Whiskeys and Cigars Fundraiser

Enjoy a cigar and sample some fine whiskeys, scotches and bourbons.

The BNI Accelerators of Winnipeg business networking group are joining forces with Thomas Hinds Tobacconist and holding a most unique event.  A Whiskeys and Cigar sampler event where you can actually SMOKE a cigar inside a lounge.  Thanks to some wonderful sponsors and supporters, we are able to present 12 different whiskeys, scotches and bourbons for you to sample.  Here is the event description:

Location: Thomas Hinds Tobacconist   185 Carlton St

Date:  Saturday, June 18th, 2022

First Sitting:   5:00 pm  (runs until 7;30)

Second Sitting   8:00 pm  (runs until 10;30)

Ticket Prices:  $150

Special Reserved Booths available for 4 persons ($600) or 7 persons ($1050)

Your ticket includes:

My Father Flor de las Antilles cigar  (Best Cigar of 2012)

Your own Whiskey tasting glass to keep

12 assorted scotches and bourbon samples

Finger Food served at the event

All proceeds go to D’Arcy’s Animal Rescue Centre here in Winnipeg.  For more on this wonderful, registered charity, read here.

Whiskeys and Cigars fundraiser in support of D'Arcys ARC animal shelter

Whiskeys and Cigars fundraiser in support of D’Arcys ARC animal shelter


Tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis and are very limited.  With just 46 tickets per sitting, these events will sell out quickly.

Father’s Day Weekend

We chose this particular weekend, so that you can honour your dad and take him out for a special event.  Or get together with a few buds and have a great time.

Looking for Sponsors

This event is produced by BNI Accelerators of Winnipeg, a premier business networking group and chapter of the international leader in networking, BNI.

Thomas Hinds Tobacconist is the venue and cigar sponsor of this event, and Beam & Suntory are the liquor sponsors

Home, Business and Autopac insurance provider R.A Hughes Insurance are the Glass Sponsor.  Their support has enabled us to give EVERY attendee their own whiskey tasking glass to use, and keep.

We are open to other sponsorships, such as a meal sponsor ($500 per sitting)  and a ‘Humidor Sponsor’ which will provide tupperdor cigar keepers for everyone to take home.

If you wish to become a sponsor of this unique event, please contact Bo Kauffmann at the number below.


To reserve your tickets to attend this event, contact Bo Kauffmann of REMAX at 204-333-2202.



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