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Celebrate Summer at the 18th Annual Biltmore Concert Series

June 20th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

ZZ-Top kick off the 18th annual Biltmore Concert Series, 2014

ZZ-Top kick off this year’s Biltmore Concert Series on July 30th, 2014

The Biltmore Estate is heating up Asheville’s summer with the 18th Annual Biltmore Concert Series!

Every year the Biltmore Estate hosts a series of high profile concerts featuring some of the biggest names in music today. Hosted on the southern terrace of “America’s Largest Home,” this unique venue offers a chance to see your favorite artists perform under a canopy of stars with the stunning Blue Ridge Mountain sunset as a backdrop.

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Tour Biltmore Winery – and more!

May 19th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Biltmore Winery TourThe Biltmore Winery is the most toured winery in the US – and with good reason: it’s located on George W. Vanderbilt’s historic and beautiful Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.

The Biltmore Estate was founded by George Washington Vanderbilt II in the late 1800’s when he moved from New York to the southern Appalachian mountains near Asheville, North Carolina. Biltmore Farms on the estate was once the southeast’s largest independent dairy producer.

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Biltmore Festival of Flowers

March 15th, 2013 by Katie Pate

The Biltmore Estate is an American version of Downton Abbey. The main house is a Châteauesque-styled mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt II between 1889 and 1895. It is the largest privately owned house in the United States at over  175,000 square feet with over 250 rooms. The owners are still Vanderbilt descendants and today it stands out as one of the most prominent remaining examples of the Gilded Age, the time period after the Civil War, when the nation experienced huge economic growth.

The estate also has beautiful grounds and significant French and English style gardens. Biltmore-festival-of-flowers

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