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Friday, September 26th - Sunday, September 28th

The Southern Living Taste of Charleston

Mount Pleasant, SC. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. $20 per ticket.

This year will mark the 34th anniversary of the Lowcountry’s culinary event of the year, The Southern Living Taste of Charleston, hosted by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, Inc (GCRA).  A 3-day event showcasing taste-tempting delights served by Charleston restaurants. Biltmore Wines will be available.

Unwind at Uncorked, the USNWC’s wine festival featuring a variety of wineries all in one location. The wine tasting begins at 1:00 p.m. featuring a wide range of local, regional, and national vineyards, including Biltmore Wine. Each ticket is valid for four samples with wine bottles being available for purchase. Enjoy live music throughout the evening from the main stage on Belmont Abbey Island.


Wine Tasting: $30 per ticket (3 sample cards):

  • 1 sample card = Four 2 ounce samples
  • USNWC wine glass
  • Guests may purchase multiple sample tickets at one time

The Many Moods of McCartney will present the classical music of Sir Paul McCartney along with several of his classic pop tunes that have been a part of the soundscape of all of our lives. The Asheville Symphony Orchestra and world renowned artists will perform together in one gala performance together. Please join us in supporting MANNA, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, Asheville City Schools Foundation and the Asheville Symphony Orchestra! Biltmore wines will be available.

Saturday, September 27th - Saturday, September 27th

Wine Over Water Festival

Chattanooga, TN. 5:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m. $65 per ticket.

Wine Over Water is Tennessee's premier wine-tasting festival. You can sample wines from over 100 world wineries, including Biltmore, while you stroll the historic Walnut Street Bridge, which spans the scenic Tennessee river. All proceeds from ticket sales benefit Cornerstones and their historic preservation efforts in Chattanooga.

Wednesday, October 1st - Thursday, November 6th

Fall at Biltmore

Included with estate admission

Discover fall's fleeting beauty around every turn at Biltmore. From gardens overflowing with colorful mums to Blue Ridge Mountain vistas stretching for miles, our views are unsurpassed.

Student riders are taught by participating instructors, under supervision of the Clinic Instructor(s). Each student rider will receive one private lesson each day of the clinic as well as participate in ground work exercises and audit instructor rides. Lunch included. Bring a horse or lease one of ours. Pre-registration is required; please call 828-225-1454.

This 3 day clinic in Parelli Natural Horsemanship is Level 3/4 Excelling in 4 Savvys and Trail Riding Savvy.  Learn Pareilli method and achieve success without force, partnership without dominance, teamwork without fear, willingness without intimidation, and harmony without coercion.
Cost: $550

Wednesday, November 5th - Wednesday, November 5th

Passholder Shopping Day

This special day begins with the raising of the Banquet Hall tree and continues in our shops and restaurants where you can save 20% all day.  Back by popular demand, the Stable Cafe will stay open for the evening to debut their holiday dinner menu.

Wednesday, November 5th - Wednesday, November 5th

Tree-raising Ceremony

Included with estate admission. 10:00 a.m.

Join us to celebrate this annual Biltmore tradition where our tallest tree comes up Approach Road to Biltmore House by horse-drawn carriage, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Claus.  Watch as over 30 employees help raise the tree in the Banquet Hall, carefully avoiding tapestries, chandeliers, and antique flags.

Candlelight, firelight, and live music bring holiday warmth to the extravagant holiday décor of Biltmore House, creating an evening to remember. Evening guests can also take advantage of Antler Hill Village & Winery to enjoy free wine tastings. Advance reservations are required for evening visits.