Constellation Brands to Webcast Nov. 11 Institutional Investor Meeting from New York City

VICTOR, N.Y., Oct 27, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ, ASX: CBR), the world's leading wine company, announced today that it will webcast its Nov. 11, 2009 institutional investor meeting from the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, 811 7th Avenue 53rd Street in New York City. The webcast will begin at 1 p.m. eastern standard time and will conclude at approximately 5 p.m.

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The meeting will feature presentations by Rob Sands, president and chief executive officer; Bob Ryder, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and senior executives from Constellation Wines North America, Crown Imports and the international business. The presentation will cover the company's strategic business activities, financial and operational performance and outlook for the future.

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. 11, 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.

If you plan to attend, please contact Laura Schroth at (585) 678-7453 by Friday, Nov. 6, 2009 or via e-mail at laura.schroth@cbrands.com.

About Constellation Brands

Constellation Brands is the world's leading wine company that achieves success through an unmatched knowledge of wine consumers paired with storied brands that suit varied lives and tastes. With a broad portfolio of widely admired premium products across the wine, beer and spirits categories, Constellation's brand portfolio includes Robert Mondavi, Hardys, Clos du Bois, Blackstone, 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(R) 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 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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