Constellation Conducts Annual Stockholders' Meeting

FAIRPORT, N.Y., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ, ASX: CBR) stockholders at the Company's 2004 Annual Stockholders' Meeting today voted on three items as follows:

Proposal No. 1 -- Stockholders re-elected all seven incumbent members to the Board of Directors for one-year terms: George Bresler, Jeananne K. Hauswald, James A. Locke III, Thomas C. McDermott, Richard Sands, Robert Sands, and Paul L. Smith.

Proposal No. 2 -- Stockholders ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as the company's independent public accountants for the fiscal year ending February 28, 2005.

Proposal No. 3 -- Stockholders approved Amendment Number Five to the Company's Long-Term Stock Incentive Plan, which increased by 12 million the number of shares of the company's Class A stock available for award under the Plan.

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, Black Velvet, Fleischmann's, Mr. Boston, Paul Masson Grande Amber Brandy, Franciscan, Estancia, Simi, Ravenswood, Blackstone, Banrock Station, Hardys, Nobilo, Alice White, Vendange, Almaden, Arbor Mist, Stowells and Blackthorn.

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