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Biltmore is America’s Most-Visited Winery

Posted on 08/03/2017 by Jean Sexton

It has been suggested that it takes at least three generations for any winery to “come into its own.” The first generation learns what types of grapes will grow and thrive in the...

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Hummingbirds and Butterflies Abound at Biltmore

Posted on 07/14/2017 by Leeann Donnelly

Summertime is when some of our tiniest, most delicate guests come for an estate visit. Drawn to the large colorful patches of zinnias and bee balm, hummingbirds and butterflies flutter and dart...

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A Legacy of Innovation: Hydroponics in our Production Garden

Posted on 07/12/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

Lisa Peek, one of Biltmore’s Field to Table gardeners, recently received a new title: Hydroponic Specialist. So when it comes to growing plants without soil in our Production Garden, she...

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A Second Chance for A Young Owl

Posted on 07/06/2017 by Leeann Donnelly

On a late summer afternoon, Chase Pickering stood on a hill behind Biltmore House, surveying the area to ensure the conditions were just right for welcoming a young Great Horned Owl back into its...

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Chill, Grill, and Thrill—3 Easy Steps to Summer Entertaining

Posted on 07/06/2017 by Jean Sexton

Summer entertainment at Biltmore was a favorite pastime for the Vanderbilts and their guests. From birthday parties in the Rose Garden to picnics on the grassy slopes of Mt. Pisgah, warm weather...

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