SEMINARS

A Weekend for Cigar Lovers

Spend your days in seminars designed for aficionados and spend your evening smoking over 35+ premium cigars, enjoying premium spirits and delicious food.

2016 Top Cigars Tasting

Seminar guests  smoke along while each cigar maker describes his Top Cigar of 2016 as chose by the editors of Cigar Aficionado.

 

#1 Cigar – La Flor Dominicana Andalusian Bull Presented by  Litto Gomez, La Flor Dominicana Cigars

 

#2 Cigar – Rocky Patel Sun Grown Presented by Rocky Patel, Rocky Patel Premium Cigars

 

#4 Cigar – EP Carrillo Seleccion Oscuro Presented by Ernesto Perez-Carrillo, EPC Cigar Co.

 

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How to Spot a Fake Cuban Cigar

Cigar Aficionado Editors unveil their secrets for identifying the real vs. the counterfeit

 

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25th Anniversary Panel

Icons from the Cigar world talk about the enormous changes in the past quarter century

• John Oliva Jr. – Oliva Tobacco Co.

Jorge Padrón – Padrón Cigars Inc.

Craig Cass – Tinder Box of the Carolinas

 

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Made in Miami

What is it about Miami that gives these premium cigars that “certain something”?

• Pete Johnson – Tatuaje

• Bill Paley – La Palina

• Paul Palmer – Casa Fernandez

 

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Luncheon with Drew Estate

Enjoy a delicious seated lunch hosted by Drew Estate. There will be cigars for everyone, and plenty of time for a lively Q&A session.

 

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Cigar Lover’s Breakfast

There's no better way to start your day than with a breakfast designed specifically for the cigar lover. Culinary Director Nicole Brisson from CarneVino cooks up some gastronomic delights and shares some of her tales from the kitchen. La Palina, the perfect cigar to match this feast, will be presented to each attendee.

 

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Top Notch Scotch

Whisky drinkers will long argue the merits of single-malt vs. blended Scotch. What's not up for debate is that both pair well with cigars. Spirits editor Jack Bettridge shows you how. Enjoy an exciting selection of scotch with perfectly paired cigars from Oliva Cigar.

• DEWAR’S 12

• DEWAR’S 15

• ABERFELDY 12

• CRAIGELLACHIE 13

 

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Altadis Presents: Roll Your Own Montecristo

Hosts Rafael Nodal and Pedro Ventura, Head of Premium Cigars Tabacalera de Garcia will help you create your own cigar! Learn the ins and outs, then enjoy the fruits of your labor!

 

 

 

 

 

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