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Xikar M8 Metal Cutter

Cigar accessories maker Xikar is adding a touch of refinement to its big ring gauge cutter segment with its new M8, a double-guillotine with a...more

Posted: February 18, 2015    By Andrew Nagy


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Oliva Responds to Massive Demand for Melanio

The demand for Oliva Cigar Co.'s Oliva Serie V Melanio Figurado has soared since being named Cigar of the Year by Cigar Aficionado. Limits on tobacco...more

Posted: February 17, 2015    By David Savona


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Glemorangie Goes Against the Grain

A common direction in whisky-making is that the barley strains used in malting are constantly evolving because degraded disease resistance and...more

Posted: February 13, 2015    By Jack Bettridge


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Bill to Lift Cuban Trade Embargo Introduced

Mere weeks after a group of senators introduced a bill to ease Cuba travel restrictions, another bipartisan, Cuba-related bill has been introduced in...more

Posted: February 13, 2015    By Andrew Nagy


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Parmigiani Fleurier’s Tonda 1950 Squelette Reveals Watchmaking’s Inner Beauty

Among a number of beautiful skeleton watches launched at last month's SIHH (Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie) fair in Geneva, Parmigiani...more

Posted: February 12, 2015    By Laurie Kahle


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Cigar Veteran Estelo Padrón, 87, Dies

The cigar industry has lost another one of its great tobacco men. Cigar veteran Estelo Padrón passed away on Monday morning, February 9, at Coral...more

Posted: February 11, 2015    By Gregory Mottola


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Trinidad Lost Blends Launching in March

Altadis U.S.A. Inc. said it has recently unearthed a small batch of Trinidad cigars that have been neatly tucked away in the depths of its vintage...more

Posted: February 11, 2015    By David Clough


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A New, Snarkier Punch Coming In Weeks

Fans of the Honduran-made Punch cigar, and its mischievous mascot, Mr. Punch, have a new line to look forward to next month. It's called the Punch...more

Posted: February 10, 2015    By Gregory Mottola


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Online Cuban Cigar Auction Sells 99 Percent of Lots

The first online cigar auction of 2015, held by C.Gars Ltd. in the United Kingdom, sold 99 percent of the available lots and showcased serious...more

Posted: February 9, 2015    By Gordon Mott


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How Bunnahabhain Scotch Got its Peat Back

Casual fans of Scotch whisky know that the Islay region makes smoke bombs. Those a little more studious can tell you that Bunnahabhain, made with...more

Posted: February 6, 2015    By Jack Bettridge


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Talking Cigars With Michael Cudlitz of "The Walking Dead"

On Sunday night one of TV's hottest shows, "The Walking Dead," returns to AMC for its midseason premiere, the first of eight episodes to close out...more

Posted: February 5, 2015    By David Savona


Cuba : Latest News

Cuban Quai D’Orsay Brand Cut Down to One Size

And then there was one. The Cuban Quai D'Orsay Imperiales, a 7 inch by 47 ring gauge Churchill-sized cigar, has been officially discontinued, leaving...more

Posted: February 5, 2015    By Gregory Mottola


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State Social House, Hollywood, California

If I told you that there was a place in Hollywood where you could buy a drink, order a meal and light up a cigar, you probably wouldn't believe me....more

Posted: February 4, 2015    By Gregory Mottola


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Bill Calls for Lifting of Cuba Travel Ban

Only a few weeks have passed since major changes to the U.S.-Cuba policy took effect and a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators has already introduced a...more

Posted: February 3, 2015    By Andrew Nagy


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New Orleans Smoking Ban Starts in April

It's official—a first-ever smoking ban for New Orleans, one of the most legendary party cities in America, will go into effect this April. After...more

Posted: February 2, 2015    By Andrew Nagy


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Lost (And Sort of Found) Whisky

If you don't believe in an afterlife, consider whisky distilleries: some are shuttered only to be reopened (e.g. BenRiach, Bruichladdich, Glencadam,...more

Posted: January 30, 2015    By Jack Bettridge


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Hotel du Vin, Glasgow, Scotland

It's easy to imagine someone going to Hotel du Vin & Bistro One Devonshire Gardens for a drink and deciding to stay for dinner, or going for dinner...more

Posted: January 29, 2015    By Fredric Hamber


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Cigar Bar Exemption Measure Gains Steam in Nebraska

The bill that would bring legal smoking back to Nebraska cigar bars looks to be gaining traction as it passed a committee vote yesterday and will now...more

Posted: January 29, 2015    By Andrew Nagy


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Ditka, Jaworski Team Up for Super Bowl Party

As the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks prepare for this weekend's Super Bowl, ESPN analyst Ron "Jaws" Jaworski is also gearing up for his...more

Posted: January 28, 2015    By Andrew Nagy


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Blanco Inks Canadian Distribution Deal

José Blanco is going to Canada. The cigarmaker's Las Cumbres Tabaco has formed a distribution agreement with Canada's House of Horvath Inc. to...more

Posted: January 28, 2015    By David Savona


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