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Write your own cigar review

William F., one of our elite cigar reviewers,  let us know that a link we provided for one of our teams wasn’t working the other day. Without the link, he went looking for a...

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How to season a humidor

As we countdown to Mother’s Day, we can’t help but look ahead to Father’s Day. And that makes us think of the number one question on everyone’s mind…what should I get him? An ever...

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Q&A: How to light a cigar

Continuing with our “Are you kidding me” questions, today let’s take a look at the proper way to light a cigar. No, you can’t just stick it in your mouth, fire up your Bic...

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Torano Reserva Selecta review

The Toraño family has held a prominent position in the world of premium tobacco since 1916, when Don Santiago Toraño moved to Cuba from Spain. The Signature 1916 brand commemorates Don Santiago’s arrival in...

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Q&A: What are the best cigars for beginners?

One of the beautiful things about cigars is the wide variety available. That variety also makes it impossible to say what is “the best” cigar for anyone. However, for most beginners, we recommend sticking to...

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The ritual of the smoke

Are you asking yourself if we’re serious about suggesting that someone needs a primer in how to smoke a cigar? You take it out of its package and light up, right? Wrong! Smoking a...