Cigar Fans Have Crowned the Winners of the 2021 Cigar Awards

The Cigar Awards are an annual celebration of the best that the cigar industry has to offer. You may ask “who decides what’s best?” In this case, it’s cigar enthusiasts like you and I! Every year, fans send in their top picks to Cigar Journal. Based on those votes, nominees are selected in each category for Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, and Honduras, as well as a spot for other countries. The final winners are voted on out of the top 5 nominees in each category (for every country).

If you’re curious as to which brands, cigars, and blenders walked away winners, Best Cigar Prices has you covered. Below we’ve outlined the winners of all of the fan-chosen awards, as well as a few other accolades that were given.

Best Brand

Cuba: Partagás Serie D

Dom. Rep.: Fuente Fuente OpusX

Honduras: Camacho Triple Maduro

Nicaragua: Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series

Other Country: Herrera Esteli Miami, USA

Best Cigar

Cuba: Montecristo Edmundo

Dom. Rep.: E.P. Carrillo Pledge Prequel

Honduras: Leaf by Oscar Valladares Maduro Toro

Nicaragua: Perdomo 10th Anniversary Box-Pressed Epicure Maduro

Other Country: The American Toro, USA

Best Value

Cuba: San Cristóbal de la Habana

Dom. Rep.: Kristoff GC Signature Series

Honduras: Rocky Patel LB1

Nicaragua: A.J. Fernandez New World Connecticut

Best Cigar Accessory

Boveda One Year Humidor Bag

Best Virtual Lounge

Light ‘em Up Lounge

Outstanding Art

Rocky Patel Art Gallery

Charity & Community

Joya de Nicaragua


Lifetime Achievement

Julio Eiroa

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