"Thank you InterPartner for an amazing Innovation Summit. This was the first time the wine operations side of Constellation Brands participated in a summit like this and it won’t be our last! The InterPartner team organized a stellar lineup of companies to bring innovative solutions to our needs. We are currently reaching out to the vendors to discuss the next steps in implementing their solutions across our various sites. Thank you again InterPartner and we look forward to working with you again in the future."
Senior Director, Group Winemaking
Constellation Brands, Inc. is an international producer of beer, wine and spirits. It is the second-largest wine-producing company in the world and has the third-largest market share of all major beer suppliers in the US. Constellation Brands has 40+ facilities and 9,000 employees.
Their portfolio includes high-quality premium wine and spirits brands, including the Robert Mondavi brand family, Kim Crawford, Meiomi, The Prisoner brand family, SVEDKA Vodka, Casa Noble Tequila, and High West Whiskey, and beer brands such as Corona, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra, and Pacifico.
The Constellation Brands Innovation Summit 2020 focused on providing their teams with an insight into several break-through technologies and optimization solutions for potential industrial implementation within their facilities. Twelve leading suppliers to the wine industry joined six teams from Constellations Brands, presenting various solution on the theme of Industry 4.0, Sustainability and Viticulture.
In light of the recent worldwide pandemic, the summit switched to a virtual format, delivered over three days, enabling everyone to join from a safe distance. The event was delivered through a mix of both on-demand presentations and live break-out meetings between the Constellation Brands teams and participating vendors.