Michael Cox

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Wines of Chile's...
February 21, 2014

Cox had continued in his roles with Wines of Chile and as Master of the Vintners’ Company despite undergoing chemotherapy. Announcing his death, Cox’s wife Lynne Whitaker said: “I don possible, and the medical staff have been astounded at what he has been able to achieve.” Cox worked in the drinks trade all his life, starting out at his family’s company Matthew Clark in 1972 after six months working in Cognac. Last year he was named Personality...

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Memorial service for Michael Cox announced
March 03, 2014
Cox, former head of Wines of Chile and Master of the Vintners Company, died at home two weeks ago following a year-long battle with cancer. The service will take place at 3.30pm, but the cathedral has asked that nobody arrives before 3pm as there is a preceding service. Cox’s twin brother David, chief executive at drinks charity The Benevolent, said he and Cox’s...
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The late, great Michael Cox: his last big interview
February 21, 2014
Two months ago, while undergoing chemotherapy, he spoke to OLN at length about his time in the drinks industry. We have reproduced the interview in full here: How did you get into the drinks trade? In December 1972 I joined the Matthew Clark sales force as an area manager, having spent six months working in Cognac. This photo was taken in 1972 outside the office in Canon Street, London. I was...
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Michael Cox's Taittinger collection to be auctioned for...
February 26, 2014
The charity is run by his twin brother David and it will auction the prestigious collection at The Benevolent Ball, which is held at The Dorchester hotel on London’s Park Lane on March 13. The collection is comprised of 12 vintages spread across the past 35 years, presented in exclusive bottles designed by world-renowned artists. The oldest is a 1978 Brut Vintage designed by Hungarian...
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Cox team takes on...
July 03, 2014

“Team Cox” aims to raise £10,000 for trade charities The Benevolent and the Vintners’ Foundation. The runners are Michael’s widow Lynne Cox, writers and broadcasters Peter runners through some of Bordeaux’s famous vineyards. The race encourages a festive atmosphere and dressing up, and Team Cox will dress up to represent the two chateaux that are hosting them for the weekend, Château Brane-Cantenac and Château...

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Team Cox heads to France for Medoc Marathon
September 12, 2014
Team Cox will pound the streets of Bordeaux, while eating and drinking wine at various pit stops throughout the gruelling 26.2-mile race, on Saturday. The team includes Peter Richards MW, Susie Barrie MW, Lynne Cox, Eduardo Chadwick, Francisco Baettig, Andres Izquierdo, Alvaro Arriagado, Greg Sherwood MW, Richard Dare and Vicky Thompson. Twin brother David Cox, chief...
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