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2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Lunch with Plasencia Cigars

2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Lunch with Plasencia Cigars

After a morning filled with educational seminars and no shortage of fine cigars, it was only fitting that the Big Smoke audience got the chance to fill up their stomachs with a …

November 20, 2019
2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Women in Cigars

2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Women in Cigars

While no one can deny that the industry is certainly male dominated, in the past 20 years more and more women have not only picked up the hobby, but have taken leadership …

November 20, 2019
2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Investing in Cuban Cigars

2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Investing in Cuban Cigars

Speaking on the Big Smoke panel for the first time, Rob Fox came all the way from Dublin to advise the crowd of 550 smokers on how to invest in Cuban cigars.

November 20, 2019
2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Top Three Cigars of 2018

2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Top Three Cigars of 2018

Some 550 cigar fans from around the United States and all over the world packed the convention center at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas last weekend to taste the top …

November 20, 2019
2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Power Tobacco

2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Power Tobacco

Packed with power and complex flavor, ligero leaf is one of today’s hot topics in the cigar world, and it’s a component in each of Cigar Aficionado’s top three cigars of 2019.

November 20, 2019
2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Fighting the FDA

2019 Big Smoke Saturday Seminars: Fighting the FDA

The FDA has become an unwanted partner in the cigar business, and the final topic on Saturday before breaking for lunch focused on the government agency and how its regulations …

November 20, 2019
2019 Big Smoke Las Vegas Evenings

2019 Big Smoke Las Vegas Evenings

It’s a smoke-filled weekend of handmade cigars, high-end spirits and fine food, and for cigar lovers it’s the ultimate three-day experience—the Big Smoke Las Vegas weekend.

November 19, 2019
Cigar Stars Coming to Big Smoke Las Vegas

Cigar Stars Coming to Big Smoke Las Vegas

The Big Smoke Las Vegas features some of the biggest stars in the world of handmade cigars. Here’s a list of some of the cigarmakers who are attending.

November 8, 2019
Profits Drop At Imperial After “Challenging Year”

Profits Drop At Imperial After “Challenging Year”

Britain’s Imperial Brands PLC just concluded a disappointing fiscal year, with a steep drop in profits and smaller-than-expected gains in its vaping segment.

November 5, 2019