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.
Oftentimes you can ascertain the age of a cigar by its box codes. Every Cuban cigar produced has a code at the bottom indicating the age of a smoke; that will not only tell you …
The size is named for Winston Churchill, but the timing of its origin is disputed.
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About 110 acres of Piloto Cubano are growing in the fields of the La Canela farm in the Dominican Republic. The small tobacco plants were put into the ground three weeks ago, all of which …
The Plasencia family is in the midst of its 2017–2018 tobacco harvest, which Nestor Andrés Plasencia, vice president of Plasencia Tobacco S.A., says is exceptional.
Tobacco growers are looking to the past for new flavor, working with old seeds once lost to the annals of time.
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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.