Tag Archives: tobacco

How to Store Pipe Tobacco

a pipe filled with tobacco

Pipe smoking has been around for centuries and remains a classic way to enjoy smoking tobacco. Much like with cigars, pipe smoking is an experience that focuses on tasting complex blends of tobacco, but with the use of a pipe. Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned smoker, when you purchase pipe tobacco you’ll likely […]

Guide to Cigar Shapes and Sizes

4 Cigar aficionados will have a pretty good idea about what size cigar they like smoking, but for novice 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 between each. What is a Vitola? The term vitola is used in […]

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 […]

Cigar Lifestyle Throughout History

Man wearing suit lighting a cigar

No matter your reference points, cigars have almost always been associated with class or power since their commercialisation. From seeing Winston Churchill smoking his preferred Romeo Y Julieta sticks to Clint Eastwood and JFK, cigars, and the action of smoking one, suggest elegance, wealth and class.

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.

7 Accessories Every Pipe Smoker Needs

Pipe and accessories

For many pipe smokers, half of the enjoyment that comes with this hobby is the constant hunt and collecting of new and exciting smoking items. Whether this is sourcing a new pipe for your collection, discovering an untried blend, or adding that final important accessory to your kit.

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