In the Sept/Oct 2005 Cigar Aficionado


Emeril Lagasse

Pick up your latest issue of Cigar Aficionado and go in the kitchen of Chef Mogul Emeril Lagasse. Also, smoke a rare Bolivar panetela, Christian Eiroa and the Camacho challenge, Brazilian cigar country, Davidoff's Cuban legacy, private planes of the stars, golfing in Oregon, the NFL pigskin preview, gubernatorial hopeful Kinky Friedman and much, much more, on newsstands now.


Up Front

Editors' Note
What We All Should Be Afraid Of

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
Ultimate Ears

Drink
Bowmore 25-year-old Single Malt

Sport
Sporting Clays

Cigars
The S.T. Dupont D-Light

Time
Zenith Grande Port Royal

Wheels
Bentley Continental Flying Spur

Places
Mayflower Inn

Fun
Hummer Camp

Style
Leather Luggage

Gourmet
Terrific Tea

Features

Cover
Emeril's Empire
Chef, actor, businessman, entrepreneur. Emeril Lagasse has done it all.
Golf
The Ultimate Golfer's Getaway
A trio of courses on the Oregon coast— Bandon Dunes, Pacific Dunes and Bandon Trails—are a golfer's paradise in the middle of nowhere
Gambling
High-Stakes Golf
A dusty Nevada town provides the setting for the world's richest golf tournament
Sports
2005 Pigskin Preview
Strap in and hang on. A new NFL season is here and it guarantees all the hard-hitting action you crave. Which teams will make it to Detroit and Super Bowl XL? Our gridiron guru takes a closer look.
Cars
Inside Out
How superior interiors became the focus for automakers trying to win buyers in a crowded market
Tech
Lights! Action! Camcorders!
Constantly improving video cameras offer all the options, from super-high definition to instant DVDs
Drink
On the Trail of Bourbon
America's own original spirit shows off its rich heritage and craftsmanship in a lore-filled tour across the Blue Grass State
Planes
The Jet Set
For presidents, real-estate moguls and A-list movie stars

Cigars

Profile
Lone Star Long Shot
Better known for his irreverent country songs and mystery novels, Kinky Friedman sets his sights on the Texas governor's man
Industry
The Cigar from Brazil
Americans love the rich flavor of Brazilian tobacco, but will they ever acquire a taste for cigars that are made in Brazil?
Cuba Report
The Davidoff Legacy
The world-famous brand's former Cuban cigar remains a highly sought-after collectible
Q&A
An Interview with Christian Eiroa
The man behind Camacho, La Fontana and Baccarat cigars from Honduras.


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