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Mario Carbone • November/December 2016

November/December 2016

Young chef Mario Carbone prepares to head the former site of the legendary Four Seasons restaurant in New York City, and it feels like playing Yankee Stadium. Read all about Carbone and the pantheon of famous chefs who share a love of fine cigars in December's Cigar Aficionado. Plus, a look at the world's best island destinations, Jim Furyk makes PGA Tour history and Mike Piazza develops a taste for cigars during an unlikely rise to glory. Our holiday gift guide displays top-tier cigar gifts tailored for men on the move, while the Cuba Report shows off must-have cigars for any connoisseur. Also, our panel of cigar-smoking editors rates 82 cigars from around the world, including a commemorative release that scored 94 points.

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Top 25 Cigars

Top 25 Cigars

It's one thing to make a good cigar. It's something else to make a great cigar. But it's something else entirely to make a great cigar over and over again. And that kind of consistency is precisely what is required to make Cigar Aficionado's list of Top 25 cigars.