Giving Thanks and Seeing the Wine Industry Through Our Eyes
11.26.2019 | by: Stacey Heuer

We’re a lucky bunch here at Copper Peak, and we have plenty for which to be thankful.  And it’s important to be thankful out loud, publicly. It helps us realize how much we truly have and reframes our day-to-day work, creating a positive vibe that others can catch, too. But today, I want to do more than just give thanks. I want to express my […]

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Creating Tasting Room Experiences with Food Pairings
11.07.2019 | by: Milton Cornwell

Mark Twain, upon hearing that a newspaper had mistakenly published his obituary, reportedly laughed and said, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” We think the same is true about reports that the tasting room is dead. The tasting room is not dead; but a new generation of wine goers is looking for a different experience. And the industry is delivering, especially when it […]

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How to Ensure a Successful Shipping Season When Selling Wine DTC
10.10.2019 | by: Merilee Anderson

Right now, growers are in peak harvest time for grapes. It’s also peak time for shipping wine DTC. Heat holds put in place during the summer are being released; wineries are ramping up their holiday marketing campaigns and flash sale events; and consumers themselves are driving up the demand for shipping across the board through October, November, and December (the “OND” shipping season). The start […]

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What is eCommerce Doing to Our Environment? How Can the Wine Industry Help
09.13.2019 | by: The Copper Peak Team

  Did you know that the month of July, 2019, was the hottest month on Earth ever since human beings have been keeping records? In fact, of the 10 hottest years on record, eight have happened in the past 10 years. (Only 2011 and 2012 missed being in the top 10.) Regardless of what your politics are, this should be disturbing, especially for the wine […]

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The New Compliance Game: A Follow-up Interview with Steve Gross, Vice President, State Relations at the Wine Institute

Steve Gross is Vice President, State Relations at the Wine Institute and an expert in DTC wine regulations and compliance. We interviewed him back in 2017, talking about logistics, compliance, and DTC wine law. With so much happening in this space, we decided to reconnect with Steve to get his perspective on a number of new developments. Dave: Great talking with you again, Steve. A […]

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4 Laws You Might Have Missed that Are Regulating the Wine Industry
08.16.2019 | by: Milton Cornwell

  It’s rare that we speak with a winery owner or manager and don’t hear about laws, licensing, regulations, and compliance—and all of the effort required to keep up with it all. Here’s a pretty typical pattern: A winery decides it wants to grow, and hears about a great new trend. Maybe it’s building a new eCommerce website, or offering food in its tasting room […]

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Employee Spotlight: Vicente Carreras
07.11.2019 | by: The Copper Peak Team

Say hello to Vicente Carreras, one of our rockstar packers here at Copper Peak Logistics! Vicente ensures all of our club orders receive the white glove treatment—checking orders for accuracy, tissue wrapping bottles, and carefully packaging each order. Vicente plays a key role in making unboxing your wines an event worth celebrating for your end consumers! Vicente is an early riser who likes staying busy. […]

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