Lake Forest, CA December 10, 2019 — Lincoln B. Salazar, CEO and Publisher of Cigar & Spirits Magazine announced the upcoming release of the magazine’s Top 20 Cigars of 2019 beginning on Monday, December 16. The countdown will continue through the week, and will appear in the January / February issue featuring Francis Ford Coppola as the cover-interview.

“Our tasting panel smoked hundreds of cigars in 2019. The results will reflect the current state of high quality premium cigars available in the industry ,” says Salazar. “Consumers and brands have come to rely on our collective expertise, and we take our position as industry influencers with great responsibility.”

Top 20 Cigars of 2019

Cigars # 20-15: Monday, December 16

Cigars # 14-10: Tuesday, December 17

Cigars # 9-5: Wednesday, December 18

Cigars # 4-2: Thursday, December 19

#1 Cigar of the Year 2019: Friday, December 20

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