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Jeremy Casdagli Interview: The Legacy and Future of Casdagli Cigars

One of the first cigars I ever smoked was a Casdagli Traditional Cottontail. Since then I have been a huge fan Casdagli. Recently, I had the honor to interview the company’s CEO, Jeremy Casdagli. Who is Jeremy Casdagli? Jeremy, born […]...

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Padrón Cigars Announces the Passing of Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Padrón

The Padrón family recently announced the passing of Rodolfo "Rudy" Padrón at the age of 62. A central figure both within his family and in the operations of Padrón Cigars, Rudy’s death marks a significant loss not only for his loved ones but als...

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An Unforeseen Error in Guy Ritchie’s Latest Movie ‘The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare’

Recently I, Inspector X, wrote about Guy Ritchie’s Netflix series The Gentlemen. In one of the episodes, the main character lights a cigar with a Zippo and that irked me. Especially since, according to the words spoken, it was a […]...

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Cuba’s Price Increase in Domestic Cigars

Cuba is going through rough times. Recently the price of petrol went up by 500% overnight, sugar is almost impossible to find on the island that was renowned for its sugar cane, and now the prices of local cigars are […]...

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Habanos Launches Innovative Vintage Program with Trinidad 55th Anniversary Humidor

A stunning display of luxury, the Trinidad 55th Anniversary humidor made its debut at this year’s Habanos Festival, captivating attendees with its allure. Housing 55 meticulously aged Trinidad Fundadores, this humidor signifies more than just a...

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Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Godet Folle Blanche Epicure XO Cognac

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 brands do to achieve extra flavour to the wrapper for […]...

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Altadis USA’s Kentucky Derby Press Release

Altadis U.S.A., makers of the finest premium cigars, are proud to announce the launch of Romeo y Julieta 1875 ‘Run for the Roses®,’ a limited-edition premium cigar that pays tribute to the 150th running of the Kentucky Derby, the most […]...

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Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Zuidam Jonge Jenever

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 brands do to achieve extra flavour to the wrapper for […]...

Interviews

The Business of Cigars: An Interview with Rodrigo and Nestor

Recently, I had the honor of sitting together with Rodrigo Crespo and Nestor Valera. These two gentlemen are responsible for overseeing the distribution of Habanos cigars in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. We met at a very nice cigar shop [...

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Cavalier Genève Cigars Releases “The Green Jacket”: New Annual Project for the Vault Honoring the Masters

Cavalier Genève Cigars has created an exclusive limited run blend for the team at The Vault, an Idaho cigar retailer with several locations. The project is called “The Green Jacket” in reference to the Masters golf event taking place this [&hel...

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Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Y Bét Rose Double Beet Premium Welsh Vodka

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 brands do to achieve extra flavour to the wrapper for […]...

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Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Foragers Black 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 brands do to achieve extra flavour to the wrapper for […]...

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Davidoff Introduces the Monolith Humidor: Crafted from Nature, Crafted for Aficionados

Davidoff Cigars is proud to present its new Monolith Humidor, which is the brand’s first humidor carved from a single piece of stone. Made of Moca Cream limestone, the Monolith offers a safe and odourless home for up to 120 […]...

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Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Stalla Dhu Auchroisk 1997

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 brands do to achieve extra flavour to the wrapper for […]...

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‘League of Fat Bastards’ Announce Structural Shake Up

League of Fat Bastards, a new cigar brand which focusses on men’s mental health, has appointed Mr. Rob Manesonas the new President USA and Americas for League of Fat Bastards (LOFB). Rob is a well-known figure in the US Cigar […]...

Cigars 101

How to Age Your Cigars: A Detailed Guide to Get You Started

Aging cigars can be an exciting project to start with. But what is the right way to age your beloved cigars? Here at Cigar Inspector, we took the liberty of asking multiple cigar distributors and cigar producers what they think is the best method of ...

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Inside La Corona: A Look at the Largest Cuban Cigar Factory

Imagine a place where all your favorite Cuban cigars are crafted by expert rollers, the birthplace of renowned brands like Romeo y Julieta, Montecristo, Cuaba, Diplomáticos, Hoyo de Monterrey, and many more. In this article, I will take you with me ...

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Harmonizing Art and Craftsmanship: AVO Cigars Introduces the AVO Expressions Limited Edition 2024

Continuing the legacy of its founder, Avo Uvezian, a renowned Jazz musician and a visionary in cigar craftsmanship, AVO Cigars has once again bridged the worlds of artistic expression and premium tobacco. The AVO Expressions Limited Edition is a trib...

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Hands-On Look at The New Cohiba Wide Short

During our trip to the Habanos Festival this year, we managed to meet up with Jorge Fernández Cabezas to discuss the new Cohiba Wide Short cigar. These are machine made cigars that are produced with the same high quality tobacco found in Cohiba ciga...

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Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva 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 brands do to achieve extra flavour to the wrapper for […]...

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