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Cigar of the Week

COTW: Undercrown Shade Gordito
September 13, 2016

COTW: Undercrown Shade Gordito

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I used to hate hearing the word “gordito”…

…more on why this word used to bother me so much in a minute. First, some background info:

When Drew …
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Aged to Perfection
September 7, 2016

Aged to Perfection

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Do you know what Añejo means in Spanish?

AGED…and when it comes to Arturo Fuente’s Añejo, it means “aged to perfection.” At least it does to me

One of …
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I was Spellbound
August 31, 2016

I was Spellbound

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SPELLBOUND?

Have you ever fallen “head over heels” in love with someone?

It’s happened to me a few times in my life so far but I’ll never forget the first …
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Rocky Patel Decade TORO [COTW]
August 23, 2016

Rocky Patel Decade TORO [COTW]

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Rocky Patel is My Hero…

Let me tell you a bit about the man behind Rocky Patel Cigars and why I think this guy is so awesome…

Back in the …
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SUPER RARE HEMINGWAY IN STOCK & ON SALE…FOR NOW! [COTW]
August 16, 2016

SUPER RARE HEMINGWAY IN STOCK & ON SALE…FOR NOW! [COTW]

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This Cigar is a Truly a “Work of Art”

The Hemingway Work of Art is VERY a limited edition cigar because it’s produced in REALLY small quantities and released around …
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The Amazing Story Behind Lost City [COTW]
August 9, 2016

The Amazing Story Behind Lost City [COTW]

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Did you know where the idea for this cigar came from?

When I first heard the story about Fuente Fuente OpusX Lost City cigars…I didn’t believe it. More on that …
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COTW: Padron 1964 Anniversary Piramide
July 19, 2016

COTW: Padron 1964 Anniversary Piramide

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Mine or Edwin’s?

I love the 1964 Anniversary Series from the legendary Padron family…and so does Edwin (my partner here at Cigars Direct).

Lately we’ve been OBSESSED with the …
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This one is on FIRE!
July 12, 2016

This one is on FIRE!

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Unique…and HOT!

‘Unique’ gets thrown around a lot in the cigar industry, but it couldn’t be more true than it is with this smoke.

Juan’s Badass Cigar of the Week …
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BADASS COTW- Arturo Fuente Rosado Sungrown Magnum R Vitola Forty-Four
July 5, 2016

BADASS COTW- Arturo Fuente Rosado Sungrown Magnum R Vitola Forty-Four

Why the “Forty-Four” is an “All-Time Great”

When Cigar Afficianado named the Arturo Fuente Rosado Sungrown Magnum R Vitola Forty-Four the #5 Cigar of the Year in 2012…

…there were …
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Short and sweet! [cotw]
June 28, 2016

Short and sweet! [cotw]

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I got lucky…

This week’s cigar made its debut in 2013. It was highly anticipated for two reasons:

1) It was the first new brand released by the …
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