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Saturday, May 28, 2022

Included with every Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest ticket is a canvas tote bag, Glencairn nosing glass, 20+ cigars, and a delicious selection of food.

 

Choose an All-Access Package to attend Saturday morning's cigar seminars hosted by the editors of Cigar Aficionado.

 

CIGAR & WHISKY GRAND TASTINGS

2022 CIGAR SEMINARS

Saturday Evening, May 28, 2022
5:30-9:30 pm

Enjoy a wide variety of whiskies, collect 20+ premium cigars. Learn more about these exceptional cigars and whiskies from the cigarmakers, whisky distillers and other experts who will be in attendance.

 

Cigars and whiskies can be enjoyed throughout the event floor and outside on the terrace. Good cigars, good whiskies and good friends — It will be a night to remember!

Saturday Morning, May 28, 2022
9:30 am

An exciting program of sit-down seminars with Cigar Aficionado’s editors and the world’s best cigarmakers, discussing intriguing tobacco-related topics.

 

Nicaragua: The Hottest Tobacco Country

No country makes more cigars by hand than Nicaragua. The Central American country is a cigarmaking powerhouse and a major source of serious tobacco. Several prominent cigarmakers join us on stage to discuss what makes Nicaragua so special.

Rocky Patel, Rocky Patel Premium Cigars

Pete Johnson, Tatuaje

Carlos Fuente Jr., Arturo Fuente Cigars

 

The Cigar of the Year Meets The Whisky of the Year

An exceptional pairing to close out the program! Jorge Padrón, president of Padrón Cigars Inc., joins Cigar Aficionado executive editor David Savona in a tasting of the Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Torpedo, Cigar Aficionado’s Cigar of the Year, with the Lagavulin 11 year old Offerman Edition: Guinness Cask Finish, Whisky Advocate’s Whisky of the Year.

 

The World of Montecristo
The Montecristo cigar brand is one of the world’s most famous, founded in Havana, Cuba in 1935. Take a look back at the long and storied history of Montecristo and enjoy a very special cigar: the new Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaragua No. 2,
Cigar Aficionado’s No. 2 Cigar of 2021.
Rafael Nodal, Tabacalera USA

 

A Family Affair: The Alec Bradley Story
Alan Rubin, the founder of Alec Bradley Cigar Co., is joined by his sons Alec and Bradley for a discussion about making cigars as a family.

 

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2022 Agenda Coming Soon

 

HOTEL

SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO

Hollywood, FL

 

BOOK YOUR ROOM NOW

* Event rates are no longer available.
Please book directly through the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel.

 

 

About the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

The AAA Four Diamond-rated Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino completed a $1.5 billion expansion in October 2019 with the opening of the new integrated resort that includes the world’s first Guitar Hotel and the seven-story Oasis Tower that overlooks a new 13.5-acre pool lagoon. Additionally, the property unveiled an expanded gaming floor, new luxury spa and salon, a 7,000-capacity Hard Rock Live entertainment venue, retail shops and more.

FAQ

Q: Can I smoke at the event?
Yes, cigars can be enjoyed in the ballroom and outside.

 

Q: Will there be food at the Cigar & Whisky Grand Tastings?
Yes, there will be a delicious selection of food with hot and cold dishes for you to enjoy.

 

Q: How do I receive updates and information about the event?
Sign up to receive updates here.

 

Q: Trouble locating your ticket(s)?
Tickets are sent from SquadUp. Please try searching the inbox of the email you used to purchase the tickets for SquadUp. If you need further help locating your ticket, please call SquadUp at 800-210-0689 or email them at
support@squadup.com.

 

Q: What is the event's covid policy?
All ticketed attendees agree to comply with all current Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest, city and venue health & safety protocols and mandates at the time of the event. Big Smoke Meets Whisky Fest reserves the right to refuse entry or remove an individual from the event if any such protocols are breached. Information will be provided in the weeks leading up to the event of what to expect based on current protocols.

 

Additional Questions?
Email us at
events@mshanken.com

Refund Policy: A refund (minus processing fees) is available for all tickets until 60 days prior to the event (March 29, 2022). After March 29, 2022 there are no more refunds.

 

Must be 21 or older to attend. Event sponsor reserves the right to refuse admission to any applicant. A portion of the ticket price is to purchase the cigars you receive at the event.

Q: Can I smoke at the event?
Yes, cigars can be enjoyed in the ballroom and outside.

 

Q: Will there be food at the Cigar & Whisky Grand Tastings?
Yes, there will be a delicious selection of food with hot and cold dishes for you to enjoy.

 

Q: How do I receive updates and information about the event?
Sign up to receive updates here.

 

Q: Trouble locating your ticket(s)?
Tickets are sent from SquadUp. Please try searching the inbox of the email you used to purchase the tickets for SquadUp. If you need further help locating your ticket, please call SquadUp at 800-210-0689 or email them at
support@squadup.com.

 

Q: What is the event's covid policy?
All ticketed attendees agree to comply with all current Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest, city and venue health & safety protocols and mandates at the time of the event. Big Smoke Meets Whisky Fest reserves the right to refuse entry or remove an individual from the event if any such protocols are breached. Information will be provided in the weeks leading up to the event of what to expect based on current protocols.

 

Additional Questions?
Email us at
events@mshanken.com