Competition fever is going around the world. This year, in more countries than ever before, qualification tournaments are and have been taking place in one of the world’s most deliberate championships: the Cigar Smoking World Championship.
Most of the participants were doing their competitive slow smoking for the very first time and the format received a wide acceptance among the competitors.
The 5th Annual Riga Whisky Festival took place on the last weekend of May with over 500 whisky and cigar enthusiasts from all around the world participating in the event.
May 31 is International Enjoy a Cigar Day. To celebrate this day, Dom Cigár has a special offer for all cigar smokers.
Third-generation cigar makers Eric and Bobby Newman and Congresswoman Kathy Castor (D-Tampa) announced the relaunch of “Save Cigar City,” a grassroots campaign urging the public to submit comments to the FDA asking that it exempt premium cigars from regulation and save Tampa’s last cigar factory.
Franz Gerhard Lambauer from southern Styria is an enthusiastic cigar lover. Two decades ago, he was seized by collectors’ passion.
There are two high-end Whisky & Cigar events scheduled for May 2018 in the Baltics. Both are much worth a visit.
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.
This week, Iguana hosted an Oliva event in the locally well known venue Teatro Cubano in the center of Warsaw, Poland, close to the National Theatre.
Drew Estate announces the launch of its 2018 Barn Smoker Program and live ticket sales on www.barnsmoker.com.
Gurkha Cigars has begun its second Gurkha European Invasion on April 3rd in London.
The second Asian qualification round of the Cigar Smoking World Championship for 2018 was held on Friday evening at Saigon Cigar Club in Vietnam.