double Gold Awards for its "skull" Blanco, Reposado, and Anejo Tequila as well as a Double Gold for the entire KAH® Tequila series.

Last month, KAH® Tequila received awards at The Ultimate Spirits Challenge held in New York City, as KAH® Tequila Anejo received a score of 93, an "Excellent, Highly Recommended" accolade, and KAH® Tequila Reposado 110 Proof scored 90, also with an accolade of "Excellent, Highly Recommended". KAH® Tequila previously was voted "Best of the Best" by Tequila.net, received multiple awards for taste in all styles at the Spirits International Prestige Competition with KAH® Extra Anejo receiving the Platinum Award for Best in Class, and the KAH® TEQUILA SERIES received Platinum Award for Best in Class for Package Design. In addition to those awards, The Spirits of Mexico Tasting Competition judged KAH® Tequila Best of Category with a Gold Medal for KAH® Anejo, a Gold Medal for KAH® Blanco and a Bronze Medal KAH® Reposado 110 Proof.

About Drinks Americas

Drinks Americas develops, owns, markets, and nationally distributes alcoholic premium beverages. In June 2011, the Company entered into a sales, distribution and licensing agreement with Worldwide Beverage Imports, LLC and is now selling and distributing KAH® Tequila, Agave 99® Tequila, Rio Bravo Beer, Crazy Pig Mexican Ale and Chili Devil Beer. The Company also markets Willie Nelson's Old Whiskey River Bourbon, Olifant Vodka, receives a royalty for Kid Rock's American Badass Beer and Damiana Mexican Liqueur, and owns and distributes Rheingold Beer.

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Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this 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:

Charles Davidson

Drinks Americas, Inc.

203-403-3622  

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