Events & Activities
Enjoy beautiful North Carolina to the fullest at Biltmore. Browse dozens of unique Biltmore events and activities in Asheville, NC, based on your interests.
Discover why chocolate and red wine are a match made in heaven! Featuring locally produced artisan chocolates from French Broad Chocolate and Chocolate Gems, and an opportunity to taste and experience the tactile attribute of a raw cacao bean, this tasting provides information about wine production at Biltmore, the process of farming origin-specific cacao, and its effects upon the finished product.
Premium Wine Tasting
$3.00 per tasting or $8.00 for three tastings
Sample our finest reserve and sparkling wines while relaxing in our Wine Bar.
$10 per person
See how science and nature intersect as you learn about the estate’s vineyards, discover the unique factors that affect grapes grown in North Carolina, and delve into the craft of fermentation. This guided tour concludes with a tasting of Biltmore wines in a private setting.
Come to the Winery in Antler Hill Village for a social hour hosted by our most knowledgeable wine aficionados. Savor delicious pairings of Biltmore wines and artisan cheeses and become better acquainted with the world of wine within a fun and welcoming environment.
Meet at the stained glass windows in the Wine Shop in the Winery at least 10 minutes prior to the event.
The effervescent introduction to Biltmore Winery’s award-winning sparkling wines takes you behind the scenes for an insider’s look at where our sparkling offerings are crafted using the traditional méthode champenoise. This special 45-minute program includes a tasting of each of our sparkling wines along with a selection of perfectly paired light bites.
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.
Tuesday, March 20 - Thursday, May 24 — 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tour lasts approximately 60 minutes.
Estate Trolley Tour
Price varies based on dates. Children (9 and under) are free but require a ticket.
Discover Biltmore stories combined with convenient estate transportation in our newest guided tour. Hop on our trolley and learn about the history of Biltmore House & Gardens as well as Antler Hill Village & Winery as you travel on a 60-minute loop of the estate—or hop off at any stop to explore, shop, and dine at your leisure. When you are ready to move on, simply catch the next trolley. The tour runs continuously from 11 a.m.–7 p.m., stopping at each designated location every 30 minutes.
Call 800-411-3812 to reserve or visit any Guest Services location on the estate. Passholders receive exclusive discount.
$85 per person
During this 2.5-hour tour, you will discover how Biltmore grapes become our award-winning wines while visiting areas on the estate not normally seen by guests. Experience a trip to the vineyards, as well as a walking production tour, and abundant opportunities to sample a variety of wines. Our comprehensive tour concludes with a Premium Grand Tasting Seminar featuring some of our highest-rated vintages accompanied by a selection of artisanal cheeses and chocolate truffles.