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Spice Up Your Wine Selections with Unique Varietals

Posted on 02/25/2019 by Jean Sexton

From classic favorites to special blends, Biltmore handcrafts a wide range of award-winning wines. Enjoy our award-winning Biltmore wines Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon tend to be the best-...

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Getting to Know Your Glassware

Posted on 05/07/2018 by Jean Sexton

Ancient origins The material has ancient origins and was probably first developed by the Egyptians sometime after 2000 BC. It can also occur naturally, as in the case of obsidian and basalt glass...

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Saving Wines to Savor Later

Posted on 11/27/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

Many wines are ready to drink when released, but some taste even better if they are correctly stored and allowed to age. Why age a wine? We asked Biltmore winemaker Sharon Fenchak for tips on why...

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Biltmore wines blend in to stand out

Posted on 08/08/2016 by Jean Sexton

If you ask Biltmore winemaker Sharon Fenchak why some grape varietals are blended into different wines, she’ll tell you there are many reasons, but one of her favorites is to create...

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Everything’s Coming Up Rosés!

Posted on 06/30/2016 by Jean Sexton

Have you ever wondered how rosé wines are created? Known as rosé in French, rosado in Spanish, and rosato in Italian, rosé is one of the oldest styles of winemaking because...

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