Andrew Peller Limited
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Andrew Peller Limited

October 07, 2015 11:24 ET

Andrew Peller Limited Announces the Final 2015 Annual Meeting Board of Director and Auditor Election Results

GRIMSBY, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 7, 2015) - Andrew Peller Limited (TSX:ADW.A) (TSX:ADW.B) ("APL" or the "Company") announced the final director and auditor election results from its 2015 annual general meeting (the "Meeting") of shareholders held on September 16, 2015.

The total number of Class B Voting Shares represented by shareholders present in person or by proxy at the Meeting was 14, representing 73.15% of the 3,004,041 voting shares issued and outstanding as of the record date.

  1. Election of Directors - The following ten nominees were elected to serve as directors until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed. The nominees were listed in the Company's management information circular dated July 31, 2015:
Nominee # Votes For % Votes For # Votes Withheld % Votes Withheld
Mark W. Cosens 2,095.164 99.99 300 0.01
Lori C. Covert 2,095.164 99.99 300 0.01
Dr. Richard D. Hossack 2,095.164 99.99 300 0.01
Perry J. Miele 2,095,464 100.00 0 0.00
Dr. A. Angus Peller 2,095.164 99.99 300 0.01
John E. Peller 2,095.164 99.99 300 0.01
Dr. Joseph A. Peller 2,095.164 99.99 300 0.01
Randy A. Powell 2,095,464 100.00 0 0.00
John F. Petch 2,095,464 100.00 0 0.00
Brian J. Short 2,095,464 100.00 0 0.00
  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
2,095,464 100.00 0 0.00

Andrew Peller Limited is a leading producer and marketer of quality wines in Canada. With wineries in British Columbia, Ontario, and Nova Scotia, the Company markets wines produced from grapes grown in Ontario's Niagara Peninsula, British Columbia's Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys, and from vineyards around the world. The Company's award- winning premium and ultra-premium VQA brands include Peller Estates, Trius, Hillebrand, Thirty Bench, Crush, Wayne Gretzky, Sandhill, Calona Vineyards Artist Series, and Red Rooster. Complementing these premium brands are a number of popularly priced varietal brands including Peller Estates French Cross in the East, Peller Estates Proprietors Reserve in the West, Copper Moon, XOXO, skinnygrape, Black Cellar and Verano. Hochtaler, Domaine D'Or, Schloss Laderheim, Royal, and Sommet are our key value priced brands. The Company produces wine based liqueurs and cocktails under the brand Panama Jack and wine based spritzers under the skinnygrape brand. The Company imports wines from major wine regions around the world to blend with domestic wine to craft these popularly priced and value priced brands. 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., the recognized leader in personal winemaking products. Global Vintners distributes products through over 170 Winexpert authorized retailers and more than 600 independent retailers across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, and China. Global Vintners award-winning premium and ultra-premium winemaking brands include Selection, Vintners Reserve, Island Mist, KenRidge, Cheeky Monkey, Ultimate Estate Reserve, Traditional Vintage, and Cellar Craft. The Company owns and operates over 100 well-positioned independent retail locations in Ontario under The Wine Shop, Wine Country Vintners, and Wine Country Merchants store names. The Company also owns Andrew Peller Import Agency and The Small Winemaker's Collection Inc.; both of these wine agencies are importers of premium wines from around the world and are marketing agents for these fine wines. The Company's products are sold predominantly in Canada with a focus on export sales for its icewine and personal winemaking products. More information about the Company can be found at www.andrewpeller.com.

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