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Olly Wehring | 9 Oct 2017

I’ve heard both sides on today’s news from Diageo. One friend is getting quite excited at being able to buy a bottle of a single malt Scotch whisky they have hitherto been unable to afford a glass of, while another is bemoaning the end of what they call "something very special" as two of Scotch’s "best-kept secrets" bubbles back to the surface.


Olly Wehring | 9 Oct 2017

In early-October, Constellation Brands reported its results for the first-half of its fiscal 2018. Group sales in the six months to the end of August increased by 7% in organic terms, repeating the rate of top-line growth in the first quarter. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the six-month period on a by-category basis.


Ben Cooper | 6 Oct 2017

The beverage sector's performance on water stewardship has come under close scrutiny with the publication of a new report from sustainability non-profit organisation Ceres. In a two-part special feature, Ben Cooper examines Ceres' findings and what they say about the beverage sector's response to arguably the most challenging sustainability issue it faces.


Chris Losh | 19 Sep 2017

It's a question that has been asked a thousand times. But, Chris Losh is nothing if not persistent, especially at a time when other multi-category companies are giving wine the big heave-ho.

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

Andy Morton | 16 Nov 2017

The trend for craft beer in cans has transferred from the US to the UK, new Nielsen research has revealed, with the booming format now accounting for a quarter of the market.


Andy Morton | 15 Nov 2017

Cannabis products company Puration has said it will have a psychoactive cannabis beverage ready to launch in Canada for the expected legalisation of recreational marijuana next July.


Lucy Britner | 30 Oct 2017

Constellation Brands has agreed to purchase a near-10% stake in Canada-based medicinal cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. 


Lucy Britner | 12 Oct 2017

Constellation Brands has appointed Jim Bourdeau to the role of executive vice president and general counsel, as the previous incumbent prepares to retire.


Andy Morton | 10 Oct 2017

Constellation Brands is to partner with mixed martial arts organisation Ultimate Fighting Championship to drive US sales for the group's Modelo Especial beer brand.


Andy Morton | 6 Oct 2017

Constellation Brands is to give a US nation-wide launch to its new low-calorie, low-carbohydrate Corona beer.


Andy Morton | 6 Oct 2017

Constellation Brand has launched a new Ballast Point beer with a lower abv that previous releases from the San Diego brewery.


Olly Wehring | 5 Oct 2017

A good performance in the second quarter has helped drive Constellation Brands' sales to new heights in its fiscal first-half of 2018.


Andy Morton | 16 Aug 2017

Constellation Brands is rolling out new Corona Extra bottles in the US, featuring some of the world's best-known boxers.


Lucy Britner | 10 Aug 2017

Constellation Brands has acquired Florida-based Funky Buddha Brewery as the firm looks to "lead the high-end beer segment" in US. 


Lucy Britner | 20 Jul 2017

Constellation Brands has elected Susan Somersille Johnson to its board of directors. 


Lucy Britner | 30 Jun 2017

The CEO of Constellation Brands has reaffirmed his commitment to Ballast Point, after the craft brewer recorded an impairment charge in the group's first quarter.


Lucy Britner | 30 Jun 2017

Constellation Brands has emphasised its leading role in driving the growth of the Mexican beer segment in the US, with the group's CEO admitting he is unphased by competing brands.


Olly Wehring | 29 Jun 2017

Constellation Brands has started its current fiscal year with a less spectacular rise at the top line for the first quarter.


Lucy Britner | 27 Jun 2017

Ahead of the release on Thursday of Constellation Brands' results for its first quarter fiscal-2018, here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of May for the company.


Olly Wehring | 19 Jun 2017

Constellation Brands has released details of its latest wine acquisition, this time moving for Californian Cabernet Sauvignon specialist Schrader Cellars.


Olly Wehring | 25 May 2017

Brown-Forman has stated that it "is not for sale", following reports suggesting Constellation Brands is mulling a takeover.


Olly Wehring | 23 May 2017

Brown-Forman has declined to comment on reports claiming Constellation Brands has made a takeover move.


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.

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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