Golden Band Awards 2019

Davidoff Cigars Announces its American Golden Band Award Winners

Davidoff announces this year’s Eighth Annual American Golden Band Award Winners who best represent the Davidoff standard of excellence.

The 2019 Golden Band Award Winners will be honored at June 30th with a unique cigar and culinary experience at the AAA Five Diamond Award restaurant, Restaurant Guy Savoy.

“We are proud of the dedication and accomplishments of our top Appointed Merchants. We are looking forward to celebrating the success of our Golden Band Award Winners and our longstanding partnership at this exclusive event dedicated to our winners,” says Dylan Austin, President of Davidoff Americas.

The winners of the American 2019 Golden Band Awards are:
Best Performance – Single Location
Maxamar Ultimate Cigars, Orange, CA

Best Performance – Multiple Locations
Corona Cigar Company, Orlando, FL

Davidoff Growth – Single Location
Cigar Warehouse, Sherman Oaks, CA

Davidoff Growth – Multiple Locations
Matador Cigars, Roslyn Heights, NY

Davidoff – Best Merchandising
Cutters Cigar Emporium, Alpharetta, GA

Davidoff Appointed Merchant of the Year
Shore Thing Cigars, Watersound, FL

She learned her journalistic skills from scratch at a regional daily newspaper, for which she wrote articles for many years. Through working for the magazine Der Spiegel in Rome she had the opportunity to increase her professional knowledge in the field of media. Katja studied art history and Romance studies in Heidelberg, Palermo and Rome and, during the course of her studies, spent many years in Italy. The country was her teacher in things related to pleasure and lifestyle. She has been working for Cigar Journal since 2004. In 2010 she became editor-in-chief.




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