As the most anticipated awards in the cigar industry that are decided on by public vote, the Cigar Trophy Awards honor the great knowledge, enthusiasm and commitment and the hard work of those within the cigar industry.

Cigar Trophy winners are determined through a two-step process. During the nomination round, readers have submitted their top candidates for each category. Those who have received the most nominations have moved on as finalists. During the voting round from June 20-27, winners were chosen from the category finalists.

For a full list of the nominees in all categories, visit

The voting phase has ended June 27, 2018.