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Olly Wehring | 10 Jan 2019

Earlier this week, Constellation Brands reported a 9% increase in third-quarter sales, contributing to an 8.6% top-line lift in the nine months to the end of November. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the nine-month period on a by-category basis.


Olly Wehring | 20 Dec 2018

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, managing editor Olly Wehring picks out the highs and lows for the wine category.


Lucy Britner | 19 Dec 2018

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, deputy editor Lucy Britner picks out the highs and lows for the spirits category.


Andy Morton | 6 Dec 2018

In just-drinks' beer review of 2018, we looked back at the year just passed. But what is in store for 2019? We take a peek into our crystal ball to predict the biggest news and trends for the year ahead.

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Olly Wehring | 5 Apr 2018

Earlier today, Australian private equity group CHAMP announced the divestment of Accolade Wines to The Carlyle Group for AUD1bn (US$768m). The news marks the end of CHAMP's association in wine, which started in 2011 when it bought 80% of Constellation Brands' Australian and UK wine operations for AUD290m (then-US$290m). Having spoken to CHAMP CEO John Haddock at the time of the purchase, it seemed only right for just-drinks to grab him for one final chat, to find out what CHAMP is passing over, why they're selling and what wine lessons the group learnt over the last seven years.


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.

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Lucy Britner | 11 Jan 2019

Constellation Brands has elected incoming-CEO Bill Newlands to its board of directors.


Lucy Britner | 10 Jan 2019

The incoming CEO of Constellation Brands has outlined a raft of initiatives at Canopy Growth as lays out projections for the company.


Lucy Britner | 10 Jan 2019

The soon-to-be-CEO of Constellation Brands has confirmed the company is considering selling off some of its lower-end wine brands, after the segment dragged on the group's performance in the first nine months of fiscal-2019.


Lucy Britner | 9 Jan 2019

Constellation Brands has reported a rise in sales for the nine months to the end of November, bolstered by its beer division.


Andy Morton | 4 Dec 2018

Brick Brewing is considering ways to produce cannabis-infused beverages for other companies, the brewer has told just-drinks.


Lucy Britner | 19 Nov 2018

Constellation Brands has launched the first US campaign in five years for the Svedka vodka brand.


Lucy Britner | 14 Nov 2018

Senior executives at Constellation Brands have hailed the early success of low-carb Corona extension Premier in the US market.


Lucy Britner | 1 Nov 2018

Australian company The Cannabis Co has lined up a gin distilled using cannabis terpenes.


Andy Morton | 23 Oct 2018

Constellation Brands has said it is considering "a variety of potential options" for its wine portfolio following a report the company is looking to sell some US wine brands.


Olly Wehring | 18 Oct 2018

Constellation Brands has emerged as the third major US-based drinks company to announce a change of CEO, with Rob Sands set to stand down early next year.


Lucy Britner | 17 Oct 2018

Canada has today (17 October) become the second country in the world to legalise the recreational use of cannabis.


Richard Woodard | 5 Oct 2018

Constellation's US beer business is "hitting on all cylinders" thanks to a combination of strong consumer reception, effective marketing and distribution gains, according to CEO Rob Sands.


Olly Wehring | 4 Oct 2018

Constellation Brands is targeting a continued double-digit sales rise performance from its booming beer division in fiscal-2019, with combined wine & spirits operations projected to grow in the low-single-digit range.


Olly Wehring | 25 Sep 2018

Constellation Brands has increased the number of directors on its board, with the chief legal officer of Colgate-Palmolive Co moving across in a non-executive capacity.


Andy Morton | 28 Aug 2018

Constellation Brands' San Diego-based craft brewer Ballast Point has released a wine-barrel-aged beer, its debut launch from a new unit focussed exclusively on barrel-aged products.


Olly Wehring | 24 Aug 2018

Diageo has declined to comment on a report linking the drinks giant with a pending entry into the cannabis market in Canada.


Andy Morton | 11 Jul 2018

Constellation Brands has appointed its first chief diversity officer.


Richard Woodard | 11 Jul 2018

Constellation Brands has acquired "bicultural" Texas-based beer maker Four Corners Brewing for an undisclosed sum.


Lucy Britner | 2 Jul 2018

The head of Constellation Brands has said recently-launched Corona Premier has exceeded expectations at the company.


Olly Wehring | 29 Jun 2018

Constellation Brands has posted a 6% lift in group sales on the corresponding period a year earlier.


Lucy Britner | 29 Jun 2018

Constellation Brands has launched a range of spiked seltzers under its Svedka vodka brand, in an effort to target female consumers. 


Andy Morton | 26 Jun 2018

Constellation Brands has appointed a chief technology officer as the group looks to adapt to what it calls an "ever-changing digital landscape".

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.

Company research

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