The 2015 Post Season Awards are complete on Cigar Coop. We recap the winners as well as summarize the previous year’s winners.
- Cigar of the Year
- Best Aged Cigar
- Person of the Year
- Factory of the Year (Large or Multi-Faceted)
- Factory of the Year (Small / Single)
We also recapped our Performance Ratings based on average scores on Cigar Coop during the 2015 Cigar Year on Cigar Coop. In addition to Brand Performance, we added two new categories for Country of Origin and Vitolas.
2015 Cigar of the Year: Padron 50th Anniversary Maduro
2009 Liga Privada T52 by Drew Estate, Drew Estate
2010 Avo Limited Edition 2010, Avo Cigars (Davidoff)
2011 La Palina El Diario, La Palina Cigars
2012 La Palina Collection – Goldie Laguito No. 2, La Palina Cigars
2013 La Aurora Cien Anos Edicion Especial, La Aurora Cigars
2014 Joel Sherman 75th Celebration by Nat Sherman, Nat Sherman
2015 Padron 50th Anniversary Maduro, Padron Cigars
2014 Best Aged Cigar: Espinosa Laranja Reserva Corona Gorda
2011 Liga Privada Unico Serie Dirty Rat by Drew Estate, Drew Estate
2012 Para Japon by La Aurora, La Aurora Cigars
2013 L’Atelier, L’Atelier Cigars
2014 Room 101 Namakubi Ecuador, Room 101 Cigars (Davidoff)
2015 Espinosa Laranja Reserva Corona Gorda, Espinosa Cigars
2014 Cigar Industry Person of the Year: Abdel.J (A.J.) Fernandez (A.J. Fernandez Cigars)
2014 Factory of the Year (Large or Multi-Faceted): Davidoff
2014 Factory of the Year (Small / Single): La Zona
We also covered our annual Top 12 Cigar Stories / Themes of the Year
There were some interesting year end features done by Cigar Media Association members. The three that really stood out.
- Cigar Dojo’s Cigar of the Year 2015 LIVE Awards Show
- Toasted Foot’s Most Fascinating People in the Cigar Industry 2015
- The Cigar Authority’s Cigar of the Year Contenders and its unique way for awarding Cigar of the Year.
- The 2015 Cigar Media Association Award Nominees