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MAX COINTREAU A PROMINENT COGNAC FIGURE

 

Max Cointreau passed away last Wednesday 19th October 2016 at aged 94.

He was a prominent figure in the wine and spirits since 1942, being related to Renaud Remy Martin, Frapin, Domaine Château de Fontpinot, Cointreau SA, Vedrenne and Gosset Champagne.

Frapin, Château de Fontpinot

Frapin, Château de Fontpinot

His involvement in the cognac industry, and the drinks trade more widely, extended far beyond into political leadership as as a president of the National Union of Liquor Manufacturers, of the GIE Grandes Liqueurs de France and president of the Social Commission of the National Council of Wine and Spirit for eight years, and as the mayor of his home town Gensac la Pallue from 1969 to 2001.

Sources: Frapin, Imbibe, La Republic.fr

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This entry was posted on October 28, 2016 by in Cointreau, Fontpinot, Frapin and tagged , , .
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