Cigar Articles

Reviewing The Ramon Allones No. 3 Cigar

In the ever-evolving world of cigars, enthusiasts and connoisseurs are constantly seeking new and exciting offerings to tantalize their palates. One such addition to the market is the Ramon Allones...

Published August 2023

Gold Edition Guantanamera: The Budget-Friendly Surprise

In a remarkable collaboration, Promocigar S.L. and TimeCigar have introduced a limited edition Cuban mini cigar, the Guantanamera Coronas Tubo Gold Edition. Surprising many in the cigar world, this budget-friendly...

Published August 2023

Habanos, S.A. Presents the Monterreyes No. 4 Limited Edition: A Cigar Lover’s Dream

Habanos, S.A., the esteemed leader in the world of premium cigars, has once again captivated cigar enthusiasts with their latest release, the Hoyo de Monterrey Monterreyes No. 4 Limited Edition....

Published July 2023

The Cigar Boom is in Full Effect: Oettinger Davidoff AG Reports Record Year

Oettinger Davidoff AG, a Swiss company renowned for its premium cigars, has recently announced that 2022 was a groundbreaking year for its cigar business. The company experienced remarkable growth, with...

Published June 2023

5 Great Rum Cocktails To Pair With Cigars – Part 2

During covid I was bored. So I watched a lot of television and a lot of old episodes of Bar Rescue, where ‘the Gordon Ramsey of the bar industry’, Jon...

Published June 2023

5 Great Gin Cocktails to Pair with Cigars

During covid I was bored. So I watched a lot of television and a lot of old episodes of Bar Rescue, where ‘the Gordon Ramsey of the bar industry’, Jon...

Published June 2023

5 Great Cocktails to Pair with Cigars – Part 1

During covid I was bored. So I watched a lot of television and a lot of old episodes of Bar Rescue, where ‘the Gordon Ramsey of the bar industry’, Jon...

Published June 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Hansen 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 June 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Flor de Caña 18

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 June 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Chartreuse Green

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 June 2023

5 Great Rum Cocktails To Pair With Cigars

During covid I was bored. So I watched a lot of television and a lot of old episodes of Bar Rescue, where ‘the Gordon Ramsey of the bar industry’, Jon...

Published June 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Jose Cuervo

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 June 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Angostura 7 Year Old 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 June 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Oslo 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 May 2023

Hunters & Frankau’s Bold Prediction: Cuban Cigar Supply to See Remarkable Improvement

Sean Croley, one of the directors at Hunters & Frankau, recently shared positive news regarding the supply of Cuban cigars at a special event held at St James C.Gars. During...

Published May 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Nikka Coffey Grain

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 May 2023

Cuban Cigar Market Struggles as Imports to Europe Increase by 30%

According to data from the European Cigar Manufacturers Association (ECMA), imports of cigars and cigarillos to European Union (EU) countries increased by almost 30 percent last year. This rise was...

Published May 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Bulas Porto 10 years white

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 April 2023

Plasencia Cigars’ Latest Price Increase: A Sign of Company Growth and Expansion

Plasencia Cigars recently made an announcement that they will be increasing the prices of their cigars starting April 17, 2023. Despite the news not being favorable to cigar enthusiasts, the...

Published April 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol & Jack Daniels

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 April 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Rhum Bielle

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 April 2023

Cuba’s Cigar Industry Braces for Shortages as Crops Shrink

Cuba’s primary tobacco growing region, Pinar del Río, is reportedly set to produce its smallest crop in history. This outcome would not be surprising given that the area was hit...

Published April 2023

Cigar Industry Sees Slowdown in Growth: Should We Be Worried?

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG), the parent company of several cigar brands, has announced its financial results for 2022. STG revenue was DKK 8.762 billion ($1.241 billion), down by 0.8% compared...

Published March 2023

Did Scandinavian Tobacco Group Overpay for Alec Bradley Cigars?

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) made headlines with its recent acquisition of Alec Bradley cigars for a whopping $72.5 million. However, industry experts are concerned about the high price tag, especially...

Published March 2023

Hong Kong May Force Cuba to Increase Cigar Prices Again

The recent tax increase on tobacco products in Hong Kong has raised concerns about the potential impact on the global pricing of Cuban cigars. Habanos S.A., the Cuban state-owned company...

Published March 2023

Habanos S.A.’s Revenue Decrease: Was the Price Increase to Blame?

Habanos S.A., the Cuban cigar monopoly, has announced a 2 percent growth in revenue, generating $545 million in 2022 compared to $568 million in 2021, reflecting a 4 percent decrease....

Published March 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Velho Barreiro Cachaca

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 March 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Crows 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 February 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Malibu

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 February 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Don Q Cristal

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 2023

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Goldstrike

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 2022

The history of the cigar store Indian

The history of the cigar store Indian. No, that history doesn’t start in America. Even though cigar store Indians are now considered Americana. The story of the cigar store Indians...

Published June 2022

Every Man Needs a Mancave

I am convinced that every man needs a place to withdraw and unwind. Either alone or with some friends just to talk about ‘men stuff’ and studies actually confirm that...

Published May 2022

Havana Cigar Rollers: Alejandro Gonzalez Arias

I would like to start this article by correcting a great injustice. I made a grave mistake with my list of ‘Cigar Rollers’ in my previous article by omitting one...

Published March 2022

Havana Custom Rolled Cigars

As the title suggests, the topic I’m going to start to delve into today is about Custom Roll Cigars of Havana. That is to say, cigars rolled by the hands...

Published February 2022

“Off the Beaten Path”: Achievement Cigars (1/2: Propio)

Since becoming a writer, I have come to a keen realization. In short, I am blessed. Through networking, I have met some amazing and passionate cigar manufacturers. None more passionate,...

Published December 2021