In the Jan/Feb 2005 Cigar Aficionado


Cigar of the Year

Pick up your latest issue of Cigar Aficionado, and read about the first-ever Cigar of the Year. Also, an interview with Rocky Patel, the Walrus of Golf, a 95-point Bolivar from '95, the new trend in the Mini Cooper, high-definition TV, U.S. restrictions affect on Cuban quality and much, much more, on newsstands next week.


Up Front

Editors' Note
Pop the Corks: Cigars Are Hot Again

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
ADS Instant Music

Drink
Armagnac

Sport
Callaway Fusion Irons

Cigars
S.T. Dupont James Bond 007 Collection

Time
Glashütte Original Pano Series

Wheels
Porsche 911 Carrera

Places
Luxury Travel Clubs

Fun
Floating in Air

Style
Custom Hatter Fedora

Gourmet
Great Chocolate

Features

Cigars
The 25 Best Cigars of 2005

Golf
The Walrus Keeps on Winning
Craig Stadler has found new wealth and happiness on the Champions Tour, where he won five times and topped the money list in 2004
Gambling
With a Roll of the Dice
Some world-class craps players have discovered a way to limit the number of 7s that they hit
Sports
The NBA's Troubles Exposed
After Team USA's failure in Athens, a globalizing NBA must now restore America's place at the top of international basketball
Cars
Mini to the Max
How BMW reversed the super-size trend with its lovable Mini Cooper
Tech
Get the Picture
Improve your image by stepping up to high-definition TV

Cigars

Cuba Report
Havana Nights, Havana Days
The new U.S. travel restrictions are adversely affecting the Cuban economy. But the cigars are getting better.
Interview
Rocky II
Rocky Patel built his Indian Tabac cigar with endless trips to American tobacconists and Honduran cigar factories. Now he launches a self-named brand.


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