Tag Archives: Cuban Cigars

The Fascinating History Behind Cuba’s Cigar Industry

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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 […]

Can You Beat This Cigar Trivia Quiz?

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Whether you consider yourself to be an aficionado when it comes to cigars, or just enjoy a casual smoke, you probably know a fair bit when it comes to the world of stogies. Yet no matter how many cigars you have smoked, there will always be more to learn about! Test your knowledge of everything […]

The Top 11 Most Expensive Cigars in the World

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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 number […]

Guide to Cigar Shapes and Sizes

Cigar aficionados will have a pretty good idea about what size a cigar is, or what size types they most enjoy smoking, but for the more inexperienced cigar smokers, all of the different vitola names can prove a little confusing. We’ve put together a handy guide to help you understand the difference.

Británicas Coming Back to Britain

La Gloria Cubana Británicas Extra

Big news for British cigar aficionados comes in the form of the recently announced upcoming release of this years’ Regional Edition smoke, La Gloria Cubana Británicas Extra. The cigar was unveiled last week during the Cuban Habanos Festival and is set for an official release later this year.

Exciting New Releases Announced By Habanos S.A.

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Each year Habanos S.A. bring a sense of excitement to cigar aficionados around the world as they announce the products they have set to release over the coming year. Following the Habanos Festival this week, we now know what’s to come in 2018:

How to Spot a Counterfeit Cuban Cigar

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When considering purchasing cigars, a question you may ask yourself is, “how will I know if these Cubans are genuine?”. Of course, the easiest way to ensure you’re getting the real deal is to shop through a quality supplier, such as Havana House, but if you’ve already picked up some stogies on the cheap or […]

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 […]

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 […]

How is Climate Change Affecting Cuban Cigars?

A tobacco plantation for Cuban cigars

Cuban cigars consistently rank at the top of many cigar aficionado’s favourites lists. However, with weather conditions changing for the worse due to global warming, how is the Cuban cigar industry being affected? We take a look at some of the effects on Cuban plantations: