Monthly Archives: February 2021

5 Facts About Montecristo Cigars

A box of Montecristo cigars

In 2020 one of the world’s most famous cigar brands celebrated their 85th anniversary. Although Montecristo was established in 1930, a younger brand in comparison to others, the influence of the Montecristo should not be underestimated. Some will claim the torpedo shaped Montecristo No.2 to be the most impressive cigar of all time. Although, we’ll […]

4 Best Quotes About Cigars

A man sitting by a window holding a cigar

Cigars aren’t just a complimentary accessory to a gentleman’s lifestyle, they are the final product of an artisan’s craft; a hobby with not only a relaxing core but also a rich, interesting history. Which is why we deem it appropriate to review some of the most loved and relatable quotes about cigars! If you would […]

Cigar Smoking Icon: Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth holding a bat

Born on the 6th of February in 1895, George Herman Ruth made his fame as a left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but what really made him the undeniably recognisable sportsman was his batting ability for the New York Yankees and his iconic lifestyle. In this article, we’re going to explore the history of […]

What Does Cigar Wrapper Discolouration Mean?

store your cigars in a humidor

Have you ever gone to get a cigar from your collection and noticed it has a slight stain on the wrapper? If it cannot be wiped away, then it is likely to be a discolouration of the wrapper from a fault in the leaf’s pigmentation.  We take a look at what this discolouration can mean, […]

Why Does a Cigar Have to Be Cut?

1 If you’ve smoked a cigar before, then the answer to the question “why does a cigar have to be cut?” will probably seem quite obvious. The short answer is – almost all cigars now feature a cap at the head of the cigar. The cap needs to be cut so that you can draw […]

Cigar Wrapper Guide: Connecticut Wrappers

Cigars are most commonly associated with South and Central America – with countries like Cuba and the Dominican Republic springing to mind when we consider where tobacco is grown. However, one of the main varieties of tobacco that is used in cigars actually comes from North America. The Connecticut Shade is a popular tobacco grown […]

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