Cars and Cigars event to Feature Montecristo cigars, El Gaucho signature appetizers, live music and spirit and wine tastings
The aroma of Montecristo cigars will fill the air on the Anderson Plaza at America’s Car Museum (ACM) on August 13 as the Tacoma-based Museum lights up for its fourth annual “Cars and Cigars” event featuring live music with spirit and wine tastings.
Cars and Cigars is one of ACM’s annual Signature Events, which provide funding to support the Museum and its educational initiatives. Sponsored BMW Northwest, the event will feature Montecristo cigars, El Gaucho signature hors d’oevures, live music and tastings from well-known distilleries and wineries.
“This is the second year that BMW Northwest has sponsored Cars and Cigars, and we plan on featuring several of our newest models and an i8 for a ride experience at this year’s event,” said BMW Northwest President and CEO Manfred Scharmach. “America’s Car Museum is one of the premier automotive destinations in the country and we are committed to supporting their community initiatives.”
Scharmach was a driving force behind ACM’s “BMW: Propelling a Century of Innovation” exhibit, which features nearly two dozen BMW models, including his 1973 BMW 3.0 CSL.
In addition to Montecristo cigars, guests will be able to get a taste of wineries and distilleries including Hedges Family Estate, Balvenie, Brown-Forman, Macallan, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Sazerac Company Bourbon, Cave B Estate Winery, CAVU Cellars, aMaurice Cellars, Browne Family Vineyards, King Estate Winery, Dusted Valley and Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Estates.
“Cars and Cigars is an unforgettable annual community event that brings a great crowd of enthusiasts to the Museum,” said ACM President and COO Paul E. Miller. “I’d like to thank our sponsors BMW Northwest and Montecristo for their overwhelming support.”
About LeMay – America’s Car Museum
America’s Car Museum (ACM), an entity of America’s Automotive Trust, is an international destination for families and auto enthusiasts to celebrate America’s love affair with the automobile and learn how it shaped our society. Based in Tacoma, Wash., the stunning 165,000-sq.-ft. facility has been recognized as one of MSN’s 10 Best Automotive Museums worldwide, USA Today’s 10 Best Museums in Seattle and KING5’s 2015 Best Museum in Western Washington. ACM serves as an educational center for students of all ages, features 12 rotating exhibits and hosts five annual Signature Events.