Cigar lovers and makers provide jobs, relief and charity on a massive scale. This group has a tremendous impact on the living standards of poor regions and is sending more poor kids from the regions to college than have ever gone before.
A cigar tour put to the test. With 110 HP beneath him and an abundant supply of cigars, Heinrich Villiger (81) and friends did a tour from Windhoek to Cape Town. Here is his report.
Professional chefs, hobby cooks and knife freaks know that knives not only need to be sharp, but they must also be of a high quality. As cigar friends, we also assert this claim for cigar cutters.
In this series we are presenting the most important cultivable areas for tobacco, which, as is generally known, grows only in narrowly defined regions of the world blessed with favorable climate and the corresponding soil.
In this Series we are presenting the most important cultivable areas for tobacco growing. For this issue our Cigar Journal Reporter Sebastian Zimmel, traveled to Mexico.
Don Alejandro Robaina will celebrate his 90th birthday next year. While he and his Finca are mercilessly commercialized, Pancho Cuba toils his fields quietly and prudently. Meanwhile, many people think that he is the best Cuban producer of wrapper tobacco.
Blending is the key to making satiating cigars that are smooth on the tongue, aromatic in the air and comforting o the nerves. Superstar blenders are improving the quality of cigars and the credibility of brands around the world.