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Premium Wine Tasting

Daily. $3.00 per tasting or $8.00 for three tastings plus estate admission and applicable tax.

Winery Wine Bar
Sample our finest reserve and sparkling wines while relaxing in our Wine Bar. Biltmore Wine Club Members receive a complimentary premium tasting for up to four.  No reservation required.*

 

*Guests must be 21 and older to be served alcohol.

NC Wine Flight

Daily. $10 per person plus estate admission and applicable tax.

Winery Wine Bar
Taste what makes North Carolina wines so special. Enjoy a sample of our five North Carolina wines: Chardonnay, Viognier, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sparkling Blanc de Blancs. Our expert Winery staff will explain what to expect with each and how they can be best enjoyed. No reservation required.*

 

*Guests must be 21 and older to be served alcohol.

Complimentary Wine Tastings

Daily. Included with estate admission.

Winery
Enjoy complimentary tastings of more than 20 of our celebrated wines as our wine hosts take you on a journey through reds, whites, and rosés. In September only, be among the first to try our new North Carolina Cabernet Franc, a medium-bodied red wine with soft, lingering tannins.   No reservation required.*

 

*Guests must be 21 and older to be served alcohol.

Biltmore Bubbles

Daily. 5:45 p.m. $18 per person plus estate admission and applicable tax.

Winery
Join us in the champagne bottling room for an effervescent introduction to the sparkling winemaking process. During this 45-minute program, you’ll have a chance to taste all of Biltmore’s sparkling wines. Reservation required.*

 

Call 800-211-9803 to reserve or visit guest services during your visit.

 

*Guests must be 21 and older to be served alcohol.

Red Wine & Chocolate

Daily, 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. $20 per person plus estate admission and applicable tax.

Winery
Discover why chocolate and red wine is a match made in heaven. Visit the Winery to taste them together including our new Cabernet Franc from estate vineyards and locally made chocolates. Reservation required.*

 

Call 800-211-9803 to reserve or visit guest services during your visit.

 

*Guests must be 21 and older to be served alcohol.

Saturday, May 16th - Sunday, September 27th

Grape Stomp

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays. Included with estate admission.

Antler Hill Village
Grown-ups and kids alike are invited to take part in this ancient maceration (softening of the grape skin) practice, long an important part of winemaking. A grape stomp souvenir will be given to commemorate your experience. Complimentary. No reservation required.

Friday, May 22nd - Saturday, September 5th

Local Crafter Demos in Antler Hill Village

Fridays & Saturdays, 1:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. Included with estate admission.

Biltmore has a rich heritage of beautiful handmade art and craft. Come meet local crafters and watch them create an array of beautiful and unique items, which will also be available for purchase.


Crafts include hand-crafted jewelry, natural soaps, bath bombs, hand-blown glass, traditional corn husk dolls, hand-woven baskets, and pottery. Craft demonstrations vary daily, and may involve one to three crafters per day.

Friday, May 22nd - Saturday, October 31st

Live After Five

Friday and Saturday evenings. Included with estate admission.

Join us at Antler Hill Village for live music, food*, and fun for everyone!  The whole family can relax and enjoy summer evenings on the Village Green as you watch the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains.

*Food, beverages, and tours available for an additional cost.

Tuesday, May 26th - Friday, July 31st

A Gardener’s Place Seminars - Summer

Included with estate admission

Please join us in A Gardener’s Place Gift Shop, located beneath the Conservatory, for daily free demonstrations featuring gardening and floral topics.

Summer Seminars:
1:00 p.m. - Arrangements Inspired by the Garden

  • Using colorful seasonal flowers
  • Top garden flowers for arrangements
  • Unexpected foliage to create unusual designs
  • How to condition your blossoms
  • Flower food to extend the life of your cuttings

2:00 p.m. - Plant a Beautiful Terrarium

  • The many types of terrariums
  • Gardening in glass
  • Materials needed for your miniature world
  • Top plants that thrive in these conditions

Tuesday, May 26th - Monday, September 7th

Summer at Biltmore

Included with estate admission

Come explore our 8,000-acre Blue Ridge Mountain backyard and create memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, exploring our gardens and grounds, or even bring a picnic and relax in a quiet spot. Add to your visit with additional outdoor activities like fishing, horseback riding, bike rentals, and more, available at our Outdoor Adventure Center.