Montecristo Cigars to auction one of a kind
Art Basel-inspired humidor designed by artist, Ruben Trespalacios
MIAMI â€“ Montecristo,Â maker ofÂ world renowned premium cigars, will host an exclusive Montecristo Art Basel event in South Floridaâ€™s most popular pop-up event space:Â The Wharf Miami. The eventâ€œMontecristo Marinaâ€Â hosted by theÂ Montecristo Social ClubÂ will combine live art, fine spirits, music, networking and Montecristo cigars while overlooking the Miami River. The event takes place onSaturday December 8, 2018 at 7PM. The Wharf Miami is located atÂ 114 SW North River Drive. Miami, Fl. 33130.
Montecristo Marina will serve as a celebration of art and its relationship to the artisanal virtues of the handmade premium cigar. TheÂ Montecristo EpicÂ cigar will serve as the subject. This highly rated super-premium cigar is valued for its artisanal quality; each box is inspected and signed by the artisan to ensure its quality. The centerpiece of the event will be the auction of a one-of-a-kind Montecristo Icon humidor, which will be hand-painted on site during the event by acclaimed artistÂ Ruben Trespalacios.
Trespalacios, who will be visiting the festivities from his home country of Colombia, is known for his flair and use of vibrant colors. His abstract style projects energy, positivity and happiness which catapulted his career beginning in 2014. He was chosen specifically by the Montecristo team for this special live art event.
â€œThe art of handmade premium cigar making, saysÂ Rob Norris, President of Altadis U.S.A. Premium Cigar Division, maker of Montecristo, â€œis a time-honored tradition that dates back many generations. We are excited to celebrate this art form during Art Basel, which has become the epicenter of the Arts in the Americas. Along with Tabacalera USAâ€™s CEOÂ Javier Estades, Head of Product CapabilityÂ Rafael Nodal,Â and the rest of the Montecristo team, we look forward to attending and celebrating this special event.â€
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