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Last Saturday, October 2nd, Casa de Campo Resort and Villas hosted an exciting “Cigar and Rum Night”, welcoming guests, residents, and visitors alike to enjoy selected Dominican hand-rolled cigars and premium rums along with live music & dancing outside under the open-air terrace and lounge area of La Caña restaurant in the main hotel.

It was a fun-filled evening under the stars where friends and guests were able to enjoy the evening together safely while respecting the Casa Cares health and security protocols. The use of face masks and social distancing was fully enforced to safeguard the wellbeing of everyone in attendance.

“This event is part of the ongoing activities and new initiatives we have been working on developing for our community and guests alike.  We have many exciting things planned for the year ahead and our team looks forward to sharing them with everyone soon.  We are especially grateful to our partners and friends at Tabacalera Garcia, Cigar Country, and Brugal for assisting us in coordinating everything this past weekend.  Their support exemplifies the close partnership our companies share together and the collaboration of the types of events and activities we are committed to developing within Casa de Campo.” explained Jason Kycek, Senior VP of Sales & Marketing.

Throughout the night, the attendees enjoyed three cigars: Vegafina 1998, Monte by Montecristo, and Montecristo Platinum selected by famed Tabacalera Master Blenders, Pedro Ventura, and Javier Elmudesi.  These cigars were paired perfectly with Brugal Premium 1888 and Leyenda. “These liquors are the perfect complement for the cigars selected for the night thanks to their unique sweet notes,” explained by Carlos Paulino, representative of the Brugal house. 

It should be noted that the Dominican Republic is known as the “cigar country” since there is a longstanding tradition of handmade cigars originating here.  The Dominican Republic has set unprecedented awards and accolades within the cigar industry for their quality, attention to detail, consistency, and creating several #1 rated cigars in the world. La Romana and Casa de Campo has the privilege of having the best premium cigar factory in the world, the Tabacalera de García.

“Currently, the culture of smoking cigars has been very popular. Even in times of pandemic, the demand has increased considerably,” states Pedro Ventura. “This is due to the relaxation that cigars offer its consumers.”

It was a magical night of exceptional cigars, rums, food, and camaraderie, accompanied by a live band which complimented the aroma of cigars and rums and made the night complete.

The following photos were taken by Mairobi Herrera during the event at La Caña on Saturday, October 3rd:

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