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Decking Our Halls Is A Year-Round Process

Posted on 10/25/2016 by Jean Sexton

From miles of garlands and hundreds of wreaths to thousands of lights and decorations on more than 70 trees inside America's largest home, our annual Christmas at Biltmore celebration is...

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A renaissance for Roussanne

Posted on 10/18/2016 by Jean Sexton

Receipts in Biltmore’s archives document that George Vanderbilt purchased and consumed wine on a regular basis, both at Biltmore and during his travels. Records of some trips, including one...

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Renovating America’s Most-Visited Winery

Posted on 10/07/2016 by Jean Sexton

In 1985, George Vanderbilt’s grandson William A.V. Cecil opened a new state-of-the-art winery in what had been an original estate dairy barn. Little did we know that within a few years, it...

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A Romantic Legacy

Posted on 10/04/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(3)

William Amherst Vanderbilt Cecil, the younger son of Cornelia and John F. A. Cecil, was born at Biltmore in 1928. He attended schools in England and Switzerland before serving in the British Navy....

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How does our garden grow?

Posted on 08/26/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

If something edible is being grown at Biltmore, chances are you’ll find that Eli Herman had a hand in it. Now serving as the estate’s Field to Table Production Garden Manager, Eli has...

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