About Constellation Brands U.S. Operations, Inc.
You might say the company is the pathfinder star for a giant in the beverage business. Constellation Wines U.S. (CWUS) oversees the domestic winemaking operations of its parent, New York-based
New York-based Constellation Wines U.S. operates 16 wineries and production facilities in California, and one each in New York and Washington. The company's largest wineries are the Woodbridge Winery in Acampo and the Mission Bell Winery in Madera, both in California.
Sales and Marketing
CWUS sells its wines through wholesalers, retailers, as well as state and provincial alcoholic beverage control agencies.
The company is pursuing a strategy focusing on premium and above wines. To that end, it sold its Inglenook, Paul Masson, and Almenden operations to
In a move to increase efficiencies, the winemaker has consolidated its distribution in key markets, signing multiyear agreements with large US beverage distributors
Mergers and Acquisitions
To fill a gap in its portfolio of pinot noir brands, Constellation Brands in 2012 acquired the Mark West wine brand from Purple Wine Company for about $160 million. In 2011 the company acquired the remaining 50.1% of Ruffino S.r.l., making Ruffino a wholly owned business.
235 N BLOOMFIELD RD
Canandaigua, NY 14424-1059
Phone: 1 (585) 396-7600
Employer Type: Privately Owned
Vice President, Beer Division, Finance, Strategy: Greg Basara
Regional Education Director, W: Steve Hosmer
Food Safety Manager: Scott Marciano
Employees (This Location): 153
Employees (All Locations): 1,790