Cigars

Carlos Arturo Fuente Sr. , the patriarch and head of Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia, the largest family-owned cigar company in the world, passed away on August 5. He was 81 years old. Fuente Sr. was...
Not too many years ago, Nicaragua was third in line—after the Dominican Republic and Honduras—in terms of cigar consumption in the United States. Recently, however, it leapfrogged over Honduras to...
The proliferation of marblehead parejos and flat-head, box-pressed cigars has created a renewed demand for a reliable, super-sharp punch cutter that will punch, surgically trim, and deftly pluck a...
The Dominican Republic produces the majority of the world’s premium cigars , far outpacing Nicaragua, Honduras, and Cuba. In fact, a great many Dominican cigars are made with tobaccos that were...
The simple act of smoking a cigar becomes high entertainment in Las Vegas, home to some of the country’s most dramatic cigar lounges. The latest on the scene, the Montecristo Cigar Bar (...
Robb Report ’s June “Best of the Best” issue is on newsstands now! Here are the best cigars for 2016 . Selection Guidelines: Only cigars released in the United States from March 2015 through March...
If you long for the soft, savory flavor of a Jamaican-made Macanudo, try the Estate Reserve 2015: It tastes very much like one of those decades-gone cigars. Macanudo-branded cigars are now made in...
Elegant as this torpedo’s black-and-silver bands are, they unfortunately conceal most of the flawless, silken Nicaraguan Cuban-seed wrapper from Nestor Plasencia’s 2013 harvest. But once you remove...
After decades of producing ultra-premium cigars from the Dominican Republic, Davidoff recently began experimenting with tobaccos from other parts of the world. This year, it blended Brazilian leaf—...
Long known for its full-bodied Nicaraguan puros, the family-owned and -operated Padrón brand created the Dámaso to suit contemporary tastes for a lighter smoke. It used Nicaraguan tobaccos for the...
A properly constructed box-pressed torpedo is a testament to the skills of a cigar maker. The bunching of the filler leaves has to be consistent, all the way to the tip of the perfecto head, so that...
The rumors are true: There is a bourbon shortage in America , which explains the lack of certain in-demand bottles—think Pappy Van Winkle , Four Roses Limited Edition Single Barrel , and W.L. Weller...
For the first time in culinary and smoking history, six of Europe’s award-winning chefs have combined their tastes and talents to create the Davidoff Chefs Edition , a limited edition 6x54 toro...
This is the second cigar blend offered by Schrader Cellars, after its 2010 Schrader Doco-Est MMIX...
Hybridizing seeds is a delicate and time-consuming process, but a common one. With native seeds from dozens of countries to play with, cigar makers are always trying to create new and exciting leaves...
A 90th birthday merits a celebration, and Davidoff of Geneva’s Avo Cigars brand is celebrating its namesake with the release of the Davidoff of Geneva, Avo Cigars 90th Classic Covers Volume 3 . Avo...
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Cuba’s legendary Cohiba cigar . To commemorate the occasion, celebrity chef Charlie Palmer , the winner of multiple James Beard awards, is hosting a gala...
This May, racecar fans can celebrate the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 with a cigar worthy of the occasion. Davidoff of Geneva is debuting an exclusive 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500...
Three new vitolas to join the Nat Sherman Panamericana line of cigars...
New bands on both cigar lines of the Timeless Collection help distinguish the products...
Davidoff draws from a new source for one of its latest releases, the Escurio. After leaving Cuba in 1989—when company patriarch Zino Davidoff publicly burned more than 100,000 Cuban cigars that he...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Under the Dome ” Premium cigars deserve a premium humidor, one that is as much an accessory to a home or office as it is a...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): One Size Fits All ” EPC La Historia Regalias d’Celia In 2009, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo moved on...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Muscle Cigars ” Camacho American Barrel-Aged Camacho has put a U.S. spin on the old Cuban cigar...
Elegant, highly functional, and handmade under the watch of humidor master Daniel Marshall.
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Celebratory Smokes ” Partagás Aniversario To commemorate the 170th anniversary of its Partagás...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Limited Editions ” Quesada Reserva Privada A medium-mild cigar, the Quesada Reserva Privada...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Into the Light ” Davidoff Winston Churchill Short Series Unlike other Churchill cigars,...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Day into Night ” Avo Syncro Nicaragua Named for the way it synchronizes the divergent flavors...
The holographic Quesada Cigars tobacco-leaf logo on the band is the first indication that this is no ordinary cigar. Likewise, the depth of coloring on the medium tan wrapper and the spicy-sweet...

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