In this vintage column, Nick Hammond asks whether we’re going about it all wrong when it comes to smoking, tasting and evaluating our cigars. Are we slaves of fast consumption?
The Davidoff Art Initiative announced Dominican artist Natalia Ortega Gamez as the first artist selected for the new residency program at FLORA ars+natura in Bogotá, Colombia.
Darren Cioffi, owner of Principle Cigars, did it again. He repeated history by winning the Cigar Smoking World Championship Qualification Tournament in Sweden – again. The tournament took place at Mellgren’s Fine Tobacco in Gotheburg.
The Davidoff Cigar Bar located at the Las Vegas Strip launched a new VIP program for its loyal guests: Davidoff Insider. Debuting on March 30 during a special event at Davidoff Cigar Bar, the first 100 VIP cards were given away to some of Davidoff’s patrons and friends.
Augusto Cigars and SOL Cigar Co., purveyors of fine cigars in Norway’s capital Oslo, will be hosting the first Norwegian Cigar Smoking World Championship qualification tournament in Norway on April 20, 2016.
he Fine Spirits & Cigar Weekend 2016 will be held from Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the Tallinn Song Festival Ground. On this weekend, slow smokers can also participate in the Nordic Qualification of the Cigar Smoking World Championship.
The Ninth Annual ProCigar Festival concluded its week-long celebration with a gala in Santiago’s Centro Español on Friday, February 26, 2016, that raised a record breaking $201,000 in a live auction, more than doubling the amount raised the prior year.
On the heels of the huge success achieved in recent years, Oettinger Davidoff celebrated its first ever international Tour Gastronomique, at Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic.
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Cigar blogger montehiba.blogspot.co.at has started a cooperation with Mr Min Ron Nee, the author of the book An Illustrated Encylopaedia of Post Revolution Havana Cigars. The blog promises to collect and forward all sorts of questions to Mr Min Ron Nee who’s answers will then be published.
More than 70 of the world’s slowest cigar smokers from over 20 countries are expected to participate at the 7th Cigar Smoking World Championship this year. Taking place from September 2-4, 2016 in Split, Croatia, the Championship is the finale of qualification tournaments held in more countries than ever this year.
2016 looks to be an incredible year for cigar smokers. There will be more events across the United States this year compared to past years, and some long time favorites have had to switch venues because of expanded itineraries and ballooning attendance.