Dominican Republic

Along with carts and clubs, a commonly encountered item on any golf course worth its greens fees is cigars. It seems most duffers cannot play their best game without one. But not just any cigar—it...
Reflecting the trend for fuller flavors and bigger ring gauges, the classic Romeo y Julieta is getting a face-lift for the first time in 137 years. In its newest Dominican Republic incarnation, the...
The Arturo Fuente family members are perfectionists. In spite of the fact they are the largest privately owned cigar company in the world, they are constantly striving to improve upon their much-in-...
Although the late William S. Paley founded the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) in 1928, he got his start in business working at his father’s cigar company and selling radio advertising for the...
Last year, at the end of a black-tie dinner, Davidoff introduced the Davidoff 100 Years Geneva ( www.davidoff.com , $22) to its top domestic retailers. The presentation was surprisingly low-key,...
Characteristics Made by Tabacalera de Garcia in the Dominican Republic, this is by far the best version of the Dominican-made Trinidad. With its Nicaraguan corojo wrapper and Nicaraguan, Dominican,...
Characteristics A taste as silky smooth as its luxurious, well-aged Connecticut wrapper. The Dominican binder and filler leaf come from Chateau Fuente. Insider's Tip This is the newest shape in this...
Characteristics: Much milder than one would expect from the creator of the famed La Gloria Cubana. But then, this is the first launch from Ernesto Perez-Carrillo since he left General Cigar. The...
Characteristics With its elegant dark brown Morrón maduro wrapper from the Mexico’s San Andres Valley, this well-fermented leaf radiates with a deep, oily sheen. Its taste is rich and powerful and is...
Characteristics A mellow yet spicy smoke, as the result of cedar aging and a shade-grown Connecticut wrapper. Insider's Tip There are 20 different shapes in this popular offering, ranging from a 9 x...
Characteristics The first all-Dominican puro, every shape smokes with a consistently rich, meaty flavor, right down to the band. They are aged for two years or more. Insider's Tip These cigars are...
Characteristics: A spicy smoke with lots of finesse. Insider’s Tip This is an old Cuban shape that is very difficult to make. Basically, it is a perfecto with a tapered head for easy clipping and an...
Characteristics Avant-garde is the word here. The three-cigar packaging is very BMW: It looks like a striped platinum metallic matchbox with a striker on the side and comes with a supply of elegant...
Characteristics Depth of flavor massaged into mellow strength, with plenty of power in the undercurrent, it’s like a New York Strip without any sauce. Only three shapes are made: a double robusto, a...
Characteristics Full-bodied and spicy, thanks to its El Bajo sun-grown Ecuadorian wrapper. Insider's Tip These cigars are made by Arturo Fuente for the J.C. Newman Company as a fuller-bodied version...
Characteristics A firm smoke, with a complex, heady spice, like thick, wet grass. Insider's Tip Up until the launch of the Cubano Limitado, Fonseca was known for producing mild smokes. This cigar...
Characteristics A semisweet, buttery quality from the Ecuadorian-grown Connecticut-seed wrapper and Dominican filler. Insider's Tip The Augusto Reyes family has been producing tobacco in the...
Characteristics A slightly sweet, spicy cigar that gets its name from its brownish-black Connecticut broadleaf maduro wrapper. The filler is composed of Mexican and Dominican leaf, and the Dominican...
Characteristics: An even-burning cigar with a smooth taste, three-year-aged Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper, Dominican binder, and Dominican, Peruvian, and Nicaraguan fillers. There are seven shapes...
Characteristics Rich and full-bodied without being strong. Insider's Tip With their Ecuadorian wrapper and Dominican binder and filler, these double-banded cigars were supposed to be a limited...
Characteristics A dark Ecuadorian sun-grown wrapper and Dominican tobaccos in the well-tuned filler, plus extra aging in cedar vaults give this popular cigar a Porterhouse-steak richness. Many...
Characteristics An extremely creamy and mellow smoke. Insider's Tip Only vintage years of Connecticut shade tobaccos are used for the wrappers, which are aged during the summer in the Dominican...
Characteristics An exquisitely smooth and silky wrapper and well-aged tobaccos result in a rich, spicy flavor worthy of a Richard Hennessy or Louis XIII Cognac. Insider's Tip The wrapper is supposed...
Characteristics A very mellow smoke as the result of extensive cedar aging. Insider's Tip These cigars are like vintage wine; each shape was rolled in a specific year and then released, beginning in...
Characteristics Much milder than the regular Dominican Montecristo. If you don’t like heavily spiced food, this is for you. Insider's Tip The Ecuadorian-grown Connecticut wrapper and Dominican and...