CJ 15/4

Cigar Legend & Musician: Avo Uvezian

Avo Uvezian – A Symphony of Life, Music and Cigars

Avo Uvezian – A Symphony of Life, Music and Cigars

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.

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Edward & Eddie Sahakian: Sharing a Love of Davidoff 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.

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Cellophane Wrapper: What is it exactly?

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?

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Boutique Cigars: Paul Garmirian Maintains his Composure

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.

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How to Convert a Piece of Furniture into an Unique Custom Humidor

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.

Best Cigar Brand 2015 Cigar Journal

Best Brand 2015: See the Winners of the Cigar Trophy Awards

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).

Cigar Trophy Best Value 2015

Best Value 2015: See the Winners of the Cigar Trophy Awards

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).

Best Cigar 2015: See the Winners of the Cigar Trophy Awards

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).



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