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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.

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.

Friday, September 8 - Saturday, September 23 — Fridays & Saturdays, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Culinary Showcase

Included with estate admission

Our complimentary Culinary Showcases offer a special opportunity to meet and mingle with estate chefs, local purveyors, and artisans. Witness their expertise as they craft distinctive, flavorful fare from fresh estate-raised and local ingredients right before your eyes!

Friday, September 22 — 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Wine & Roses

$50 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Join us in the Rose Garden for a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception amidst the splendor of beautiful roses. Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy an exclusive opportunity to mingle with judges for the final round of the 2017 Biltmore International Rose Trials. During this special evening, Biltmore’s own wine and rose aficionados will share the science behind blending fine wines and breeding spectacular roses, and offer members the opportunity to try their hand at judging a rose and a wine!

 

Seating is limited to 30 attendees, and reservations are required; call 800-411-3812 to reserve. Exclusive to Vanderbilt Wine Club members. Guests must be 21 or older.

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.

Sunday, December 31 — 7:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

New Year’s Eve Gala at The Inn

Inn New Year's Eve Gala Package guests aged 16 and older only.

You are cordially invited to usher in 2018 with exceptional style at The Inn’s annual black tie celebration. Your evening of extravagance and superlative service includes pre- and post-VIP party receptions, an elegant five-course dinner with wine pairings, live entertainment, premium party favors, an open bar, and a sparkling toast at midnight accompanied by glittering fireworks. 

 

Reservations required. Call 866-336-1245 to reserve your package today.

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.

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