Constellation Brands to Present at 2005 Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference in New York City

FAIRPORT, N.Y., March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ, ASX: CBR), announced today that Tom Summer, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be a presenter at the Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference at the New York Palace Hotel, New York City on March 15, 2005, at 3:20 PM (EST). A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available through Constellation's Web site at http://www.cbrands.com. A replay of the webcast will also be available on the company's Web site through April 1, 2005.

Constellation Brands, Inc. is a leading international producer and marketer of beverage alcohol brands with a broad portfolio across the wine, spirits and imported beer categories. Well-known brands and products in Constellation's portfolio include: Corona Extra, Corona Light, Pacifico, Modelo Especial, Negra Modelo, St. Pauli Girl, Tsingtao, Black Velvet, Fleischmann's, Mr. Boston, Paul Masson Grande Amber Brandy, Ridgemont Reserve 1792, Effen Vodka, Robert Mondavi, Franciscan Oakville Estate, Estancia, Simi, Ravenswood, Blackstone, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, Hardys, Nobilo, Alice White, Ruffino, Vendange, Almaden, Arbor Mist, Stowells and Blackthorn. For additional information about Constellation Brands, as well as its product portfolio, visit the company's Web site at http://www.cbrands.com.

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