Category Archives: Cuban Cigars

What is Festival Del Habano?

Cigars at the Festival Del Habanos

Cuba is perhaps the most famous cigar producing country in the world, it brings in roughly $450 million every year from cigar exports and therefore is the country best placed to hold the largest annual gathering of cigar professionals and lovers, the Festival Del Habano. But what is this event? In this article, we’ll look […]

Which Cigars Burn the Slowest?

Every smoker looks for something slightly different when on the hunt for their ideal cigar. Some may look for a stronger cigar, whereas others may focus on finding one with specific caramel flavours, for example. Not focussing on the specifics of taste, other cigar smokers will rather consider the time it takes for the cigar […]

A Gentleman’s Christmas: Best Cigars for Christmas

A Christmas present

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year! Mince pies are hitting the shelves, decorations are going up, and our fires are being lit. At Christmas, it’s finally acceptable to indulge ourselves in the little luxuries we’ve been after all year; in fact, it is encouraged! But sometimes, all the fun of Christmas can […]

Christmas Gift Buying Guide 2018

Christmas scene with presents

The dreaded C-Word is nearly upon us, Christmas that is, and it’s time to start splashing the cash and showing your loved ones just how much you love them, or not as the case may be. We want to help get you organised for this year as there’s no point leaving it all to the […]

Cigar Smoking World Championship

For months, cigar lovers have been puffing away around the world to win themselves the chance to compete in the ultimate smoking showdown; the Cigar Smoking World Championship. Qualifying rounds have taken place everywhere from Canada to Thailand, in preparation for the grand finale which is being held later this year in Split, Croatia between […]

The Complete Guide to Cigar Smoking for Beginners

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! Click a topic, or scroll down to learn everything! What Cigar Should You Buy as a Beginner How Much Should You […]

Why Does Wolverine Smoke Cigars?

Wolverine and the X Men

When you think of badass cigar-smoking characters, one of the first that should spring to your mind is Wolverine. The main man previously topped our list of Iconic Cigar-Smoking Comic Book Heroes, and rightly so! But why is he spotted so often chewing on Cuban cigars? Is it for enjoyment or is there a deeper […]

Cigar Questions Answered: How are Cigars Made?

Hand rolling a cigar

While cigars may seem like magical items, they certainly don’t appear out of thin air! A lot of hard work and skill goes into making the high-quality cigars we enjoy. It isn’t a quick process to make a cigar either, with the journey from field to finish often lasting several years. We take a look […]