Category Archives: Cuban Cigars

The Ultimate Guide to Enhancing Your Cigar Smoking Experience

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Once you’ve grasped the basics of cigar smoking and know more or less what it is you are looking for in a cigar, you can start to look for ways in which you can enhance your cigar smoking experience. In this guide, we will share some of our advice and top tips to help you […]

Cigar Smoking Icons: Groucho Marx

groucho marx smoking a cigar

Considered one of America’s greatest comedians, Groucho Marx is a distinctive figure of stage and screen. Making a cigar a central part of his character and appearance, Marx has long been an icon in the world of cigars. To celebrate this cigar-smoking icon, we take a look at his life and relationship with cigars. Early […]

How the US Trade Embargo Impacted Cuban Cigars

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Since 1962, an embargo has been in place for trade between Cuba and the United States. With Cuban cigars being such a key export for the country, cigar lovers in the US have been unable to legally get their hands on a Cuban smoke, unless they leave the country. We take a look at the […]

4 Cuban Cigar Traditions That Are Still Used

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Traditions are everywhere. Whether they are cultural traditions or ones you have created with your family; traditions can keep things fun while offering a sense of familiarity. The same is true for cigars. With hundreds of years of history, cigars have gained numerous traditions of their own. We take a look at some of the […]

Why Should Cigars Be Smoked Slowly?

man smoking a cigar

One of the biggest mistakes a cigar smoker can make is to rush their cigar. Cigars can take quite a long time to complete, and when you’ve spent good money on a smoke, you probably won’t want to waste it. It can, therefore, be quite tempting to puff a bit faster to finish a cigar, […]

New Cigar for the Cigar Smoking World Championship

rocky patel cigar smoking world championship

A new cigar for a new decade of champions, Rocky Patel is now officially the new supplier for the Cigar Smoking World Championships, with their Mareva cigar now available to buy online. What is the Cigar Smoking World Championship? As the name suggests, the Cigar Smoking World Championship seeks to find the world’s best at […]

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 […]

6 Cuban Rum Cocktails to Try

cuban rum cocktail

With many rums produced in Cuba, the country has become linked with some tasty alcoholic beverages using this spirit. Here we share some of our favourite Cuban rum cocktails that you can make at home! Mojito One of the most popular cocktails in the world, the mojito originates from Cuba and makes use of delicious […]

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 […]