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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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So Many Options for Summer Fun - Just Like in the Vanderbilts’ Day

Posted on 06/06/2017 by Leeann Donnelly

Cornelia Vanderbilt, the young woman on the left in the photo above, is the picture of relaxed elegance, enjoying the company of her friends on the steps next to Biltmore House. This is what her...

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Lucky in Love: The Dresser Girls and Marriage

Posted on 05/31/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

Ward McAllister, a well-known arbiter of New York society, once said of Edith Stuyvesant Dresser and her sisters: “Every one of those girls will marry splendidly and they will never have to...

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Vanderbilt Travels Railway: A One-of-a-Kind Train Display

Posted on 05/18/2017 by Amy Dangelico

From May 26 through September 4, Antler Hill Village is hosting Vanderbilt Travels Railway, a model train display highlighting George Vanderbilt’s travels with handcrafted architectural...

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Music strikes a chord at Biltmore

Posted on 05/17/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

On June 13, 1902 a very elegant newcomer arrived at Biltmore House by train from New York. You could say this special addition to the Vanderbilt household was truly made for Biltmore--and you'...

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