Last weekend I met my three lovely daughters for a fun Girls Weekend in Paso Robles, California. We wanted to go wine tasting, cook together, and just relax and enjoy spending time together. My youngest daughter recently got engaged and thought it would be nice to find a special place to ask her sisters to be the Matrons of Honor in her wedding. She wanted to go to a winery and asked me which one I thought we should go to. I immediately thought of LXV Wines.
LXV has a beautiful tasting room in downtown Paso Robles. The walls are a deep blue color and there are day beds covered with tons of beautiful pillows for lounging and sipping wine. So cozy! The owners are Kunal & Neeta Mittal. They make incredible wines and pair them with a blend of spices that either mirrors or contrasts the flavors in the wines. The result is a party in your mouth! The first time we went to LXV my husband and I were across the street at Somm’s Kitchen celebrating our anniversary. After dinner Ian took us to LXV where Kunal & Neeta gave us a free wine tasting. We connected with them instantly. They are so warm and welcoming. So I just knew this was the place I should take my daughters. I reached out to them and they got back to me right away, reserving a spot for us and asking what they could do to make our time meaningful.
Fast forward to last weekend. Neeta greeted me with a huge hug and was genuinely excited to meet my daughters. She spent a ton of time with us, guiding us through each wine and cheese with spice pairing. She told us that her mom sends her the spices all the way from India! #legit! When Neeta talks about the wine she exudes passion. She is so knowledgable I find myself wishing I could remember everything she said! And the wine? AMAZING!! Awesome flavors with velvety finishes. We loved absolutely everything we tasted. My current favorite is the Lover’s Spell, 57% Syrah, 43% Cabernet Sauvignon. I say current because it really is hard to choose a favorite.
If you are looking for a top-notch wine tasting experience in a beautiful, friendly setting, go to LXV Wines. They are located at 1306 Pine St. in downtown Paso Robles. Tell Neeta Lesli sent you.