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Has someone got their cheeky hat on, or has Constellation Brands got a bit too big for its boots? Yesterday’s reports linking Constellation...

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In wanting to trumpet their credentials, craft spirits brands still owe much to the bigger, more-established brands in the segments. Richard...

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.

Lucy Britner | 5 Apr 2017

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 that shaped the three months to the end of February for the company.

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.

Richard Woodard | 7 Feb 2017

As part of our Spirits Essentials series, just-drinks and The IWSR present a comprehensive guide to the vodka category. Sourced from the joint Global Vodka Insights report, published in December, we look at both market and category trends for vodka globally, the performance of the key brands, as well as the challenges facing the category going forward.

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 | 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.

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.

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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