Some of the industry’s offbeat cigars have gained a serious cult following over the years in much the same way cult movies attract a small, yet passionate fan base.
Cuban cigars vitolas are referenced in two terms, the factory name and also the market name.
Here are 15 facts you may not know about Cohiba, Cuba's most popular cigar brand.
For most of its history Trinidad has been shrouded in secrecy and mystery.
Here's a list of nine facts you may (or may not) know about Montecristo, one of the most recognizable cigar brands in the world.
The size is named for Winston Churchill, but the timing of its origin is disputed.
Is it possible for cigars to lose their flavor over time?
What does the term "cold taste" mean?
Are there any telltale characteristics that indicate the origin of a cigar?
Is it OK to smoke a cigar down to the nub, or should I stop smoking it before it gets to that point?
Is there any way of curing a tight draw?
Why do some people smoke their cigars for a few minutes before removing the band?
Is there anything that can be done about a cigar that's burning faster down one side than the other?
Why is the country of origin given so much weight in evaluating a cigar?
Is there a proper etiquette for building flavors, or does it really just come down to preference?
I have a reliable humidor, but I can't seem to keep my cigars from becoming soggy. What should I do?
You often refer to a cigar's 'finish' in your tasting notes. Can you define this term for me?
With summer almost here, any tips for maintaining the proper environment in our humidors?