In the Winter 94/95 Cigar Aficionado


George Burns



Up Front

Editors' Note
A Big Smoke in Our Nation's Capital

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Features

Winning the Jackpot
I Won $8.5 Million at a Slot Machine in Atlantic City and I Owe It All to My Cigar
Profile
More Than a Cigar
Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, revered his cigars and defended his right to smoke above all else.
Hotels
The Mark Hotel, New York City

Hotel Bristol, Paris

Smoking
Cigarillos: Short and Small
In Europe, the Cigarillo, or Short, Dry-Cured Cigar, Sells. In America, it Has Never Caught On.
Cigars
Elegant Humidors
New and Innovative Handcrafted Humidors for the Holidays
Cover
The Ultimate Cigar Aficionado
Ninety-eight-year-old George Burns shares memories of his life.
Golf
High-Tech Golf Clubs
Can New Golf-Club Technology and Design Improve Your Game? Maybe Yes. Maybe No.
Gambling
Fun in Monte Carlo
The Casinos of the Principality by the Sea Combine Glitz with Old-World Money and Charm
Horse Racing at Saratoga
Two Professional Bettors Take Their Handicapping Expertise and Wallets to Saratoga
Cheatin' Man
A Notorious Cheater Reveals How He Beat the Casinos for a Living
Tech
Big Sounds: Home Entertainment Systems
Home-Entertainment Systems are Big-Ticket Items Designed to Produce the Best in Audio and Visual
Watches
Pocket Watches
Complicated and Elaborate, Pocket Watches Are Essential Accessories for Lovers of Nineteenth-Century Memorabilia
Style
Custom-Made Shoes
Custom-Made Shoes Pamper Your Feet in Style
Art
Antique Austrian Glass
Nineteenth-Century Artisan Johann Loetz Established a Factory in Austria that Defined a Genre of Glass Art
Jewelry
Sleeve Jewelry
Stylish Jewelry Adds a Touch of Class to Shirt Sleeves
Drink
Port Stars
Vintage Port's Highest-Rated Wines Come From Fonseca, Graham, Quinta do Noval and Taylor Fladgate & Yeatman Vinnos SA
Dining
Remi, New York, Santa Monica, Mexico City, Tel Aviv

Tour d'Argent, Paris

Wine
Smoking Winemakers
Dedicated Cigar Smokers Puff Away in California's Vineyards

Cigars

Profile
Catching It All
Ahmad Rashad has gone from all-pro receiver to all-network announcer.
Manuel Quesada: The Gentleman of Cigars

Venues
Travel to the Dominican Republic, Cigar Country
Visiting the Dominican Republic
Industry
South-of-the-Border Smokes
Under Towering Volcanoes, the San Andrés Region Produces Richly Flavored Tobacco That Creates Unique Cigars
Culture
Rings Around Cigars: The Cigar Band
The Band The History and the Romance of Cigar's Paper Ring


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