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Winter 94/95
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George Burns • Winter 94/95

Features

The Ultimate Cigar Aficionado

The Ultimate Cigar Aficionado

As Cigar Aficionado magazine approaches 20 years in print, we are taking a look back at some of the most memorable stories we have published over the years. In this step back …

Sleeve Jewelry

Sleeve Jewelry

The bullets whiz by as glamorous, elegantly dressed Don Johnson careens through Miami's Art Deco district in hot pursuit of yet one more bad guy. But there's an innocent, unseen …

Antique Austrian Glass

Antique Austrian Glass

The word glass is derived from the ancient Celtic glas , meaning bluish green, which refers to the color of woad, a body dye popular with warring ancient Britons. With the …

Big Sounds: Home Entertainment Systems

Big Sounds: Home Entertainment Systems

From an upper floor in a Manhattan skyscraper, the view is breathtaking. Central Park radiates green on a bright summer day, and the blue sky that seemed so far away from street …

Cigarillos: Short and Small

Cigarillos: Short and Small

The meal is over. The plates that once held veal marsala and other Italian delights have been cleared, and small cups of dark, froth-topped espresso are being wheeled to the …

Pocket Watches

Pocket Watches

Sometime between 10 p.m. on April 15, 1983, and 10:30 a.m. the following morning, just steps from the Jerusalem residence of Israel's president, a window was smashed, and one or …

Port Stars

Port Stars

For many people, vintage Port evokes images of well-dressed gentlemen relaxing in soft, cozy, high-backed leather chairs while smoking the best Havana cigars and sharing a glass …

Elegant Humidors

Elegant Humidors

Humidor designers Michel Perrenoud and Daniel Marshall are two pioneers transforming seemingly ordinary objects into extraordinary items. They have created a stir among cigar …

Fun in Monte Carlo

Fun in Monte Carlo

It was apparent that the two Americans didn't quite fit in at the crap table at the Sun Casino in Loews Hotel in Monte Carlo. While most of the players looked relaxed and informal …

Cheatin' Man

Cheatin' Man

In the long run, after thousands of hands of blackjack, hundreds of pulls on the slot machines and dozens of complimentary drinks, nearly everyone who plays casino games on the …

Remi, New York, Santa Monica, Mexico City, Tel Aviv

Remi, New York, Santa Monica, Mexico City, Tel Aviv

The crossed oars on blue-and-white awnings hang unobtrusively over doorways. It could be New York, Santa Monica, Mexico City or Tel Aviv. If these widely dispersed urban sites …

Winning the Jackpot

Winning the Jackpot

Published Winter 1994 Winning the Jackpot by Frank Oliveto, M.D. Every minute of the weekend counted down to that one magic pull of the lever, that one great …

Tour d'Argent, Paris

Tour d'Argent, Paris

Few places in the world are better for smoking a cigar than the Tour d'Argent restaurant in Paris. It's breathtaking to sit at one of its tables six floors above the Seine and …

Horse Racing at Saratoga

Horse Racing at Saratoga

New York's thoroughbred racing industry has always regarded the midsummer meeting at Saratoga Springs as its fountain of youth. Traditionally the best and brightest potential …

Smoking Winemakers

Smoking Winemakers

A typical morning in the Oakcross Vineyard. It's still early and the Napa Valley is just beginning to awaken. A hawk circles high in the sky above, riding thermals along the …

High-Tech Golf Clubs

High-Tech Golf Clubs

T minus five seconds and counting. OK now. The feet should be shoulder-width apart. The V's made by the thumbs and forefingers should be pointing to the right shoulder. The …

Custom-Made Shoes

Custom-Made Shoes

I can never bring you to realize the importance of sleeves, the suggestiveness of thumbnails, or the great issues that may hang from a bootlace," Sherlock Holmes admonished Dr. …

More Than a Cigar

More Than a Cigar

When Sigmund Freud's nephew Harry declined a cigar at age 17, his illustrious uncle started as if thunderstruck. He paused and then, weighing his words carefully, admonished …

Hotel Bristol, Paris

Hotel Bristol, Paris

Except for an occasional traffic jam caused by the limousines clustered in front of the entrance, the Hotel Bristol might go altogether unnoticed behind its discreet white facade …

The Mark Hotel, New York City

The Mark Hotel, New York City

Whether you are retreating from the crisp winds that sweep across Central Park or returning from the exclusive shopping salons of Madison Avenue nearby, the instant you greet the …

Cigars

Manuel Quesada: The Gentleman of Cigars

Manuel Quesada: The Gentleman of Cigars

It is nearly midnight on a Friday at an upscale Santiago, Dominican Republic, restaurant. The waitstaff is staring blankly at the ceiling, lingering only because one table of …

Rings Around Cigars: The Cigar Band

Rings Around Cigars: The Cigar Band

The Band The History and the Romance of Cigar's Paper Ring

South-of-the-Border Smokes

South-of-the-Border Smokes

Under Towering Volcanoes, the San Andrés Region Produces Richly Flavored Tobacco That Creates Unique Cigars

Travel to the Dominican Republic, Cigar Country

Travel to the Dominican Republic, Cigar Country

Visiting the Dominican Republic

Catching It All

Catching It All

Ahmad Rashad has gone from all-pro receiver to all-network announcer.

Ratings from this Issue

92
points

Cohiba Robusto

Issue Date: December 1, 1994
Cohiba Robusto
90
points

Bolivar Royal Corona

Issue Date: December 1, 1994
Bolivar Royal Corona
90
points

Ramon Allones Specially Selected

Issue Date: December 1, 1994
Ramon Allones Specially Selected
90
points

Fuente Fuente OpusX Robusto

Issue Date: December 1, 1994
Fuente Fuente OpusX Robusto

Up Front

A Big Smoke in Our Nation's Capital

A Big Smoke in Our Nation's Capital

After more than a year of planning, we are happy to announce our most important Big Smoke ever. I don't need to remind you about the many new governmental restrictions facing …

Out of the Humidor

Out of the Humidor

Dear Marvin, One observation I have while reading letters from your subscribers is the political nature of the cigar. Why is it so many of your readers bring politics into …

The Good Life

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