Val believes that hand-made premium cigars are magical. The tastes & aromas they deliver are unparalleled and she is grateful to be part of the cigar community. She started smoking small cigars in the late 70's, with every decade bringing new & wonderful experiences. She now travels the world enjoying the all aspects of the premium cigar industry, working tirelessly to advocate the benefits that cigars can bring. WSET L3 Wine & Spirits Professional.
Cigar Analyst: Cigar Sense. Cigar Journal. Member: Premium Cigar Association.
Ambassador: Cigar Rights of America. S
ocial Media Director for Smooth Draws Cigar Radio (2015-2018) Educator: Wine. Whisky. Cigars. Cheeses of France.
Kansas City Barbeque Society: Certified BBQ Judge.
ISO9001 Project Leader.
Perfume, Cosmetics & Skincare Consultant.