"A women endowed with a good disposition, beauty and other winning qualities, and also versed in the 64 arts, is always respected by the king, and praised by learned men, and her favour being sought for by all, she becomes an object of universal regard...A man who is versed in these arts, who is loquacious and acquainted with the arts of gallantry, gains very soon the hearts of women" | KamaSutra
The rich history of KamaSutra unfolds back into the 3rd Century AD when the great Indian sage, Vatsyayana, composed KamaSutra for the greater purpose of making art and love to complement each other. Soft silks, velvety feelings, aromatic foods, inebriant concoctions, luxury perfumes, dance, music and even magic & sorcery (yes!) made the art of lovemaking more divine.
The aim of the Sixty Four Arts of the Kamasutra was to enlighten sensual moods and intimacy. Sensuality involved more than the use of the five traditional senses: with awareness and intuition, it went beyond just sensing. The ancient Indians show great attention to detail of smell, light, music, food, drink and touch before the climax actually begins. The arts were indulged in to please and stimulate the minds of their lovers, skills that include the art of tattoos, singing and dancing, as well as making and solving arithmetic puzzles, among many others.
Inspired by the 64 arts of KamaSutra, LXV Wine is a luxury California wine, crafted in honor of the divine sensuality within you... the 65th Sutra.
Every release of LXV showcases a small-lot, hand-crafted wine inspired by a particular art. We invite inspirational winemakers and artists to share their philosophies on wine, art and sensuality, through images, interviews, events, and by curating their work.
Expressed through a rich wine experience, LXV indulges in the game of love, heightening the intensity of love and intimacy.
Our first release, "Rising Tempo" , showcases Nritya, the Art of Dance.