James Suckling archive

July 2008

Last Night's Real Cigar Convention in Vegas

Posted: Jul 16, 2008 7:04pm ET

The day was long and smoky yesterday during the cigar show in Vegas. My eyes felt like someone threw sand in them by the end of the day. But it’s been worth it. I have smoked numerous excellent cigars and had some great conversations with dozens of cigarmakers.

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Playboy Bunnies and Ballsy Smokes

Posted: Jul 15, 2008 12:18pm ET

A lot of the action during the cigar show in Las Vegas happens after the convention hall is locked shut. Most of the top cigar companies host dinners and parties for the attendees each night. Plus, there is the added attraction of Vegas ­ with all of its obvious diversions and pleasures.

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Great Start To Whatever It Is

Posted: Jul 14, 2008 12:11pm ET

We had a warm up dinner for the cigar show in Las Vegas at Bouchon Restaurant in the Venetian. There were about two dozen cigar producers standing out on the terrace of the restaurant. Obviously, we couldn¹t smoke in the restaurant.

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Toys for Boys

Posted: Jul 11, 2008 2:20pm ET

I was in Switzerland last week for a few days visiting various watch factories including Vacheron Constantin, Piaget, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Panerai, and International Watch Company. All are part of the Richemont Group.

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