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Constellation's Q4 & FY 2017 results - Preview

Ahead of the release on Thursday of Constellation Brands' results for its fourth quarter and full-year 2017, here's a look at the events tha...

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As part of our Spirits Essentials series, just-drinks and The IWSR present a comprehensive guide to the vodka category. Sourced from the joi...


Lucy Britner | 6 Apr 2017

Earlier today, Constellation Brands reported a double-digit sales lift for fiscal-2017, with last year's Canadian wine sale boosting the bottom line. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's full-year performance by category.


Stephen Beaumont | 28 Mar 2017

This month, just-drinks' beer commentator, Stephen Beaumont, uses his regular column to look at the fruit-flavoured beer segment, and spies a red flag.


Lucy Britner | 6 Jan 2017

Constellation Brands' Mexican beer unit has proved to be a powerhouse for the company. Quarter after quarter, analysts have praised the performance of Corona and Modelo in the US as the company moved to buy and build new breweries to keep up with demand. 


Olly Wehring | 16 Dec 2016

Even before today’s news that Beam Suntory has filled the premium gin-shaped hole in its portfolio, we at just-drinks had concluded that 2016 was gin’s year. Today’s announcement serves merely to vindicate this view.

Latest Interviews

Andy Morton | 3 Apr 2014

At ProWein 2014, Andy Morton sat down with Constellation's international general manager Philip Kingston to talk about its expanding global ambitions including a new tie-up in China for its Robert Mondavi brand.


James Wilmore | 12 Nov 2012

Last week we ran the first part of an exclusive interview with Constellation Brands' CEO Rob Sands. In this second and final part here, Sands discusses the group's spirits portfolio, its pending move to take control of Crown Imports and his hopes for Modelo's Modelo Especial beer brand.

Latest News

Olly Wehring | 6 Apr 2017

Constellation Brands has posted a double-digit sales lift for fiscal-2017, with last year's Canadian wine sale boosting an already-healthy bottom line.


Andy Morton | 15 Mar 2017

Constellation Brands has launched the second chelada flavour to join the Casa Modelo portfolio, Modelo Chelada Tamarindo Picante.


Lucy Britner | 8 Feb 2017

Michter's Distillery in Kentucky has lined up the release of the 2017 edition of its ten-year-old Kentucky Straight Rye. 


Lucy Britner | 8 Feb 2017

Bourbon, rye and Tennessee whiskey helped drive spirits exports from the US in 2016, according to new industry figures.


Lucy Britner | 1 Feb 2017

Constellation Brands has lined up the release of a new vodka flavour under its Svedka brand.


Andy Morton | 26 Jan 2017

Constellation Brands has appointed its first COO, moving Bill Newlands into the newly-created role.


Andy Morton | 17 Jan 2017

Trends towards asset-light wine production by companies such as Constellation Brands could backfire as global wine production decreases, a new study has said.


Lucy Britner | 9 Jan 2017

Constellation Brands is considering shifting the purchase of several raw materials from Mexico to the US, should the country's president-elect Donald Trump implement a so-called border tax between the neighbouring nations.


Lucy Britner | 6 Jan 2017

Constellation Brands has said it will begin a test launch for its new low-calorie, low-carbohydrate Corona beer in the US. 


Lucy Britner | 6 Jan 2017

Constellation Brands has continued its recent spending spree with a minority investment in rye whiskey and gin producer Catoctin Creek. 


Andy Morton | 5 Jan 2017

Constellation Brands' spending spree over the past 15 months has helped drive strong gains for the company, with year-to-date profits and sales jumping doubled digits.


Lucy Britner | 3 Jan 2017

On Thursday, Constellation Brands will report its third-quarter and year-to-date results for fiscal-2017. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's activities in the three months to the end of November.


Olly Wehring | 19 Dec 2016

Constellation Brands has successfully completed the divestment of its Canadian wine operations ahead of the festive period.


Olly Wehring | 11 Nov 2016

Constellation Brands has lined up a limited edition, ultra-premium addition to its Casa Noble Tequila brand in the US.


Lucy Britner | 31 Oct 2016

Constellation Brands has agreed to purchase the Obregon Brewery from Anheuser-Busch InBev subsidiary Grupo Modelo. 


Andy Morton | 17 Oct 2016

Constellation Brands has confirmed it is to offload its Canadian wine division for just over CAD1bn (US$761m) while buying a premium wine range from Charles Smith Wines for US$120m.


Andy Morton | 6 Oct 2016

Constellation Brands' CEO has said the company is ready to add even more brands to its growing portfolio, with a a spirit-mix beer a potential first target.


Olly Wehring | 5 Oct 2016

Constellation Brands has seen the second quarter of its current fiscal year mirror the positive performance of Q1, leading to healthy rises in both sales and profits for the group's half-year.


Olly Wehring | 5 Oct 2016

Constellation Brands has emerged victorious in the auction to acquire US whiskey producer High West Distillery.


Lucy Britner | 3 Oct 2016

Constellation Brands is eyeing the sale of its Canadian wine division, according to a Wall Street Journal report.


Andy Morton | 28 Sep 2016

A Donald Trump presidency could strip out Constellation Brands' core beer base if the current White House hopeful made good on a promise to deport unauthorised  immigrants, an analyst has said.


Andy Morton | 19 Sep 2016

Constellation Brands' wine business is set to emulate its beer growth and add further momentum to the company, an analyst has said.

Latest blogs

Olly Wehring | 25 Jun 2014

Earlier this week, Constellation Brands released the latest results of its 'Project Genome' wine consumer study in North America. The company also issued this infographic of its findings.


James Wilmore | 13 Dec 2013

Constellation Brands CEO Rob Sands appears a happy man right now. His company took full control of Grupo Modelo's US beer business in the US earlier this year and now the holiday season is just round the corner, when sales should soar.

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