New sizes and ideas add life to a prestigious Cuban brand.
Posted: February 1, 2003 By James Suckling
Cuba has created lots of excitement with its limited-edition cigars and humidors
Posted: December 1, 2002 By James Suckling
After years of struggling to meet demand for tobacco, growers and cigarmakers are again focusing on quality, not quantity
Posted: October 1, 2002 By James Suckling
After a trip to Nicaragua last year, one of the most able tobacco men I know told me that some of the best Cuban cigars are made outside of Cuba. Of...more
Posted: August 1, 2002
Are Cuba's cigar mavens finally shifting from quantity to quality?
Posted: June 1, 2002 By James Suckling
Less is more. Are the Cubans finally beginning to understand that is a good rule to follow in cigar making?
Posted: April 1, 2002 By James Suckling
Great Cigars Mean Great Taste Cigarmakers should be using tobacco that is full of flavor, not just...more
Posted: December 1, 2001
Two of London's premier purveyors have a tradition of excellence
Posted: October 1, 2001
Non-Cuban cigarmakers improve blends and cigars following boom years
Posted: August 1, 2001
Terrific Trinidad by James Suckling European editor Cigar Aficionado Posted July 9, 2001, 4 p.m. e.s.t. Of all the brands the Cubans have released...more
Posted: July 9, 2001
Back To The Drawing Board by James Suckling European editor Cigar Aficionado Posted June 4, 2001, 4:30 p.m. e.s.t. Sometimes I feel incredibly...more
Posted: June 4, 2001
A journey into the Vuelta Abajo, land of the world's best cigar leaves
Posted: June 1, 2001 By James Suckling