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A house full of guests

Posted on 12/28/2015 by Jean Sexton

George Vanderbilt created Biltmore as a private retreat, and often invited family and friends to stay and enjoy all the estate offered. The Vanderbilts were noted for their gracious hospitality...

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Decanting Downton

Posted on 12/08/2015 by Jean Sexton

We know that George Vanderbilt was a thoughtful wine collector in his own right, and he also relied upon the services of professional wine purveyor Alexander Morten who was well-known for his...

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Add some sparkle to your holidays

Posted on 12/03/2015 by Marissa Jamison

George and Edith Vanderbilt were known for their hospitality as well as their holiday celebrations that highlighted the ultimate in food and wine for their guests. We love to carry on their...

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Preparing for a new exhibition

Posted on 12/02/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(7)

The Biltmore Legacy will be closed January 4 - February 11, 2016 to prepare for a new exhibition in conjunction with our Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film exhibition that will be...

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Exploring our ornaments in detail

Posted on 11/30/2015 by Jean Sexton

Each Christmas, Biltmore’s floral team weaves their magic throughout America’s largest home and across the estate, dazzling guests with trees, garlands, wreaths, and more. In addition...

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