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Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits Announces Voting Results from its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

September 28, 2018, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario – Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits Inc. (“Diamond Estates” or “the Company”) (DWS-TSX Venture) today announced the results of voting at its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held yesterday in Toronto.

The voting results for the election of directors were as follows:


The voting results for the remaining matters were as follows:
  • Appointment of Auditors: 99.96% of the votes were in favour of the resolution appointing PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC as auditors of the Company until the next annual meeting, and 0.04% of the votes were withheld; and
  • Re-approval of Stock Option Plan: 92.68% of the votes were in favour of the resolution to re-approve the stock option plan until the next annual meeting, and 7.32% of the votes were against.

About Diamond Estates Wines and Spirits Inc.

Diamond Estates Wines and Spirits Inc. is a producer of high quality wines and a sales agent for over 120 beverage alcohol brands across Canada. The Company operates three wineries, two in Ontario and one in British Columbia, that produce predominantly VQA wines under such well‑known brand names as 20 Bees, EastDell, Lakeview Cellars, Dan Aykroyd, Fresh, McMichael Collection, Benchmark, Seasons and Backyard Vineyards. Through its wholly‑owned subsidiary, Kirkwood Diamond Canada Partnership ("KDC"), the Company is the sales agent for many leading international brands in all regions of the country as well as being a distributor in the western provinces. These recognizable brands include Josh wines from California, Fat Bastard wines from France, Kaiken wines from Argentina, Marston's beers from England, Hpnotiq Liqueur from France, Anciano wines from Spain, Francois Lurton wines from France and Argentina, Waterloo Brewing and Amsterdam Brewery, both from Canada, Landshark Lager from the USA, Blue Nun wines from Germany, Malfy Gin from Italy, Edinburgh Gin from Scotland, Barcelo Rum from the Dominican Republic and Evan Williams Bourbon from the USA.

For more information, please contact:

J. Murray Souter   
President & CEO 
Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits Inc. 
905.641.1042 Ext 234 
Alan Stratton, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.
905.641.1042 Ext 225

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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