In the May/June 2017 Cigar Aficionado


Chris Pratt And James Gunn

Chris Pratt and James Gunn became Hollywood royalty with the unlikely success of Guardians of the Galaxy. Now they're seeking an encore. Read all about this actor/director team and how they forged a bond of friendship over cigars in June's Cigar Aficionado. Plus, we talk to Daymond John, who got his start hawking hip-hop fashion and segued to dispensing business wisdom on TV’s “Shark Tank," Justin Thomas vaults to the top of the PGA Tour with big drives and youthful exuberance and cigarmaker Jonathan Drew retakes the helm at Drew Estate. Also, we rate 80 cigars across six sizes: Churchills, coronas, corona gordas, figurados, grandes, and robustos. On newsstands everywhere May 2.


Up Front

Editors' Note
The Cigar Industry’s Day in Court

Letters
Out Of The Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
The power of the sun in a suitcase.

Drink
The Bourbon cocktails of summer.

Sport
Baseball mitts that fit like a glove.

Cigars
Lighters with a soft touch.

Time
Automotive design meets watchmaking.

Wheels
Aston Martin revives its 007 legacy.

Places
Bermuda’s Hamilton Princess gets a facelift.

Fun
Skydiving from the ground up.

Style
Shades of the past: P3 sunglasses are back.

Features

Profile
The Stylish “Shark”
Entrepreneur Daymond John got his start hawking hip-hop fashion and segued to dispensing business wisdom on TV’s “Shark Tank.”
Cover
Regal Guardians
Chris Pratt and James Gunn became Hollywood royalty with the unlikely success of Guardians of the Galaxy. Now the actor/director team are seeking an encore.
Golf
Playing On Overdrive
Despite his diminutive stature, Justin Thomas has vaulted to the top of the PGA tour with big drives and youthful exuberance.
Gambling
Human Gaming Machines
How a UCLA math major went on to assemble a team of card players so sophisticated they were accused of being robots.

Cigars

Regions
ProCigar Festival
Unprecedented access is enjoyed by guests at ProCigar, the Dominican Republic’s festival of tobacco and cigarmaking.
Profile
Drew Estate
From an early age Jonathan Drew, the namesake of Drew Estate, has shown a knack for marketing cigars. Now he’s back.
Cuba Report
Cuba’s Cigar Celebration
At Cuba’s Habanos Festival, you go for new product debuts and stay for the entertainment. Or is it the other way around?
Made For You
Made For You
A jacket built for cigars; the next great steak; sensational speakers; how JFK reinvented manhood; gourmet garnishes and countertop beer brewing.


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