Cigars

According to legend, people have been drinking tea since 2,737 B.C. Fast forward and the world’s tea consumption is second only to water, and the United Kingdom alone drinks 165 million cups per day...
Photography by Cordero Studios Styling by Alicia Buszczak 25 That Are Born to Perform. High-performance road machines are only as good as the people who make them—and the same holds true of premium...
This is indeed an historic time for American cigar smokers as, for the first time since 1962, restrictions on Cuban cigars have been lifted, and U.S. citizens traveling outside of the country can now...
For the special person in your life whose home is stocked with a carefully curated collection of art and furniture, look for beautifully crafted gifts that will delight their design-minded...
Photography by Cordero Studios Special thanks to Gearys of Beverly Hills Pair the perfect cigars with premier whiskies, cognac & even gin. As a host, one of the most frequently asked questions...
Cigar smokers are no doubt noticing a greater-than-normal influx of premium cigars in tobacco shops across America. Unfortunately, this cornucopia of cigars will subsequently be trickling down to...
Though no longer frozen in time, Cuba hasn’t completely thawed either. The Havana you think you know—the one filled with crumbling colonial structures and hot-pink and cherry-red Oldsmobiles—still...
To the west of the cigar-producing countries of Cuba and the Dominican Republic , on the other side of the Caribbean Sea, lies Honduras, which was at one time the second-largest producer of non-...
Box-pressed cigars were first created in Cuba for ease of packaging and to keep them from rolling off the tabaquero’s table. But just as the shape of a glass can affect the flavor of fine Cognac, the...
Editors' Picks: Our favorite establishments for a sip and a smoke.
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...
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...
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...
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...

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