Cigar Journal’s readers voted on the best brands and lines from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua and the United States.
For our best cigar 2018 awards, readers chose individual cigars that are the cream of the crop.
The Outstanding Art Award from the Cigar Trophy 2018 goes to Jessi Flores, a young street artist. Together with Subculture Studios of Drew Estate, he designs extraordinary cigar boxes and much more.
Cigar Journal’s Cigar Trophy competition gets fiercer each year. Yet it remains the industry’s most coveted, because you – the readers and smokers who visit these places and taste these cigars – are the judges.
The Charity & Community Award was won by ProNica, a cigar charity set up by Sasja van Horssen of the Netherland’s Longfiller Company.
The Ambassador Award went to a city: Lorsch, in Germany, which has successfully been promoting and highlighting its links with tobacco farming and producing.
Cigar Journal’s Cigar Trophy competition gets fiercer each year. Rocky Patel’s luxurious BURN Lounge in Pittsburgh scooped up the Best Cigar Lounge award.
There are many awards, but only a few are conferred by you, the consumers. On Friday, the winners of the 2018 Cigar Trophy Awards were announced in Dortmund, Germany.
Your nominations are in and here they are: These are the candidates for the 2018 Cigar Trophy Awards. The winners of the voting will be announced in September.
Don’t miss the chance to have your say on who will take home a Cigar Trophy, the most coveted award in the industry decided on by public vote. Up until June 27, you can pick your favorites amongst the nominees that were put forward by our readers.
Each year we turn to you, cigar smokers yourselves, to make the decision about which products most deserve to receive the Cigar Trophy Awards for excellent work in all matters cigars. Catch your chance now and put forward your nominations.
In a decision made by the jury, the distinction for extraordinary socially responsible and charitable accomplishments this year went to General Cigar Company, Inc.