GRIMSBY, Ontario, Sept. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Andrew Peller Limited ADW.A/ADW.B (“APL” or the “Company”) announced the final voting results from its 2019 annual meeting (the “Meeting”) of shareholders held on September 11, 2019. 

The total number of Class B Voting Shares represented by shareholders present in person or by proxy at the Meeting was 35, representing 82.3% of the 8,198,994 voting shares issued and outstanding as of the record date.

  1.  Election of Directors - The following seven nominees were elected to serve as directors. The nominees and respective term limits were listed in the Company’s management information circular dated July 31, 2019:
Nominee 

# Votes For
 

% Votes For
# Votes Withheld% Votes Withheld
Shauneen E. Bruder6,309,70799.2%48,2090.8%
Mark W. Cosens6,309,90799.2%48,0090.8%
Michelle E. Mallett DiEmanuele6,309,90799.2%48,0090.8%
Perry J. Miele6,309,90799.2%48,0090.8%
A. Angus Peller MD6,290,10798.9%67,8091.1%
John E. Peller6,309,90799.2%48,0090.8%
François Vimard6,309,90799.2%48,0090.8%
  1. Appointment of Auditors – PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP was reappointed as the auditor of the Company (and the directors were authorized to fix their remuneration) by proxies as follows:
# Votes For% Votes For# Votes Withheld% Votes Withheld
6,313.50799.25%48,0090.75%

Andrew Peller Limited is one of Canada’s leading producers and marketers of quality wines and craft beverage products. The Company’s award-winning premium and ultra-premium Vintners’ Quality Alliance (“VQA”) brands include Peller Estates, Trius, Thirty Bench, Wayne Gretzky, Sandhill, Red Rooster, Black Hills Estate Winery, Tinhorn Creek Vineyards, Gray Monk Estate Winery, Raven Conspiracy and Conviction. Complementing these premium brands are a number of popularly priced varietal offerings, wine based liqueurs, craft ciders, craft beer and craft spirits. The Company owns and operates 101 well-positioned independent retail locations in Ontario under The Wine Shop, Wine Country Vintners, and Wine Country Merchants store names. The Company also operates Andrew Peller Import Agency and The Small Winemaker’s Collection Inc., importers and marketing agents of premium wines from around the world. With a focus on serving the needs of all wine consumers, the Company produces and markets premium personal winemaking products through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Global Vintners Inc. (“GVI”), the recognized leader in personal winemaking products. More information about the Company can be found at www.andrewpeller.com

Andrew Peller Limited common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbols ADW.A and ADW.B).

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Steve Attridge, CFO and EVP Information Technology
(905) 643-0187 E-mail:  steve.attridge@andrewpeller.com