In the Sept/Oct 2007 Cigar Aficionado


Richard Branson

Pick up your latest issue of Cigar Aficionado, featuring an interview with Virgin Group founder Richard Branson. Also, a 99-point double corona from the '90s, the rash of retailer cigar lounges, Kirk Kerkorian's Vegas dominance, and ratings and notes on 78 cigars. That and much, much more, on newsstands now.


Up Front

Editors' Note
Happy 15th Anniversary

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
Yamaha Tyros2 Arranger

Drink
Straight Rye Whiskey

Sport
Nike+iPod

Cigars
The Zippo Blu

Time
A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia

Wheels
Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

Places
The Lodge at Doombeg Golf Club

Fun
Can-Am Spyder Roadster

Style
Cashmere Sport Coat

Gourmet
HeartBrand Beef

Features

Cover
The Virgin Knight
Sir Richard Branson's new world order: save the planet, save its people and keep an eye on things from above. Way, way above.
Golf
Playing for the Big Bucks
For a $50,000 entry fee, a group of starry-eyed golfers teed it up at Wynn Las Vegas for a $2 million prize in the Ultimate Game
Gambling
The Hold'em Hackers
Not content with making a fortune at the tables, poker pros are now taking aim at golf
Sports
2007 Football Forecast
Another season of NFL action is here and Cigar Aficionado's gridiron guru gets down and dirty to make his predictions
Cars
Top 10 Cars of the Year
The burgeoning luxury auto market offers a wealth of options. We've picked the best from 10 segments to help you through your abundance of decisions.
Places
King of Vegas
The ageless Kirk Kerkorian leads a wave of private money into the latest transformation of the desert playground
Tech
HDTV Breakthroughs
Gaze in wonder at the new TV technology that's just reaching store shelves, and peer into the future for a peek at the next big thing
Watches
Watches To Watch For
Cigar Aficionado Scours Switzerland's Watch Fairs to Find the Best New Timepieces
Art
Master of Reality
Whether Lilliputian or Goliath in scale, Ron Mueck's über-realistic sculptures leave a lasting impression

Cigars

Cuba Report
A Great Collector
A 30-year-old Hong Kong businessman could have the greatest cigar collection in the world
News
A New Tax for Cigars

Culture
Cigar Lounges: A Smoker's Last Refuge
Cigar shops are among the few places that a cigar smoker can call home


Ratings & Reviews

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