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Taste the terroir of Biltmore Wines

Posted on 02/22/2017 by Jean Sexton

Don't let the word "terroir" strike terror in your heart--it may sound like something from a foreign horror film, but it actually refers to the complete natural environment in which the grapes...

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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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Biltmore Becomes a Port Authority

Posted on 11/01/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

If you think the phrase “any old port in a storm” also applies to port-style wines, think again: the pleasure of sipping a fine port makes it worth the effort of selecting something...

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A renaissance for Roussanne

Posted on 10/18/2016 by Jean Sexton

Receipts in Biltmore’s archives document that George Vanderbilt purchased and consumed wine on a regular basis, both at Biltmore and during his travels. Records of some trips, including one...

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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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