The Shapiro family has been in the cigar business for nearly 100 years. In 1922, Morris Shapiro and his brother, Isador, opened a candy store and smoke shop in New York City called Shapiro’s Smoke Shop. A journey through the decades has transformed the family business from a tiny shop in Manhattan into a 4,000-square-foot…
Arguably the biggest misconception in the cigar industry is the use or misuse of the term “strength.” Many smokers often describe it as the flavors or lack of flavors that entertain the palate. In actuality, the palate has very little to do with determining the strength of a cigar. We asked a few industry heavyweights to clarify the term for us.
Manny Iriarte is perhaps the most sought-after artist in the cigar industry. His passion runs deep, his designs are meticulous, and his concepts are brilliant. Together with the Swiss luxury watch manufacturer Hublot, he designed the Classic Fusion 45 mm Fuente 20th Anniversary Special Edition.
Clear your calendar and unleash your inner party animal because here are the details for America’s biggest festivals until November 2019.
Grab a pen, find your datebook and fire up a cigar because the first details for America’s biggest cigar events of 2019 are already in!
Clear your calendar and unleash your inner party animal because here are the details for America’s biggest festivals until November 2018.
Hublot asked the cigar industry’s most sought artist to design the Classic Fusion 45mm Fuente 20th Anniversary Special Edition.
The inspiration for the 2017 35th Anniversary Collector’s Edition came from the very first cigar humidor Marshall made in 1982.
Clear your calendar and unleash your inner party animal because here are the details for America’s biggest festivals in the Winter season of 2017/2018.
Alan Rubin, the founder of Alec Bradley Cigar Company, talks about the Company and his products.
Brace yourself for an action packed year of smoke-filled fun across the United States. This year’s lineup has lost a couple of long-standing festivals but promises to bring back the beloved favorites.
The cigar club “Fine Tobacco NYC”, founded by Matthias Clock, is an event-based association and thus the first of its kind. It is a contemporary cigar club, where members “explore the art and enjoyment of the cigar experience.”