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My Fair Biltmore

Posted on 09/11/2017 by Jean Sexton

As the weather cools and the leaves begin to change color, it's obvious that fall is on its way to Biltmore. It's the perfect time to celebrate the bounty of the harvest season at state...

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Biltmore Wines Have Big Personalities

Posted on 08/25/2017 by Jean Sexton

In honor of North Carolina Wine Month, we’re matching some of Biltmore’s historic figures with the corresponding Biltmore Wine that best fits their personality! George Vanderbilt...

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So Many Options for Summer Fun - Just Like in the Vanderbilts’ Day

Posted on 06/06/2017 by Leeann Donnelly

Cornelia Vanderbilt, the young woman on the left in the photo above, is the picture of relaxed elegance, enjoying the company of her friends on the steps next to Biltmore House. This is what her...

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Lucky in Love: The Dresser Girls and Marriage

Posted on 05/31/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

Ward McAllister, a well-known arbiter of New York society, once said of Edith Stuyvesant Dresser and her sisters: “Every one of those girls will marry splendidly and they will never have to...

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Music strikes a chord at Biltmore

Posted on 05/17/2017 by Jean Sexton

On June 13, 1902 a very elegant newcomer arrived at Biltmore House by train from New York. You could say this special addition to the Vanderbilt household was truly made for Biltmore--and you'...

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