Cigar Articles

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Monkey 47 Schwartzwald Dry Gin

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published January 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Limoncello Liquore de Liguria

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published January 2024

Entertainers With Their Own Cigars

Entertainers, like actors and musicians, often enjoy premium cigars. Rocky Patel, an entertainment lawyer, was inspired by sharing cigars on movie sets with clients like Bruce Willis. This led him...

Published January 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – New Grove Plantation Rum

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published January 2024

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Teresa Rizzi Brut Prosecco

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published January 2024

Be Grateful That You Have This Hobby

Cigar smoking is a great hobby, but I think most of us, including me most of the times, are not grateful enough that we are in the position to have...

Published December 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Bowmore 18 Year Old

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published December 2023

My Thoughts About The Cigar Aficionado Top 25

The 2023 Cigar Aficionado Top 25 is out, the most crucial and talked-about list in the cigar community. Manufacturers and retailers love it for its potential to drive sales with...

Published December 2023

Professional Athletes With Their Own Cigar Brands – Part 3

It is very well known that many entertainers, including professional athletes, love premium cigars. Some entertainers and athletes take the step from just being an afficionado, to having their own...

Published December 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Roku Gin

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published December 2023

Dealing With Nicotine Sickness

Picture this – you’re seated, savoring a fine cigar, lifting it to puff, and suddenly, a wave of light headedness and nausea hits. Your pleasant cigar experience turns sour, and...

Published December 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Stalla Dhu Saorsa Single Cask

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published December 2023

Professional Athletes With Their Own Cigar Brands – Part 2

It is very well known that many entertainers, including professional athletes, love premium cigars. Some entertainers and athletes take the step from just being an afficionado, to having their own...

Published December 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Stalla Dhu Royal Brackla 2006 Single Cask

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published December 2023

Professional Athletes With Their Own Cigar Brands – Part 1

It is very well known that many entertainers, including professional athletes, love premium cigars. Some entertainers and athletes take the step from just being an afficionado, to having their own...

Published December 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Don Q 2007

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published December 2023

Davidoff Orchant Seleccion Liverpool Edition Toro Cigar Review

Introduction The Davidoff Orchant Seleccion Liverpool Edition is a limited edition cigar, with only 300 individually numbered boxes available. Each box contains 10 Toro-sized cigars, reflecting the detailed craftsmanship and...

Published December 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Citadelle Gin

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published December 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Gibson’s London Dry Gin

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published December 2023

Cigar Buying Etiquettes: How to Choose the Perfect Cigar

Cigars are a timeless indulgence for many individuals, but buying a cigar from a cigar store can be intimidating, especially if you are new to the world of cigars. Fortunately,...

Published December 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Ultimatum Infinitum 12

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published December 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Hendrick’s Gin

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published December 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Johnnie Walker Blue Label

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published November 2023

How Did We Get to Cigars?

How did we get to cigars? I like baking, I like drinking, I like smoking cigars. And I do have a basic understanding of milling, of distilling and of fermenting....

Published November 2023

Is Cigar Media Bias?

Is Cigar Media Bias? The answer in one word is simple: yes! But it’s a question that shouldn’t be, or can’t be, answered in one word, as it’s a complex...

Published November 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Suntory Hibiki Harmony

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published November 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Stalla Dhu Saorsa Aois

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published November 2023

5 Ways to Cut a Cigar

Almost every handmade cigar comes with a capped head. One of the main reasons for this is to prevent the wrapper and binder unrolling while being transported or stored in...

Published November 2023

5 Ways to Light a Cigar

To smoke you need fire, but not all fire is suitable for a cigar. For a cigar you need a source that is neutral in flavour. So a gasoline lighter,...

Published November 2023

A Novelty Too Far: Why We Shouldn’t Embrace Massive Cigars in the UK

Cigar enthusiasts are a discerning bunch, always on the lookout for new and exciting offerings from the world of tobacco. In recent years, a peculiar trend has emerged in the...

Published November 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Zwettertje kruidenbitter

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published November 2023

Exploring the Legacy of Cuban Cigar Blending and the Birth of Casa 1910: An Interview with Manolo Santiago

In a captivating video interview recently uploaded to YouTube, we had the privilege of delving into the rich history and fascinating journey of Manolo Santiago, a prominent figure in the...

Published November 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Don Julio 1942

Cigars and alcohol. Two luxury products that go hand in hand, and sometimes even meet on business level. Aging tobacco in whisky, rum, or cognac barrels is a practice several...

Published November 2023

The Cigar Lounge Phenomenon: Why More People Are Turning to Cigars

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered our daily lives in countless ways. One of the more unexpected outcomes has been the change in the way people spend their leisure time. One...

Published November 2023

The Truth About Cigar Sizes for Beginners: Debunking Common Misconceptions

Cigar smoking is an enjoyable and nuanced hobby, but for beginners, it can be overwhelming to navigate the world of cigars. One common misconception is that smaller cigars are more...

Published November 2023

5 Reasons to Stop Smoking Cuban Cigars

A few months ago, Cigar Inspector gave five reasons to keep on smoking Cuban cigars. Lovers of Habano cigars fully agreed with our reasons, while others laughed, called it nonsense...

Published November 2023