FAIRPORT, N.Y., Sep 3, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B) announced today that Richard Sands, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation at Prudential Securities Back-to-School Consumer Conference on September 5, 2002 at 3:45 PM Eastern Time.

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A live webcast of the presentation will be available through Constellation's website at http://www.cbrands.com . A replay of the webcast will be available at the Company's website for approximately two weeks.

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, Modelo Especial, St. Pauli Girl, Black Velvet, Fleischmann's, Schenley, Ten High, Franciscan Oakville Estate, Simi, Estancia, Ravenswood, Alice White, Talus, Vendange, Almaden, Arbor Mist, Stowells of Chelsea and Blackthorn.

SOURCE Constellation Brands, Inc.

Investor Relations - Emilio Ruocco, +1-585-218-3667, or Mark
Maring, +1-585-218-3668, both for Constellation Brands, Inc.
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