Top left, clockwise: Litto Gomez of La Flor Dominicana, Rocky Patel of Rocky Patel Premium Cigars, Jorge Padrón of Padrón Cigars and Pete Johnson of Tatuaje Cigars.
The Big Smoke Las Vegas—Cigar Aficionado’s biggest event of 2019—begins on Friday, November 15 at the Mirage on the Las Vegas Strip. The event features some of the biggest stars in the world of handmade cigars in a cigar-friendly environment, with high-end spirits and tasty food. Here’s a list of some of the cigar stars who are attending.
A.J. Fernandez of A.J. Fernandez Cigar Co. Photo/Richard Leonardi
Ernesto Perez-Carrillo of EPC Cigar Co. Photo/Jacob Kepler
José "Pepin" Garcia of My Father Cigars Inc. Photo/David Becker
Rocky Patel of Rocky Patel Premium Cigars. Photo/Richard Leonardi
Drew Newman of J.C. Newman Cigar Co. Photo/Josh Ritchie
Juan Martínez of Joya de Nicaragua. Photo/Eugenia Carrion
Litto Gomez of La Flor Dominicana. Photo/Betsy Hansen
Nestor Andrés Plasencia of Plasencia Cigars. Photo/Matt Furman
Rafael Nodal of Tabacalera USA. Photo/Jeffery Salter
Jorge Padrón of Padrón Cigars. Photo/David Yellen
Pete Johnson of Tatuaje Cigars. Photo/Jeffery Salter
Cynthia Fuente of Arturo Fuente Cigar Co. Photo/Jeffery Salter
Alec and Bradley Rubin of Alec Bradley Cigar Distributors Inc. Photo/Alec Bradley
Nick Melillo of Foundation Cigar Co. Photo/Zak Bennett
Rick Rodriguez of CAO Cigars. Photo/Camilla Sjodin
Michael Giannini of Ventura Cigar Co. Photo/Camilla Sjodin
The show is held on two nights, Friday November 15 and Saturday November 16, and some tickets are still available. Click here to purchase.