Monthly Archives: August 2020

A Beginner’s Guide to Cigar Shapes, Sizes and Colour

cigars on a shelf

There are so many factors to consider when it comes to cigars; what brand? Shape? Size? Colour?  If you’re new to cigar smoking or have stuck to one type of cigar for a long time, you may not be confident with what each of these factors means or how to choose something you like.  Below […]

Cigars in Popular Culture

man in a suit holding a cigar

Renowned for their quality and long-associated with power and money, cigars have been a strong part of popular culture for many years. From plot devices in films to being spotted between the lips of the elite, cigars have long had a place in the cultural spotlight. While other methods of smoking, such as cigarettes, have […]

Complete Guide to Whisky

Two glasses of whisky being poured from the bottle

When it comes to alcoholic beverages, whisky can be one of the hardest to get into. This isn’t because it doesn’t taste great, but because, generally speaking, a decent bottle of whisky is going to cost a great deal more than a decent bottle of wine, and many people are reluctant to commit to such […]

Sustainable Sipping: How the Whisky Industry is Becoming More Eco-Friendly

Whisky splashing out of a glass

Last month, the beloved whisky brand Johnnie Walker announced that in 2021, their limited edition whisky release will be sold in a paper bottle, rather than glass in a bid to make packaging more sustainable. Sustainability has become increasingly more important for both consumers and producers, with many looking for ways to live a more […]