Augusto Cigars and SOL Cigar Co., purveyors of fine cigars in Norway’s capital Oslo, will be hosting the first Norwegian Cigar Smoking World Championship qualification tournament in Norway on April 20, 2016.
he Fine Spirits & Cigar Weekend 2016 will be held from Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the Tallinn Song Festival Ground. On this weekend, slow smokers can also participate in the Nordic Qualification of the Cigar Smoking World Championship.
The Ninth Annual ProCigar Festival concluded its week-long celebration with a gala in Santiago’s Centro Español on Friday, February 26, 2016, that raised a record breaking $201,000 in a live auction, more than doubling the amount raised the prior year.
On the heels of the huge success achieved in recent years, Oettinger Davidoff celebrated its first ever international Tour Gastronomique, at Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic.
Cigar Sense is a platform that helps customers to eliminate expensive guesswork when choosing new cigars. With their innovative online service, offering personalized expert advice on which cigars best suit a consumer’s unique tastes, CigarSense.com makes it easier to explore the world of cigars.
Cigar blogger montehiba.blogspot.co.at has started a cooperation with Mr Min Ron Nee, the author of the book An Illustrated Encylopaedia of Post Revolution Havana Cigars. The blog promises to collect and forward all sorts of questions to Mr Min Ron Nee who’s answers will then be published.
More than 70 of the world’s slowest cigar smokers from over 20 countries are expected to participate at the 7th Cigar Smoking World Championship this year. Taking place from September 2-4, 2016 in Split, Croatia, the Championship is the finale of qualification tournaments held in more countries than ever this year.
2016 looks to be an incredible year for cigar smokers. There will be more events across the United States this year compared to past years, and some long time favorites have had to switch venues because of expanded itineraries and ballooning attendance.
Some fellow aficionados have asked us what someone needs to do to become an expert in cigar tasting. Typically this role is referred to as cigar sommelier (or Catador). In this article we’ll attempt to explore the recommended preparations on the path to becoming a cigar sommelier.
Daniel Marshall, along with master blenders and cigar creators Manuel Quesada and Nestor Plasencia, have created a special cigar for Glenfiddich. The special cigars were made in Nicaragua and aged in Davidoff of London’s humidor for six months.
Boisdale of Canary Wharf celebrated their highly esteemed annual “Snow Queen Cigar Smoker of the Year Awards Dinner 2015” on December 1.
Women in the cigar scene are no longer just an appendage to passionados. Passionadas characterize the cigar scene. They come “voluntarily”, not acting as chaperones but as attendees in their own right, to club nights, cigar events, tastings and trade fairs. They know pretty much what they want to smoke and are quite knowledgeable.