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.
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.
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.
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.
$85 per person
Discover how Biltmore grapes become our award-winning wines. Visit areas on the estate not normally seen by guests, including a trip to the vineyards and a walking production tour. Sample wine tastings throughout the tour and conclude with a grand tasting.
Saturday, September 9 - Saturday, September 30 — Saturdays & Sundays at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
$25 per person
Travel by motorcoach to the estate’s beautiful west side for a fascinating look at past and present forestry, agricultural, and sustainability initiatives. Meet your coach at the shuttle stop in Antler Hill Village for a memorable and enlightening experience.
Reservations are required; call 800-211-9803 to reserve. Estate admission or an overnight stay on the estate is required. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy a special 10% discount.
Friday, November 3 - Saturday, January 6 — Fridays & Saturdays, 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Tour lasts 45 minutes.
Candlelight Winery Tour
$20 per person, plus estate admission
Experience an intimate candlelit tour as members of our Biltmore Winery staff give you a rare look into the winemaking process in the spirit of holiday warmth and hospitality. Learn about our estate vineyards and historic winery building, then sample some of our award-winning wines with a light cheese pairing surrounded by the relaxing glow of candlelight.
Guests may call 800-411-3812 or purchase tickets at any Guest Service location. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy a special 10% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol. Guests with Candlelight Winery Tour tickets will meet at the stained glass windows in the Winery Gift Shop.