Friday, March 16, 7:30pm-10:30pm – Fontainebleau Hotel, 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
The Big Smoke Miami hosted by Cigar Aficionado magazine, returned to the iconic Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, featuring 36 cigars from premium cigar manufacturers and brands, including Alec Bradley, Arturo Fuente, Cohiba, Drew Estate, Joya de Nicaragua, Oliva, Padron, and Rocky Patel. The Big Smoke Miami offers cigar lovers a unique opportunity to come together and celebrate the pleasures of smoking fine, handmade cigars alongside fellow aficionados. Attendees enjoyed fun evening walking around the beautiful Fontainebleau terraces, smoke their cigars, sample the premium spirits sponsored by Bacardi, a luxurious buffet, and filled their gift-bags with premium cigars, many personally handed out by the star cigar-makers who blend them.
Cigar stars on hand at the Big Smoke included: AJ Fernandez Bellas Artes and San Lotano, Aging Room, Alex Bradley Prensado Lost Art and Tempus Natural, Arturo Fuente, Casa Fernandez, Cohiba, Cornelius & Anthony, Diamond Crown, Don Pepin Garcia Cuban Classic, El Artista, EP Carrillo Core Plus Club 52 Natural, Hamlet Paredes, Joya de Nicaragua, La Aroma de Cuba, La Aurora, La Flor Dominicana, La Palina, Macanudo, Mbombay-Gaaja, Micallef Experiencia La Crema, Nub, Oliva, Padron, Plasencia Cosecha 146, Regius, Rocky Patel, Romeo San Andres, Tatuaje, Trinidad Santiago, Undercrown Churchill and Shade, Ventura Archetype Axis Mundi, and Villiger La Flor de Ynclan.