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.
Up FrontEditors' Note
The Cigar Industry’s Day in Court
Out Of The Humidor
Good Life GuideElectronics
The power of the sun in a suitcase.
The Bourbon cocktails of summer.
Baseball mitts that fit like a glove.
Lighters with a soft touch.
Automotive design meets watchmaking.
Aston Martin revives its 007 legacy.
Bermuda’s Hamilton Princess gets a facelift.
Skydiving from the ground up.
Shades of the past: P3 sunglasses are back.
The Stylish “Shark”Entrepreneur Daymond John got his start hawking hip-hop fashion and segued to dispensing business wisdom on TV’s “Shark Tank.”
Regal GuardiansChris 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.
Playing On OverdriveDespite his diminutive stature, Justin Thomas has vaulted to the top of the PGA tour with big drives and youthful exuberance.
Human Gaming MachinesHow a UCLA math major went on to assemble a team of card players so sophisticated they were accused of being robots.
ProCigar FestivalUnprecedented access is enjoyed by guests at ProCigar, the Dominican Republic’s festival of tobacco and cigarmaking.
Connoisseur’s CornerCohibas of old tend to keep a good amount of their power, especially Lanceros from the ’90s. Our vintage tasting puts a number of rarities to the test and shows how aged tobacco can truly evolve.
Drew EstateFrom an early age Jonathan Drew, the namesake of Drew Estate, has shown a knack for marketing cigars. Now he’s back.
Cuba’s Cigar CelebrationAt Cuba’s Habanos Festival, you go for new product debuts and stay for the entertainment. Or is it the other way around?
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