Monthly Archives: December 2017

Do Cigars and Champagne Pair Well Together?

Glasses of Champagne

Pairing cigars with anything can be a particularly controversial decision, as everyone has a personal opinion. Over the Christmas and New Years period, Champagne tends to be a particularly popular drink choice. But can cigars and Champagne work well together? Some seem to think so, and we are here to tell you why!

Tuxedo’s or T-shirts? What’s Best to Wear on New Year’s Eve

Man wearing suit and watch pulling down his sleeve.

Whatever you’ve got planned for New Year’s Eve, it’s always nice to look good. Whether it’s a big night out with friends or a chilled evening at home, entering the new year in style is a must. So, after the hustle and bustle of Christmas, we recommend taking some time out to think about what […]

Cigar Aficionado’s Top Cigar of 2017

Cigar of the year

It’s here! The cigar of the year, as decided by Cigar Aficionado Magazine has been announced, and this year the accolade is awarded to Arturo Fuente Don Carlos Eye of the Shark! The blend used for this top cigar is based on that used in the original Don Carlos cigar, which was released back in […]

How to Enjoy the Perfect After Christmas Dinner Cigar

Christmas dinner and drinks laid out on table

There are of course many occasions to enjoy a cigar, from the birth of a baby to a special birthday. Yet the tradition of an ‘after dinner’ cigar perhaps seems most fitting for Christmas Day, a time that we all like to enjoy those little luxuries in life. For many cigar-lovers, savouring a smoke after […]

Cigar Journal’s Top Cigars of 2017

Three Cigars and tobacco

December is a busy and exciting time of the year for everyone, with Christmas and New Years Eve festivities in full swing. This month also marks one of the biggest events in the cigar lovers calendar, as now is the time for the biggest names in the cigar world to announce the best cigar of […]

Cigar Questions Answered: How to Taste a Cigar

A man tasting a cohiba cigar

While sometimes a cigar is just a thing that you smoke, on other occasions, when you have a little more time to relax and properly enjoy the experience, it can be a chance to explore the flavours of each stogie and enhance your palate. Some cigars flavours are bold and instantly identifiable, whereas others may […]