IMPORTANT NOTICE
Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest has been rescheduled to October 31, 2020. Questions? Email events@mshanken.com

Rescheduled Date TIcket Information Coming Soon!

CIGAR & WHISKY GRAND TASTINGS

CIGAR SEMINARS

Saturday, October 31, 2020

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

 

Seminar Program

Saturday, October 31st

9:00 AM — 12:30 PM

 

THE STARS OF THE CIGAR WORLD

Padrón

Jorge Padrón on the storied history of Padrón, a record three-time Cigar of the Year winner.

 

Making Cigars in the Dominican Republic

Veterans Ernesto Perez-Carrillo and Litto Gomez shed light on the Dominican Republic, known in the industry as Cigar Country.

 

Rocky Patel

Rocky Patel’s 25-year journey to create one of America’s best-known cigar brands.

 

Everything Cuba

An expert look into the mysterious world of Cuban cigars.

 

The Fuente Story

Carlos Fuente Jr. on iconic producer Arturo Fuente, and the resonance of Fuente Fuente OpusX.

 

Perfect Pairings: The No. 1 Cigar Meets the No. 1 Whisky

Cigar Aficionado & Whisky Advocate bring the worlds of cigars and whisky together in a very special pairing featuring the Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Maestro, the Cigar of the Year, and the George Dickel Bottled in Bond 13 Year Old, the Whisky of the Year.

TICKETS ON SALE SOON

Saturday, October 31

6:30-9:30 PM

5:30 PM – VIP Early Entry

Enjoy hundreds of whiskies, collect 25+ premium cigars and attend free whisky seminars conducted by whisky experts throughout the evening.

Whisky Seminars

Conducted Throughout the Evening
Program Coming Soon

CIGARS & WHISKIES

Participating Cigar and Whisky List

VIEW CIGARS

VIEW WHISKY LIST

Tickets On Sale Soon

HOTEL

SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO

Hollywood, FL

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel has reserved a room block for Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest attendees at a special price.

Reschedule Date Room Block Coming Soon

 

 

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: What time do the Cigar & Whisky Grand Tasting start on Saturday night?
5:30 PM: VIP Entry
6:30 PM: General Admission Entry
9:30 PM: Event Ends
The Cigar & Whisky Grand Tasting will take place in and around the Seminole Ballroom at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

 

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: When will the Whisky Seminars be held?
The whisky seminars, included with every Grand Tasting Ticket, will take place throughout the evening. Smoking will not be allowed inside the whisky seminar rooms.

 

Additional Questions?
Email us at
events@mshanken.com

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Cancellation Policy

 

Original Event Date Refunds: All original event date ticket holders must submit refund requests to events@mshanken.com by April 10th, 2020 with their order number. After April 10th, there are no refunds. Tickets can be transferred to another person.

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.

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Q: What time do the Cigar & Whisky Grand Tasting start on Saturday night?
5:30 PM: VIP Entry
6:30 PM: General Admission Entry
9:30 PM: Event Ends
The Cigar & Whisky Grand Tasting will take place in and around the Seminole Ballroom at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

 

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: When will the Whisky Seminars be held?
The whisky seminars, included with every Grand Tasting Ticket, will take place throughout the evening. Smoking will not be allowed inside the whisky seminar rooms.

 

Additional Questions?
Email us at
events@mshanken.com

 

Advocate bring the worlds of cigars and whisky together in a very special pairing featuring the Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Maestro, the Cigar of the Year, and the George Dickel Bottled in Bond 13 Year Old, the Whisky of the Year.