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Friday, February 1 - Friday, February 22 — 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.

Monday, February 4 - Friday, March 29 — 11:00 a.m. Weekdays.

Orchid Talks in the Conservatory

Included with estate admission.

Enjoy a complimentary 45 minute talk about our beautiful orchid collection at peak bloom, with vibrant colors and delicate blossoms creating a new winter wonderland. Capacity is limited; reservations can be made during the day of your visit at any Guest Services location. Tour meets inside the center front doors of the Conservatory.

Friday, February 8 - Sunday, February 17 — 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Valentine’s Day Dinner in The Dining Room

Savor an exquisite three-course meal served in The Inn’s most exclusive and elegantly appointed dining space. Designed to deliver a memorable, romantic culinary experience, each course on this special menu is accompanied by a carefully selected Biltmore wine.

 

Reservations required, call 828-225-1699.

Experience a turn-of-the-century celebration through vivid audio storytelling and displays of clothing recreated from Vanderbilt photos and portraits. A custom Exhibition Audio Guided Tour* immerses you in an era of leisurely days and glamorous nights—realistic 360° sound techniques and stories told by characters based on people who lived and worked at Biltmore in the early 1900s allow you to imagine you are there as guests and staff prepare for A Vanderbilt House Party.

 

*Audio Guided Tour is FREE with ONLINE ticket purchase, a Biltmore Annual Pass, or an overnight stay package that includes Biltmore House admission. One Audio Guide per guest, per Passholder, and per youth accompanying Passholder.

Saturday, February 9 — 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sparkling Soirée: Gilded Age Masquerade

$150 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Kick off our new exhibition, A Vanderbilt House Party – the Gilded Age, with a masquerade celebration so grand it can only be held in Biltmore’s most stunning new venue: Amherst Ballroom. Behold live aerial performances that take full advantage of the Ballroom’s soaring 17-foot ceiling. Enjoy an evening of live entertainment, music, dancing, a photobooth, and a costume contest. Delight your palate with savory canapés, sweet petit fours, a selection of Biltmore wines, and the exclusive introduction of our new red dessert wine, Mariporta. Don a mask, choose your most elegant attire, and join us for this truly one-of-a-kind Biltmore event.

 

Vanderbilt Wine Club members plus one guest enjoy a 20% discount. Biltmore Annual Passholders plus one guest enjoy a 10% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Black tie optional. Masks encouraged, but will also be provided. Reservations required. Please call 800-411-3812 and press 3 to reserve.

Thursday, February 14 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Chocolate Social at The Inn

Included with stay at The Inn

Indulge in the time-honored tradition of sharing sweets with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day—join us for a sumptuous selection of fine chocolates, heart-warming hot cocoa, and Biltmore red wines.

 

Exclusively for overnight guests at The Inn.

Celebrate your romantic evening in a casual setting that embodies the charm of old Europe. A truly fantastic four-course feast features your choice of Butter Poached Lobster, Pan Seared Halibut, or Chateaubriand for Two. Deliciously decadent desserts include guest favorites Chocolate Strawberry Mousse Dome and White Chocolate Panna Cotta.

 

Estate admission or Biltmore Annual Pass with advance reservations required. Please call 828-225-6230 to reserve.

Inspired by A Vanderbilt House Party, this lavish feast is the kind of dining experience enjoyed by Biltmore houseguests in the early 1900s. Your evening begins with butler-passed canapés, features seven courses and a selection of award-winning Biltmore wines, and takes place in the Winery’s Champagne Cellar. Distinguished by European ambience, refined décor, and the play of candlelight upon rough-hewn stone walls, this distinctive location sets the stage for a truly remarkable evening.

 

Limited number of tickets available, reservations required.
Call 800-211-9803 to reserve. Estate admission, Biltmore Annual Pass, or an overnight stay on the estate is required. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.

Saturday, March 16 — 3:00 –5:00 p.m.

March Wine Club Pick-Up Party at Lioncrest Veranda

$50 per person plus tax for Wine Club member; each Wine Club member may bring one guest for an additional $50 plus tax

Why just pick up your spring wine shipment when you can also enjoy an exclusive members-only opportunity to share fine wine, light bites, live music, and good company? Not yet a Wine Club member? Discover the many benefits of membership and join today!

 

Exclusively for members of Vanderbilt Wine Club and their guests. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations required, call 800-411-3812. No discounts apply for this event.

Inspired by A Vanderbilt House Party, this lavish feast is the kind of dining experience enjoyed by Biltmore houseguests in the early 1900s. Your evening begins with butler-passed canapés, features seven courses and a selection of award-winning Biltmore wines, and takes place in the Winery’s Champagne Cellar. Distinguished by European ambience, refined décor, and the play of candlelight upon rough-hewn stone walls, this distinctive location sets the stage for a truly remarkable evening.

 

Limited number of tickets available, reservations required.
Call 800-211-9803 to reserve. Estate admission, Biltmore Annual Pass, or an overnight stay on the estate is required. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.