CigarCraig’s 12 Spectacular Days of Cigar Giveaways 2013 Day 8: La Palina Cigars

Good morning and welcome to Day 8.  Before I announce the Day 7 winner, let me address a few items.  First, Jason O asked in a comment if my daughter was named after the La Aurora brand, and the answer is no.  She predates may cigar fascination by a few years, however that first box purchase was definitely influenced by the name. The box may be around somewhere and  she may have it. <sarcasm>Second, kudos to Cigar Aficionado for naming a cigar that has been in manufacture for almost 80 years as the cigar of the year<\sarcasm>. Shouldn’t consistency be a criteria? Or availability? Sheesh. Anyway, you want to to know who won the La Aurora 107 Maduro Coronas, and that person is Jeff K! Please send me your address so I can pass it on to Señor Stein. Thanks to Miami Cigar and Co. and La Aurora for everything! Let’s get Thursday rolling! 


Day 8

Today’s present comes to us courtesy of La Palina Cigars.  La Palina is owned by Bill Paley, and is the resurrection of his grandfather’s brand. Bill’s father, incidentally, is the founder of Columbia Broadcasting System.  The point is, Bill has some roots in the cigar business, and is making some darned tasty cigars. The winner of today’s present will receive a box of La Palina Classic Gordo.  The Gordo is a 6″ x 60 featuring a Brazilian Habano wrapper, Ecuador binder and Nicaraguan and Dominican fillers.  These are always welcome in my humidors.


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Thanks to Courtney at La Palina for providing today’s present!  You know what to do now!



Here’s how you enter: leave a comment.  That’s it, plain and simple.  Tweets don’t count, but feel free to spread the word, only comments on this page count as an entry.  Each day there will be a different prize and the winner will be drawn from that day’s comments. The winner will be announced on the next day’s post. The contest is open to everyone, even if you’ve won one of my contests in the past six months, but once you’ve won, you are ineligible to win again in this series of contests. All prizes will be mailed as soon as I get a chance to go to the post office, or whenever the sponsor decides to ship, whichever is the case, so don’t make me chase down your address!  If you won, please e-mail your contact information to as soon as possible!

That’s it, leave a comment to enter and good luck. Check back tomorrow to see if you won and enter tomorrow’s contest!


Until Tomorrow,








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128 Responses to CigarCraig’s 12 Spectacular Days of Cigar Giveaways 2013 Day 8: La Palina Cigars

  1. Luis Medeiros

    Happy Thursday

  2. Randall Simon

    Great prize good luck all.

  3. Michael Brubeck

    I hope I win!

  4. Bruce Lange

    Good luck someone.

  5. Chris burger

    Hey now those look like great cigars, thanks for doing this giveaway

  6. Mike McDonald

    I’m in.

  7. Scott Wilson

    Great Contest!

  8. Alex Holman

    Merry Christmas to all.

  9. Smokin Aces

    I’m a big fan of La Palina…the Mr. Sam and Goldie are awesome smokes. Please pick me.

  10. Jeff Brooks

    And on the 8th day….

  11. Steve C

    Great Prize, thanks Craig. MERRY CHRISTMAS ALL

  12. Mike Perry

    Gee, I’ve never won one of those…or a 650 million dollar lottery so I could afford to buy a box of them, hint hint.

  13. Dawn C

    hubby would love these sticks!

  14. mike

    cigar broadcasting system

  15. Phillip Mobley

    Merry Christmas! Thanks Craig and La Palina! I would love to try these.

  16. Joe Breland

    Thanks again for the great giveaway. Congrats to all the past winners.

  17. Steve Heath

    Sounds interesting, never tried one of those.

  18. Patrick "KoH" Hart

    Another one I’ve yet to try…

  19. Swede214

    What can I say, again, thank you for your contest.

  20. Travis Chafin

    Please let me win.

  21. jason olson

    Its late, what to say… thats all.. lol no matter what I say I wont win… soo…

  22. David gill

    Let’s try again

  23. Renan McSteez

    I need to win some fatties! 🙂

  24. Quinten Hunter

    Smoke one the other day, nice stick

  25. Jake P.

    I hope I’m not too late! I’ve been analog most of the day and haven’t had a chance to swing by.

  26. Comments Closed! Check the next post to see who won!

  27. George Maitland

    Day 8 I cannot wait…to smoke these…….actually I’ve enjoyed a couple of these affordable La Palina offerings.