Constellation Brands to Present at Barclays Capital Back-To-School Conference, Sept. 10, 2009 in Boston

VICTOR, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2009 – Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ, ASX: CBR), the world’s leading wine company, announced today that Chief Financial Officer, Bob Ryder will present at the Barclays Capital Back-to-School Conference, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009 at the InterContinental, 510 Atlantic Ave., in Boston. The presentation, which is scheduled to begin at 11:15 a.m. EST, will cover the company’s financial performance, as well as its strategic and operational focus.

A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Constellation Brands Internet Web site (www.cbrands.com) by following the instructions in the “Investors” section. Following the presentation, the webcast will be available at the Constellation Brands Web site through the close of business on Sept. 24, 2009. Financial and statistical information discussed in the presentation, and a reconciliation of any reported (GAAP) financial measures with comparable or non-GAAP financial measures, will also be available at the company’s Web site under Investors by selecting Financial Information/Financial History.

About Constellation Brands

Constellation Brands is the world’s leading wine company, with a broad portfolio of widely admired premium brands across the wine, beer and spirits categories. Our company achieves success through an unmatched knowledge of wine consumers paired with storied brands that suit their varied lives and tastes. Our portfolio of brands includes Robert Mondavi, Hardys, Clos du Bois, Blackstone, Banrock Station, Arbor Mist, Estancia, Ravenswood, Jackson-Triggs, Kim Crawford, Corona Extra, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky and SVEDKA Vodka.

Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B; ASX: CBR) is an S&P 500 Index and Fortune 1000® company with more than 100 total brands in our portfolio, sales in about 150 countries and operations in approximately 50 facilities. The company believes that industry leadership involves a commitment to our brands, to the trade, to the land, to investors and to the different people around the world who turn to our products when celebrating big moments or enjoying quiet ones. We express this commitment through our vision: to elevate life with every glass raised. To learn more about Constellation Brands and its product portfolio visit the company's web site at www.cbrands.com.

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