Washington, D.C. 20549


Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
 The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 28, 2011
Brown-Forman Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)
Identification No.)

850 Dixie Highway, Louisville, Kentucky
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (502) 585-1100

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Brown-Forman Corporation (the “Company”) is filing this Amendment No. 1 to its Current Report on Form 8-K filed on July 29, 2011 (the “Original Report”), for the sole purpose of disclosing the Company’s decision as to the frequency with which it will include advisory votes on executive compensation in future annual meeting proxy materials.

Item 5.07  Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
As previously reported in the Original Report, at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders held July 28, 2011, a majority (91.1%) of the votes cast on Proposal 3: Advisory Vote on the Frequency of Future Advisory Votes on Executive Compensation voted, on an advisory basis, to hold future advisory votes on executive compensation every three years.  After consideration of the voting results, the Board of Directors determined at a meeting held on September 22, 2011, that future advisory votes on executive compensation will be held every three years until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Brown-Forman Corporation                                                                           

September 23, 2011                                           /s/  Nelea A. Absher                                                                           
Nelea A. Absher
Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary