Category Archives: Cigar 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, […]

10 Fascinating Facts About Cigars

Cigars have long been enjoyed for their complex and intense flavours, and the rich history associated with the production and enjoyment of these delicious smokes has led to the development of numerous fun facts and exciting tales. Keep reading to discover 10 cigar facts that you can share the next time you smoke a stogie […]

The Mysterious History of Trinidad Cigars

In February 2019, at the Festival Del Habano, Trinidad Cigars celebrated their fiftieth anniversary as part of the cigar industry. The celebrations were grand – as to be expected for a 50th – as Trinidad were one of the main featured brands of the Festival del Habano, and announced the release of five new cigars; […]

The Fascinating History Behind Cuba’s Cigar Industry

Cuban cigars

Cigar smoking tends to lend itself to moments of calm, allowing you to sit back in a chair, as the luxurious smoke swirls around you, and have a good think about things. If you’re a fan of Cuban cigars, you may have thought about where they come from and how they have gained such a […]