The Good Life

Agua Caliente, Rancho Mirage California

By Jack Bettridge | From Nick Jonas, September/October 2019
Agua Caliente, Rancho Mirage California
Not surprisingly, the long drive from Los Angeles to the Coachella Valley and Palm Desert, California, can be something of a thirsty slog during which a man might be forgiven for having visions of a tall drink and a smoke. Fortunately, the Pívat Cigar Lounge at the Agua Caliente casino resort, appearing on the horizon just before arrival is not a mirage, but a cigar and cocktail oasis in the middle of the desert. Pívat, the brainchild of Agua Caliente COO Saverio R. Scheri III, a longtime cigar fan, can rival many cigar stores with its collection of 5,700 cigars in 44 brands along the wall of its walk-in humidor (private lockers available). Included are impressive s…
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