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Winemaker, Maryland nonprofit team up to promote Chesapeake Bay oyster restoration

Winemaker, Maryland nonprofit team up to promote Chesapeake Bay oyster restoration

Most people know wine and oysters go well together, but a recent partnership between a Maryland nonprofit and a Massachusetts company is giving the pairing meaning far beyond food etiquette.

Proud Pour, a Boston-based manufacturer of wines, recently struck a pact with Maryland's Oyster Recovery Partnership to aid projects helping re-establish oyster reefs in several of the state's waterways.

Through the arrangement, $1 from the sale of every bottle of Proud Pour's North Coast Sauvignon Blanc goes to Maryland's Oyster Recovery Partnership, which was founded in 1994 to help restore the oyster population in the Chesapeake Bay. The partnership began in January.

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