In the March/April 2009
The newest Cigar Aficionado features Fred Thompson, a man who has established an impressive resumé that includes time as a U.S. attorney, Watergate prosecutor, U.S. senator, presidential candidate and part-time TV and movie actor. Also, we look at how the PGA Tour is adapting to the economic downturn, plus a piece on a mathematical genius who routinely beats casino games deemed impenetrable. Also, a look at the new Little Havana in Miami, as well as 79 cigar ratings, including a 95-point figurado.Up Front
Editors' Note :
A New Big Smoke
Out of the Humidor
McIntosh 60th Anniversary Set
Heavy Putter C2T-DF Tour Model
Alfa Remeo 8C Competizione
Montage Laguna Beach
The Trench Coat
The Gentleman from Tennessee - Senator Fred Thompson reinvents himself as a radio talk-show host following his unsuccessful presidential campaign.
Bogey Time - The world of golf braces for a tough year as corporate sponsors tighten their belts and golfers cut costs
The Game Killer - Using his custom-made computer programs, James Grosjean goes way beyond card counting in beating casino games generally considered impenetrable
A Different Angle of Adam Tihany - Restaurant designer Adam Tihany does not see the world the way you and I do, but he understands what makes us comfortable.
Made in Miami - Florida's Little Havana is emerging as a showcase and "mad lab" for major brands that use boutique fabricas to roll cigars — sometimes quirky ones — and introduce visitors to the theater of cigar making
Cuba Report :
A Chat with Miguel Barnet - The renowned novelist, poet and statesman has been called Cuba's Truman Capote
A Cigar With :
Tatuaje's Pete Johnson - The love of Cubans has guided cigar-world newcomer Pete Johnson, creator of Tatuaje cigars.