James Suckling archive

March 2007

A Petit Robusto Takes Me Home for the Night

Posted: Mar 23, 2007 11:11am ET

I smoked a Hoyo de Monterrey Petit Robusto the other night while finishing a bottle of 2000 Lafite with a buddy in the fashion business who lives near me in Tuscany. Is it my imagination or is the PR stronger than the Hoyo Epicure No.

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Lost in Translation

Posted: Mar 21, 2007 4:01pm ET

I am back in Italy at the moment and I started to think about a funny incident last week while I was in Hong Kong for some wine tastings. I was hanging out with my friend Alex Wong, who has to be one of the biggest cigar collectors as well as wine collectors in the world.

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Si Edmundo...

Posted: Mar 16, 2007 12:32am ET

I received an e-mail this morning from a friend who said he was disappointed with the quality of the latest production of Montecristo Edmundo. I was sort of miffed after I sent him two cigars to try, but you know stuff happens that we can’t explain, especially with Cuban cigars.

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Smoking in the World's Sin City

Posted: Mar 14, 2007 8:59am ET

I was watching CNBC this morning while I was in Hong Kong and there was a report on how Macau, a tiny administrative region of China, generated more revenues in gambling last year than Las Vegas – $6.

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