Constellation Brands To Report Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Fiscal 2006 Earnings, Host Conference Call April 6, 2006

FAIRPORT, N.Y., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ, ASX: CBR), a leading international producer and marketer of beverage alcohol brands, announced today it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended Feb. 28, 2006, on Thurs., April 6, 2006, immediately after market hours. A conference call to discuss the financial results and outlook will be hosted by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Sands and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tom Summer on April 6, 2006, at 5:00 p.m. eastern time.

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The conference call can be accessed by dialing +973-935-8505 beginning at 4:50 p.m. (Eastern). A live, listen-only webcast of the conference call will be available on the Internet at the Company's Web site, www.cbrands.com, in the Investors section. Financial and statistical information discussed in the conference call, and a reconciliation of any reported (GAAP) financial measures with comparable or non-GAAP financial measures, will also be available when the call begins on the Company's Web site under Investors by selecting Financial Information/Financial Reports. If you are unable to participate in the conference call, there will be a replay available on the Company's Web site.

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: Almaden, Arbor Mist, Vendange, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, Hardys, Nobilo, Alice White, Ruffino, Robert Mondavi Private Selection, Blackstone, Ravenswood, Estancia, Franciscan Oakville Estate, Simi, Robert Mondavi Winery brands and Opus One; Stowells, Blackthorn, Black Velvet, Mr. Boston, Fleischmann's, Paul Masson Grande Amber Brandy, Chi-Chi's, 99 Schnapps, Ridgemont Reserve 1792, Effen Vodka, Corona Extra, Corona Light, Pacifico, Modelo Especial, Negra Modelo, St. Pauli Girl, Tsingtao. For additional information about Constellation Brands, as well as its product portfolio, visit the company's Web site at www.cbrands.com.

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CO:  Constellation Brands, Inc.
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