Tag Archives: Cigar History

Cigar History: Cohiba Cigars

cohiba cigar next to a cup of coffee

While relatively new in comparison to some cigar brands, Cohiba is one of the most iconic cigar manufacturers in Cuba and the world. Cohiba is the flagship brand of Habanos S.A. and is known for producing the finest quality premium cigars using some of the world’s best tobacco. They implement unique maturation techniques to craft […]

Cigar History : Montecristo Cigars

a box of montecristo cigars

When compared to some other Cuban brands, Montecristo is not particularly old. But what they lack in years, they more than make up for in history! In this installment of Cigar History, we’re going to be taking a closer look at the brand that produced the best-selling cigar in the entire world. Montecristo’s Early Years […]

Cigar History: My Father Cigars

my father cigars bands

Cigars have been enjoyed across the world for centuries. It’s thought that the first recorded depiction of cigar smoking was found painted on a ceramic pot in Guatemala that dates all the way back to the 10th century. So, it comes as no shock that a great many of the big-name brands we talk about […]

Cigar History: Hoyo De Monterrey

hoyo de monterey cigar

Hoyo De Monterrey has long since established itself as one of the top luxury Cuban cigar brands in the business. Known for their somewhat sweet and creamy tasting notes, Hoyo de Monterrey is one of the most sought after smokes in the cigar world today, with some aficionados even travelling abroad to sample a taste. […]

Cigar History: Punch Cigars

A man in a dark room smoking a cigar

Punch Cigars have been producing popular cigars for over 170 years. It hasn’t always been easy. From the Wall Street Crash to the US Embargo, this venerable brand of cigar has persevered. Join us as we delve into the rich history of these cigars to see how they came to be the brand we know […]

The Fascinating History Behind Cuba’s Cigar Industry

Cuban cigars

Cigar smoking tends to lend itself to moments of calm, allowing you to sit back in a chair, as the luxurious smoke swirls around you, and have a good think about things. If you’re a fan of Cuban cigars, you may have thought about where they come from and how they have gained such a […]

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