Five years ago, Alejandro Mata developed the puro brand Alfambra. But his story is not the typical story of a cigar lover who wanted to create his own private brand. His roots go deeper.
The Hungarian capital has been celebrated as a trendy party town for some years now. The fact that guests of this extraordinary and historical Danube metropolis not only experience fast drinks and vibrating beats but can also enjoy cocktails of an international standard is mainly thanks to a dedicated bar keeper: Zoltán Nagy, founder of Boutiq’ Bar.
Singapore has enacted stringent plain packaging regulations following similar legislation in Australia and Ireland, among other countries.
Using wood to add new flavor characteristics to beverages is not a new concept. Over the centuries, wine and other beverage producers have been benefiting from the use of wood to age and add complexity and new organoleptic characteristics to their products.
Apart from correct storage, lighting a cigar is the most important factor that determines whether smoking is enjoyable or frustrating.
In Hessen and in the directly neighboring Rhineland-Palatinate, very liberal laws still apply with regard to the protection of non-smokers, which means that smoking is permitted in closed ancillary rooms, in beer tents or premises that are smaller than 75 square meters (approx. 807 square feet), explicitly designated as smoking areas, and without major dining service. So there is a large number of lounges and bars where passionados can in dulge their pleasures.
Of course, people who have never tried a cigar will not read this article. But you as a cigar connoisseur might know someone who wants to enter the magical world of cigar smoking.
London has long served as a mini cigar mecca outside Havana, yet it continues to surprise.
In Spain you can take a vacation in a way that has nothing to do with sun and beach. In a way that focuses on the enjoyment of a cultural heritage that is thousands of years old, which is deeply rooted in Spanish character: wine. Wine tourism, as it is called, is very much in vogue, just like one of its pilgrimage sites – the Ribera del Duero wine region.
Breathtaking mountain scenery and a long history. Innsbruck has a lot to offer, but, unfortunately, due to the new legal situation in Austria, there are not many places for cigar smokers to enjoy their cigars.
If you know that a famous person smokes cigars, you may sometimes wonder about their habits, like where they do it, what they smoke and why. Welcome to what was once Stalin’s Georgia.
Federal Court Holds FDA Regulation of Premium Cigars to be “Arbitrary and Capricious”.