Constellation Brands to Present at 2005 CAGNY Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona

FAIRPORT, N.Y., Feb 17, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- 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 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Feb. 24 at 3:45 p.m. local time (mountain). 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 March 11, 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 in Constellation's portfolio include: Corona Extra,

Pacifico, St. Pauli Girl, Tsingtao, Black Velvet, Fleischmann's, Mr. Boston, Paul Masson Grande Amber Brandy, Effen Vodka, Franciscan Oakville Estate, Robert Mondavi Private Selection, Estancia, Simi, Ravenswood, Ruffino, Blackstone, Banrock Station, Hardys, Nobilo, Alice White, Woodbridge, 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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