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14 Places To Light Up In The World’s Playground—Atlantic City

The storied history of Atlantic City as a destination by the sea dates back to the 1800's. "The World's Playground," as it was widely known by our...more

Posted: January 23, 2014    By Bill Nestor

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Miami Cigar & Co. Celebrates 25th Anniversary

A quarter century ago, Nestor Miranda was distributing cigars from the trunk of a car after a lengthy career in the liquor business. Two and a half...more

Posted: January 22, 2014    By G. Clay Whittaker

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Drew Estate Expands In Nicaragua

"I am Jonathan Drew of Estelí, Nicaragua." For the New York City born and raised Drew, the words echoed off the 31-foot-high walls of a new...more

Posted: January 21, 2014    By Gordon Mott

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Famous Grouse Reveals a Dark Side (In Spades)

First tested in the Swedish market, a sleeper among The Famous Grouse range of blended Scotch perfect for cigar smokers is The Black Grouse. With...more

Posted: January 17, 2014    By Jack Bettridge

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Nicaragua Opens Cigar Festival

Under a full moon, with the sweet aroma of cigar smoke swirling around the large outdoor terrace of the Pueblo Viejo Hotel, the Third Nicaragua...more

Posted: January 16, 2014    By Gordon Mott

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Jaworski Hosting Smoky Super Bowl Party

The biggest game in the National Football League is coming to the New York area, and ESPN analyst and former pro quarterback Ron "Jaws" Jaworski is...more

Posted: January 15, 2014    By David Savona

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Villiger Cigars Get New Brands, New Look

Production has already started on Villiger North America's three new cigar brands slated for commercial release on April 1, and they will all sport a...more

Posted: January 14, 2014    By Gregory Mottola

Cuba : Latest News

Registration for 16th Habanos Festival Opens Tomorrow

Online registration for Cuba's annual Habanos Festival opens up tomorrow. This world-class celebration of the iconic Cuban cigar is set to commence...more

Posted: January 13, 2014    By Gregory Mottola

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Quai D'Orsay Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Belicoso

If you decide to spend February in France, you might get the chance to sample the new Regional Edition Quai d'Orsay Belicoso Royal. Made exclusively...more

Posted: January 10, 2014    By Gregory Mottola

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Glenfiddich Gives Bourbon Its Due

Whisky makers don't often give shout-outs across national borders, but Glenfiddich, the brand that fairly made the market for single-malt Scotch...more

Posted: January 10, 2014    By Jack Bettridge

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Nat Sherman Shipping Super Lanceros Soon

New York City cigar institution Nat Sherman International Inc. will be adding a Super Lancero size to three of its existing brands next...more

Posted: January 9, 2014    By G. Clay Whittaker

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Connoisseur's Corner: Five Cubans from the 1988 to '94 Period

The years 1988 to 1994 were exceptional for the production of Cuban cigars. The country still wrapped its cigars in Corojo-seed wrapper, which was...more

Posted: January 8, 2014   

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The Fat Cigar Trend Spreads to Cuba

Once relegated to waistbands south of 50 ring gauge, Havana cigars are bulking up. The movement that’s long rocked the rest of the tobacco world...more

Posted: January 7, 2014    By David Savona

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Heart of Darkness

Rugged, dark Connecticut broadleaf is getting increasing respect as a wrapper for handmade, premium cigars

Posted: January 6, 2014    By David Savona

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Cutty Sark Navigates Its Naughty Past

Discussions of Cutty Sark whisky's connection to the underworld often begin with the 1990 mob film GoodFellas. In one infamous scene, the hapless...more

Posted: January 3, 2014    By Jack Bettridge

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Boston Bans Park Smoking

Boston can now be added to the growing list of large municipalities that don't allow smoking in its public parks after the city's Parks and...more

Posted: January 2, 2014    By Andrew Nagy

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Tar Heel Tomboy

Ashlan Gorse reached the top of celebrity journalism, and is now looking for a new challenge

Posted: December 31, 2013    By Alejandro Benes

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Fallon Cases

Like shoes and belts, many cigar accessories have traditionally been offered in two basic colors—brown and black. While this dichromatic existence...more

Posted: December 30, 2013    By Gregory Mottola

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Seven Grand, Downtown Los Angeles

Plaid is the word. Well, no. Really, whiskey is the word at Seven Grand, a cigar-friendly bar in downtown Los Angeles (there's another in San Diego)....more

Posted: December 27, 2013    By Alejandro Benes

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Zipped Up Zippos

Aficionados know that Zippos are not ideal for firing up premium cigars. The strong aroma of the lighter fluid used in such devices can lend a harsh...more

Posted: December 26, 2013    By David Savona

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