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

  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 […]

Read Article
05.31.2019 | by: Merilee Anderson
Slow Season for Your DTC Wine Club? Not Really: Summer is for Strategy

[Updated May 31, 2019] Some people might say that summer is the “slow time” in our industry. It’s true that spring tends to be busy for us and for the DTC wine clubs we serve, and then things settle down during the summer months, picking up again as the holidays draw near. But just because things move more slowly in summer, that doesn’t mean this […]

Read Article
09.22.2017 | by: The Copper Peak Team
So, You Want to Be in the Wine Business?

You’ve decided to enter the wine space and you’re looking into logistics. You might be considering a 3PL to handle your DTC shipping details. As a winery, an importer/retailer, or as a marketing agent, you will need to become educated as you do your diligence to find the right fulfillment partner. To help with this process, Copper Peak Logistics has put together five important considerations […]

Read Article
07.25.2016 | by: Merilee Anderson
Gear Up for Corporate Gift Season

    Yes, even with the summer heat bearing down on us, it’s time to start thinking about corporate gifts for the holidays—Especially if you are in a wine or food business. We suggest that companies start planning now, since there are several opportunities and pitfalls that come with holiday shipping. For example, there’s: The seasonal spike in demand. Demand for wine and food products […]

Read Article
02.27.2016 | by: The Copper Peak Team
Keeping Summer Deliveries Cool: Food and Wine Shipping Options

Though summer is still months away, companies may well be into their planning for summer shipping. Summer deliveries are a unique challenge for the food and beverage industry, particularly when it comes to wine shipments. The heat can easily spoil an entire truckload of goods if you do not plan appropriately. Otherwise, you’ll be postponing shipments of those tasting room and wine club orders…and who […]

Read Article