aficionado


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aficionado

a devotee of bullfighting

aficionado

A Spanish word that means fan, devotee, enthusiast, etc. There are loyal aficionados of every subject in the computer field.
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Regis Abu Dhabi literally elevates luxury to a new level as it unveils the opulent Luxury Aficionado Experience, whisking guests up for the first time to the hotel's 255-metre high helipad for an unforgettable evening.
Based on previous rankings, Cigar Aficionado narrowed the competition down to a top 60 smokes and then conducted multiple rounds of blind taste tests to pick the top cigars of the year.
Cigar Aficionado reporter Gregory Mottola reported Dec.
In an effort to attract aficionados and not just cigars, Shanken has dropped the size of the latter and increased the size of the former.
Portly publisher Marvin Shanken, who first went after "connoisseurs" with the magazine Wine Spectator, launched Cigar Aficionado in 1992 as the quarterly everyone thought would crash and die after the first issue.
Each issue, Cigar Aficionado ranks as many as 70 cigars in a blind taste test: A "classic" rates from 95 to 100 points, "outstanding" from 90 to 94, "very good to excellent" 80 to 89, "average to good commercial quality" from 70 to 79, and "don't waste your time" scores below 70.
The Cigar Aficionado panel of senior tasters smokes each cigar blind--meaning the tasters do not know the brand name, country of origin or price of the cigar that they are smoking.
She is a recognized leader in the cultivation of market data and information pertaining to townhouses and publishes a regular "Townhouse Newsletter" which serves to educate and inform the townhouse aficionado.
If you're a coach, a true student of the game, and especially a Tennessee aficionado, this is a must-have addition to your library.
Well, of that isn't reason enough to fall in love with a high end stiletto, Bondy, a shoe aficionado and vice president of special programming for CNN, could probably offer several more.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oettinger Davidoff, creator of some of the finest premium cigars, has joined forces with one of the world's leading luxury lifestyle concierge services, Quintessentially Lifestyle, to launch the Hourglass Lounge: this first global luxury concierge service dedicated to the cigar aficionado.
Hallie works for Bernard, an antiques dealer, old movie aficionado and gourmet cook, and his mother Olivia, local political activist and Unitarian; but there is also Bernard's partner Gil, who has just left Bernard for a woman; and Ottavio, Olivia's much younger Italian boyfriend.