Who We Are
Founded in 1888, Young’s Market Company is the premier distributor of wines, spirits and select beverages in the western United States. Young’s employs more than 3,000 people and operates in 10 states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Young’s is committed to representing client partners with professionalism, adding value to customers, creating a culture of respect among employees, and having a positive impact on people’s lives in the communities where Young’s operates. Young’s employees live by four longstanding core values: Integrity, Family, Quality, and Entrepreneurial Spirit.
At Young’s Market Company, we believe our people are our greatest asset. We pride ourselves on attracting and cultivating the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our Best in Class team of wine and spirits professionals represent a collection of unique life experiences, world views, and ideas all focused on our core values;
At Young’s, our owners believe in conducting ourselves with fairness in mind at all times. This includes building a workforce that, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, appearance, or thought, is held to a higher standard of common decency.
We seek to invest in the development of our people to secure our future. This means embracing many different depths of experience, personalities, and needs (family needs, religious needs, health needs, and more) to build positive work relationships and experiences so our employees can thrive.
Our business has a foundation built on maintaining strong, enduring relationships. This is possible when customers, suppliers, and employees alike are given outstanding service. Our internal operations are based on a deep understanding that our diverse workforce requires an environment that stimulates creativity and engagement. These positive working atmospheres are established when the needs in and out of the office are understood, respected, and met.
At Young’s, we encourage empowerment and embrace creativity, and celebrate when individuals among us are successful at what they contribute to the company. Each employee’s unique life experience cultivates a set of distinct skills. By recognizing that these skills are invaluable to the success and growth of the company, we ensure that Young’s Market Company will prosper and grow for years to come.