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Top Tips for Traveling with Wine

Posted on 07/09/2015 by Jean Sexton

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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Historic Hand-Colored Post Cards

Posted on 05/12/2015 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(3)

In late May, we turn our gardening attention to a friendly competition taking place in a corner of the Walled Garden. Here, a jury gathers in Biltmore’s historic rose garden to evaluate...

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Three cheers for 30 years!

Posted on 04/01/2015 by Jean Sexton

It takes at least three generations for any winery to “come into its own.” The first generation learns what types of grapes will grow and thrive in the vineyard. The second...

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Our California “grape escape”

Posted on 03/09/2015 by Sharon Fenchak

In his book Lady On The Hill, George Vanderbilt's grandson William A.V. Cecil noted that “Asheville was about the same latitude as Gibraltar in the Mediterranean, and with an altitude...

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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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