Alfred Dunhill entered the international floor of the cigar world in the distant year 1907, when he opened his first shop in London’s Duke Street. The store was well-stocked and, alongside Cuban cigars, also had a large selection of pipes and pipe tobacco. In view of the great response that his first tobacco store received, he decided to open a second one in London, in the Soho district.
On a beautiful February morning in Havana while smoking a good cigar, I happened to meet a friend from Italy. After a while, he asked me whether I wanted to personally meet Eduardo Rivera Irizarri, a man who is inextricably connected with the Cuban cigar.
The COVID-19 crisis has brought a host of different challenges to us serious cigar smokers around the world. From buying online or curbside, to having limited space to smoke and perhaps too much time on our hands. As a countermeasure to the situation, I decided to embark on a mission to explore the two most widely known online cigar certifications and see what they were all about.
In the past five years, innovation efforts on the part of manufacturers have led to the development of products with “other” tobaccos: Fire-cured, Latakia, Fuma em Corda … The other dominican tobacco is the Andullo.
In this article we will address the question of what influence the type of packaging (cellophane, tubo, cigar box, cardboard box) has on the aging process of a cigar, and what recommendations can be derived from this for practical use.
HumidifGroup launches their innovative Smart Packaging Solution: professional and attractive packaging combined with an exclusive digital platform.
Russian expert Dimitry Drutsa has just released a book on Cuban cigars, a laudable effort to catalogue vintage Cuban cigars for the Russian smoker.
Princeton, New Jersey based Tobacconist University (TU) recently announced the launch of their new online certification course geared to devoted cigar smokers called “CIGARS 101: A Fundamental Education”.
Cigar Sense.com is offering virtual seminars. The Cigar Lover’s Virtual Seminars is a gathering of the best in the field all around the common thread of consumer learning to maximize the cigar experience.
The 2020 dates for the Perdomo Factory Tours have been released.
Habanos S.A. the worldwide distribution company of Habanos cigars has changed their classification of cigars.
In their podcast on January 12, 2019 “The Cigar Authority” took a look at one of the most debated things in the cigar industry, and that is cigar etiquette. The so-called 10 Commandments of being a good brother or sister of the leaf. The list has been put together by Miguel M. Schoedel, National Sales Manager Crowned Heads.