Gordon Mott archive

July 2007

My Greatest Cigars

Posted: Jul 27, 2007 11:41am ET

My recent vacation in the Canadian Rockies reminded me of another of the greatest cigars I have ever smoked. It was in 2000, and I was at Lake O'Hara for the first time. My wife and I stayed in the main lodge building, which has about a dozen rooms and communal baths on a second floor that looks out on the main floor where there is a fireplace, a sitting area and the dining room.

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A Summer Night Saved

Posted: Jul 24, 2007 4:37pm ET

Dinner was raucous, a gathering of friends on a terrace overlooking the 18th green at Sleepy Hollow Country Club. We were all enjoying a great buffet dinner. A beautiful California Chardonnay from Grgich Hills and an excellent Merlot from Franciscan graced the table, and the bottles needed to be replaced more than once.

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Cigars at The Post Hotel

Posted: Jul 13, 2007 3:12pm ET

Andre Schwarz is worried. He’s sitting at the table with me, my wife and daughter in the dining room of his award-winning restaurant and hotel and talking about what’s heading toward him at The Post Hotel.

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In The Rockies

Posted: Jul 10, 2007 10:29am ET

The sweet strains of Beatles songs echoed across the green-blue, glacier waters of the lake. High above, the setting sun struck the tops of Mt. Lefroy, Mt. Victoria and Mt. Huber, the light turning their snow covered peaks a faint orange.

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