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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.

Stroll acres of formal and informal gardens designed by America’s foremost landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. From the beauty of the Italian Garden to the breathtaking trees in America’s first managed forest, Biltmore’s lush landscape is a living tribute to the genius of Olmsted, who also designed Central Park in New York City.

Enjoy a lesson with an expert instructor on our estate and learn proper gun mount, stance, target engagement, and other fundamental skills.

Tour the house—including areas seen in the Biltmore House Revealed Tour, Rooftop Tour, and House Tour—with a guide assigned exclusively to you.

Learn at your own pace with private equestrian lessons. One-on-one intensive learning and undivided instructor attention ensure a rapid increase of skills.

 

Call 828-225-1454 to reserve.

Take a motor coach tour of the estate and learn about the history of the land, structures, and former residents while visiting areas not usually open to guests.

Group lessons allow students to compare and contrast their skills with other riders. Groups explore new techniques and learn from each other in a friendly environment.

 

Call 828-225-1454 to reserve.

Offered daily.

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.

Two-hour experiences cover the basics of expedition-style driving while allowing additional time for you to increase your knowledge and ability to create a more memorable off-road adventure.

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.