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Don’t be “faked out” this year.
November 19, 2009

Don’t be “faked out” this year.

By  •  General, Cigar

While relaxing on the plane ride to the warm southern climes of the Caribbean, I reflect on the long cold winter so far and how I am looking …
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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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The Scent of a Fine Cigar
November 15, 2009

The Scent of a Fine Cigar

A wisp of fragrance transported me 30 years and 3000 miles to the backyard of my childhood where my brother, sister, mother and I would sit on our swing looking …
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Premium Cigars 101
November 14, 2009

Premium Cigars 101

Wouldn’t it be great if there was such a college class as Premium Cigars 101? I know I would attend.

            As a cigar collector (2000 and counting) …
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Horses and Tobacco, A Kentucky Tradition
November 13, 2009

Horses and Tobacco, A Kentucky Tradition

Have you ever been to a running of the Kentucky Derby? Talk about high powered horsepower and even more high powered Cigars. Kentucky is known for three things, fast Horses, great …
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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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A Premium Cigar
November 9, 2009

A Premium Cigar

The Final Product As soon as the cigar is out of the rollers hands, it can be smoked. But you had better smoke quickly, because after a few days, the …
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A Good Cigar Is Not Smoking…
November 4, 2009

A Good Cigar Is Not Smoking…

By  •  Cigar Smoking, Cigar

When I was a kid about ten or twelve, everyone kept a coffee table lighter and a box of cigarettes in the living room.  Absent a party or some kind …
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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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