From seed to shelf, from filler to binder to wrapper, these are the 10 things every cigar aficionado needs to know when cutting, lighting and smoking his favorite cigar.
An improper cut can ruin a good smoke. Follow along with this primer to learn the best method to cut your cigar.
A clear, protective material that is put around many premium cigars. Cellophane was created in 1912. True cellophane is a natural substance made of cellulose, the main component …
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.
As Nicaragua approaches the end of its 2018–2019 tobacco-growing season, reports from some of the country’s major growers of premium leaf are mostly optimistic.
The weather has been unusually dry in the Dominican Republic over the last few months, and while that lack of rain has meant a lower volume of tobacco coming from the fields, this growing …
Nearly 250 acres of tobacco is flourishing at the El Corojo farm in Honduras, which is owned by Christian Eiroa.
Learn how to tell whether the Hoyo De Monterrey you're smoking is authentic or fake.
Learn how to tell whether the Partagás you're smoking is authentic or fake.
Find out if your Cuban Bolivar is real or fake.
Cigar Aficionado's resident snake experts, David Savona and Gregory Mottola, talk and smoke culebras, the twisted, serpentine cigars that come in …
Rocky Patel talks about his newest tobacco crop growing in Estelí, Nicaragua.
Ecuador Habano-seed wrapper is one of the most popular wrappers on the market.