El pantéon – hall of fame or cemetery – depending on the translation – was what the torcedores called the La Corona factory. Built by the American Tobacco Company, later under the name of Tabacalera Cubana, the factory operated a total of 91 brands.
There are many ways to open a cigar. Some are elegant, others more rustic. But all of them have one objective: to prepare the cigar for enjoyment.
Probably the most well-known and distinguished single malt worldwide. Combined with a Torpedo from the Balmoral Royal Selection Anejo 18 aromas of candied apples.
The tobacco beetle is viewed as the most fatal infestation of the passionado’s smoking inventory. Before allowing new cigars into the humidor, examine them for round holes or tunnels – quick action may be necessary to prevent an outbreak.
The highest exclusivity in every detail: Wojciech Jaroszewicz’s Casa del Habano in Poland offers excellent Puros from Cuba as well as selected spirits.
It seems that, today, every cigar-maker is trying to create cigars worth collecting. But is any of this stuff going to be worth remembering? As with game-playing, when collecting it’s also about luck.
Photographer Peter Heeger lights his Montecristo No. 5 and is delighted with the spectacular images that he has captured with his lens once again in his hometown.
Boutique Blends Cigars is not only the company name under which Rafael Nodal manufactures his cigars. The name is a concept: Small batches – that’s their philosophy.
There is one anniversary taking place this year that seems to have escaped notice in Cuba. True, it doesn’t relate to a brand, but nevertheless it goes right to the heart of what has given Habanos the global success they have enjoyed for well over a century: quality and authenticity.
A very extraordinary rum from the Philippines. A Zino Classic Petit Corona with its creamy, sweet texture intensifies the sweetness after the first sip.
Enjoying a cigar in Paris is quite an easy task – though the choice of places is limited. But there are more and more locations beyond traditional Cigar Lounges in which one can light up a Puro. Follow us for some fresh air.
When buying a hygrometer, you should check that it’s possible to calibrate it, otherwise it is relatively worthless. Calibration, however, is not exactly a simple operation. There are various calibration methods that all have their drawbacks.