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A Sip of Hope

The ocean is a source of food, rain, oxygen, and beauty. But today, pollution, overfishing, and climate change have placed the ocean in crisis. Here is a sip of hope.

As part of our 125th anniversary celebrations, Iron Horse Vineyards is partnering with National Geographic to restore our ocean to health. For every bottle of Ocean Reserve purchased, Iron Horse will donate $4 to National Geographic.

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2008 Ocean Reserve

2008 Ocean Reserve Wine Pairings

Chef, conservationist, and National Geographic Fellow Barton Seaver has dedicated his career to helping diners restore their relationship with the ocean.

Here he shares some delicious recipes from his new cookbook, Where There’s Smoke, that will pair well with Iron Horse’s 2008 Ocean Reserve. Order a bottle today and get cooking!

All recipes from Where There’s Smoke (Sterling Epicure, April 2013).


Barton Seaver, Chef/Conservationist

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    Barton Seaver is a chef who has dedicated his career to restoring the relationship we have with our ocean. It is his belief that the choices we are making for dinner are directly impacting the ocean and its fragile ecosystems.

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Help Save the Ocean

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    Are you concerned about the health of our ocean? Learn ten things you can do to help save it.


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Engage, Conserve, Restore

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    Freshwater Initiative

    The National Geographic Society’s freshwater initiative is a multi-year global effort to inspire and empower individuals and communities to conserve freshwater and preserve the extraordinary diversity of life that rivers, lakes, and wetlands sustain.