Tag Archives: Min Ron Nee

Picking Up The Cabs – A Visit To MRN In Hong Kong

29 Dec

I had two nice Cabs waiting for me in Hong Kong and if that was not incentive enough for a trip there, my friend Javi was also flying there for a quick business trip …. Javi and I have shared a few trips to Havana and the fun they entail so what better than having Read more…

Min Ron Nee Visit – September 2016 Hong Kong – Part Three

23 Sep

The last three days of our visit were quiet and relaxed, we missed J & T but we did a “copy ‘n paste” of last year’s trip experiences. We would have late breakfast, go to TST for iced tea and cigars at the Sheraton LCDH, have a good foot massage and do the tourist stuff Read more…

Min Ron Nee Visit – September 2016 Hong Kong – Part Two

22 Sep

The third day I wanted to show a bit of Hong Kong to both Frank and J. & T., the latter first time visitors to HK. Frank had wanted to visit Victoria Peak last trip but we didn’t made it then as the weather was too hazy. This time it was perfect blue skies. So Read more…

Min Ron Nee Visit – September 2016 Hong Kong – Part One

21 Sep

Basically this was a happy and exact “copy & paste” to our last year’s trip. Frank drove down early so we could have a few good cigars and a light lunch in my village. It was hot, hot enough to sweat in the terrace when we had some coffee and another cigar making time. A Read more…

Min Ron Nee – Monte A And Magnum Of Champagne In The Lommel Sahara

26 Aug

Frank and I like to keep our promises. Last year in Hong Kong, our generous host Min Ron Nee was so gracious as to present us with a Magnum of 1996 Dom Ruinart and threw in some Monte A sticks from the early 80’s that we had been smoking with him at Cigar Divan. Frank Read more…

1985 MRN Bolivar Especiales You-Tube Interview

28 Oct

I have always enjoyed Salih Dalay‚Äôs you tube channel and his relaxed, unorthodox and highly interesting videos, so when he contacted me asking for an interview, I immediately agreed. But for this interview, being for his newly started Connoisseurs Corner, he wanted a special, rare vintage cigar, so not having cigars in that range himself Read more…

The Story Behind The 1970’s Diplomatic Cohiba 50 And 100 Count Lancero Boxes

9 May

Now that these boxes are safely in the hands of MRN for the preservation of cigar history, here is the “back story” of their acquisition. Two ultra rare boxes of Cohiba Lanceros presented by the Cuban government to foreign personalities in the 1970’s surfaced earlier this year. Before leaving for Cuba in February, literally hours Read more…