In the Jul/Aug 97 Cigar Aficionado


Claudia Schiffer



Up Front

Editors' Note
Bad Science, Bad Laws

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Features

Hotels
Delano, Miami Beach, Florida

Cover
Claudia Schiffer, A Model Life
Supermodel Claudia Schiffer skillfully manages a career that proves that classic beauty will always be in fashion.
CigarAficionado.com: Women of CA gallery
Golf
A Major Love Affair
Davis Love III turns his passion toward capturing one of golf's Grand Slam tournaments.
Playing Through A Revolution: Golf in Williamsburg
Historic Williamsburg's Latest Revolution Is Happening on the Links
Gambling
Over Seas Odds
Offshore Bookies Offer Sports Gamblers a New Arena, But Buyer Beware
Travel
Beneath The Waves
From Technicolor Fish to Ghostly Shipwrecks, Scuba Diving Reveals a Whole Other World
Style
Fashion: High-Tech Tradition
Flannels, Cashmeres, Wools, Tweeds Modern Lightweight Fabrics Spur a Luxurious Return to Traditional Styles
Hobbies
Internal Compulsion: Model Car Maker Andy Mathews
Building Miniature Cars From More Than 3,000 Handmade Pieces, Model Maker Andy Mathews Is Obsessed with Detail
Collecting
Bargaining the Brimfield Way
Behind The Scenes at Brimfield, The Largest Outdoor Antiques and Collectibles Market in the United States
Perfect Match
Endangered by Smoking Bans and Disposable Lighters, MatchbooksOffer a Miniature History of American Advertising
It's Only Rock & Roll, But I'll Buy It

Jewelry
Pearls: Gems of the Ocean
Before They Can Adorn Your Sweetheart's Neck, Pearls Must Be Gently Cultivated
Drink
Acquired Tastes: Aperitifs
Classic Aperitifs Find a Role in the Rebirth of the Cocktail
Dining
Patroon, New York City

Anthony's Pier 4, Boston

Cigars

Profile
New World Man
A mass of contradictions wrapped in an enigma, businessman/impresario/bon vivante David Tang seems singularly poised to deal with whatever Hong Kong's future brings.
Venues
Butlers, Washington, D.C.

Industry
The Padron Family: A Nicaraguan Legacy
Despite Wars in Nicaragua and Bombings in Miami, Jose PadrĂ³n Has Built a Thriving Cigar Business
Cuba Report
Happy Birthday, Cohiba
Nearly 800 Cigar Aficionados Gather in Havana to Celebrate 30 Years of Cohiba Cigars
News
The Dominican Cigar Explosion
With 1996 Cigar Exports up 70.9 Percent to About 140 Million, Cigarmakers in the Dominican Republic Have Shifted into High Gear
Interview
On a High Note
Operatic supertenor Luciano Pavarotti enjoys a fine cigar.
Q&A
An Interview with Stanford Newman
Chairman, J.C. Newman Cigar Co., Tampa, Florida, the owners of Cuesta-Rey and Diamond Crown cigars.
Culture
Great Moments
In the Company of Men


Ratings & Reviews

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