Big Smoke Las Vegas 2009 Photo Gallery
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Bombay Sapphire Martinis, served on the rocks, a lovely match for a great smoke.
From left to right, Michael Talias, Rodney Adams, Michael Giannini, Ed Lahmann, Jeffrey Benfer and Daniel Conly.
Showing off their Friday night tickets to the Big Smoke, from left to right, John Trevino, Derek Matthews and Jaime Castillo.
Jorge Padrón is surrounded by admirers wearing smoking jackets on Friday night.
Gordon Mott and José Blanco, left, make baseball peace on Saturday morning.
The heart of every Big Smoke is Lynn Rittenband (front row, second from left), senior vice president of events marketing for M. Shanken Communications Inc.
Dave Beacham fires up his cigar.
The seminars were sold out, and the audience listened carefully to the presentation.
Jeffrey Feldberg, left, and Steve Wells.
James Suckling during his presentation on Cuban cigars.
The Fuente booth. From left to right, Carlos Fuente Jr., Alex Munro, Carlos Fuente Sr., and Lianna Fuente.
Willis Strawther of Las Vegas enjoying a fine cigar on the event floor.
David Savona welcomes the crowd to the Bourbon seminar.
Getting a wee dram of the Glenlivet, a fine pairing with great cigars.
Cigar smoking isn't only for men: Jennifer Fisher, left, and Lita Hegemiar enjoy their smokes on Friday night.
Gordon Mott takes a question from the audience on Saturday.
Saturday's seminar haul—the best cigars of 2008.
Jack Bettridge, Charlie Toraño and Tim Ozgener toast the audience at the conclusion of the Big Smoke.
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