Randy Mastronicola

About Randy Mastronicola

Randy Mastronicola is Editor-in-Chief for Cigar & Spirits Magazine. Randy’s favorite lifestyle topics within the cigar universe are sports, fashion, food and travel, pop culture and personal growth. Randy is a native New Yorker. He attended New York University’s Washington Square University College and obtained a degree in Journalism. Randy has worked in marketing and publishing for a number of years, maintains a life coaching certification and is a.k.a. ZenGuido.

National Rum Punch Day is Upon Us. Drink Up!

As if you didn’t get enough rum on National Rum Day, have some more for National Rum Punch Day. By Cari Jorgensen Need another excuse to drink rum? You’re in luck. August 20 is National Rum Punch Day. [...]

National Rum Punch Day is Upon Us. Drink Up! 2015-08-20T15:53:59+00:00

Friends and Cigars

Cigars can help pave the way to lasting friendships. By The Cigar Guys, Alex Lukoff and Tony Wilson While having breakfast in Bel Air one morning, I overheard an interesting conversation. Two young me [...]

Friends and Cigars 2015-08-17T20:35:42+00:00

Global Cigars Industry Report Released

Report offers detailed analysis on top cigar consuming countries as well as profiles of 172 cigar companies. By John B. Virata Global Industry Analysts has released its report on the worldwide market [...]

Global Cigars Industry Report Released 2015-08-11T21:19:51+00:00

Kenny Chesney: Pirate vs.Poet

The chart topper may appear laid back, but there is intensity to spare when it comes to his music. By Betsy Model As fantasies go, the scene has got to be in the top three: warm beaches, lapping waves [...]

Kenny Chesney: Pirate vs.Poet 2015-08-06T18:05:58+00:00

Sonoma Cider Debuts Two New Flavors

Both ciders are available now. Sonoma Cider is shipping two new cider flavors to complement its line of hard ciders. The Crowbar, at 6 percent alcohol by volume, is a habanero lime cider and is the fi [...]

Sonoma Cider Debuts Two New Flavors 2015-08-05T22:48:51+00:00

Davidoff Cigar Bar to Open in Las Vegas

The cigar bar will open at the Fashion Show Mall, across the strip from Wynn and Encore Resorts. By John B. Virata Las Vegas will be home to a new Davidoff Cigar Bar that is scheduled to open November [...]

Davidoff Cigar Bar to Open in Las Vegas 2015-08-04T16:21:25+00:00

Altadis U.S.A. Wins 2015 Best in Show at IPCPR 2015

Company won for best exhibition space, booth layout, and branding. By John B. Virata Altadis U.S.A. announced that it was awarded the 2015 Best in Show at the recently concluded International Premium [...]

Altadis U.S.A. Wins 2015 Best in Show at IPCPR 2015 2015-07-31T15:23:31+00:00

10 Cocktails & Food Pairings for National Tequila Day

Gather friends and loved ones and celebrate the day with one or more of these tasty mixed drinks and dishes. By Cari Jorgensen Tequila should be enjoyed, especially on National Tequila Day. A great wa [...]

10 Cocktails & Food Pairings for National Tequila Day 2015-07-24T04:54:15+00:00

Arta Tequila Five-year Aged Extra Añejo Tequila

The tequila won a silver medal in tasting and a bronze medal in packaging at the 2015 San Francisco Spirits Competition. By John B. Virata Consider Arta Tequila Five-year aged Extra Añejo tequila to h [...]

Arta Tequila Five-year Aged Extra Añejo Tequila 2015-07-23T22:24:00+00:00

Cigar Review: Casa Miranda Chapter Two Toro

This was an interesting smoke with plenty of flavor transitions that kept me interested through the entire session. By J.V. Bolkan 5.5 x 54 Nicaraguan Maduro Corojo wrapper Nicaraguan binder Filler fr [...]

Cigar Review: Casa Miranda Chapter Two Toro 2015-07-22T18:11:44+00:00

Sweetheart: Arielle Ditkowich

Sweetheart Arielle Ditkowich Sponsored by La Sirena OceanoPacific Gran Toro6 x 65Wrapper: Dominican Habano Vuelta ArribaBinder: Dominican CriolloFiller: Dominican Criollo Visos and Ligeros andNicarag [...]

Sweetheart: Arielle Ditkowich 2015-07-22T22:07:41+00:00

CigarCaddy 3400 Holds up to 5 Cigars

The CigarCaddy is waterproof, floats, and can hold up to five Churchill cigars. By John B. Virata Going out on the ocean and don’t want to get your cigars wet? Check out the Cigar Caddy 3400, a portab [...]

CigarCaddy 3400 Holds up to 5 Cigars 2015-07-21T18:18:44+00:00

Cigar Lounge: State Social House of Hollywood, Calif.

A rare treat: Excellent cuisine, cigars and spirits under one roof in the heart of Hollywood By Rick Rhay For the partners of State Social House, the concept is simple: combine great food, plenty of d [...]

Cigar Lounge: State Social House of Hollywood, Calif. 2015-07-20T17:55:56+00:00

Get Whiskey Delivered to Your Home with Distiller App

The Distiller app allows users to browse whiskies, get recommendations, view ratings, read reviews and have the spirit shipped to their doorstep. By Cari Jorgensen Distiller, a whiskey recommendation [...]

Get Whiskey Delivered to Your Home with Distiller App 2015-07-17T23:43:30+00:00

Hornitos Becomes Official Tequila of Chicago Cubs

In addition to becoming the MLB team’s official tequila, Hornitos has become the naming rights partner of Wrigley Field’s left field group space. By Cari Jorgensen Hornitos Tequila has partnered with [...]

Hornitos Becomes Official Tequila of Chicago Cubs 2015-07-14T22:11:50+00:00
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