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Saturday, March 25 - Monday, September 4 — Offered Saturdays & Sundays 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Grape Stomp

Included in admission

Grown-ups and kids alike are invited to take part in this ancient maceration (softening of the grape skin) practice, long an important part of winemaking. A grape stomp souvenir will be given to commemorate your experience.

Enjoy complimentary tastings of more than 20 of our celebrated wines as our wine hosts take you on a journey through reds, whites, and rosés.

Friday, September 1 - Tuesday, October 31 — Offered daily.

Complimentary Reserve Wine Tastings

Included in admission

For a limited time, enjoy complimentary tastings of a treasured part of our extensive, award-winning portfolio: the special blends that comprise our exclusive Biltmore Reserve Collection. Savor this opportunity to sample and discover new favorites at our beautifully appointed indoor/outdoor wine bar or at one of our indoor tasting counters.

All guests must be 21 or older to attend to consume alcohol.

Friday, September 1 - Saturday, October 28 — Fridays & Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Barrel Tastings

$25 per person, plus tax

The magic of aging wines comes alive in this behind-the-scenes experience. Enhance your knowledge of the winemaking process with a guided tour of the Winery’s production facility, then put your tasting skills to the test by sampling wines still in the barrel, along with a selection of artisan cheeses. A most delicious way to discover how different barrels affect the final product!


Space is limited, reservations recommended, call 800-211-9803. All guests must have a ticket, and be 21 or older to attend. Guests meet in the Winery Gift Shop near the Stained Glass Windows at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled program time. Biltmore Annual Passholders enjoy a 10% discount.

Friday, September 8 - Saturday, September 23 — Fridays & Saturdays, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Culinary Showcase

Included with estate admission

Our complimentary Culinary Showcases offer a special opportunity to meet and mingle with estate chefs, local purveyors, and artisans. Witness their expertise as they craft distinctive, flavorful fare from fresh estate-raised and local ingredients right before your eyes!

Saturday, September 9 — 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wine Club Pick-Up Party

Complimentary for Vanderbilt Wine Club Members

This event is SOLD OUT.
Why just pick up your fall 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. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.


Reservations required, call 800-411-3812

Sunday, December 31 — 7:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

New Year’s Eve Gala at The Inn

Inn New Year's Eve Gala Package guests aged 16 and older only.

You are cordially invited to usher in 2018 with exceptional style at The Inn’s annual black tie celebration. Your evening of extravagance and superlative service includes pre- and post-VIP party receptions, an elegant five-course dinner with wine pairings, live entertainment, premium party favors, an open bar, and a sparkling toast at midnight accompanied by glittering fireworks. 


Reservations required. Call 866-336-1245 to reserve your package today.

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