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Great Britain Receives New Regional Edition Smoke

Less than five months after receiving the 2011 Regional Edition Punch Medalla d’Oro, cigar shops in the United Kingdom have received their 2012...more

Posted: October 9, 2012    By David Savona

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Name Change: Cuenca y Blanco Becomes CyB

Joya de Nicaragua has changed the name of its new Cuenca y Blanco cigar to CyB by Joya de Nicaragua. The name change is intended to stop potential...more

Posted: October 8, 2012    By David Savona

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A Sweet Cigar Pairing with Bacardi's Reserva Limited Rum

Ever had Bacardi Reserva Limitada Founder’s Blend? The answer is likely “no.” There was a time when you needed a connection to the Bacardi...more

Posted: October 5, 2012    By Jack Bettridge

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Puffing in the 2012 Baseball Playoffs

Putting a Wrapper on the Season that Was with Our Guide to Smoking in MLB's Playoff Cities

Posted: October 4, 2012    By Alejandro Benes

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Xikar Vitara Lighter

Among a slew of new designs Xikar is set to debut this year is the Vitara, a solidly built double-torch lighter that makes sparking large-ring cigars...more

Posted: October 3, 2012    By Andrew Nagy

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ProCigar Festival 2013 Registration is Open

Devotees of Dominican cigars, rum and golf in exotic locales take note: Registration for the annual ProCigar Festival has begun. Now in its sixth...more

Posted: October 2, 2012    By Andrew Nagy

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Lots of Broadleaf in New La Dueña Cigar

If you’re into broadleaf tobacco, Janny Garcia has a cigar for you. Garcia, the daughter in the father-son-daughter team behind My Father Cigars,...more

Posted: October 1, 2012    By David Savona

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Michigan Getting Cigar Tax Cap Soon

Cigar consumers in Michigan have to cheer as Governor Richard Snyder recently signed a bill that caps the state’s cigar excise tax at 50 cents per...more

Posted: September 28, 2012    By Andrew Nagy

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Tenth Anniversary Zino Platinum Hits Market

The Zino Platinum Ten Years, an anniversary line commemorating ten years of Davidoff’s upscale Zino Platinum brand, has gone on sale. The cigars...more

Posted: September 27, 2012    By David Savona / Gregory Mottola

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Connoisseur's Corner: A Classic El Rey Del Mundo Scores a 98

This was a lovely selection of cigars ranging in age from 14 to 54 years old. Four rated 95 points or higher, classic on our 100-point scale. The...more

Posted: September 26, 2012   

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Powerhouse Mini Torpedo From La Flor Dominicana

La Flor Dominicana’s Litto Gomez is building a reputation as a crafter of ultra-strong smokes. One of his latest creations, the La Flor Dominicana...more

Posted: September 25, 2012    By David Savona

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The Carnegie Club, New York City

In this era of extreme tobacco legislation in New York City, it’s reassuring to know that a real cigar bar such as The Carnegie Club, a place where...more

Posted: September 24, 2012    By Andrew Nagy

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Highland Park Swings Thor's Hammer

When you have Scotland's northern most distillery (Highland Park) on a remote island (Orkney) that was once part of Norway, it's very tempting to...more

Posted: September 21, 2012    By Jack Bettridge

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Buying At The Source

Purchasing Cuban cigars in Havana can mean good bargains, especially when you stick to the older brands.

Posted: September 20, 2012    By David Savona

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Stinky Car Ashtray

The long ride home from the office or the golf course could be a little more pleasant with a cigar, but ashing a premium smoke out the window can be...more

Posted: September 19, 2012    By G. Clay Whittaker

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EXCLUSIVE: Limited-Edition Four Kicks

What do you do with a batch of wrapper that’s too dark for your regular line? Use it on a limited-edition cigar with an amped-up blend and a catchy...more

Posted: September 18, 2012    By David Savona

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The Cigar Crusader

Corona Cigar Co.’s Jeff Borysiewicz owns some of the largest cigar stores in the world, but he finds himself spending most of his time fighting for your right to smoke a cigar

Posted: September 17, 2012    By David Savona

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Cigar Aficionado Celebrates 20th Anniversary

A little more than 20 years ago, Marvin R. Shanken conceived an idea: he would start a cigar magazine, a guide for those with a passion for cigars...more

Posted: September 14, 2012    By Andrew Nagy

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Slideshow: Cigar Aficionado's 20th Anniversary Celebration

Cigar Aficionado celebrated its 20th anniversary on Wednesday night with a party at the Grand Havana Room in New York City. Additionally, the...more

Posted: September 14, 2012   

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Partagás Edición Limitada 2012 Trickles into Global Market

Four days ago, Habanos S.A., the international distributor for all Cuban cigars, announced that the Partagás Edición Limitada Serie C No. 3 would...more

Posted: September 13, 2012    By Gregory Mottola

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