02.19.2020 | by: Milton Cornwell
Wineries Need to Read This Before Doing Their Strategic Planning for 2020

This is the time of year when two things happen in our industry: One, several important reports about the wine industry and DTC wine sales come out; and two, wineries are trying to formulate their strategic plans for the year based on those reports. While we here at Copper Peak would never discourage anyone from becoming better informed, we understand that poring over a handful […]

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01.31.2020 | by: Milton Cornwell
Employee Spotlight: Joseph Miranda

  Joseph is a DTC wine logistics natural, having started out crushing boxes at a young age and working his way up in the industry. He joined the Copper Peak Logistics team in 2017, bringing with him over a decade of experience.  Joseph’s role as Account Manager includes working closely with our clients to make sure their programs are running smoothly and that we continue […]

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01.21.2020 | by: The Copper Peak Team
Holiday Shipping Season Is Not Over Until You Complete Your Wine Fulfillment Post-Mortem

The end of the year tends to be busy for anyone selling wine DTC. Between the release of heat holds, holiday gifts, and the usual wine club subscription orders, there is a lot of activity happening in fulfillment centers and carrier companies, as well as at in-house facilities. Even so, this is precisely the time to take stock of what worked and what didn’t, and […]

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12.16.2019 | by: The Copper Peak Team
2019 Review, and Looking Forward

Every year, we here at Copper Peak like to take a look back over the events of the past year and try to anticipate some trends for the year to come. 2019 was full of changes for the industry; understanding, weathering, and even embracing those changes will take much thought and effort.  At the same time, we’ve personally seen the wine industry in this nation […]

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12.13.2019 | by: Milton Cornwell
Employee Spotlight: Katiria Rodriguez

Katiria “Kay” Rodriguez is our Outbound Logistics Manager here at Copper Peak. Her role is integral to the success of our clients, and she’s been performing her job on our team with style since 2007! Fondly known as “Miss Kay” around the office, she is constantly busy finding ways to provide great service to our clients. For Kay, Copper Peak Logistics isn’t just a team—we’re […]

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

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

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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