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The global beer category - The facts

Earlier this week, Bernstein released the fourth edition of its annual global beer guide. With commentary from the sell-side research and br...

What do Bourbon and craft beer have in common?

A shift towards fuller-flavoured spirits should drive continued growth in imported and craft beer in the US, an analyst has said....


Having considered the trends that are set to shape the year ahead for the wine category yesterday, Euromonitor now takes a corporate view on what 2016 will look like in the sector.


Andy Morton | 13 Jan 2016

The race to land SABMiller's European beer brands went global this week with reports that some of Asia's leading brewers are circling.


Andy Morton | 8 Jan 2016

There was no real surprise to Constellation Brands' announcement yesterday that it is to build a second brewery in Mexico. In October, CEO Rob Sands hinted that an announcement was imminent on expanding capacity for the Mexican beer range it acquired the US rights to in 2012.


Andy Morton | 5 Jan 2016

Constellation Brands will announce its nine-month and third-quarter results on Thursday. Here, just-drinks looks at the wine, beer and spirits producer's activities in the three months to the end of November:

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

Lucy Britner | 26 Jan 2016

Constellation Brands has announced a raft of job changes as it looks to support long-term growth plans.  


Lucy Britner | 14 Jan 2016

Constellation Brands has confirmed plans to expand one of its wineries in New Zealand in order to meet increasing demand for Sauvignon Blanc.


Lucy Britner | 11 Jan 2016

Constellation Brands has acquired a minority stake in US craft whiskey producer Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery.


Andy Morton | 7 Jan 2016

Constellation Brands' CEO has defended the US$1bn his company paid for craft brewer Ballast Point, saying the price tag was "reasonable" for such a high-growth brand.


Andy Morton | 7 Jan 2016

Constellation Brands has posted strong nine-month sales and profits as its beer portfolio continued to stoke performance.


Olly Wehring | 7 Jan 2016

Constellation Brands has confirmed its intention to construct a second brewery in Mexico, as well as to raise the capacity further at its other facility in the country.


Olly Wehring | 5 Jan 2016

Accolade Wines has declined to comment on Australian reports that owner CHAMP Private Equity is considering an IPO for the company.


Lucy Britner | 16 Dec 2015

Accolade has opened a wine shop at its head office site in Weybridge, Surrey.


Olly Wehring | 1 Dec 2015

Last week, the International Wine & Spirit Competition rounded off its 2015 awards. Here are the competition's trophy winners for this year.


Andy Morton | 30 Nov 2015

Adnams has teamed up with glass maker Owens-Illinois to launch what it claims is the UK's lightest branded beer bottle.


Lucy Britner | 27 Nov 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We also have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


Andy Morton | 25 Nov 2015

Craft and imported beers continue to take volume share from regular and light in the US on-trade and are quickly moving towards accounting for half of the market, new figures show.


Andy Morton | 23 Nov 2015

Heineken's namesake lager brand has returned to growth in the US for the first time in seven years, helped by a reboot of its lower-calorie version, the brewer's Americas president has said.


Lucy Britner | 20 Nov 2015

ProWein has reported a 25% increase in trade visitors to its Shanghai event ProWine China. 


Andy Morton | 16 Nov 2015

Constellation Brands has moved into craft beer for the first time with the purchase of San Diego craft brewer Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits for US$1bn.


Olly Wehring | 7 Oct 2015

Constellation Brands has seen its sales in the second quarter accelerate, leading to a top-line increase in the half-year.


Olly Wehring | 25 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We also have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


Andy Morton | 22 Sep 2015

Constellation Brands has seen a big jump in canned sales of Corona Extra in the US over the past year after pin-pointing the format as “the latest craze”.


Andy Morton | 3 Sep 2015

Owens-Illinois has bought Vitro, a major glass supplier to Constellation Brands, for US$2.15bn.


Lucy Britner | 21 Aug 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


Andy Morton | 18 Aug 2015

A new venture capital fund run by Constellation Brands has made its first investment, a minority stake in RTD cocktail maker Crafthouse Cocktails.


Olly Wehring | 11 Aug 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

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

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Constellation Brands Inc in Alcoholic Drinks (World)

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Constellation Brands is the world’s second largest wine producer and, since the acquisition of Modelo’s US operations, the global leader in imported premium lager. This profile analyses the company’s...

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