Sir Randolph Churchill


The Cigar World, Cosima Aichholzer, Sir Randolph Churchill

When did it all start? At what age did you start smoking?
Hong Kong, at the age of 30.

What was your first cigar?
Really, no idea. I was too busy.

How would you describe the pleasure of smoking cigars?

Which are your favorite cigars?

How many cigars do you smoke?
I am a social smoker.

At what time of day do you enjoy your cigars the most?

What are your favorite cigars for special events?
Davidoff Winston Churchill.

How do you light your cigars? Do you have a special lighter?

Your favorite cigar lounges/hotels worldwide?
Madison Davidoff, New York.

Your favorite cigar members clubs worldwide?
Whites Club, London.

Your favorite cigar shops worldwide?
Davidoff London, JJ Fox.

With which personality would you like to smoke a cigar?
Angela Merkel.

Is there a special ‘cigar moment’ in your life you would like to share with us?
It was in the hills of Scotland. I was exhausted from shooting.

It was a very special moment when I lit my cigar.

Where do you keep your cigars?
In my humidor in Kent.

You enjoy your cigars with a glass of … ?
Whisky (Glenfiddich), red wine or sauterne.

How would you describe your passion for smoking to a non-smoker?
Getting time away.  

The most beautiful humidor?
One with extraordinary woodwork.

Who has to be featured in a cigar book? Which unique cigar personality?
People who enjoy a good cigar and actors.

Cigars and women?
Powerful! Great message of confidence,  freedom and fun.