Category Archives: The Cigar Blog

Welcome to the Havana House cigar blog. Here you will find the latest cigar news. Whenever a new product is released or a big name makes an announcement we are on it! We also create a variety of other blog posts such as our hit series Cigar History where take a dive into the facinating past of cigar brands. From Cohiba to Davidoff you can learn about them all to help you become a great conversationalist. On top of this you will find informational blogs as well as quirky top ten blogs and short tips and tricks posts. The Havana House cigar blog is the definititive place to be for all aficionados!

Iconic Cigar Scenes from Hollywood Classics

Film crew shoot iconic cigar scenes.

When it comes to cigars, there are a number of ways in which we can enhance their enjoyment. While a quality cigar can easily be appreciated alone, many cigar aficionados like to add a little extra to their experience. Some may pair their stogie with a fine glass of Scotch, while others may opt for […]

Cigar Country Spotlight: Cuba

Colourful houses and cars in Cuba

Cuban cigars are often considered amongst the best cigars produced globally. But how was tobacco growing introduced to Cuba, and how did the island nation gain this reputation for excellent premium smokes? We take a look at how Cuban cigars have evolved into one of the best smoking experiences in the world. Cigars Were Created […]

Cigar and Tea Pairing Guide

While we know of drinks like whisky and coffee being classic pairings for cigars, how do these smokes fair with the British favourite – a good cup of tea?! Why Do Tea and Cigars Pair Well Together? It is believed by some that the similarities in the growth process of both tea and tobacco are […]

New Cigar Releases Announced at Festival Del Habano 2020

festival del habano

This is the 22nd year of the Festival Del Habano, with this huge event on the cigar lover’s calendar now attracting over 2,000 people. As well as offering a range of exhibits, seminars and tours relating to the cigar industry, one of the key highlights of the festival is the announcement of upcoming releases. View […]

How to Pair Cigars and Wine

cigar and wine

From comparable creation and ageing processes to being a luxury collectable, there are a lot of similarities between cigars and wine. With similarities comes the potential to form a great pairing, and cigars and wine can offer just that. We take a look at how you can create a great pairing. How Does Pairing Work? […]

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. […]