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Jan/Feb 01
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Dennis Hopper • Jan/Feb 01

Features

Dennis Hopper: Rennaissance Rebel

Dennis Hopper: Rennaissance Rebel

The river flows, it flows to the sea Wherever that river goes, that's where I want to be Flow river flow, let your waters wash down Take me from this road to some other town …

Gentleman's Attire

Gentleman's Attire

Over the years, Michael de Cozar, head concierge at The Ritz London, has handled some unusual requests by hotel guests. There was, for example, a Frenchman who wished to buy a …

A Passion for Port

A Passion for Port

The judge had no idea what he gave up. On a lazy summer evening in July, I opened an unlabeled bottle of 1920 vintage Port that I had purchased from a retired judge a few years …

Buy and Cell

Buy and Cell

Eeny, meeny, miney, mo, 50 cell phones in a row. What's the best choice? I don't know! My mother said to pick this one and out goes Y,O . . . Wait! I know it's difficult choosing …

Golf American Style

Golf American Style

Herbert V. Kohler Jr. wants to make a point. In a private dining room, over consommé and wild mushrooms, Kohler bends toward his listener and puts his hand on the table. With the …

Paradise Island

Paradise Island

Lanai rises from the sea, the gentle slopes of its one mountain shrouded in clouds. From my vantage point across eight miles of water on Maui, Lanai looks green and inviting, …

Roughing It with Style

Roughing It with Style

I am 19 miles from nowhere, deep in the jungles of Belize, smoke from countless wildfires swirling into the skies from almost every direction. The Blancaneaux Lodge isn't a place …

Insights: Finance

Insights: Finance

An individual investor can earn a return on his capital in many ways. First, you would consider whether you want to earn an absolute or a relative return. That is, if you start …

Insights: Indulgence

Insights: Indulgence

Sooner or later, most men have to buy precious stones. Almost invariably, the first such experience is a diamond ring for you-know-what. You're young, you're poor (soon to be much …

Insights: Politics

Insights: Politics

In New York last fall, the members of the United Nations gathered to chart a course for the future. With leadership from U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, nations began working …

Insights: Sports

Insights: Sports

Ken Venturi is one of the living legends in golf. Taught by golf greats Byron Nelson and mentored by Ben Hogan early in his career, Venturi was a fixture on the PGA Tour in the …

Checkpoint Churchill

Checkpoint Churchill

On every trip to Central America, the producer would stop on Miami's Flagler Street on his way to the airport and buy a couple of boxes of cigars. Padrón "Presidentes" then sold …

Made In The USA—Mining Americana

Made In The USA—Mining Americana

Leslie B. Keno, Sotheby's senior specialist and director of business development for American furniture and decorative arts, is rarely at a loss for words. But caught between …

Winning at the Big 3

Winning at the Big 3

We've all been there: sitting in a casino, throwing good money after bad, trying to beat the odds at a blackjack table. It's small consolation that everybody else is getting …

Cigars

A $20 Nassau

A $20 Nassau

An old Cuban master and an Italian Entrepreneur make Graycliff cigars in the Bahamas

The Vegas Robaina Conundrum

The Vegas Robaina Conundrum

The silky leaves grown by a Cuban master bear little resemblance to the cigars named after him

Shopping in Cuba

Shopping in Cuba

Havana's most popular cigar sizes are back on the shelves.

Cutting and Lighting

Cutting and Lighting

New cigar smokers learn early on about the importance of a good cut. An improper cut will ruin the cigar, causing the end to split or the wrapper to unravel. So, especially if …

Ratings from this Issue

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Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Exclusivo

Issue Date: February 1, 2001
Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Exclusivo
92
points

Graycliff Profesionale Churchill

Issue Date: February 1, 2001
Graycliff Profesionale Churchill
92
points

Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Exclusivo

Issue Date: February 1, 2001
Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Exclusivo
91
points

Punch Royal Selección No. 11

Issue Date: February 1, 2001
Punch Royal Selección No. 11

Up Front

Not Again

Not Again

In late October, Cuban President Fidel Castro led an anti-American demonstration in Havana that underscored everything wrong with current U.S. policy. The protest was aimed at new …

Out of the Humidor

Out of the Humidor

Published January/February 2001 - Out of the Humidor Dear Marvin, I enjoy reading your magazine and try not to let the letters in your "Out Of The Humidor" section upset …

The Good Life

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