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Christmas at Biltmore: Adding it all up

Posted on 10/15/2016 by Amy Dangelico

Decorating America’s largest home for the holiday season is certainly no small task. Christmas at Biltmore is one of the Southeast’s most storied Yuletide destinations and we know that...

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“Polar Express Sunbelt” sweeps the 2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials

Posted on 10/12/2016 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(2)

A jury of rose experts from around the world has selected the winning roses in the 2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials, held recently in Biltmore’s historic Rose Garden. Polar Express...

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Renovating America’s Most-Visited Winery

Posted on 10/07/2016 by Jean Sexton

In 1985, George Vanderbilt’s grandson William A.V. Cecil opened a new state-of-the-art winery in what had been an original estate dairy barn. Little did we know that within a few years, it...

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A Romantic Legacy

Posted on 10/04/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(3)

William Amherst Vanderbilt Cecil, the younger son of Cornelia and John F. A. Cecil, was born at Biltmore in 1928. He attended schools in England and Switzerland before serving in the British Navy....

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Preserving the Legacy of Cornelia’s “Baby Tree”

Posted on 09/26/2016 by Amy Dangelico

George and Edith Vanderbilt welcomed the arrival their first and only child—a daughter named Cornelia Stuyvesant Vanderbilt—in the late summer of 1900. In October of that year, a...

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