In the investment world, whisky has become something of a hot topic in recent years. While we all know that a top-quality bottle can easily set you back a bit, increased interest in rare and old bottles of the liquor has boosted sale prices to the point that whisky is now a better investment than […]
If you ever had the opportunity to taste a well-aged cigar, you will know that it has an incredible taste and leaves you wanting more. If you are an avid-cigar smoker, you will also know that the taste changes with age. While some prefer that young and fresh sensation, some smokers who take the time […]
Cigars can’t be smoked without being lit, and one of the best options for lighting a stogie is with a lighter. Before you head over and have a look at some of the best cigar lighters you could want to accompany your cigar collection, we thought we would offer up 10 amazing facts about the famous […]
Now that the sunny weather is finally here, the season of enjoying cigars and a drink while sat outside is upon us. Whisky is renowned for its warming properties, making it a winter staple, but that certainly doesn’t mean that your old-fashioned can’t be traded in for a lighter option in the sunnier months of […]
Since the beginning of time, humans have tried to smoke numerous different herbs in different ways, and tobacco pipes have been around for centuries and have a long and interesting history.
Cigar smoking is a pastime which brings a lot of joy to people all over the world, with many people lighting up their favourite stogies for special occasions, or just as a way to relax on a weekend. But there might be some of you out there who are looking to take your cigar smoking […]
As whisky matures in a cask, it is a fairly safe bet that the cask type used to store the whisky as it ages has a fairly big impact on the whisky itself, in terms of colour, flavour and aroma. With around sixty to seventy percent of a whisky’s flavour actually coming from the cask […]
Now that spring appears to have finally arrived, many have begun the process of spring cleaning. While traditionally, this may involve a spot of dusting, or stashing the Christmas jumpers in the back of the wardrobe, increasingly, this concept of spring cleaning has turned into a chance to refresh your lifestyle. Whether you have a […]
Whisky is, of course, intrinsically linked to Scotland, with many of the world’s finest single malts originating from this country. Like the fine wines of France, the Scottish whiskies find themselves grouped by region, originating from old taxation rules and regulations. We take a look at the differences and history of these regions.
Though you may not expect it, cigars and weddings go hand in hand. Both incite pure joy. In the months, or years, coming up to ‘the big day’, everything is meticulously planned down to the very last detail. With so much history and culture wrapped around cigars, they too deserve to mean something special. For […]