• en
  • de
Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017

The 2017 Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony in Retrospect

The Cigar Trophy Awards are the only distinction in the cigar industry that is decided on by public vote. Once again, thousands of passionados took the opportunity to nominate their favorite cigars in various categories as well as the best cigar accessories and lounges. After an extended nomination phase, the short list was determined and five nominees in each category were put up for the final voting.

The results were finally revealed on September 22, and the winners of the 2017 Cigar Trophy Awards were announced at a big gathering in presence of industry giants. You’ll find the video of the awards ceremony as well as some photos of the winners below.

We want to give our thanks to all cigar smokers who made their voice heard and participated in the nominations and the voting for the 2017 Cigar Trophy Awards!

-> View the Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony in full length
-> Here’s the overview of the nomination and voting procedure as well as the shortlist of 2017
-> To the winners of the 2017 Cigar Trophy Awards

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017

Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017

Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017

Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017

Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Heinrich Villiger

Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Brand Costa Rica - Vegas de Santiago

Marc Niehaus, owner of Vegas de Santiago accepts the award in the category Best Brand Costa Rica 2017. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Brand Cuba - Partagás

The readers named Partagás as Best Brand Cuba 2017. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Brand Dominican Republic - Davidoff Yamasa

Davidoff master blender Henke Kelner accepts the award in the category Best Brand Dom. Rep. for Davidoff Yamasá. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Brand Honduras - Oscar Valladares, The Oscar

The newcomer Oscar Valladares accepted the award in the category Best Brand Honduras for The Oscar. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Brand Nicaragua - Drew Estate Liga Privada T52

Drew Estate founder Jonathan Drew with the award Best Brand Nicaragua for the Liga Privada T52. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Brand Mexico - Casa Turrent

Alejandro Turrent of Casa Turrent accepted the award in the category Best Brand Mexico 2017. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Cigar Dominican Republic - A. Fuente Don Carlos #2

Liana and Cynthia Fuente of Fuente Cigars with the Cigar Trophy for Best Cigar Dominican Republic. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Cigar Honduras - Alec Bradley Fine and Rare 2016

Ralph Montero, George Sosa and Bradley Rubin with the Cigar Trophy for the best Honduran cigar, the Alec Bradley Fine & Rare 2016. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Cigar Nicaragua - Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Hermoso Maduro

Padrón was named the winner in the category Best Cigar Nicaragua. César Gadea accepted the award in the name of the Padrón family. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Value Dominican Republic - Aging Room Solera Dominican Sun Grown

The award in the category Best Value Dominican Republic 2017 was given to Aging Room Solera Dominican Sun Grown. Raphael Nodals partner of Tabacalera Palma accepted the award in his name. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Value Honduras - Rocky Patel Sun Grown

Rocky Patel’s classic cigar line Sun Grown was awarded Best Value Honduras 2017. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Value Nicaragua - Flor de las Antillas

Janny and Jaime Garcia of My Father Cigars with the Trophy for Best Value Nicaragua: Flor de las Antillas. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Lounge - Blend Bar with Davidoff Cigars

The Cigar Journal readers decided for Blend Bar with Davidoff Cigars as Best Lounge 2017. Marc Holden accepted the award. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Best Accessory - Boveda

Sean Knutsen and Tim Swail of Boveda with their second Trophy in the category Best Accessory. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Outstanding Art - Cigar Rings

Albert Montserrat’s Cigar Rings produces many of the most well known cigar rings. The Cigar Journal jury recognized his work with the trophy in the category Outstanding Art. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Ambassador - Cigar Sense

The Ambassador Award for the promotion of cigar culture was given to the online platform Cigar Sense. Founder Franca Comparetto accepted the award. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Charity - General Cigar

General Cigar received the Charity & Community Award for charitable projects and social responsibility. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Cigar Trophy Awards Ceremony 2017: Lifetime Achievement - Ernesto Perez-Carrillo

Ernest Perez-Carrillo received the most prestigious distincion of the evening: He was recognized for his life’s work with the Lifetime Achievement Award. | Photo: Christian Lünig

Photo: Christian Lünig

Photo: Christian Lünig

Photo: Christian Lünig


Newsletter

Receive updates on major news and the best features from our website.

Related posts

One Comment;

  1. Pingback: They wrote about Cigar Sense

Comments are closed.

Top