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Chef Vivian Howard of A Chef’s Life Visits Biltmore’s Winery

Posted on 12/04/2017 by Jean Sexton

Biltmore is a proud sponsor of the PBS series A Chef’s Life hosted by chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author Vivian Howard. Last fall, Chef Vivian visited Biltmore for a behind-the-scenes...

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Saving Wines to Savor Later

Posted on 11/27/2017 by Jean Sexton

Many wines are ready to drink when released, but some taste even better if they are correctly stored and allowed to age. Why age a wine? We asked Biltmore winemaker Sharon Fenchak for tips on why...

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Now This Is a Desk Job!

Posted on 11/16/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

Although her day-to-day responsibilities may include anything from cleaning 100-year-old china to inhibiting biologic growth on outdoor statuary, when Genevieve Bieniosek, Furniture Conservator,...

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Labor of Love: Cathy Barnhardt Looks Back on 40 Years of Christmas at Biltmore

Posted on 10/26/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(8)

Now in its fourth decade, Christmas at Biltmore has become a beloved annual tradition for both staff and guests of Biltmore. It is a holiday experience like no other, with more than 50 hand-...

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Christmas at Biltmore by the Numbers

Posted on 10/26/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(10)

This year, our Floral staff has gathered inspiration from stories about George and Edith Vanderbilt welcoming friends and family to interpret this year’s theme of “A Vanderbilt Christmas....

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