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Cigar Life

Cigars for Troops
November 30, 2009

Cigars for Troops

Dear Cigarsdirect,

I got your package in the mail today. You guys are awesome! Thanks so much for your support and your extremely generous donation of Cigars and humidor. My …
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One individuals past, present and future with cigars
November 26, 2009

One individuals past, present and future with cigars

My parents were both born in the Netherlands, I often remember as far back as I can my grandfather relaxing first in the house they lived in and later in …
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My Journey With Cigars
November 25, 2009

My Journey With Cigars

I will start by saying, that after smoking cigarettes for 33 years, I finally came home to cigars again. I am writing this with the average cigar smoker in mind …
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My Little Cigar World
November 19, 2009

My Little Cigar World

Here I am, on a Saturday afternoon, doing what I love best. Hanging out, chomping on a cigar, and writing on my laptop. What a life.

I’m pretty lucky, my …
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Cigar Culture
November 18, 2009

Cigar Culture

By  •  General, Cigars, Cigar Life

What is cigar culture? cigar smokers are connoisseurs, similar to wine connoisseurs. We enjoy the good life, and our desire to enjoy various types of cigars (or wine) is just …
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SMOKE
November 14, 2009

SMOKE

Looking into the cigar smoke, I notice the subtle motion. As the movement slows, it draws my attention closer. I cannot explain the poetry of this moment. It is complex …
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Cigar Life
November 10, 2009

Cigar Life

By  •  General, Cigar Life, Cigar

I’m sitting in the desert, staring at a red-crescent moon in a jet blue Arab sky…pecking at the laptop, smoking a $2 Arturo Fuente Curly Head, and glad just to …
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Cigars and the World Around Them
November 4, 2009

Cigars and the World Around Them

Cigars have been with us for not just centuries but thousands of years. It’s believed the Mayans smoked a form of cigars two thousand years ago. Since that …
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Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust:The Life of a Cigar
November 4, 2009

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust:The Life of a Cigar

You never hear A.J. Fernandez’s name mentioned in the cigar world. But you will. Fernandez is the founder, co-owner, and master blender at Tabacalera Fernandez, a small cigar factory …
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Cigar Rolling
November 2, 2009

Cigar Rolling

By  •  Cigar Life, Cigar

Once the tobacco has finished the initial fermenting and aging process, it is ready to be rolled. Factory rollers work in teams of two. From bale to wrapper takes as …
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