On Thursday, August 20th, 2015 Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Pasadena created the “Goodwood Cigar Lounge”, Pasadena’s only pop-up cigar lounge. Hosting “La Aroma de Cuba,” an exclusive event celebrating cigars, specialty art, Scotch whisky, and the Rolls-Royce Wraith. With over 100 VVIP guests in attendance, the event was invite-only. With a top-shelf whisky tasting- James Oliver American Whiskey, James Oliver American Rye, UB Real Irish Whiskey, Lark Single Malt Whiskey, MacGavings Highland Single Malt Scotch Whiskey-with gourmet
Hors d ’oeuvres, free flowing champagne and wines along with assorted sweet appetizers by Sugarfina and Nothing Bundt Cakes, guests watched as renowned Executive Artist and Body Painter, Katrina Konupek, created a stunning stone statue on model, Theresa. Nespresso Beverly Hills, the creator and leader in luxury pre-portioned coffee and espresso market, served Nespresso Martinis- a coffee flavored variation of Martini and is made with coffee liqueur and Bogart Vodka.
Beauty, mystique, and a wide breadth of luxuries, the Rolls-Royce Wraith Inspired by Music and designed to deliver a visual, tactile, and aural experience. DJ Cory Newman from DJ Party Pros rocked the “Goodwood Cigar Lounge”. Andrew Arizmendi, the General Manager at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Pasadena, similarly designed “La Aroma de Cuba” around delighting the senses. It was his goal to express luxury through physical sense, piquant tastes and scents were in abundance. The guests in attendance had quite an evening, the scotch tasting, the cigars, and light culinary fare.