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Taste the terroir of Biltmore Wines

Posted on 02/22/2017 by Jean Sexton

Don't let the word "terroir" strike terror in your heart--it may sound like something from a foreign horror film, but it actually refers to the complete natural environment in which the grapes...

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Olmsted’s Deliberate Approach

Posted on 02/06/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

The three-mile Approach Road that meanders from Biltmore Village up to Biltmore House is not there by accident—it’s the result of a very intentional and complex design by Frederick Law...

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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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