News Release Archives


Christmas at Biltmore: A Festive History

Asheville, NC

When George Vanderbilt opened Biltmore House for the first time to family and friends on Christmas Eve 1895, it was a special day. The grand celebration began a treasured estate tradition that...

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The Art of Keeping America’s Largest Home

Asheville, NC

It’s a revelation that quite possibly is playing out in homes across the country: when the holiday decorations come down, the house looks lackluster and bleak. What once sparkled and shined...

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Biltmore Winery Celebrates Landmark 25th Anniversary

Asheville, NC

2010 marks Biltmore Winery’s 25th year, and on May 20–23 the historic estate will celebrate the anniversary with special activities and events, including the debut of an updated...

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Obama Visits Historic Biltmore During Presidential Vacation

Asheville, NC

Biltmore was honored on Saturday, April 24 with a visit from President Obama and First Lady Michelle during a vacation getaway to Asheville. President and Mrs. Obama, along with some close...

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Movies Filmed at Biltmore

Asheville, NC

Lights, camera, action! It’s a common phrase heard on the estate, as Biltmore has served as the setting for some of Hollywood’s biggest hits. See if you can spot the estate in these...

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