Cigar Aficionado Hall of Fame

Cigar Aficionado Hall of Fame
The 19 members of Cigar Aficionado ’s exclusive Hall of Fame may come from varying backgrounds, but all of them share two traits that success is built upon: passion and drive. Each of these men, titans of the cigar industry in their respective ways, overcame a host of obstacles to reach the top of the premium cigar business. The Hall of Fame’s origins date back to 1997, when Cigar Aficionado magazine invited more than 400 people to the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan to honor six legends of the cigar world: Edgar M. Cullman (1918–2011), Zino Davidoff (1906–1994), Carlos Fuente Sr. (1936–2016), Frank Llaneza (1920–2010), Stanford Newman (1916–2006) and Angel Oliva …
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