In the March/April 2011 Cigar Aficionado


Matthew McConaughey

In the April issue of Cigar Aficionado, easy-going actor Matthew McConaughey tells us how he has has remained on Hollywood's leading-man roster for more than a decade. Plus a look at what makes the Masters golf tournament one of the most special weeks in all of sports, the new high-tech wagering system in Vegas casinos, top tier digital cameras and an interview with Alan Rubin, founder of the Alec Bradley Cigar Company.


Up Front

Editors' Note
Battling the Lies

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
3-D Camcorders

Drink
Tawny Ports

Sport
Garmin S1

Cigars
Rabbit Air Art Series Air Purifier

Time
Red, White and Ticking

Wheels
Cadillac CTS Coupe

Places
Laucala Island

Fun
Stand-Up Video Games

Style
Shining Shoes!

Gourmet
Chef's Choice Food Slicer

Features

Cover
Just Keep Thrivin'
Matthew McConaughey, the easy-going actor with winning ways, prospers by a simple credo: “Be a gentleman and don’t lie.”
Golf
From the Slopes to the Fairway
Rising costs have ski resorts reinventing themselves for summer traffic—and creating dramatic venues for golf.
Gambling
Computer Betting's New Face
Vegas casinos are going high-tech to create up-to-the-minute wagering that can even let you place a bet during a game.
Sports
The Hottest Ticket in Sports
The magic of the Masters has players and fans alike pining to join the spectators—er, patrons—in “walking on clouds” in Augusta.
Tech
Get the Picture
The top tier of digital cameras shoot, zoom and connect better than ever. Some can even go swimming or shoot in 3-D.
Watches
The Rebirth of a Classic
How Walter Lange revived his family’s watch company after decades of stagnation in a small town in the east of Germany.

Cigars

Tasting
Connoisseur's Corner: Near-Perfect Smokes
Age has turned four cigars into classic smokes—in some cases, near-perfect smokes.
Cuba Report
Habanos Today
A trio of the top Habanos S.A. executives discuss how they manage Cuba’s global cigar brands.
Q&A
Alan Rubin
The founder of the Alec Bradley Cigar Co. talks about the reversal of fortune that put his smokes near the top.


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