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

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

  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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