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Celebrate the bounty of Biltmore’s harvest this fall

Estate to observe Biltmore’s food and winemaking history with Taste of Biltmore

ASHEVILLE, N.C. –  Biltmore’s fields, gardens and vineyards will take center stage this fall throughout the estate, with harvest menus at estate restaurants, the Winery and outdoor activities populating Biltmore’s fall calendar beginning in September.

Biltmore’s panoramic view of the Blue Ridge Mountains makes for an ideal immersion in vivid fall color while exploring the estate. In addition to tours through the 250-room Biltmore House, guests can explore mums-filled gardens; miles of hiking and biking trails; crafts demonstrations and friendly farm animals at Antler Hill Farm. Guided outdoor experiences include horseback riding, Segway tours, sporting clays, fly fishing, the Land Rover Driving School and river float trips.


Taste of Biltmore in September
Perfect for wine and food lovers, Biltmore kicks off the season with Taste of Biltmore to celebrate North Carolina Wine Month and the estate’s culinary and winemaking history. Guests may take part in tastings, wine-focused meals and specialty tours across the estate.

Fall at Biltmore 2016 Events
Fall at Biltmore features the following activities and events:

Sept. 1 through Oct. 1: Taste of Biltmore.
Sept. 2 through Oct. 1, Fridays and Saturdays: Culinary Showcase in Antler Hill Village. Meet members of Biltmore’s culinary team along with local purveyors, artisans and partners as they share their expertise, using local and estate-grown ingredients and products.
Sept. 2 through Oct. 1, Fridays and Saturdays: Conversations from Field to Table. Learn from the experts with interactive demonstrations hosted by Biltmore chefs, estate and local farmers, and local artisan food producers. Additional price and reservations required.
Sept. 3 through Oct. 1, Saturdays: Chef’s Table Lunch at the Bistro. Bistro Chef Noriko Oda prepares a feast showcasing the harvest from the estate’s gardens and local farms. Additional price and reservations required.
Sept. 3: A Shakespearian Feast in the Conservatory featuring collaboration between Biltmore’s Chef Shannon Sutherland and the Flat Rock Playhouse. Additional price and reservations required.
Sept. 4: Labor Day Celebration Dinner at Antler Hill Barn featuring The Snyder Family Band and a fireworks display. Additional price and reservations required.
Sept. 6 through Oct. 19: A Gardener’s Place Fall Seminars. “Success with Succulents” is offered at 1 p.m.
Sept. 9: Village Stroll with Chef Vivian Howard. Enjoy VIP access inside Antler Hill Village venues and get the chance to meet NC Chef Vivian Howard. Additional price and reservations required.
Sept. 16: Antler Hill Barn Dinner with Special Guests The Honeycutters.
Sept. 17: Moveable Feast at Dry Cow Hill. Hosted by Deerpark Chef Kirk Fiore and Village Social Chef Spencer Hilgeman, this five-course dinner features a backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the western facade of Biltmore House.
Sept. 23: Field to Table Dinner at Cedric’s Garden. Biltmore’s Chef Mark DeMarco and special guest Allan Benton, owner of Benton’s Smoky Mountain Country Hams, host a dinner paired with Biltmore’s wines.
Sept. 23: Antler Hill Barn Dinner with Special Guest Patrick Dodd.
Sept. 24: The Biltmore International Rose Trials.
Sept. 30: Grand Finale with Chef, Farmers & Winemakers. Choose from a variety of harvest favorites prepared by our chefs, along with Biltmore wine and craft beers. Enjoy live music with special guest Love Canon.
Through Oct. 29, Friday and Saturday evenings: Live After Five featuring live music on the Village Bandstand.
Oct. 1 through Oct. 31, daily: Live Music in Antler Hill Village.

More details about these events may be found online at Biltmore’s event calendar.

Celebrate Fall at The Inn on Biltmore Estate
The Inn on Biltmore Estate is offering specials throughout the fall season. Call 866-336-1245 or book online at

  • Weekend with NC Chef Vivian Howard Package (Sept. 9 – 11): The package includes accommodations for two nights, and dinner at Antler Hill Barn with special guest Chef Vivian Howard, including a book signing and cocktail reception. Package also includes Chef’s Breakfast Buffet daily in The Dining Room, a late afternoon private guided Biltmore House tour as well as a private guided Winery tour.
  • Taste of Biltmore Weekends Package (Sept. 16 – Oct. 1): Celebrate Biltmore’s agricultural heritage with culinary events and workshops. The package includes a two-night stay, a wine and cheese reception, farmer-inspired dinner, bottle of Biltmore wine and more.
  • Biltmore Backyard Escape Package (through Sept. 30): Relax with a two-night stay at The Inn including but not limited to a choice of outdoor activity, complimentary guided hike, picnic lunch and daily breakfast buffet.

Fall travel deals at Biltmore
Now through October, save $10 on daytime admission if tickets are purchased online seven days or more prior to visiting at Children age 9 and younger are FREE. Youth ages 10 to 16 are half off the adult admission price. Seniors receive $10 off daytime admission price on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

More information about fall at Biltmore is available at

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