Category Archives: Cuban Cigars

Tips for Creating a Cigar Collection

A selection of cigars lined up

2 After discovering a love for cigars, you may wish to start growing a collection. Whether this is a collection you intend to smoke at a later date, age over a number of years or keep as a collectible, there are many things to consider when deciding what cigars to purchase. Here we share some […]

4 Methods Used to Cure Tobacco for Cigars

Tobacco leaves hanging in a barn to dry

Any cigar that you’ve smoked has been on quite the journey. From the initial planting to the final product, there’s so many steps taken to ensure that the cigar in your hand is the best that it can be. In this guide, we’re going to walk you through the main methods used for curing tobacco […]

Why Are Cuban Cigars Illegal in the US?

As a cigar lover in the UK, you may take for granted the relative ease at which you can enjoy a delicious smoke from a Cuban cigar.  Things are a little trickier for aficionados across the pond, where Cuban cigars are actually illegal.  But why are Cuban cigars illegal in the US? We explore the […]

Top 10 Cigars For New Cigar Smokers

11 Like any new hobby, knowing where to begin when it comes to cigar smoking can sometimes be a little daunting. If you have decided you would like to join the wonderful world of cigar smoking, then one of the biggest hurdles can be deciding which cigar is the right one to make your first […]

Cigar History: Padrón Cigars

Padron Cigar in a box

Padrón Cigars are one of the most desired cigars available. It’s far from uncommon to hear the words: “that was one of the best smokes I’ve ever had” after the last draw of their Padrón Cigar has been taken. Although smoking is a very personal subject matter, and we all have a very different palate, […]

The Top 11 Most Expensive Cigars in the World

3 We won’t deny that, sometimes, smoking cigars is not the cheapest of habits or hobbies. That being said, for the quality of a good cigar and the amount of skilled work that goes into making each stick, there are some good deals out there that are worth every penny. However, there are also a […]

How Does Your Lighting Method Impact Your Cigar?

1 When it comes to lighting a cigar, a little bit of tact is required. While you could light a cigarette by holding any kind of flame to it, with a cigar, you need a more refined approach. A top-quality lighter and a steady hand are required to keep the jet at just the right […]

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