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Cigar of the Week

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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It’s my “go-to” [COTW]
June 21, 2016

It’s my “go-to” [COTW]

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He wouldn’t stop….

I finally tried this cigar after my buddy Sebastian recommended it to me. “You’ve got to try it,” he said, “It’s my go-to.

Now I’m …
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COTW: The Sungrown Champion!
June 14, 2016

COTW: The Sungrown Champion!

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It’s the perfect cigar for a special occasion…

Or any occasion!

This line was crafted to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Ashton Cigars. The Ashton ESG 22 Year …
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Badass COTW- My Father La Antiguedad Corona Grande
June 7, 2016

Badass COTW- My Father La Antiguedad Corona Grande

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This cigar is not for the “faint-of-heart”…

All week, I’ve gotten a ton of requests for a bold, full-body smoke. And it got me thinking…

What do I look …
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COTW: Mission Accomplished
May 31, 2016

COTW: Mission Accomplished

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I love to see a dream realized!

When Drew Estate brought on Willy Herrera as their ‘master roller,’ they were teaming up with a man on a mission: Herrera …
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This COTW is PERFECXION!
May 24, 2016

This COTW is PERFECXION!

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This week’s cigar is a testament to ingenuity…

Before the Arturo Fuente OpusX line came along, it was thought to be utterly impossible to grow a decent wrapper tobacco …
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A New “Spin” on a Classic Cigar
May 17, 2016

A New “Spin” on a Classic Cigar

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Got room for another favorite in your humidor?!

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again… If you ever get the chance to go to a cigar trade show, …
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