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Behind Biltmore Poinsettias

Posted on 10/29/2014 by Sharon Bell

The Winter Garden is known as one of Biltmore’s premier displays of holiday greenery during Christmas at Biltmore. Throughout the years, this room has hosted countless musicians, carolers,...

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First in Forestry: Carl Schenck and the Biltmore Forest School

Posted on 09/05/2014 by Sharon Bell

A little bit of the past caught up with Biltmore last week when actors portraying George Vanderbilt, Frederick Law Olmsted, Gifford Pinchot and Carl Schenck were on property to film scenes for a...

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Preserving History in Biltmore’s Italian Garden

Posted on 08/31/2014 by Sharon Bell

Filled with numerous varieties of exotic water lilies, tropical bananas, papyrus, and koi fish, the Italian Garden pays tribute to George Vanderbilt and Fredrick Law Olmsted’s vision each...

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Our new American Series wine labels are inspired by our past

Posted on 06/23/2014 by Sharon Fenchak Comments(2)

In 1960, George Vanderbilt’s grandson William Cecil took over management of Biltmore. In keeping with his grandfather’s vision of a working agricultural property that could sustain...

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A Shared History of Wine

Posted on 09/07/2013 by Sharon Fenchak

A Shared History of Wine The muscadine grape is native to North Carolina, thriving all across the region’s geography and climate, from the mountains to the piedmont to the coast. Scuppernong,...

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