There are three pillars that define the life of Avo, and join together into a whole, so to speak, like the movements in a symphony: music, his language skills and his passion for cigars.
Edward Sahakian is the epitome of the perfect gentleman. He has spent over half his life promoting “The Good Life” from his world-famous shop, Davidoff of London, in the heart of the UK capital’s traditional club land.
Anyone who smokes cigars is well acquainted with the good old cellophane wrapper. Except for Cuban cigars, which haven’t been packaged in cellophane since 1992, the majority of today’s cigars are bundled in this see-through packaging material. But what exactly is cellophane, and why is it so popular?
If you want to know anything about tobacco cultivation, Felipe Lopes Meza is the man for you. Nothing happens in the Turrent family’s fields without his knowing about it.
One year ago, the IWCS conducted a survey of 500 women on their preferences, tendencies and approach to cigars. We’re now releasing the third part of the results.
In this vintage column, Nick Hammond asks whether we’re going about it all wrong when it comes to smoking, tasting and evaluating our cigars. Are we slaves of fast consumption?
For Paul Garmirian and his son being small is a good thing. As business went well during the cigar boom they made the decision to stay small and not grow any further. With all the new brands coming to market, the Garmirians and their P.G. lines have remained constant.
Fighting for the rights for cigar smokers is all in a day’s work – certainly for Rocky Patel too. The campaigner for cigar smoker’s rights, is bringing the fight to Europe. Cigar Journal interviews a man on a mission …
An appealing alternative to purchasing a new humidor is converting an existing piece of furniture. You’ll be guaranteed that your new humidor will be one-of-a-kind, and it’s a good way to give an old piece of furniture or musical instrument a new life.
This year, the awards for Best Brand went to: Villiger Tobajara (Brazil), Brun del Ré Gold (Costa Rica), Cohiba (Cuba), Davidoff Nicaragua (Dom. Rep.), Rocky Patel Vintage 1990 (Honduras) and Padrón Family Reserve (Nicaragua).
Each year, the Best Value award is presented to those cigar lines that give our readers the most bang for their buck. In 2015, the winners are: 1907 by Dunhill (Dom. Rep.), Oliva Serie V (Nicaragua), Camacho Corojo (Honduras) and Perdomo 20th Anniversary (Nicaragua).
This year’s Best Cigar Award winners are: Montecristo No. 2 (Cuba), Davidoff Winston Churchill Toro (Dom. Rep.), Rocky Patel The Edge Maduro Robusto (Honduras) and Padrón Family Reserve 50 Years Maduro (Nicaragua).