For passionados, there are a number of high-end places to indulge and escape a day of exploring Bangkok. We visited the top cigar & whisky venues in the city.
Nuzli Hakiims is a graphic designer from Singapore. He designs picture collages with cigars and creates luxurious cigar accessories.
Set to be Kuala Lumpur’s biggest whisky and spirits tasting event, WhiskyPLUS 2018 at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur on Saturday 28 July will be offering a range of whiskies and other spirits from Malaysia’s top spirits importers, distributors, and wholesalers.
Nicoya Cigars brand owner Gerard Hayes recently announced a new Malaysian distributor.
In mid-June, famed Nicaraguan cigar producer Joya De Nicaragua will be celebrated in Hong Kong with a series of events hosted by recently appointed distributor Cigraal.
The Cabinet, an intimate, comfortable, and cosy lounge which opened in Kuala Lumpur’s Bangsar district recently, will host an inaugural whisky and cigar pairing event on Thursday 7 June.
Last month, Davidoff and Hennessy held a combined VIP event at L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon in Hong Kong, featuring Mr. Maurice Richard Hennessy, Global Brand Ambassador and 8th generation of the Hennessy Family.
The number 8 is auspicious in Asia, however the Asia Pacific’s latest Regional Edition Cuban cigar, the Rafael González 88, was also named to commemorate the 88th anniversary of the marca.
Yesser Ferrera, a third-generation Honduran tobacco grower and cigar maker has commenced a month-long cigar rolling stint in Malaysia and will feature at Trinidad Cigars’ upcoming event SmokeFest 2 on Saturday 28 April at Hugo’s KL in the Ramada Suites Kuala Lumpur.
Illusione cigars have appointed Cigar Malaysia (cigarmalaysia.com) as their exclusive distributor in Malaysia.
The second Asian qualification round of the Cigar Smoking World Championship for 2018 was held on Friday evening at Saigon Cigar Club in Vietnam.
The first Asian qualification round of the Cigar Smoking World Championship for 2018 was held on Wednesday evening at Whisgars in Bangkok, Thailand.