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Explore the estate’s East Side with an insider’s perspective on this relaxed-paced, one-hour guided stroll on partially paved trails. Meet your River Stroll leader at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes; active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop within The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village.

 

For overnight guests 10 and up only. Reservations required and may be taken one hour prior to hike; call 866-336-1245 or see concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve. Weather permitting: contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at 828-225-1425 prior to event.

Your ultimate winter getaway awaits at America’s Largest Home® with an alluring combination of value and glamour. Our most peaceful season offers the lowest rates of the year on admission prices and overnight stays at our two splendid hotels. Included with admission are free audio guides (January 8–February 8), free tastings at our Winery, and beginning February 9, the first major exhibition of costumes from the movie Titanic

During this special time of year, we thank our Passholders with exclusive, deeply discounted offers on estate shopping, dining, and overnight stays, as well as the opportunity to share their Passholder status with friends and family. Join us for 10 weeks of incredible savings!

Monday, January 22 - Friday, March 16 — 11:00 a.m. Weekdays.

Orchid Talks in the Conservatory

Included with estate admission.

Enjoy a complimentary 45 minute talk about our beautiful orchid collection at peak bloom, with vibrant colors and delicate blossoms creating a new winter wonderland. Capacity is limited; reservations can be made during the day of your visit at any Guest Services location. Tour meets inside the center front doors of the Conservatory.

Friday, January 26 - Friday, March 23 — Select Dates, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Gourmet Wine Evening

$80 per person plus tax

January 26, February 23, & March 23
This special evening features Biltmore’s finest wines, including our award-winning Chateau Reserve Sparkling and Antler Hill Series, each individually paired with specially selected hors d’oeuvres. Delight in the discovery of how specific combinations of fine wine and flavorful fare stimulate the senses to create a truly satisfying experience!

 

Limited to 20 attendees, reservations recommended; call 800-211-9803 to reserve, or visit guest services on day of visit. All guests must have a ticket. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy an exclusive 10% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

Friday, February 2 - Friday, February 23 — Fridays, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sparkling Wine and Chocolate Tasting at The Inn

Included with stay at The Inn

What better way to toast romance than with a bit of Biltmore’s best bubbly! Tickle your palate with a variety of award-winning sparkling wines, along with a mouth-watering selection of handcrafted chocolate candies.

 

For overnight guests at The Inn exclusively. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.

The stylish fashions and luxurious travels of the Vanderbilts launch at Biltmore, host of the first large-scale exhibition of costumes from this iconic film. Winner of 11 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Costume Design, Titanic showcased the extensive wardrobes favored by transatlantic travelers like George and Edith Vanderbilt in the early 1900s. Learn more about the Vanderbilts’ travels as you marvel at the opulence of their attire.

 

©1997 Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Friday, March 9 - Saturday, March 10 — 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

March Wine Club Pick-Up Party

$15 per person plus tax for Wine Club members; each Wine Club member may bring one guest for an additional $15 plus tax

March 10 is sold out. Reservations available for March 9.
Why just pick up your spring wine shipment when you can also enjoy an exclusive members-only opportunity to share fine wine, light bites, live music, and good company? Not yet a Wine Club member? Discover the many benefits of membership and join today!

 

Exclusively for members of Vanderbilt Wine Club and their guests. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations required, call 800-411-3812. No discounts apply for this event.

Welcome spring at its colorful finest! Acres of ever-changing blossoms weave a tapestry of colors across historic gardens designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

Friday, March 30 — 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Spring Wine Release at The Winery

$20 per person plus tax. $15 per person plus tax for Vanderbilt Wine Club members & one guest and for Passholders & one guest.

Join us for the release and tasting of our 2018 Spring Wine–a Rosé that captures the flavor of the season with fruit-forward notes of strawberry, kumquat, and lime. Meet this year’s label artist, Danielle Withrow, and savor a selection of light bites carefully crafted to complement this very special wine.

 

Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations required, call 800-411-3812.

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