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Taste the terroir of Biltmore Wines

Posted on 02/22/2017 by Jean Sexton

Don't let the word "terroir" strike terror in your heart—it may sound like something from a foreign horror film, but it actually refers to the complete natural environment in which the...

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Behind the Scenes: Sustainability and Our Winemaking Process

Posted on 09/01/2016 by Amy Dangelico

Fall at Biltmore marks the beginning of our winemaking process. During the seasonal harvest, our grapes are hand-picked in the vineyard and brought to the Winery, where their stems are removed....

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Meet Our Farmers

Posted on 07/30/2015 by Jean Sexton

From the beginning, George Vanderbilt envisioned Biltmore as a working estate and farm. He set aside the acres of rich, rolling land along the French Broad River for raising healthy livestock and...

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A Shared History of Wine

Posted on 09/07/2013 by Sharon Fenchak

A Shared History of Wine The muscadine grape is native to North Carolina, thriving all across the region’s geography and climate, from the mountains to the piedmont to the coast. Scuppernong,...

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Ted’s Favorite Places

Posted on 08/12/2013 by Judy Ross

Ted Katsigianis has experienced a lot during his three decades at Biltmore. As Vice President of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, he directs a staff that works in traditional agriculture...

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