In the January/February 2010 Cigar Aficionado


George Lopez

In the February issue of Cigar Aficionado, we speak with comedian George Lopez about his love of cigars while he reflects on his 30 years in comedy. In addition, this issue's features our Top 25 Cigars of 2009 list, a visit with golfer Nick Faldo as he embarks on the transition from fairway to television booth, and also a look at how high-tech gamblers are cheating casinos using video cameras, and not aces, up their sleeves.


Up Front

Cigar Highlights
Tony Schumacher: World's Fastest Man
Drag racer Tony Schumacher runs on nitromethane, but slows down for a cigar.
Editors' Note
Spotlight on Cigars

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
Zune HD

Drink
Grown Up Rums

Sport
Ice Skates

Cigars
Liebherr XS 200 Cigar Refrigerator

Time
Zenith Anniversary El Primero Vintage 1969

Wheels
Chevrolet Camaro SS

Places
The Lanesborough Hotel, London

Fun
Stave Jigsaw Puzzles

Features

Cigars
Best Bargain Cigars of 2009

Cover
Lopez Today
George Lopez has tackled the late night realm on television, and is bringing a quick wit and humor that ranges far beyond his Latino roots.
Golf
Sir Nick
Six-time major tournament victor, and winner of 43 tournaments worldwide, Nick Faldo is enjoying his new role as a TV commentator
Gambling
Scammers
Hi-tech scam artists target casinos around the world in a never-ending game of cat and mouse

Cigars

Tasting
The 25 Best Cigars of 2009

Profile
Speed + Smoke
Drag racer Tony Schumacher runs on nitromethane, but slows down for a cigar
Industry
Fuente's Right Hand Man
Wayne Suarez is the strong and quiet force behind the scenes at Arturo Fuente, the world's largest family-owned cigar brand.
Cuba Report
What Gives a Great Cigar Balance?
There is a fine line between ligero and other types of filler tobacco that can dramatically affect the strength and flavor of a cigar
Culture
Connoisseur's Corner: Well-Aged Cubans
This special tasting of well-aged Cuban cigars led to a quartet of scores in the classic range, 95 points or higher on our 100-point scale.


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