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Bond Roberts Debuts New Cigar Line

Bond Roberts, the renowned online auction platform for aged, rare, and vintage Cuban cigars, launched its new brand, Bond Roberts Cigars, at the Paramount Worldcenter in Miami on Saturday, April 27 and in Hong Kong on the 12th or May. […]...

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Robert and Sharon Holt Contemplate Stake Sales of Southern Draw Cigars

On Thursday morning, Robert Holt announced via Instagram that he and his wife, Sharon, are contemplating selling their stake in Southern Draw Cigars. This potential sale stems from a mix of personal reasons and industry dynamics prompting them to con...

Cigar Articles

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Gordon’s London Dry

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 […]...

Track & Trace is Coming to the EU

In just a few days’ time, a huge change will come to the European Community when it comes to cigars. On May 19th, TRACK & TRACE will be mandatory for every tobacco product entering the EU. Each box of cigars, […]...

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Kingmakers Cigars New Signature Cigar Collaboration With Kelsey Plum

Kingmakers Cigars is set to introduce a new signature cigar in collaboration with Kelsey Plum, the standout guard for the Las Vegas Aces of the WNBA. Plum, who has become synonymous with celebratory cigar smoking following the Aces’ two recent ...

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Bolivar Regentes Edición Limitada 2021 Cigar Review

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of attending the launch event for the Bolivar Regentes cigar here in the UK. Hosted by Hunters and Frankau at the Boisedale in London, the event featured several Bolivar cigars along with the latest Limitada from...

Cigar Articles

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Pusser’s 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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Alec Bradley Returns to Roots With Safe Keepings Blend

Alec Bradley returns to its blending roots with the introduction of a new line dubbed Safe Keepings, featuring a resurrected blend unearthed from the depths of Alec Bradley’s founder’s blend book. It’s a common practice among cigar ...

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Trinidad Cabildos Edición Limitada 2024 To Be Revealed at London’s Lavish Habanos World Days

Some Cuban cigar releases quietly enter the market, while others are celebrated with grandeur. The Trinidad Cabildos Edición Limitada 2024 firmly falls into the latter category, set to make its debut amidst a lavish black-tie dinner at the esteemed ...

Interviews

Justo Eiroa Discusses the Evolution and Future of JRE Tobacco

In the beginning of April, I was invited to Lounge 33 near Brussels, Belgium. There I had the pleasure of meeting Vivi Eiroa, the daughter of Justo Eiroa, the CEO of JRE Tobacco. Being a fan of the brand, I asked her if it would be possible to sit do...

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Golden Fig: The Latest Addition to Macanudo Gold Label Series

Introducing the latest addition to the renowned Macanudo Gold Label series: the limited-edition Golden Fig, a double-tapered perfecto crafted to elevate aficionados’ smoking experience. Encased in 20-count boxes, each Golden Fig cigar promises ...

Cigar Articles

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Four Pillars Olive Leaf

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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E.P. Carrillo Expands Essence Series With E.P. Carillo Maduro

E.P. Carrillo is expanding its Essence series with a new addition named E.P. Carrillo Maduro, a rich, dark smoke slated to hit shelves by the end of this month or early June. Crafted by Ernesto Perez-Carrillo in the Dominican Republic […]...

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French Elegance Meets German Precision: Introducing Le Petit – Kentron

Recognized as the Best Cigar Accessory of 2022, Les Fines Lames, a pioneering French brand that revolutionized cigar knife design in 2016, crafts iconic accessories with dual functionalities. For German Engineered Cigars, engineering transcends mere ...

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Habanos S.A. Rumored to Slash Cigar Supplies: Switzerland, Asia, and Middle East Brace for Impact

Habanos S.A., the Cuban state-owned tobacco company, is rumoured to significantly reduce its cigar shipments to importers in which it does not hold a complete ownership. This strategy is expected to impact several key markets, including Switzerland, ...

Cigar Articles

Pairing Cigars & Alcohol – Los Danzantes Reposado Mezcal

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 […]...

The Record Breaking Auction at The Habanos Festival Trinidad 55th Gala Dinner

Habanos celebrated its 24th festival this year, and the highlight of the event was the gala dinner on the Friday of that week. With it being the 55th anniversary of Trinidad, this gala dinner specifically celebrated Trinidad cigars and featured [&hel...

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RoMa Craft Unveils New Maestranza Cigar Series

RoMa Craft Tobac is setting the stage for an exciting launch with its new Maestranza line, creating waves in the cigar community. Skip Martin, the company's co-founder, has been stirring up excitement with strategic social media teases about this new...

Buying Guide

Best Soft Flame Lighters for Cigars 2024

When choosing the right soft flame lighter for your cigars, it's all about finding something reliable that won't overpower the delicate wrapper of a fine cigar. In this guide, we’ll walk through the top five soft flame lighters that offer a perfect...

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Breaking Boundaries: Bond Roberts Launches New Cigar Brand with Honduran Blend

Bond Roberts, the esteemed online platform renowned for its global Cuban cigar auctions, ventures into new territory with the launch of its own cigar brand, aptly named Bond Roberts Cigars. This milestone was marked by an exclusive launch party held ...