In the July/August 2010 Cigar Aficionado


Sylvester Stallone

In the June issue of Cigar Aficionado, Sylvester Stallone talks about his storied career of twists and triumphs as well as his new movie. Also, Fred Couples' appearance is a boost for the Champions Tour, high-end auto makers look to green technology, and we take an inside look at master blender Jose "Pepin" Garcia's new factory in Nicaragua.


Up Front

Editors' Note
Our Hero

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Headphones

Drink
Hot Sun, Cold Beer

Sport
Total Putting Green System

Cigars
Colibri Hybrid Lighter

Time
Corum Ti-Bridge

Wheels
2010 Triumph Bonneville T100

Places
American Club

Fun
Collecting Comic Art

Style
Summer Hats

Gourmet
Grill Your Own Pizza

Features

Cover
Stallone Survivor
For Sylvester Stallone it’s been a storied career, full of twists and triumphs—the latest stop is an on-screen encounter with both Schwarzenegger and Willis in The Expendables—with one common denominator: you get your ass kicked, but survive.
Golf
Senior Circuit Savior
Fred Couples brings new hope to golf’s Champions Tour, the circuit for the 50-and-over crowd. His cool demeanor and superstar glow are pulling in the spectators and the sponsors once again.
Gambling
The Part-Time Panthers
The stakes are just as high and the skill levels as daunting as in professional poker. So why do they call the best of the recreational players amateurs? Because they haven’t quit their often-exalted day jobs yet.
Cars
Hitting New Heights
Luxury carmakers are ramping up their options as down-market cars get posher. And it’s not all speed and size. Some extras come in small, green packages.

Cigars

Tasting
Connoisseur's Corner: Two Fine Double Coronas
What’s better than a big Cuban cigar? A big Cuban cigar from a great year with a bit of age.
Profile
José Feliciano
The virtuoso guitarist with the talent for crossover and controversy talks about his love of music and cigars.
Industry
Pepin Garcia
The founder of My Father Cigars has led a whirlwind career since touching down in Miami from Cuba. Now he follows a string of high-scoring cigars with a major expansion.


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