Category Archives: Oenology

The Fruits of Our Labor — The Verde Valley Wine Industry Celebrates — Podcast May 23, 2016

The 5th Annual Verde Valley Wine Symposium: A Look Ahead. We welcome Tom Schumacher, President, and Paula Woolsey, Vice-President, of the Verde Valley Wine Consortium, back to Democratic Perspective  for a discussion the 2016 Verde Valley Wine Symposium at the Yavapai College … Continue reading

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Nikki Bagley Interview — Podcast January 25, 2016

Leadership for Arizona’s Future (And Lord Knows We Need It): Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, and Steve Williamson, welcome Nikki Bagley, Director of the Yavapai College Viticulture and Enology Program and former mayor of Jerome, to discuss her candidacy for the Arizona … Continue reading

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Bacchus Ain’t Got Nothing On Us: Another Great Verde Valley Wine Show — Podcast May 25, 2015

Wines and Winemaking: How To Do The Hard Stuff and Still Have a Good Time. Democratic Perspective talks viticulture (the science of vines) and oenology (the science of wines) with Michael Pierce, Director of Enology at the Southwest Wine Center, Tom Schumacher, President … Continue reading

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Sam Pillsbury and Paula Woolsey Interview — Podcast February 23, 2015

Arizona Wine Country: Vision, Passion, and a Lot of Hard Work. Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson welcome Sam Pillsbury, filmmaker and winemaker extraordinaire, owner of Pillsbury Wine Company, and Paula Woolsey, long time Arizona wine advocate, and owner of Revelation … Continue reading

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Think Globally, Act Locally: The Benefits of Local Businesses — Podcast December 08, 2014

Product Diversity and Local Business Support Networks: A Promising New Alternative to the Big-Box and Franchise Model of Retailing. Democratic Perspective’s Gary LaMaster and Steve Williamson talk about the benefits of buying locally with Meg Williams Jamison, Northern Arizona Director of Local First Arizona, Justin Ove, … Continue reading

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Cottonwood: Now the Heart of Arizona’s Wine Country — Podcast April 21, 2014

Riot and Revelation: Old Town Cottonwood On the Move. Democratic Perspective welcomes Paula Woolsey, co-owner of Revelation Wines, Old Town’s first full-production winery, and Jet Tennant, owner of Riot in Old Town for a discussion of the latest news on the Old Town Cottonwood revival.

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Putting The Community Back In The Community College.

No one seems to know when it happened…when the word community was removed from Yavapai College…or if it was ever part of the name in the first place. Since it was billed as a community college, maybe it was just … Continue reading

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Wine in the Verde Valley: What Successful, Sustainable Development Looks Like — Podcast September 16, 2013

Viticulture and Winemaking in the Verde Valley: a Dream, a Passion, and a Successful Business Model. Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson welcome five people to the show who’ve been instrumental in the rise of the wine industry in Arizona’s Verde … Continue reading

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