The Cigar Smoking World Championship qualifier season is over (with the exception of the Montenegro qualifier), the slowest race on earth will end its 10th year with the Grand Finale from August 30 until September 1 in Split, Croatia. “This year’s round of qualifiers was dynamic and brought many surprises”, says Marko Bilić, founder and president of the competition and highlights: “In particular the female competitors provided great results and won several top places with impressive times.” We are taking a look at the most exciting qualifiers in 2019:
World Premiere Montecristo Supremos E.L. 2019
A special opening event will take place in Bodrum (Turkey) July 13, 2019 to introduce the unique Mesa Resort with a Cuban night.
S.T. Dupont is among the main sponsors of the 14th edition of Encuentro Amigos De Partagas En Italia, the reference event for slow-smoking fans in Europe, scheduled from July 3rd to July 6th in Matelica (Macerata) in the Marche Region.
The tournament was won by Anastasia Arsenova from Moscow, Russia who earned a ticket to the CSWC finals held in late summer. The Russian lady is the first ever woman who has won Tallinn’s qualifying tournament.
50 guests recently converged on Bangkok’s Zuma restaurant at the St Regis for the launch of Mars Japanese Whisky and Macanudo’s Inspirado Orange line.
In the splendid setting of the Castello degli Angeli, 035 Cigar Club & Whiskey Club Italia with the collaboration of Davidoff Italia and Tabaccheria Ventura in the presence of 100 guests, presented the new Davidoff Winston Churchill E.L. 2019.
Dom Cigár, importer of many premium cigar brands to Slovakia, will hold an Rocky Patel cigar evening on June 18, 2019 at Hron Club in Bratislava (Dudvážska 5).
Kuala Lumpur’s biggest whisky and spirits tasting event, WhiskyPLUS returns in 2019 and will feature a Cigar Corner for guests to discover more about the cigar world.
The lifestyle festival Fine Spirits & Cigar Weekend 2019 will start already on the 14th of June at Tallinn Song Festival Grounds. The three-day festival will end with a Sunday brunch on 16th of June.
Not quite a year ago, on June 15, 2018 Mr Darren Cioffi (USA) has broken the world record in slow smoking a cigar for the fifth time since 2014.
The Puro Tiempo event has reached its third edition and will take place this year from May 24th to 26th, bringing together Italian and foreign slow smoking enthusiasts in Pompeii during a weekend of flavors and style.