Premier Importer & Wholesaler of Asian Spirits, Sake, Wine, & Beer

Proudly serving clients in Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina.

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About Us

Our Story

Young Won Trading was founded in 1997 by William W. Hwang. What started out as a dream to own his own business, has now flourished into a multi-state operation importing and distributing a wide variety of Asian spirits.

Over the years, we have distinguished ourselves by introducing our customers to a carefully curated portfolio of premium import wines, beers, and spirits. Today, we have more than 500 brands in our portfolio.

We are passionate about introducing and educating our clients and the public on how our items pair with various cuisines from around the world. From purchase to delivery, we consistently offer our customers the best selection and service possible. We look forward to seeing how we can serve you!

Meet the owner

William W. Hwang, President/CEO

In 1997, William Hwang began Young Won Trading to bring premium high quality Asian spirits and alcoholic beverages to the DMV. With his leadership and determination, a once local operation has grown to a multi-state business.

Mr. William Hwang continues to pursue his passion of procuring amazing Asian spirits and alcohol, and makes it his mission to bring these high-quality products to American consumers.

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How may we be of service?

Our Services

We are committed to providing high-quality and personable service to our clients. Our services range from importing, wholesale and distribution, as well as alcohol consulting and education.


Over 20 years we’ve cultivated partnerships with various breweries and distilleries across Asia. Our passion for premium products drives us to bring storied wines, spirits, and beers to you.


We taste and handpick only the best products for our catalog. We are experts in the logistics of delivering the products you need in a timely manner. Feel free to contact us for more information.

Consulting & Education

We educate our employees to become expert advisers so that they can, in turn, educate others. We carefully craft beverage menus and host tasting events for our customers.



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