Constellation Brands to Present at December 4 JPMorgan SMid Cap Conference

FAIRPORT, N.Y., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ, ASX: CBR), a leading international supplier and marketer of beverage alcohol, today announced that Chief Financial Officer Bob Ryder will present at the JPMorgan SMid Cap Conference held at the JPMorgan Conference Center in New York City, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, with the presentation scheduled to begin at 11:45 a.m. eastern time. The presentation will cover the company's financial performance, as well as its strategic, operational and financial focus.

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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 Dec. 18, 2008. 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, Inc. is a leading international producer and marketer of beverage alcohol in the wine, spirits and imported beer categories, with significant market presence in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia and New Zealand. Based in Fairport, N.Y., the company has more than 250 brands in its portfolio, sales in approximately 150 countries and operates approximately 50 wineries, distilleries and distribution facilities. It is the largest wine producer in the world; the largest wine company in the U.S. based upon sales dollar value, the largest wine company in the U.K., Australia and Canada; the second largest wine company in New Zealand; and the largest beer importer and marketer in the U.S. through its Crown Imports joint venture with Mexico's Grupo Modelo. Constellation Brands is an S&P 500 Index and Fortune 500(R) company. Major brands in the company's portfolio include Corona Extra, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky, SVEDKA Vodka, Robert Mondavi wines, Ravenswood, Blackstone, Hardys, Banrock Station, Nobilo, Kim Crawford, Inniskillin, Jackson-Triggs and Arbor Mist. To learn more about Constellation Brands and its product portfolio visit the company's Web site at www.cbrands.com.

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CO:  Constellation Brands, Inc.; JPMorgan SMid Cap Conference
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