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Saving Wines to Savor Later

Posted on 11/27/2017 by Jean Sexton

Many wines are ready to drink when released, but some taste even better if they are correctly stored and allowed to age. Why age a wine? We asked Biltmore winemaker Sharon Fenchak for tips on why...

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Biltmore wines blend in to stand out

Posted on 08/08/2016 by Jean Sexton

If you ask Biltmore winemaker Sharon Fenchak why some grape varietals are blended into different wines, she’ll tell you there are many reasons, but one of her favorites is to create...

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Everything’s coming up rosés!

Posted on 06/30/2016 by Jean Sexton

If you think rosé wines are just a little too pink to be truly great wines, think again—rosé wines are one of the hottest trends among wine aficionados at the moment. For years,...

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Top Tips for Traveling with Wine

Posted on 07/09/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(3)

From road trips to air travel, the words “summer vacation” are ones we dream of all year long—there’s just something about warm weather that puts us in the mood to take...

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7 Tips for Making Fresh Cut Flowers Last

Posted on 02/03/2015 by Cathy Barnhardt

Cathy Barnhardt, Floral Displays Manager, has spent 35 years at Biltmore and is nationally known for her work. She began her career in the estate’s greenhouse, but now handles everything "...

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