August 24, 2018, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, USA – Liquor Barn-Party Mart, Kentucky’s largest locally owned and operated retail chain of beer, spirits and wine announces that Kentuckian Jason Lois, Liquor Barn-Party Mart’s cigar expert and buyer has qualified to compete at the 2018 Cigar Smoking World Championship ( The global challenge will be held in Split, Croatia on September 1, 2018. This year marks the ninth annual international competition for this event.

Lois joined Liquor Barn-Party Mart in January 2018. He has been committed and dedicated to curating

“We are delighted to support Jason Lois in his endeavor to compete at the 2018 Cigar Smoking World Championship,” said Jonathan Blue, Chairman and Managing Director of Blue Equity, LLC. “We are certain that Jason will be a formidable competitor and he will be an exemplary ambassador of both the Commonwealth of Kentucky and United States. What a unique honor for one of our own to be selected to compete in such a prestigious event in a wonderful place.”

Follow Lois’ progress through the competition on Liquor Barn’s social media pages – Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or at the website

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