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Holiday Stars: Dominican Republic

BLACK DIAMOND Made for the J.C. Newman Cigar Company by its partner Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., Diamond Crown has always been known for its Connecticut shade wrapper and trademark 54-ring gauge in a variety of lengths. The best Connecticut broadleaf is deeply fermented, resulting in the dark, oily wrapper of the relaunched Black Diamond, […]

Burning Bright

Photography by Cordero Studios   Celebrations and cigars have always gone hand in hand, and never more than during the winter holidays. In Victorian England, it was customary to hand out Havanas on December 25, while in America, decorated Yuletide cigar boxes were all the rage as early as the 1860s. This year the tradition […]

Fonseca Casa Magna Oscuro

Characteristics A rich, dark, and oily wrapper gives this cigar plenty of flavor but with a light sweetness to it. Insider’s Tip With its darkly aged Honduran wrapper, this cigar stops just short of being a maduro. Combined with Nicaraguan and Honduran filler, it is not quite as full as the Casa Magna Colorado, and […]

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