Tag Archives: cigars

Do You Remove the Cigar’s Band Before Smoking?

Cigar bands

A very commonly asked question when it comes to smoking cigars is: should I remove the band when I go to smoke it? Ultimately, this decision is up to you. Some choose to smoke keeping it on, whereas others remove it. We look at the arguments behind all of the options! Taking It Off Before […]

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 […]

Cigars in Popular Culture

man in a suit holding a cigar

Renowned for their quality and long-associated with power and money, cigars have been a strong part of popular culture for many years. From plot devices in films to being spotted between the lips of the elite, cigars have long had a place in the cultural spotlight. While other methods of smoking, such as cigarettes, have […]

Iconic Cigar Scenes from Hollywood Classics

Film crew shoot iconic cigar scenes.

When it comes to cigars, there are a number of ways in which we can enhance their enjoyment. While a quality cigar can easily be appreciated alone, many cigar aficionados like to add a little extra to their experience. Some may pair their stogie with a fine glass of Scotch, while others may opt for […]

Cigar Country Spotlight: Cuba

Colourful houses and cars in Cuba

Cuban cigars are often considered amongst the best cigars produced globally. But how was tobacco growing introduced to Cuba, and how did the island nation gain this reputation for excellent premium smokes? We take a look at how Cuban cigars have evolved into one of the best smoking experiences in the world. Cigars Were Created […]

New Cigar Releases Announced at Festival Del Habano 2020

festival del habano

This is the 22nd year of the Festival Del Habano, with this huge event on the cigar lover’s calendar now attracting over 2,000 people. As well as offering a range of exhibits, seminars and tours relating to the cigar industry, one of the key highlights of the festival is the announcement of upcoming releases. View […]

Cigar Country Spotlight: Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Cigar

Nicaragua is a country in Central America located on the strip of land that connects the bulk of the South America continent to Mexico. This land is home to countries such as Guatemala, Honduras and Costa Rica; all countries that are known for their cigar prominence.