5 Fitting Occasions for Cigar Smoking

Five men in suits pulling up their trousers to reveal stripy socks

For regular stogie smokers, any time is a good time to enjoy a cigar. However, if you are new to the art of cigar smoking or simply like to savour it for a special event, there are several occasions that present the perfect opportunity to relish a pleasurable puff. From the birth of a baby […]

Perfecting Your Cocktail and Cigar Pairings

When it comes to alcohol and cigars, even the most seasoned cigar aficionado and spirit buffs can find themselves in a bit of trouble when it comes to finding the perfect drink and cigar pairings. We take a look at how to pair cigars based on our ability to pick out complex flavours with our […]

Five Unusual Facts About Cigar Smoking Icon Winston Churchill

Churchill before his Iron Curtain speech, cigar in hand.

When you think of cigar smoking icons, one of the first that probably pops into your head is Winston Churchill. The no-nonsense, former British wartime prime minister was often snapped with a stogie in mouth or hand, and as such, resulted in having a variety of cigar named after him. But what about the man […]

Common Problems With Humidors

Humidors are used to keep cigars safe and stored in the optimum conditions to ensure their longevity and to keep them tasting fresh and aromatic, so of course, it is immensely disappointing if a problem occurs that leaves your humidor not working at its best. Problems with a humidor can occur due to both inferior […]

A Whisky Inspired Fashion Line Is Launching

A Scottish distillery is launching a fashion line, inspired by the whisky it produces. BenRiach, a Speyside distillery who are known for their adventurous approaches to whisky making, will be working hand in hand with Scottish designer Kestin Hare to form a series of apparel inspired by the distillery, scotch and the Speyside landscape.

Cigar Smoking World Championship

For months, cigar lovers have been puffing away around the world to win themselves the chance to compete in the ultimate smoking showdown; the Cigar Smoking World Championship. Qualifying rounds have taken place everywhere from Canada to Thailand, in preparation for the grand finale which is being held later this year in Split, Croatia between […]

Better Late than Never: The Mombacho Cosecha 2013 is Here

The much-anticipated Mombacho Cosecha 2013

Cigar aficionados from around the world will be pleased to hear that, after a lengthy delay, the much-anticipated Mombacho Cosecha 2013 has finally been released and will soon be available in cigar shops across the globe.

The Complete Guide to Cigar Smoking for Beginners

Whether you are just starting out in the cigar world or are looking to freshen up on the basics, this guide will help you turn from a beginner to a refined and well-educated smoker! Click a topic, or scroll down to learn everything! What Cigar Should You Buy as a Beginner How Much Should You […]

A Gentleman’s Guide to Summer Activities

From an afternoon of barbecuing to a competitive game of tennis, the summer season presents the opportunity to enjoy a range of gentlemanly pursuits. If you’re searching for some great activities to get you outdoors during the warm summer months, check out our gentleman’s guide to summer activities below to ensure you make the most […]