Empire Merchants and Empire Merchants North are the premier wine and spirits distributor in New York state with roots going back to the end of Prohibition in the United States. With more than 1,800 dedicated associates across the state and state of the art facilities, the Empire Merchants and Empire Merchants North names have become synonymous with both service and quality and have earned the loyalty of restaurants, bars, hotels, clubs and retail outlets statewide.
Empire Merchants and Empire Merchants North act as a marketing agent for the brands that we represent and we are proud to employ the most knowledgeable and well-equipped sales force in New York. Our centrally located offices and warehouses in Queens, Brooklyn, Coxsackie, Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo stock over 10,000 unique beverage alcohol items, shipped to us from over 175 global supplier partners. Our sophisticated warehouse management and sortation systems allow us to effortlessly track a single case as it moves throughout our enterprise and onto a truck for next business day delivery to the trade.
Empire Merchants and Empire Merchants North are dedicated to nurturing a culture where an individual’s differences are recognized as a source of strength; these differences are understood, respected, valued and appreciated as qualities that enrich our workplace.