The US wine group, Constellation Brands, posted a 28% fall in net income for the second quarter as a result of restructuring and other charges. While sales were boosted by 32% thanks to the company's acquisition of Australian wine company, BRL Hardy, net income fell from US$49.5m, or 53 cents a share, to US$34.7m, or 34 cents a share, in the quarter to the end of August.