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BROWN-FORMAN TO PURCHASE STOCK FOR RESTRICTED STOCK PLAN

 LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BF.A BF.B) today announced that it will purchase approximately 31,000 shares of its Class A common stock on the open market or through private purchase. The shares will be awarded to certain senior managers of the company under its Restricted Stock Plan based on performance for fiscal 1994.
 The plan's escrow agent, National City Trust, will immediately begin the open market or private purchase of the approximately 31,000 shares, which represent less than one-half of 1 percent of the company's Class A common stock outstanding.
 Brown-Forman Corporation is a diversified producer and marketer of fine quality consumer products, including Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Canadian Mist, Southern Comfort, Korbel California Champagnes, Fetzer Vineyard California Wines, Lenox China and Crystal, Dansk International Designs, Gorham Silver, Crystal and China, and Hartmann Luggage.
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 /CONTACT: Larry Probus, Vice President-Corporate Development, Brown- Forman, 502-774-7441/
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