Master Class Seminar: The Perfect Cigar, Rum and Whiskey Pairing at Havana ‘59

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Friday March 4th

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Master Class Seminar: The Perfect Cigar, Rum and Whiskey Pairing at Havana ‘59

Havana '59
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
16 N 17th St.
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Cigars can offer deep, rich, complex and haunting flavor profiles, a perfect match for many types of spirits. Please join Jason Cannata, resident "cigar nerd" for Havana Connections, Richmond's premier cigar retailer, as he leads you through an exquisite cigar, rum and whiskey pairing seminar paired with a light plate of artisan cheese and grapes.

The Details

Ticket Package Availability: 

  • This seminar is part of one ticket package called Friday Cigar & SMOKED!, which includes this Friday seminar and the Friday VIP/Early SMOKED!, which begins about 15 minutes before the conclusion of the seminar.  Main Street Station is literally a 2 minute walk across the parking lot and street from Havana '59.  For details on this package please go to the Ticket Packages page.  Go to the ticket page to buy the package.


  • This seminar will be held at Havana '59, across the parking lot from Main Street Station, the main venue for the signature events that are part of the Expo
  • An all-inclusive seminar with two cigars + rum and whiskey pairing.  A cheese and grapes plate is included
  • The seating arrangement is classroom style
  • Note that this is a smoking and drinking event.  This event is inappropriate for non-smokers!  
  • Participants will receive two, premium quality Robusto-size cigars. One cigar will be paired with the rum and whiskey and the other cigar may be taken home.
  • You may arrive any time after 5:00 pm
  • Street parking will consist of metered spaces 


  • Jason Cannata, resident "cigar nerd" and passionate advocate for high quality cigars for Havana Connections, Richmond's premier cigar retailer

Cigars and Spirits

  • Coming soon.

The Virginia Wine Expo benefits the J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Educational Foundation.

All inclusive.  Price Covers Food & Drink. 21 and over only and no infants or strollers, except at the VIP Walk-Around Grand Tasting Locals Sunday Special on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at historic Main Street Station. 

  • + Combo Package
  • M Main Street Station
  • B Craft Beer
  • E Educational
  • F Food
  • Music
  • N New Event
  • S Seminar
  • W Wine
  • D Distilled Spirits
  • A Auction
  • C Cider

Advance tickets will only be available for sale on this website. Tickets may be available at the door at an increased price unless sold out. All tickets to the Virginia Wine Expo are nonrefundable.

Attendees must be 21 years of age or older to attend all Expo events, except the Sunday Walk-Around Grand Tasting