FAIRPORT, N.Y., May 7, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ, STZ.B) announced that Richard Sands, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs Global Consumer Products Conference in New York City on May 8, 2002 at 2:35 p.m. ET.

A live listen-only webcast of Constellation's presentation will be available by logging onto the Goldman Sachs website at https://www.gs.com/ir/conf. Please enter the username: conference/conf2 and the password: goldman2. An Internet replay of the presentation will be available for three weeks on the Goldman Sachs website. The presentation will be available for viewing on Constellation's web site at http://www.cbrands.com.

Constellation Brands, Inc. is a leader in the production and marketing of beverage alcohol brands in North America and the United Kingdom and is a leading independent drinks wholesaler in the United Kingdom. Leading brands in Constellation's portfolio include: Franciscan Oakville Estate, Simi, Estancia, Ravenswood, Corona Extra, Modelo Especial, St. Pauli Girl, Almaden, Arbor Mist, Talus, Vendange, Alice White, Black Velvet, Fleischmann's, Schenley, Ten High, Stowells of Chelsea, Blackthorn and K.

SOURCE Constellation Brands, Inc.

CONTACT: Investor Relations - Emilio Ruocco, +1-585-419-0776, or Mark Maring, +1-585-218-2132, both for Constellation Brands, Inc.