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 […]

Punch Upper Cut

Characteristics Although this is one of the newest variations on this classic cigar, it still carries the traditional Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper, the Nicaraguan filler is joined by Ometepe leaf, which lends a subtle sweetness to a slightly bumped-up and more robust smoke, resulting in a medium-to-full flavor. Insider’s Tip Ometepe tobacco comprises 30 percent of the filler blend, […]