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12/31/18

Kaplowitz Media & The Cigar Media Federation Present: The 2018 Kappy Awards, Best of the Cigar Industry

"Have you Kaplowitz'd to-day?"


Find out more about what the Cigar Media Federation (CMF) can do for you. (LINK)

The Cigar Media Federation:
"Let us do the thinking for you."

What began a year ago as: "It's the last day of the year and a Sunday. Sundays are for Cigar News Weekly Report posts. Alas, there ain't much news. So I decided to cobble together a new tradition instead. Gentlepersons, The Kappys..." - me, at last year's inaugural Kaplowitz Media Presents: The 2017 Kappy Awards, Best of the Cigar Industry --- is now #Kappys2018 and filling out into a very big deal indeed.

Therefore -- without any further ado, adon't, or amaybe...


CIGAR OF THE YEAR

SMALL CIGAR BRAND OF THE YEAR

BRAND OF THE YEAR

CIGAR FACTORY OF THE YEAR
Tabacalera La Alianza S.A.

SMALL CIGAR FACTORY OF THE YEAR
Omega Tabacos, Esteli, Nicaragua

CIGAR BLENDER OF THE YEAR
Steve Saka (Dunbarton T&T)

BEST IN CIGAR MEDIA

CIGAR CRITIC OF THE YEAR
Tim Rollins (Tiny Tim's Cigar World)

BEST DESIGN (ART)

BEST MARKETING 

GENTLEPERSON OF THE YEAR
Rocky Patel

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Carlos P. Fuente, Jr.

IN MEMORIAM

Richard Overton
Felix Menendez
Arsenio Ramos
Gary Laden

May their memories be for blessings.


KAPLOWITZ MEDIA (K/M) is extraordinarily proud to have earned the Cigar Media Federation (CMF) official Seal of Approval. Find out more HERE.

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See ya in 2019!

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