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Cigars

Finally! We’ve got ’em in stock…Drew Estate Unico Series!
April 6, 2017

Finally! We’ve got ’em in stock…Drew Estate Unico Series!

By  •  Cigars, Cigar Deals, Cigar

A place for the “unique ones”

When you think of cigar companies, you probably think of Cuban emigres in Miami, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua or Honduras. But just like …
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Cigar Spotlight: L’Atelier
February 2, 2015

Cigar Spotlight: L’Atelier

By  •  Cigars, Cigar

While it is true that these cigars have only been out a couple of years, it still bears mentioning that every significant L’Atelier cigar review has rated them at least …
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Five Outstanding Sun Grown Cigars
January 28, 2015

Five Outstanding Sun Grown Cigars

By  •  Cigars

Sun grown, sometimes written as one word, cigars get the name due to their wrappers – sun grown, of course. The high-priming, plant-ripened leaves are thick, oily and full of …
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Glory in the Cigars (and all that comes along with it)
November 12, 2014

Glory in the Cigars (and all that comes along with it)

Joel, Anthony, Kevin and I were sitting in the back of Joel’s 1985 El Camino. It had been a long three days, heck it had been a long …
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Tobacco Harvesting
November 9, 2014

Tobacco Harvesting

By  •  General, Cigars

The harvesting of tobacco for cigars is a difficult process and the proper time to begin harvesting depends upon a number of different factors. One aspect of harvesting the tobacco …
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Cigars and Taxes: 1863 to 1868
September 19, 2014

Cigars and Taxes: 1863 to 1868

By  •  General, Cigars

Congress, when the country is in debt, has never hesitated to tax that which is popular. Think of the high taxes today on gasoline, alcohol and tobacco products.

The Civil …
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Non-Cuban Cigars that Pay Homage to Cuba
September 18, 2014

Non-Cuban Cigars that Pay Homage to Cuba

By  •  Cigars

Few dispute that cigars made with tobacco originating in Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and a few other locations can now compete on equal footing with Cuban cigars in terms …
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Just Getting Started: Choosing your First Six Cigars
September 18, 2014

Just Getting Started: Choosing your First Six Cigars

By  •  General, Cigars

If you’re planning to pick up a few cigars as the first ones you smoke, we’ve got a few tips that will lead to a successful foray into the world …
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Cigars that Pay Homage to Great Tobacco Vintages
September 18, 2014

Cigars that Pay Homage to Great Tobacco Vintages

By  •  Cigars, Cigar

Like the grapes used to make fine wines, some tobacco vintages are superior to what is typically achieved using the same seed in the same fields.

When this pleasant circumstance …
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Small Cigars Worth a Second Look
September 18, 2014

Small Cigars Worth a Second Look

By  •  General, Cigars

Many guys think that small cigars – call them cigarillos if you want – are novelties or maybe stogies that only women like. A second look at small cigars might …
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