Tag Archives: cigar

Trends in the Size of Cigars and Pipes

Cigars of different sizes

For most areas of our lives, the things we enjoy come in and out of fashion, from clothes to music styles, to the food we eat. Two years ago, when Nigella Lawson revealed her ‘recipe’ for mashed avocado on toast, it wasn’t long before the avocado toast trend was rife in the millennial brunching scene. […]

Davidoff Celebrates Half a Century of Cigars

Amongst connoisseurs, Davidoff cigars are a popular choice. Not only do they exude luxuriousness through their slick and sophisticated appearance, but their mild yet exciting flavours offer a smoking experience at the height of pleasure. This year, the renowned cigar brand will be celebrating its 50th anniversary with the release of a custom-made cigar range […]

Cigars: A Lasting Symbol of Male Success

For centuries, cigars have served as iconic accompaniments for men of wealth and power. Many famous figures such as Winston Churchill, Al Capone, and Alfred Hitchcock would seldom be seen without a signature stogie protruding from their mouths, each a top dog in their profession (legal or not). But what exactly has made the cigar […]

A Gentleman’s Guide to Classic Cocktails

They say curiosity killed the cat, right? Well, it also killed the days of necking sickly sweet shots in order to see who could ‘handle’ their drink. At some stage in every gentleman’s life, drinking becomes more of a hobby than a means of simply getting drunk. Upon graduating from boy to man, the desire […]

A Guide to Cigar Smoking in London

Many may assume that the 2007 smoking ban would have dampened the English passion for cigar smoking. However, the undying love for a pleasurable smoke lives on in London, proved by the large variety of bustling cigar bars and lounges that continue to boom in the capital. Along with supplying some of the world’s most […]

Roll Your Own Cigars at Camp Camacho

The ultimate cigar aficionados experience is back and better than ever after a ten-year hiatus. Camacho Cigars announced the return of Camp Camacho late last year, and the trip dates are almost upon us, running between February and April 2018. It’s not too late to get involved though, as tickets are still available.

Cigar Festival Season is Here for 2018

For many, January is a miserable month. However, for cigar enthusiasts, it signals the arrival of festival season! Throughout January and February around the world, a number of cigar festivals take place each year, all celebrating cigars, tobacco and the all-round experience of enjoying a good old stogie. So, if you fancy a winter getaway […]

Do Cigars and Champagne Pair Well Together?

Glasses of Champagne

Alcohol can often enhance a smoking experience, and cigar aficionados tend to have strong ideas about which beverages work best with their beloved cigars. While whisky is the most commonly attempted pairing for cigar lovers, during special events or the festive season, Champagne may be the drink on offer. Pairing cigars with anything seems to […]

Is the Shine on Your Wrapper a Sign Of Quality?

A pile of cigars

First impressions count, and as the first thing the smoker notices when looking at a cigar, the colour and sheen of the wrapper are incredibly important for revealing the quality of the cigar. The cigar wrapper essentially acts as a marketing tool for the cigar, and the manufacturer, trying to sell us the stogie with […]