“Poor, but sexy!” This is the motto of Germany’s capital. The description of the city of former mayor Klaus Wowereit is evidenced in many subject areas – from the economic situation to the hip trendy neighborhoods. In one area, though, it’s not quite true: the city’s bar scene. It isn’t poor, and in its diversity is very sexy.
Our tasters awaited this pairing with particular anticipation. We wanted to know: how would some of the best-known teas in the world pair with those “other” leaves – rolled tobacco leaves?
Viking Cigars represents the nordic spirit. Embodied in three cigars. It’s about swords and schoolyard fights, an just a hint of Cuba. Arnt Ånensen and Hawk Aanonsen want to offer cigars for “real” men.
There’s a fresh wind blowing in the legendary Cava de Magallanes. The tobacco shop was Madrid’s first store that had an extra room for cigars. José Martínez Franco, owner since 1968, is passing on the torch.
Cigar events are great fun. But when you go home, content with your night out, spare a thought for that roving cigar man or woman. While you’re catching up on your beauty sleep, he or she is probably heading to their next gig.
It’s not a stretch to say that what Sir George Martin was to the Beatles, Jochy Blanco has been to a whole host of boutique cigar makers.
The market for collecting Cuban cigars is downright extensive. These, however, aren’t the kind of humidors that can be found in the house of every cigar lover. Replica Antique Humidors are based on historical models and very rare.
Alejandro Martínez Cuenca has been the owner of the cigar factory Joya de Nicaragua since 1994. It is one of the oldest and most important cigar manufacturers in the world. JdN celebrates a significant milestone with an anniversary cigar.
Cigar travel journalist Gabriela Greess takes us on a trip through Belgium, to Brussels and Ghent. Read all about the best places to indulge and shop.
Steven Bailey’s family has been working in the tobacco business for generations. With the advent of FDA-regulations, Steven Bailey has found a way into the premium cigar business.
Despite some of the strictest regulations in the world, San Francisco still has its hidden cigar gems. Simon Lundh explored the city’s cigar hotspots.
Nuzli Hakiims is a graphic designer from Singapore. He designs picture collages with cigars and creates luxurious cigar accessories.