Category Archives: Cuban Cigars

Cigar Tasting Notes and Flavour Wheel

men smoking cigars

When we smoke a cigar, we expect a flavourful experience. A premium cigar is expected to be packed full of a variety of flavours that develop and come together throughout the experience of smoking to create a complex aroma and incredible taste. Cigars can contain a whole host of different flavours at once. This can […]

Does the Size and Shape of a Cigar Affect Its Taste?

As you browse for cigars online, you’ll notice that there are a vast range of different vitolas available. Vitolas are the descriptive name for a particular size and shape of a cigar. For example, a Churchill cigar is a cigar with dimensions of around 7 inches in length with a ring gauge of 47. If […]

Cigars and Rum Pairing Guide

A cigar next to a glass of rum

Pairings can be an incredible way to enhance a cigar. Finding the perfect food or drink item to enjoy alongside your smoke can help to develop an amazing flavour experience – drawing out subtleties and finding complementary notes. While cigars and Scotch are undoubtedly a fantastic, classic pairing, the focus on whisky amongst cigar-lovers often […]

4 Cuban Regional Edition Cigars to Try

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Seeking something rare to smoke? Many aficionados are on the hunt for a rare or unusual cigar to try, and that’s where Regional Edition cigars can offer an exciting opportunity. If you’re interested in enjoying a limited edition smoke, then take a look at our recommended regional editions below! What Are Regional Edition Cigars? A […]

The Complete Guide to Cigar Smoking

Whether you are just starting out in the cigar world or are looking to freshen up on the basics, this guide will help you turn from a beginner to a refined and well-educated smoker of cigars! Click a topic, or scroll down to learn everything! What Cigar Should You Buy as a Beginner? Understanding Cigar […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Cigar Shapes, Sizes and Colour

cigars on a shelf

There are so many factors to consider when it comes to cigars; what brand? Shape? Size? Colour?  If you’re new to cigar smoking or have stuck to one type of cigar for a long time, you may not be confident with what each of these factors means or how to choose something you like.  Below […]

The Ultimate Guide to Enhancing Your Cigar Smoking Experience

man holding cigar

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 […]