Back and Forth

Nat Sherman’s latest release celebrates the brand’s past and points to its future.   Michael Herklots leans back in a chair at the Nat Sherman Townhouse in Manhattan and takes a long, easy puff from one of the brand’s new 85th Anniversary cigars. Exhaling slowly, he taps the ash and smiles. “It’s a killer cigar,” […]

Holiday Lights

Much like the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, the market for top-quality cigars this holiday season is defined by three themes: the past, the present, and the future. Through the handiwork of such brands as Avo, Arturo Fuente, L’Atelier, and Cubano Limitado, smokers are once again enjoying thin and elegant lanceros, a classic cigar […]

FrontRunners: Tobacco to Go

Dur­ing the Great Depression and the days of the 5-cent cigar, New York’s self-proclaimed “Tobacconist to the World” Nat Sherman was selling his hand-rolled smokes for a dollar. To celebrate its 80th year in business, Sherman’s namesake company has commissioned the Globe-Trotter Nat Sherman Humidor ( British luggage maker Globe-Trotter used 114-year-old Victorian machinery to […]