FAIRPORT, N.Y., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ, STZ.B) announced today that Richard Sands, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation at the Banc of America Securities 4th Annual Consumer Conference on April 2, 2003 at 2:40 p.m. Eastern Time.

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A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available through Constellation's website at www.cbrands.com. A replay of the webcast will be available at the Company's website until 9:00 a.m. Eastern time April 9, 2003.

About Constellation

Constellation Brands, Inc. is a leading producer and marketer of beverage alcohol brands, with a broad portfolio of wine, spirits and imported beer. 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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