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Biltmore wines blend in to stand out

Posted on 08/08/2016 by Jean Sexton

If you ask Biltmore winemaker Sharon Fenchak why some grape varietals are blended into different wines, she’ll tell you there are many reasons, but one of her favorites is to create...

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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 Comments(1)

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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