Biltmore Wines at a Glance
Biltmore Winery is located on Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C. Under the direction of head winemaker Sharon Fenchak, Biltmore produces a storied program of award-winning wines using fruit harvested from its own estate vineyards as well as from partners in other premium growing regions across America. Through these wines, you are invited to share in George Vanderbilt’s legendary hospitality, and the ongoing family legacy of agricultural innovation, conservation and sustainable business.
William A.V. Cecil (grandson of Biltmore’s founder George Vanderbilt planted the first French-American hybrid vines below Biltmore House in 1971. Biltmore Winery was opened in 1985.
Biltmore Wines produces over 150K cases annually.
Biltmore Winery has 50 acres of vineyards currently under vine on the estate in Asheville, N.C. where they specialize in growing Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes.
Biltmore has long standing relationships with other local vineyards in North Carolina as well as Washington and California (Arroyo Secco, Mendocino County, Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley).
All wines bearing the North Carolina and American appellations are crafted and bottled on the estate at Biltmore Winery.
Sharon Fenchak, Head Winemaker. Sharon has been with the Biltmore team since 1999 and promoted to Head Winemaker in 2018.
Biltmore Winery is located on Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C. Biltmore was the vision of George W. Vanderbilt, a thoughtful collector of wines and passionate steward of the land with intent on making it a self-sustaining estate. Today the estate encompasses more than 8,000 acres, including the Winery and Antler Hill Farm, two hotels, numerous restaurants, an equestrian center, and event and meeting venues. Under the direction of head winemaker Sharon Fenchak, Biltmore Wines produces a storied portfolio of award winning wines using grapes harvested from its own estate vineyards as well as from partners in other premium growing regions across America. Each wine has a source, an intention and a story behind it, much like the estate itself. Through these wines, share in the ongoing family legacy of agricultural innovation, conservation and sustainable business. Continue the story of George Vanderbilt’s legendary hospitality by enjoying a Biltmore wine with friends and family. To learn more about Biltmore Wines, please visit www.biltmorewines.com and follow us @biltmorewines.
Biltmore Winery Address
One Lodge Street
Asheville, NC 28803