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Bold backdrop inspires Claude Bedding

Posted on 01/16/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

In 2011, our curators completed a major project on the second floor of Biltmore House, allowing guests to see four grand bedrooms restored to their original splendor. Known as the Louis XV Suite,...

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Reading Between the Wines

Posted on 01/09/2017 by Jean Sexton

As a collector whose interests included fine wines and great literature, George Vanderbilt sought the best of both to share with family and friends at Biltmore. “In honor of our upcoming...

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Gingerbread Architecture: Incredible AND Edible!

Posted on 12/09/2016 by Jean Sexton

Ever since The Inn on Biltmore Estate opened in 2001, its Christmas at Biltmore decorations have included a miniature version of the hotel made from gingerbread. This year, however, Pastry Chef...

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Creating Christmas at Biltmore takes a village

Posted on 11/28/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

During the holiday season, gingerbread is usually the most popular building material for houses and villages. Topped with gumdrop roofs and powdered sugar snow, such charming creations are too...

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Bringing the outdoors in at Christmas

Posted on 11/21/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

From dozens of decorated trees to miles of garland (yes, miles!), Christmas at Biltmore is a season characterized by twinkling lights, beautiful ornaments, and breathtaking floral arrangements...

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