Constellation to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings And Host Conference Call April 09, 2003

FAIRPORT, N.Y., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B) announced that it will be reporting financial results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year ended February 28, 2003, on Wednesday, April 09, 2003 immediately after market hours. A conference call to discuss the financial results and outlook will be hosted by Richard Sands, Chairman and CEO and Tom Summer, Executive Vice President and CFO on Wednesday, April 09, 2003 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern). The news media is invited to listen-only on this call.

The conference call can be accessed by dialing +412-858-4600 beginning at 4:50 p.m. (Eastern). A live listen-only web cast of the conference call is available on the Internet at the Company's web site, www.cbrands.com under Investor Information. If you are unable to participate in the conference call, there will be a replay available by dialing +412-858-1440 from approximately 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) on Wednesday, April 09, 2003 through 9:00 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, April 17.

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About Constellation

Constellation Brands, Inc. is a leading producer and marketer of beverage alcohol brands, with a broad portfolio of wines, spirits and imported beers. The Company is the largest single-source supplier of these products in the United States, and both a major producer and independent drinks wholesaler in the United Kingdom. Well-known brands in Constellation's portfolio include: Corona Extra, Pacifico, St. Pauli Girl, Black Velvet, Fleischmann's, Estancia, Simi, Ravenswood, Blackstone, Banrock Station, Alice White, Talus, Vendange, Almaden, Arbor Mist, Stowells of Chelsea and Blackthorn.

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Constellation Brands, Inc.

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/CONTACT:
Emilio Ruocco, +1-585-218-3667 or Mark Maring, +1-585-218-3668,
both of Constellation Brands, Inc./
/Web site: http://www.cbrands.com/
(STZ STZ.B)

CO: Constellation Brands, Inc.
ST: New York
IN: FOD
SU: CCA


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