Cigar lovers often dream of working with a master blender to create a unique, personal cigar. Those who have pursued making a custom cigar and the people in factories who bring private blends to life shared their experiences with us.
For his young age, Christian Eiroa can boast an impressive career. When you take into consideration that the 44-year-old didn’t light his first cigar until he was 20 at a family Thanksgiving dinner, you can imagine that Christian Eiroa never had time to waste.
It started life in secret 48 years ago at Cohiba’s El Laguito factory. The new cigar is called Edición Limitada 2016.
The dutch cigar specialist, Sasja van Horssen, launched a revolutionary store. It is the world’s first Nicuraguan-only cigar shop.
Mitchell Orchant, managing director of C.Gars Ltd and organizer of the world’s biggest annual cigar auctions, says he believes that we’ve seen the last great sales of the hugely prized vintage Cuban Davidoffs.
The cascade of readily available rums inspired the Cigar Journal to contact some of the world’s top barkeepers to find out which ones were their picks for best quality at the best price (under 50 euros/US dollars).
The Family-company owner, Axel-Georg André, talks about his relationship to the company and his cigars.
On January 30, 1817, Johann Friedrich Christian André founded a company in Osnabrück, Germany, that manufactured smoking tobacco. We’re taking this occasion to follow the invitation of the traditional company Arnold André almost exactly to the day, 200 years later.
The flagship store, Nat Sherman Townhouse, located smack center in the hustle and bustle of Manhattan’s East 42nd Street, is a timeless cigar haven. The Nat Sherman brand dates back to 1930 and has been family-guided for three generations.
Since he started his own company four years ago, Oscar Valladares is one of the big newcomers on the market. It all started when he filled in as a bus driver one day.
Less than two years after the opening of its new Davidoff flagship store on 6th Avenue in New York the company added another one, this time on Liberty Street in the Downtown area. With the new Freedom Tower overlooking its operation, the store has had a good first year.
Simon Chase tells the story of a Cigar, with a special shape.