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On Sun­day Novem­ber 16th 2014 Bois­dale of Canary Wharf saw cig­ar afi­ciona­dos and celebri­ty cig­ar smok­ers from around the world gath­er for The Spec­ta­tor Cig­ar Awards Din­ner 2014, spon­sored by Mehmet Kurt of King­wood Stud, found­ed by Bois­dale. Arnold Schwarzeneg­ger was crowned The Spec­ta­tor Cig­ar Smok­er of the Year and Kelsey Gram­mer, Hol­ly­wood star, was a run­ner-up for the Spec­ta­tor Cig­ar Smok­er of the Year 2014.

Guests gath­ered on the Boisdale’s cov­ered ter­race and enjoyed Cham­pagne Barons de Roth­schild Brut NV, Chivas Regal Negro­nis and canapés fol­lowed by a sump­tu­ous din­ner of expert­ly sourced Hebridean shell­fish and Aberdeen­shire beef fil­let that Bois­dale is famed for cooked by Exec­u­tive Head Chef, Andy Rose. The evening was host­ed by Tom Park­er Bowles and recog­nised var­i­ous aspects of the cig­ar world, with award cat­e­gories includ­ing Cig­ar Pro­duc­er, Retail­er, Writer, and cul­mi­nat­ing in The Spec­ta­tor Cig­ar Smok­er of the Year.