Alex Milligan is Vice President and Partner at David Milligan Selections
A born and bred New Yorker, In 2004 Alex started his career in wine at the famed wine store Sherry-Lehmann in Manhattan just a few miles from where he was born. He spent two years working his way up from a Christmas time sales person to Assistant Director of Advertising, where he helped develop the well known Sherry-Lehmann catalog as well as implementing the store window and guiding the stores placement of advertising in major publications. He also helped develop their beautiful website as the onsite photographer cataloging the vast selection of wines available. Along with the thorough education in wine gained at the store, Alex continued his studies at the International Wine Center.
In 2006 Alex left Sherry-Lehmann to join his father at David Milligan Selections. Starting as a sales person, over the last 9 years Alex has taken over the majority of work in the company leading it to new heights. Since joining the company it has more than doubled sales and introduced several new wineries with ever expanding distribution.
Alex has traveled extensively, developing many relationships with key clients around the country in existing markets and new ones that he has developed. Alex regularly travels to France to meet with suppliers and taste new vintages as well as to look for new wineries.
To further his education, in 2012 he spent a week working the harvest with the Quiot family at the famed Chateau du Trignon and Domaine Houchart helping to produce the new vintage.
As of January 1st, 2015 Alex in now a Partner at David Milligan Selections and manages day to day activities for the company.