VICTOR, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2011 - Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ), the world's leading premium wine company, announced today that it will hold its institutional investor meeting Wednesday, May 18, in New York City at The TimesCenter, located at 242 West 41st Street (Times Square). Following the meeting, a formal wine tasting and reception will be held.

Presentations, which will begin at 1 p.m. EST, will be made by Rob Sands, president and chief executive officer; Bob Ryder, chief financial officer; Jay Wright, president, Constellation Wines North America and Bill Hackett, president, Crown Imports. The formal wine tasting event will feature well-known brands from the company's portfolio of products. The tasting will be hosted by Genevieve Janssens, director of Winemaking from the Robert Mondavi Winery and Wine Enthusiast 2010 Wine Star "Winemaker of the Year"; Steve Reeder, winemaker from Simi Winery and Janet Meyers, winemaker from Franciscan Winery. The day's events are expected to conclude by 5:30 p.m.

For event reservations, please contact Laura Schroth at (585) 678-7453 by Friday, May 6 or by e-mail at

About Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands is the world's leading premium wine company that achieves success through an unmatched knowledge of wine consumers, storied brands that suit varied lives and tastes, and talented employees worldwide. With a broad portfolio of widely admired premium products across the wine, beer and spirits categories, Constellation's brand portfolio includes Robert Mondavi, 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) is an S&P 500 Index and Fortune 1000® company with more than 100 brands in our portfolio, sales in about 125 countries and operations in approximately 30 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, visit the company's web site at


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