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Bringing the outdoors in at Christmas

Posted on 11/21/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

From dozens of decorated trees to miles of garland (yes, miles!), Christmas at Biltmore is a season characterized by twinkling lights, beautiful ornaments, and breathtaking floral arrangements...

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Biltmore Wines: Your How-to Holiday Gift Guide

Posted on 11/21/2016 by Jean Sexton

Wine makes a great gift, and here’s our how-to holiday guide to make selecting the perfect Biltmore Wines even easier: Wine Enthusiasts Someone who truly enjoys wines will appreciate a...

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Striking While the Iron is Hot: Biltmore’s Blacksmith

Posted on 11/16/2016 by Amy Dangelico Comments(9)

Did you know America’s largest home has a resident blacksmith? A typical day for Biltmore blacksmith Steve Schroeder is spent demonstrating traditional techniques, telling guests stories,...

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1904 Menu Recreation: Mince Pie

Posted on 11/16/2016 by Sharon Bell Comments(2)

We asked Biltmore Chef Spencer Hilgeman to create recipes inspired from the archival 1904 menu book for a modern Thanksgiving celebration. This final video on our three-part series details a mince...

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1904 Menu Recreation: Oysters on the 1/2 Shell

Posted on 11/15/2016 by Sharon Bell

In Biltmore's Archives, a cherished diary detailing menus for luncheons and dinners served between Sepember 27 and December 31, 1904 is safely stored. Kept by estate cook Ester Anderson,...

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