“The Cigar, from Soil to Soul” – 2nd Edition

The second, lovingly designed edition of the reference work “The Cigar, from Soil to Soul – 2nd Edition” by tobacco and cigar expert Didier Houvenaghel has been available since April.
“The Cigar, from Soil to Soul” now includes 318 pages in two hardcover volumes with eleven chapters and more than 100 beautiful drawings. It is the result of nearly 20 years of work and research, including two years of almost full-time work. “This book is also the result of working with a fantastic editor, layout artist, painter and printer,” says Didier Houvenaghel.
Cigar Journal readers can now get a 10 percent discount – just order on the websites www.editionsdumyosotis.com or www.cigarthinker.com with the promotional code CIGARJOURNAL.

The full price is EUR 150.00 for the Black Edition and EUR 400.00 for the Limited Bamboo Edition.

The comprehensive work discusses all relevant topics of tobacco (history, terroir, fermentation etc.), and cigar (blending, tasting, enjoying, storage, aging, faulty cigars, tasting training).
Anyone who is serious about the field of cigar should have read the book – and those who are well informed will still find valuable references and can refer to it when they have questions.

She learned her journalistic skills from scratch at a regional daily newspaper, for which she wrote articles for many years. Through working for the magazine Der Spiegel in Rome she had the opportunity to increase her professional knowledge in the field of media. Katja studied art history and Romance studies in Heidelberg, Palermo and Rome and, during the course of her studies, spent many years in Italy. The country was her teacher in things related to pleasure and lifestyle. She has been working for Cigar Journal since 2004. In 2010 she became editor-in-chief.


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