updated 3/2/2011 10:16:16 AM ET 2011-03-02T15:16:16

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Brands (OTCBB:ENCB) has signed an agreement with Worldwide Beverage Imports LLC to provide broker, sales and marketing services for select imported tequilas including Ed Hardy and Agave 99, among others.

By utilizing its network of sales associates and industry relationships Encore will assist Worldwide Beverage in its efforts to build brands in the U.S. and abroad.

Initially, Worldwide's unique premium brands will be marketed in states where they do not currently have a presence and be given the same attention as other brands currently managed by Encore.

With Encore's focus on unique premium brands, WBI's tequilas fit well within the company's marketing aperture.

This agreement marks another step in defining the demographic focus of Encore's marketing efforts and the types of brands the company will be working with, developing and acquiring.

"We look forward to working with everyone at WBI to help add to their already outstanding business and bring the unique premium tequilas they currently import to more thirsty consumers," said Encore CEO Gareth West. "They are a talented and very aggressive group of people who have access to some of the best tequilas ever produced. We are proud of our association with them."

About Encore:

Encore Brands Inc. (OTCBB:ENCB) is a Nevada Corp with offices in Santa Monica, California. The company was founded with the desire to create and acquire unique beverage brands. By leveraging a network of distributors and sales people, Encore Brands is developing its beverage portfolio including the unique 70 proof pomegranate spirit Ecstasy Brand Liqueur. www.encorebrands.com

The Encore Brands Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8819

Worldwide Beverage Imports LLC is a California company with offices in Camarillo, California. Currently the company imports unique premium tequilas for distribution in the U.S. including: Kah, Ed Hardy, Agave 99 and others. With access to some of the best tequilas in the world, the company has developed unique, proprietary brands including some over proof and extra aged.

CONTACT: Alex McKean
         ir@encorebrands.com

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