Lexington Selections is a wine importer based in New York City. We represent mostly small, family-owned wineries from France and Italy who showcase their vineyards within each bottle of wine.
At Lexington Selections, we are passionate about wine. We believe wine is much more than a commodity, or even a beverage. Wine has a profound ability to bring people together, to evoke emotions and memories, and transmit flavors and aromas in ways that few other things can. Our passion for wine motivates and guides us every day.
We are dedicated to finding producers that care deeply about their wines, who respect and revere tradition, but are not blindly bound to it, and are always striving to make the next vintage better than the last. Our quest for excellence drives our sourcing of remarkable, compelling offerings that meet our exacting standards for quality. Because ultimately, the enjoyment derived from the wine in your glass is what matters most.
– Scott Ross, Founder and President
Scott Ross founded Lexington Selections in 2012 with a focus on representing artisanal, family-run wineries that exhibit three essential attributes: passion, dedication, and excellence. Lexington Selections’ expanding portfolio is oriented toward some of the most acclaimed wine-producing areas in the world. Having traveled and tasted his way through the wine regions of France, Italy, the United States, Argentina, Australia, and South Africa, Scott has an abiding passion for wines that are balanced and evoke their individual terroir. Prior to starting the company, Scott had successful careers in equity research and management consulting. He was born in Seattle, Washington, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Tufts University as well as an MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson School.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Bill Pastras directs Lexington Selections’ sales and marketing efforts in New York and New Jersey with incredible energy and enthusiasm. Bill brings over 12 years of industry experience and knowledge to his current role. He previously held a variety of positions with area importers and distributors, including Tempranillo, Terlato Wines International, Allied Beverage Group, and Nestor Imports. Also an accomplished chef, Bill trained at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, and worked for eight years at Periyali, a three-star rated Greek restaurant in Manhattan. He rose to the position of general manager where his duties included managing the wine program.