The dutch cigar specialist, Sasja van Horssen, launched a revolutionary store. It is the world’s first Nicuraguan-only cigar shop.
Alec Bradley Cigars have started shipping their 2017 TAA Exclusive cigar, Black Market Illicit. This iteration of the Black Market line is described as Black Market ‘on steroids.’
The Construction Imperative, a Myth? Franca Comparetto analyzes tasting data to show how construction quality and ash characteristics relate to off-flavors.
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.
Quesada Cigars is getting ready to ship their annually released edition 0f Oktoberfest. The 2017 edition features a white band and comes in two different lines.
Aging Room brings forth a new take on their Quattro F55 blend that had been released by Aging Room founder Rafael Nodal and master cigar blender Jochy Blanco, owner of Tabacalera Palma, in 2013.
Nicotine is the main alkaloid present in the tobacco plant. According to Min Ron Nee, “bitterness is believed to be the taste of nicotine” and it decreases through fermentation and aging.
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.
On July 28, Commissioner of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, announced a new comprehensive plan for the approach the agency will take to the regulation of tobacco products.
Plasencia showcased the new Alma del Campo, the second of five cigars that make up the company’s flagship Alma Series it the 2017 IPCPR trade show.