Category Archives: Cigar History

Cigar Country Spotlight: Dominican Republic

dominican republic

As one of the biggest exporters of cigars in the world, the Dominican Republic is likely to be on the travel bucket list of many a cigar aficionado. The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that is located close to Cuba, and the two countries have a long relationship and history when it comes to […]

Cigar Smoking Icons: Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

While the likes of Clint Eastwood and Arnold Schwarzenegger have been spotted smoking cigars on screen, one famous face was known for smoking stogies behind the camera instead. Known as the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock directed over 50 feature films and is established as one of the best and most influential filmmakers in history. […]

Cigar Lifestyle Throughout History

Man wearing suit lighting a cigar

No matter your reference points, cigars have almost always been associated with class or power since their commercialisation. From seeing Winston Churchill smoking his preferred Romeo Y Julieta sticks to Clint Eastwood and JFK, cigars, and the action of smoking one, suggest elegance, wealth and class.

Cigar Country Spotlight: Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Cigar

Nicaragua is a country in Central America located on the strip of land that connects the bulk of the South America continent to Mexico. This land is home to countries such as Guatemala, Honduras and Costa Rica; all countries that are known for their cigar prominence.

Cigar Country Spotlight: Italy

Tuscano cigars

When we think of countries associated with cigars, the likes of Cuba, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic are likely to come to mind first. But did you know that Italy actually has a long and interesting history of tobacco production itself too? While not offering cigars on quite the same scale as countries like Cuba, […]