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The Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial Limited Edition 2011 ( www.myfathercigars.com , $16) is produced...
Mauricio Córdoba fidgets in his seat at a corner table of his cigar club. Ice cubes in his glass of...
Although men may have smoked together since the first tobacco leaves were rolled and torched with...
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It is an axiom that as much as 80 percent of a cigar’s flavor comes from its wrapper. But what if...
Ashtray courtesy S.T. Dupont, www.st-dupont.com; cutter courtesy Xikar, www.xikar.com
Photography by Cordero Studios Celebrations and cigars have always gone hand in hand, and never...
Photo © Manny Iriarte
Those who were fortunate enough to obtain and smoke one of Robb Report ’s 2011 Best of the Best...
Photo by Richard Carleton Hacker
San Cristobal was introduced a few years ago as a collaboration between Ashton—one of the most...
Photo by Martin Eidemak
Dur­ing the Great Depression and the days of the 5-cent cigar, New York’s self-proclaimed "...
The Dominican Republic produces the greatest number of non-Cuban cigars made today, and the company...
If we gave an award for the cigar we would most like to smoke on the golf course, this would be the...
One shape, one size, one cigar—but a different blend each year: That is the philosophy behind the...
There is a rare sweetness in the smoke of My Father Cigars Limited Edition 2010 ( www...
First there were round-bodied parejos, then the taper-tipped figurados and box-pressed cigars. Now...
At a major tobacco trade show recently, there was bustling excitement at the booths of Arturo...
Cigar making is traditionally a family affair, with multiple generations working together in the...
"They told me I wouldn’t last 10 years in this business," says Rakesh "Rocky" Patel, the Hollywood...
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Characteristics A firm smoke, with a complex, heady spice, like thick, wet grass. Insider's Tip Up...
Characteristics An almost perfume-like bouquet and a rich, sophisticated smoke that sizzles at the...
Photo by Richard Carleton Hacker
Characteristics Made by Tabacalera de Garcia in the Dominican Republic, this is by far the best...
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Characteristics Avant-garde is the word here. The three-cigar packaging is very BMW: It looks like...
Characteristics: A spicy smoke with lots of finesse. Insider’s Tip This is an old Cuban shape that...
Characteristics The first all-Dominican puro, every shape smokes with a consistently rich, meaty...
Characteristics Very complex yet not overbearing; a great daytime and early-evening smoke. The...
© Copyright Juan Vasquez 2008.
Characteristics Exotic top Notes reminiscent of curry and saffron, and with a dark five-year-aged...
Characteristics A mellow yet spicy smoke, as the result of cedar aging and a shade-grown...
Photo by Richard Carleton Hacker
Characteristics A rich, sweet, raisiny smoke with a cocoa aroma, and deep, wet earthy flavors. This...
Photo credit Richard Carleton Hacker
Characteristics A rich, dark, and oily wrapper gives this cigar plenty of flavor but with a light...
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Characteristics With its elegant dark brown Morrón maduro wrapper from the Mexico’s San Andres...
Characteristics: Much milder than one would expect from the creator of the famed La Gloria Cubana...
Photo by David S. Cross
Characteristics Sweet earthy spice with a hint of pepper and leather, this cigar has a...

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