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Mr. William A.V. Cecil

Posted on 11/01/2017 by Judy Ross Comments(4)

William Amherst Vanderbilt Cecil, owner of The Biltmore Company, died on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at his home in Asheville. He was 89 years old. William A.V. Cecil was the youngest son of...

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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(13)

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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My Fair Biltmore

Posted on 09/11/2017 by Jean Sexton

As the weather cools and the leaves begin to change color, it's obvious that fall is on its way to Biltmore. It's the perfect time to celebrate the bounty of the harvest season at state...

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Biltmore Wines Have Big Personalities

Posted on 08/25/2017 by Jean Sexton

In honor of North Carolina Wine Month, we’re matching some of Biltmore’s historic figures with the corresponding Biltmore Wine that best fits their personality! George Vanderbilt...

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