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A summer retreat for sheep

Posted on 04/26/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

After George Vanderbilt officially opened Biltmore House to his friends and family on Christmas Eve 1895, you might imagine that the building projects he envisioned for his grand estate were...

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Springtime Project: Olmsted Basket

Posted on 04/21/2016 by Cathy Barnhardt

Biltmore's gardens were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted as his last great commission. Gentleness, charm, and naturalness are keynotes of Olmsted's style. The picturesque and pastoral...

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A Vigilant Garden Rescue

Posted on 04/13/2016 by Sharon Bell Comments(3)

Early spring often brings unpredictable weather patterns, and 2016 is no exception. On the evening of April 9, forecasted temperatures in the mid-20's generated concern among Biltmore's...

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Biltmore wines capture the essence of spring

Posted on 04/04/2016 by Jean Sexton

Each year, inspired by Biltmore's gardens bursting with dazzling tulips and other spectacular blooms, our winemakers carefully handcraft a special release to celebrate the season. For 2016,...

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Our favorite outdoor rooms

Posted on 04/01/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(2)

Biltmore’s Landscape Designer Frederick Law Olmsted had definitive ideas about landscape design—you can see many of them in New York City’s Central Park and here at Biltmore,...

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