Even though this lounge technically lies in the state of Wisconsin, chances are you will be driving from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area to reach it. St. Croix Cigar Company is located in the absolutely beautiful township of Hudson, Wisconsin.
Unless you’ve been under a rock in the cigar business, you must have heard about the abandoned church in Tampa that has been converted into a cigar paradise.
In Troy, right off of I-75 the cigar lover is treated to the palace that is Ambassador Cigars and Spirits. Owner Jeff Desandre has created an all-inclusive cigar experience that is hard to beat!
The Corona Smoke Shop offers a wonderful environment for cigar lovers of Southern Central Michigan.
Not too far from O’ Hare International Airport lies an absolute paradise for those lovers of the leaf that enjoy a great variety of wonderful cigars: Norwood Royal Cigars.
This summer, August 13th and 14th, there will be an inaugural event in the cigar community of great distinction. Gaby Kafie is hosting the 1st ever Boutique Cigar Festival, Smoke at the Creek.
As you make a left onto Dodecanese Boulevard, one can see a cigar boutique immediately on the left-hand side of the road. This oasis of the leaf is the Serafín de Cuba cigar shop. Owner Arnold Serafín and I sat down with a couple of cigars and an espresso and discussed the history of his delightful store.
Just a bit Northwest of Milwaukee lies the village of Germantown, Wisconsin. Here in Germantown lies the wonderful cigar establishment that is called Metro Cigars. Myself being a German teacher by profession, and the fact that this lounge is in the town of Germantown, I am inclined to liken the environment of Metro Cigars to a term in German which really has no translation into any other language.
Head North on Alt-US19 in Pinellas County, Florida and you will pass through the tiny downtown of Palm Harbor. Just past the downtown area on the inland side of the road is Holy Smoke Cigar Cafe.
Located just outside Wisconsin’s capital, Madison, lies the town of Monona. In the lakeside town of Monona, there is a cigar lounge called the Tasting Room. In all of your travels, you may never find such a beautiful, elegant cigar lounge!
In 1939, a man named John H. Uhle opened up a tobacco and pipe shop in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mr. Uhle would sit in the front of his store and repair pipes and blend pipe tobacco throughout the 1940’s.
In Delafield, immediately right off Interstate 94, one can find Wisconsin’s version of the cigar bar where everyone knows your name. That would be Lake Country Cigars.