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Packages of Pressed Flowers

Posted on 07/24/2016 by Amy Dangelico

Cornelia Stuyvesant Vanderbilt, George and Edith Vanderbilt’s only child, was born in August 1900. And with her arrival, Biltmore Superintendent Chauncey Beadle soon found himself nurturing...

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Best-kept secrets: Biltmore’s alley gardens

Posted on 07/15/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

With acres of vivid colors and lush plantings, the gardens of Biltmore are so breathtaking that some guests never venture inside the Conservatory during the summer months. According to Jordana...

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July Travels of George Vanderbilt

Posted on 07/14/2016 by Amy Dangelico Comments(4)

Many of us often think of late summer—July, in particular—as an ideal time for a getaway. Perhaps it’s an effect of the solstice, but there’s just something about the year...

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6 Biltmore Rooms Named After Artists

Posted on 07/12/2016 by Sharon Bell

Vanderbilt was an avid print collector who purchased more than 1,400 prints in his lifetime. Not only did he have personal friendships with leading artists of the era, he even named some of the...

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Everything’s coming up rosés!

Posted on 06/30/2016 by Jean Sexton

If you think rosé wines are just a little too pink to be truly great wines, think again—rosé wines are one of the hottest trends among wine aficionados at the moment. For years,...

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