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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.

Friday, September 1 - Tuesday, October 31 — Offered daily, 11:00 a.m.* - 8:00 p.m.

Complimentary Reserve Wine Tastings

Included in admission

For a limited time, enjoy complimentary tastings of a treasured part of our extensive, award-winning portfolio: the special blends that comprise our exclusive Reserve Collection. Savor this opportunity to sample and discover new favorites in our beautifully appointed tasting room.


All guests must be 21 or older to attend to consume alcohol.
*Winery and Tasting Room opens at 10:00 a.m. on Saturdays and at 12:00 p.m. on Sundays.

Join us for a glorious two-month celebration of our farm-to-table heritage and the bounty of the harvest season! Taste of Biltmore offers up a sumptuous series of unforgettable dinners, exciting opportunities to sample award-winning handcrafted wines, and a host of special culinary events that showcase the skills and talents of our farmers, chefs, and winemakers.


Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.

Friday, September 1 - Saturday, October 28 — Fridays & Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Barrel Tastings

$25 per person, plus tax

The magic of aging wines comes alive in this behind-the-scenes experience. Enhance your knowledge of the winemaking process with a guided tour of the Winery’s production facility, then put your tasting skills to the test by sampling wines still in the barrel, along with a selection of artisan cheeses. A most delicious way to discover how different barrels affect the final product!


Space is limited, reservations recommended, call 800-211-9803. All guests must have a ticket, and be 21 or older to attend. Guests meet in the Winery Gift Shop near the Stained Glass Windows at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled program time. Biltmore Annual Passholders enjoy a 10% discount.

Hosted by Bistro Chef Noriko Oda, this seven-course feast features incredible cuisine paired with Biltmore’s finest wines and takes place in one of the estate’s most distinctive locations: the Winery’s Champagne Cellar. Experience a truly one-of-a-kind setting distinguished by European ambience, refined décor, and the play of warm candlelight on rough-hewn stone walls.


Reservations are required; call 800-211-9803 to reserve. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy a special 10% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.

Saturday, October 21 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Vineyard Harvest Celebration

$35 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Picture a crisp autumn afternoon in our vineyard. Surrounded by picturesque estate views, a live band plays as you raise a glass of full-bodied Biltmore wine to toast the conclusion of another successful harvest and our vineyard’s flavorful bounty. This special celebration includes tastes of our handcrafted wine accompanied by a delightful selection of light bites, plus lawn games, a grape stomp, and an abundance of fantastic photo opportunities.


Reservations are required; call 800-411-3812 to reserve. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy a special $10 discount. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

Wednesday, November 1 - Thursday, November 2

Passholder Savings Days

Included with Biltmore Annual Pass

Passholders, come take advantage of this opportunity to double your exclusive Passholder savings! Join us on November 1 as we kick off the Christmas season with our annual Tree Raising event, and the day after, November 2, to enjoy 20% off on estate shopping, dining, and overnight stays at our Village Hotel and four-star Inn*. You’re welcome to bring un-ticketed guests to shop and dine with you after 5:00 p.m.


*Some restrictions apply.

Monday, January 8 - Monday, March 19

Winter at Biltmore

Included with estate admission.

Discover our great indoors at America's largest home, and enjoy the lowest admission prices of the year! 

Explore our 8,000-acre Blue Ridge Mountain backyard and create memories to last a lifetime. Summer at Biltmore offers such fun family-friendly outdoor activities as hiking, biking, stand up paddle boarding and fly fishing. For a more restive pace, enjoy our magnificent gardens, bring a picnic, and relax in a quiet spot. Summer-time savings are available all season long, with $10 off per adult with seven-day advance purchase, and free admission for kids 16 and under!

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