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Summer 96
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Arnold Schwarzenegger • Summer 96

Features

The World According to Arnold

The World According to Arnold

The call comes at 4:33 p.m. on a Monday. "Arnold's cigar dinner is tonight, at his restaurant. I know it's last minute, but if you can come, I can get you a seat at his …

The Forge, Miami, Florida

The Forge, Miami, Florida

There are usually some clear signs when a restaurant is on a roll. Lots of busy signals for the reservations phone number. A crowd around the maître d'. An overwhelmed valet …

Doing It His Way

Doing It His Way

He always knew. Even when he was 13 years old, an ugly ducking adolescent, too short and too chubby for the girls to pay him any mind, Paul Anka knew that some day things …

British Style

British Style

We're just coming out of our slow season--traditionally, January through March--when business isn't overly vibrant," muses Ken Austin of Benson & Clegg Ltd., the renowned …

Straight Shooting

Straight Shooting

With an angry roar, the fighter bursts through the clouds. Banking steeply, it dives toward the runway, as if ready to start strafing. At the last minute, the pilot levels …

Fatale Attraction: Anne Archer

Fatale Attraction: Anne Archer

Featured in Women of CA gallery Anne Archer has no liking for Hollywood flash or glitz. She and her husband, businessman/TV producer Terry Jastrow, live in a quiet, rustic …

Light it Up

Light it Up

Like many cigar smokers, you're relegated out of doors whenever you want to savor your smoke. But lighting cigars outside can be tricky. Although cedar strips and matches are …

Playing with Mallets

Playing with Mallets

The good life is being lived on the grounds of the Palm Beach Polo and Country Club. HRH Prince Charles, known to stop by when in the neighborhood, is not in attendance today, but …

Raquet University

Raquet University

The moment Dr. Doom strutted onto the court and began "chicken walking" to flex his linebacker-sized thighs, I knew I was in deep trouble. I got to thinking that, instead of …

Right On: Capitol Hill Republicans

Right On: Capitol Hill Republicans

Forget the Cigar Bar. Stop trying to get into the Grand Havana Room. Keep your patronage of the Cuba Club to yourself. The most exclusive cigar room in the country is the outer …

Smokin' in L.A.

Smokin' in L.A.

Last October's Cigar Aficionado Big Smoke in Los Angeles took place under the stern governance of California's new law that bans smoking in most places of employment. From the …

The Winner's Circle

The Winner's Circle

Thoroughbred trainer Anthony Bizelia stood smiling last summer in the winner's circle of the Daryl's Joy Handicap at Saratoga Race Course. He was holding the reins of Pride of …

Remembering George Burns

Remembering George Burns

George Burns' final wish isn't hard for cigar lovers to understand. He was buried with three of his favorite cigars. He simply didn't want to be without his constant companions of …

War Games: Chess

War Games: Chess

Hunched over a group of concrete tables, a dozen or so men peer intently at chess boards, completely engrossed. Small time clocks tick away precious moments, moments in which the …

Tall Tower, Full Power

Tall Tower, Full Power

Dan Rather is in his fifth decade as a journalist, and on a rainy day in New York he sits in his comfortable office on Manhattan's West Side, one floor above the newsroom, …

Warrior Birds: Hawking

Warrior Birds: Hawking

Imagine standing on a freeway overpass, high above the traffic rushing past. Imagine spotting an enormous motorcyclist in the distance, a 350-pound Hell's Angel looking ominous on …

Mauna Lani, Hawaii

Mauna Lani, Hawaii

Life doesn't get much sweeter than lying in a hammock, basking in the warm breezes under bright blue skies by the azure waters of Makaiwa Bay in front of the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel …

The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida

The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida

The Gilded Age of the Great Gatsby--rich, carefree and more than a little ostentatious--is still alive at The Breakers hotel in Palm Beach. For at this twin-towered grande dame of …

The Men at the Mike

The Men at the Mike

The air is four-o'clock crisp. World Series crisp. Shadows from the three tiers of Yankee Stadium have crept past the mound and soon will envelop second base. It is Oct. 10, …

Cigars

Harvest Time in Cuba

Harvest Time in Cuba

Cuba's 1996 Crop Has Been Hit Hard by Bad Weather, but Production May Still Be the Highest in Years

Richard L. DiMeola

Richard L. DiMeola

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Consolidated Cigar Corporation

The Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

The Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

Daniel Barenboim, Conductor and Pianist Extraordinaire, Has Two Passions in Life: His Music and His Cigars

Tobacco Man

Tobacco Man

Henke Kelner, the maker of Davidoff cigars, is a true lover of the leaf and a demanding connoisseur of a good smoke.

Ratings from this Issue

93
points

Romeo y Julieta Fabuloso

Issue Date: June 1, 1996
Romeo y Julieta Fabuloso
92
points

Montecristo No. 2

Issue Date: June 1, 1996
Montecristo No. 2
91
points

Romeo y Julieta Exhibicion No. 3

Issue Date: June 1, 1996
Romeo y Julieta Exhibicion No. 3
90
points

Saint Luis Rey Churchill

Issue Date: June 1, 1996
Saint Luis Rey Churchill

Up Front

JFK: America's Legendary Cigar Aficionado

JFK: America's Legendary Cigar Aficionado

I had no intention of spending $575,000 Tuesday night, April 23, at the Sotheby's auction of the estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The only thing I knew was that I wanted …

Out of the Humidor

Out of the Humidor

Dear Marvin, Not too long ago, I found myself smoking a Cohiba Lancero atop a beautiful hotel in Quito, Ecuador, wondering if it was the thin air at 10,000 feet that was …

The Good Life

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