Constellation to Report Second Quarter Earnings and Host Conference Call Oct. 6, 2005

FAIRPORT, N.Y., Sept 20, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- 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 its fiscal 2006 second quarter ended Aug. 31, 2005, on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, immediately after market hours. A conference call to discuss the financial results and outlook will be hosted by Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Richard Sands and Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Tom Summer on Oct. 6, 2005, at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern).

The conference call can be accessed by dialing +973-935-8505 beginning at 4:50 p.m. (Eastern). A live listen-only web cast of the conference call will be available on the Internet at the Company's Web site, http://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: Corona Extra, Corona Light, Pacifico, Modelo Especial, Negra Modelo, St. Pauli Girl, Tsingtao, Black Velvet, Fleischmann's, Mr. Boston, Paul Masson Grande Amber Brandy, Chi-Chi's, 99 Schnapps, Ridgemont Reserve 1792, Effen Vodka, Stowells, Blackthorn, Almaden, Arbor Mist, Vendange, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, Hardys, Nobilo, Alice White, Ruffino, Robert Mondavi Private Selection, Blackstone, Ravenswood, Estancia, Franciscan Oakville Estate, Simi and Robert Mondavi Winery brands. For additional information about Constellation Brands, as well as its product portfolio, visit the company's Web site at http://www.cbrands.com.

SOURCE Constellation Brands, Inc.

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