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best buy of 2019 - Cigar Journal

CIGAR JOURNAL’S BEST BUY CIGARS OF 2019

We combed through our blind tastings from the year 2019 again to find out which cigars received particularly good evaluations during the course of the year but are offered for a much lower price compared to others of the same rating. We characterise such ratings in our magazine with the stamp “Best Buy”. The basis

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cavendishno6

London’s New Cigar Hot Spot | Cigarfriendly: London, GB

The prestigious address 6 Cavendish Square in Marylebone is the home of Ajay Patel’s new cigar hot spot in London. Ajay is well-known (not only) in the London cigar scene as the owner of La Casa del Habano in Teddington. He and his family have done a tremendous job of refurbishing the new store.

cavendishno6

London’s New Cigar Hot Spot | Cigarfriendly: London, GB

The prestigious address 6 Cavendish Square in Marylebone is the home of Ajay Patel’s new cigar hot spot in London. Ajay is well-known (not only) in the London cigar scene as the owner of La Casa del Habano in Teddington. He and his family have done a tremendous job of refurbishing the new store.

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Hotell Havanna Schweden

Cigar Places: Hotell Havanna, Sweden

There are not many restaurants in Sweden where you can just sit down and smoke. Lase Diding opened the Hotell Havanna in Varberg and fulfilled his dream, his own Cuba in his hometown.

Turmeaus Shop

Turmeaus Cigars & Whisky – UK’s Largest Cigar Shop

Liverpool’s favorite tiny tobacconist, Turmeaus, has just become the UK’s largest specialist cigar shop.
 C.Gars Ltd took over Turmeaus in 2003. The London-based company’s new flagship store, rechristened Turmeaus Cigars and Whisky, is now in the center of Liverpool.

Plasencia Brothers

Plasencia Cigars: The 5th Generation of Family Business

The story of Plasencia Cigars starts, as so many other cigar stories, in Cuba during the 1800s. It’s a story of a fifth-generation family business that is one of the most respected on the scene. It’s a story of hardship, two revolutions, a disastrous mold attack, but also of persistence, conviction and innovation.

Tom Lazukas

Brand Focus: How Eiroa’s Asylum Came to Be

Asylum is the new brand from Christian Eiroa and Tom Lazuka, and it is known for being huge. The big cigars measure 7 x 70 and 8 x 80. But how did the brand come about? According to Tom Lazuka, it was his idea.

Norway Viking Cigars

Viking Cigars: Spreading the Viking Spirit

Viking Cigars represents the nordic spirit. Embodied in three cigars. It’s about swords and schoolyard fights, an just a hint of Cuba. Arnt Ånensen and Hawk Aanonsen want to offer cigars for “real” men.

Alec Bradley

Alec & Bradley

Most people know the cigar company Alec Bradley, but many don’t realize the company’s founder is actually Alan Rubin.

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