Didier Houvenaghel announced that the second edition of his cigar book “The Cigar, from Soil to Soul – 2nd Edition” is in press.
What effect does storage have on a cigar? Our humidor expert Marc André presented three of the same yet completely differently stored cigars to 45
An artisan cabinetmaker from Northern Italy is setting new optical and technological standards in walk-in humidors. In the meantime, the works of DeArt from Calvenzano near Milan can be found in the United Kingdom to China in cigar-scene hotspots.
China’s International Cigar Expo (ICE) returns in early November 2021 and scheduled to be held at the Tianfu International Convention Center in Chengdu from November 8 to 10 this year has been postponed due to the continued impact of Covid-19 on international travel.
Chiseled ice cubes clinking in a glass, the sun setting over a palm-lined beach, a casual panama hat, and of course some cigar smoke to complete this idyllic scene … Even in air-conditioned urban cigar lounges, the lighting of a cigar seems to necessitate an accompanying cocktail (even if only an imaginary one).
Our tasters awaited this pairing with particular anticipation. We wanted to know: how would some of the best-known teas in the world pair with those “other” leaves – rolled tobacco leaves?
There’s hardly a cigar that isn’t described as having roasted notes or bitter qualities. Coffee, too, is characterized by these flavors.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? How you begin your morning will dictate your experiences for the rest of the day. Similar to your morning, the best premium cigar experience starts with a little toast.
What effect does storage have on a cigar? Our humidor expert Marc André presented three of the same yet completely differently stored cigars to 50 testers.
In the past few issues of Cigar Journal we’ve been on the exciting discovery journey of tracing the wonderful ceramic jars – from Habanos S. A. as well as the various distributors worldwide. In this issue we’ll dedicate ourselves to the history of crystal jars, also better known as glass jars or “glass office jars.”
Some of us are familiar with the problem: storing cigars in a humidor and after some time, the aromas seem to have disappeared.
Starting on Monday July 12th 2021, Cuban Cigar Website (CCW) will be available in Chinese.