FAIRPORT, N.Y., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ, STZ.B) announced today that Richard Sands, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at UBS Warburg's Global Consumer Conference on November 1, 2001 at 9:00 AM Eastern Standard Time.

You can listen to the presentation either live or recorded through the following call-in numbers:

Live 800-500-0177 (domestic) and 719-457-2679 (international)
Recorded 888-821-9363 (domestic) and 402-220-0102 (international)

The recorded line will be available for up to four weeks after the conference. The slide presentation will be posted to the company's website at http://www.cbrands.com for viewing.

About Constellation

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. As the second largest supplier of wine, the second largest importer of beer and the fourth largest supplier of distilled spirits, Constellation is the largest single-source supplier of these products in the United States. In the United Kingdom, Constellation is a leading marketer of wine and the second largest producer and marketer of cider. With its broad product portfolio, Constellation believes it is distinctly positioned to satisfy an array of consumer preferences across all beverage alcohol categories. 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 - Mark Maring, +1-716-218-2132, or Media Relations - Ginny Clark, +1-716-218-2167, both for Constellation Brands, Inc./