Alexander Milligan Named President of David Milligan Selections
NEW YORK (July 2, 2018) David Milligan Selections, a leading French-wine import company, announced today that Alexander Milligan has been named President of the company.
“Our customers and suppliers can rest assured that someone with a successful history and deep knowledge of the wine industry is leading the charge. Alex and I have worked together for 12 years, during which time he has increasingly taken over responsibility for our sales, marketing and administrative operations and travelled extensively to our 30 markets across the United States,” says David Milligan, who founded the company in 1995. “Alex has also traveled widely in France, visiting suppliers and working the harvest with our friends the Quiot family in the Southern Rho?ne and Provence.”
David Milligan Selections prides itself on building lasting relationships with its treasured French suppliers. The Quiot family, one of the company’s original vineyards, produces the highly acclaimed
Alex previously served as Vice President. Before joining the company, he graduated from Emerson College in Boston with a degree in communications and worked for two years at Sherry-Lehmann Wine & Spirits in New York City, including as assistant director of marketing.
“Since I was a child, I have seen my father leave an indelible mark on the wine industry,” says Alex. “I am honored to take up the mantle he is passing to me and to make David Milligan Selections a company admired by future generations of wine lovers. Our wines show a focus on terroir, at an approachable price. French wine is for Everyone!”
A native New Yorker, Alex currently lives in Ridgefield, CT with his wife, Julie, and their son, Pierce. As President, Alex plans to continue the company’s legacy while launching new products, such as Glace? Rose?, a summer wine served on ice, and wine in cans, which he’ll bring to market next year.
“Alex has done an incredible job managing the day-to-day operations at David Milligan Selections over the last few years and I know that our business will be in good hands,” says Founder David Milligan, who will now serve in the role of Founder and Adviser to the company.
About David Milligan Selections
David Milligan Selections is an importer of fine French wines founded in 1995. The importer currently works with 16 French wineries, selling their wines in 30 states across the U.S. Their esteemed suppliers include:
Co?tes De Provence Rose?, which, among its many accolades, was just listed as a Top-20 Rose in Vivino’s 30-million-users-strong online wine community. Another of the company’s first domaines, Fournier Pe?re et Fils, makes the renowned Fournier Sancerre “Les Belles Vignes” and produces “Grande Cuve?e” Pouilly-Fume?, just named Best Unoaked Sauvignon Blanc in the World at the Concours Mondial du Sauvignon.
Fournier Pe?re et Fils
Domaine du Vieux Lazaret Cha?teau du Trignon Cha?teau de Pizay
Chateau Vitallis Lucie Dutron Cha?teau L’Orangerie Cha?teau Labadie Cha?teau de Lescours
JL Denois Bastion de la Cite Glace? Rose?