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Add some sparkle to your holidays

Posted on 12/03/2015 by Marissa Jamison

George and Edith Vanderbilt were known for their hospitality as well as their holiday celebrations that highlighted the ultimate in food and wine for their guests. We love to carry on their...

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Preparing for a new exhibition

Posted on 12/02/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(7)

The Biltmore Legacy will be closed January 4 - February 11, 2016 to prepare for a new exhibition in conjunction with our Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film exhibition that will be...

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Remembering our Christmas past

Posted on 11/20/2015 by Jean Sexton

Christmas has always been celebrated in grand style at Biltmore and the festivities have always included a special party for employees of the estate. While George Vanderbilt was still a bachelor,...

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Celebrating a Gilded Age Christmas

Posted on 11/10/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(5)

Each year, our floral department selects a theme inspired by the Vanderbilt era, and they interpret it throughout the entire estate, from Biltmore House to Antler Hill Village & Winery, plus...

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Behind Biltmore’s Hidden Doors

Posted on 09/21/2015 by Joanne O'Sullivan Comments(6)

Biltmore House was designed both for aesthetics and hospitality. Concealed doors, such as the one pictured above in the Billiard Room, were designed to create a seamless appearance but provide...

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