In the Sept/Oct 2004 Cigar Aficionado


Greg Raymer

Pick up your latest issue of Cigar Aficionado, and go all-in with 2004 World Series of Poker Champion Greg Raymer. Also, go on the set of a new TV show filmed in a cigar bar, the greatest golf course designers, a 1989 Cohiba Robusto, the re-making of Aston Martin, the journey of a cigar from seed to shelf, the unraveling of Montecristo's fame and much, much more, on newsstands now.


Up Front

Editors' Note
Good News for Cigar Lovers

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
Qualia 016 Digital Camera

Drink
Seghesio Zinfandel Home Ranch, Alexander Valley

Sport
Martin Archery Mamba Bow

Cigars
Chrysler Crossfire Roadster Humidor

Time
Montblanc StarWalker Pens

Wheels
Cadillac STS

Places
The Point, Adirondacks, New York

Fun
Air Combat School

Style
The City Coat

Gourmet
American Caviar

Features

Cover
The Poker Ace
For Greg Raymer, winning the world series of poker took knowledge, skill and a little luck
Golf
Golf's Land Sculptors
Cigar Aficionado picks the top ten course designers in 2004
Transforming the Jewel
Transforming the Jewel With posh restaurants and a luxurious spa, Pebble Beach has become more than just a renowned golf resort
Gambling
Winner Take All
After a week of bad beats and big bets, the 2004 World Series of Poker championship came down to a table of mostly unknown names
Cars
Aston Aspirations
Owning the car of James Bond has long been a driver's dream. Now the maker of Aston Martin sets its own lofty goal: turn a profit
Tech
Lights, Camera, Cigars
Set in a cigar club, the new film Blowing Smoke elevates the stogie to a starring role to help explore man's essential nature
Net Gains
Seven things you're not doing on the Internet (but should be)
Watches
Uality Time
This year's watch fairs in Switzerland reflect a new era of optimism. we pick the 10 most interesting timepieces.
Style
Fantastic Fabrics
The fashion industry keeps raising the bar on fabric fineness, but at what point does it go from the sublime to the ridiculous?

Cigars

Profile
Smoking Out the Terrorists
G-Man Pat D'Amuro is helping the FBI wage war on America's enemies but still finds time to light up
Industry
From Seed to Shelf
Five years ago, the cigar you're smoking was nothing more than tiny little seeds
Cuba Report
Cuba's Icon: Montecristo Cigars
The country's top-selling brand isn't always its best


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