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Rocky Patel Cigars

By  •  General, Cigar

Rocky Patel is a man with a mission — to create the finest premium cigars in the world. He started his company more than a decade ago, then survived the …
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Cigars 101
November 22, 2009

Cigars 101

By  •  General, Cigars

The most misunderstood of decadent indulgence there is…in my eyes at least. I am a fairly new cigar smoker of a grand 6 years of experience. There is nothing more …
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Smoking Bans
November 20, 2009

Smoking Bans

By  •  General, Cigar Smoking

I am not writing this article to tell you about my personal top ten list of cigars, creative ways to light a Cigar, or my first experience with a cigar, …
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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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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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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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Saint Christopher’s Gift
November 9, 2009

Saint Christopher’s Gift

“Hey buddy, got any spare change?”

I turned to see a disheveled man huddled in the shadows as I walked to my car after a long day in the University …
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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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