News & Events

The Order Department will NOT be open on Friday, January 5th  to take orders.

Any remaining orders received through January 4th  not delivered as of Jan 5th will be delivered starting on Saturday, January 6th or Monday, Jan 8th.  Please consult your sales representative for more information.

The Order Department will be re-open on  Tuesday, January 16th  to take orders, however, Pocket Advantage (PA) will be available to place orders starting on Friday, January 12th     

Please note, our first delivery date after Shutdown is Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

Retailers can contact Customer Service for COD and other compliance related issues during the shutdown period at 800-441-5614.


At the option of the retailer, we can accept orders for alcoholic beverages from retailers as late as 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at prices posted for December 2017.


Before announcing the winner of our 10th Anniversary TOP HAT CONTEST, on behalf of the Executive Committee, we thank all participants for their many varied and original entries. It was readily evident that a lot of thought, energy and creativity went into each and every entry.


Empire Merchants, formed in February 2007, has been at the forefront of the wine & spirits distribution business in Metro New York for the past 10 years.  With the consistent support of ownership, we have seen exponential growth in Empire Merchants' business over the past decade while providing unparalleled service to over 11,000 customers. Over the next year we will commemorate this milestone.

Celebratory lunches kicked off the festivities in mid-February and there will be other company wide happenings in addition to signage in all Empire Merchants' offices, reflecting our fresh, new Empire Merchants logo. It is our goal to mark each quarter with 10 year anniversary recognition and we look forward to hosting a charity event later in the year to honor our amazing 10 years.


On the Tuesdays of June 21 and Sept. 20, Empire Merchants had the opportunity to again provide dinner at the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, located at 132 West 32nd Street in Manhattan.