Habanos Festival 2015

Habanos Festival 2015

Each year in February, Habanos SA, the Cuban tobacco monopoly, hosts the largest trade show in the world focused exclusively on Cuban cigars. From the Monday Opening Night reception to the Friday night Gala Dinner (the latter attended by Paris Hilton and Naomi...
Nicaragua 2015

Nicaragua 2015

Our trip to Estelli to visit the AJ Fernandez factory and fields in February was a highlight of the winter. That it was 80° there while minus 30° here was the added bonus. AJ and his #1 guy Ricki were great hosts. We enjoyed way too much local rum and smoked many of...
Fall Cigar Dinner

Fall Cigar Dinner

Our November 4 dinner was attended 70 guests. A world class cigar menu teamed up with shrimp and calamari, salmon with tomato risotto and beef tenderloin you could cut with a fork, served in a spectacular fine dining environment. Add in some barola’s and cabs and the...
Summer 2014 Comes To An End

Summer 2014 Comes To An End

Sure the start of summer 2014 was nothing to write home about. But the weather in August and September was just fine and helped us enjoy the last few events before Fall kicked in. Our “patio” was always busy; there were some great new cigar releases; the Cigar Studio...