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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


Cuba : Latest News

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


The Good Life : Latest News

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


The Good Life : Latest News

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


Cuba : Latest News

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


The Good Life : Latest News

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


The Good Life : Latest News

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


Cigar Toy : Cigar Toy

Lampe Berger Fragrance Lamp

Pop quiz: Aside from being famous, what do Coco Chanel, Jean Cocteau and Pablo Picasso have in common? They each owned a Lampe Berger, an ingenious...more

Posted: January 27, 2015    By Andrew Nagy


The Good Life : Latest News

Three Glencadam Scotches to Pair with a Cigar

Glencadam, the lone distiller in the Scottish east highlands county of Angus, is raising its profile in America through a new distributor that made...more

Posted: January 23, 2015    By Jack Bettridge


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New Orleans Passes Smoking Ban

After months of debate, New Orleans, a city famous for its party scene and the site of this year's International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers...more

Posted: January 23, 2015    By Andrew Nagy


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Nebraska Bill Reinstates Cigar Bar Exemptions

Legal smoking inside cigar bars could be returning to Nebraska as a pair of lawmakers have introduced a bill there that calls for the reinstatement...more

Posted: January 22, 2015    By Andrew Nagy


Cuba : Latest News

Cuban Cigars with Extra Age Reach Global Market

If you don't want to wait half a decade to age your own Cuban cigars, Habanos will do the aging for you. A new series of Cuban cigars with extra age...more

Posted: January 21, 2015    By Gregory Mottola


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New President of Nicaragua’s Tobacco Association

Juan Ignacio Martinez, the executive president of Joya de Nicaragua, has been named the new president of the Nicaraguan Association of Tobacco...more

Posted: January 20, 2015    By Gordon Mott


News & Features : Latest News

Davidoff Appoints New Tabadom General Manager

The torch has officially been passed. Longtime general manager Hendrik "Henke" Kelner, who oversaw all of Davidoff's tobacco-related aspects in the...more

Posted: January 16, 2015    By Gregory Mottola


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