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Tampa Bay Lightning Celebrate Stanley Cup Win with Cigars

Tampa Bay Lightning Celebrate Stanley Cup Win with Cigars

After more than 60 days sequestered from family and friends battling for the Stanley Cup, the Tampa Bay Lightning took home the trophy in six games and celebrated with cigars.

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cigar profiles

A Q&A With Humidor Maker Daniel Marshall

A Q&A With Humidor Maker Daniel Marshall

If there is a humidor-maker to the stars, it’s probably Daniel Marshall. Self-taught with a talent for wood-working, the 58-year-old has been crafting his namesake humidors out of …

September 29, 2020
A Q&A With Luciano Meirelles, ACE Prime Cigars

A Q&A With Luciano Meirelles, ACE Prime Cigars

His name might not be familiar to many cigar smokers, but Luciano Meirelles has spent a little more than a decade working in the cigar industry, trying to make inroads in the …

August 10, 2020
A Conversation With Oliva Cigar Co. Owner: Fred Vandermarliere

A Conversation With Oliva Cigar Co. Owner: Fred Vandermarliere

Affable and intelligent with a charming Belgian accent and boundless energy, Vandermarliere oversees J. Cortès Cigars N.V., the 94-year-old company that owns Oliva Cigar Co.

July 22, 2020
A Talk With Rob Fox On His Vintage Auction Venture

A Talk With Rob Fox On His Vintage Auction Venture

Few men know the world of vintage smokes better than Robert Fox. The collectible cigar connoisseur and retailer became an auctioneer this year with his online cigar auction, Bond …

July 14, 2020
A Candid Conversation with Nirka Reyes

A Candid Conversation with Nirka Reyes

The product of a six-generation tobacco saga, the young president of De Los Reyes returned to lead the family cigar business out of mail-order oblivion with a quality-not-quantity …

September 6, 2019
Q&A: Eduardo Fernández, Aganorsa Leaf

Q&A: Eduardo Fernández, Aganorsa Leaf

Eduardo Fernández is a major player in Nicaragua’s cigar industry. His agricultural operation, Aganorsa, makes him one of the largest growers of premium cigar tobacco in all of …

August 6, 2019

the good life

Lebron James, L.A. Lakers Celebrate NBA Championship with Cigars

Lebron James, L.A. Lakers Celebrate NBA Championship with Cigars

Lebron James and the Los Angeles lakers sparked up a variety of four different cigars during their NBA championship celebration after beating the Miami Heat in game six of a …

October 12, 2020
Tampa Bay Lightning Celebrate Stanley Cup Win with Cigars

Tampa Bay Lightning Celebrate Stanley Cup Win with Cigars

After more than 60 days sequestered from family and friends battling for the Stanley Cup, the Tampa Bay Lightning took home the trophy in six games and celebrated with cigars.

September 29, 2020
CBS Sunday Morning Thanks Cigar Aficionado

CBS Sunday Morning Thanks Cigar Aficionado

The September 6 broadcast of the hit television show “CBS Sunday Morning” closed with host Jane Pauley speaking about Cigar Aficionado magazine.

September 8, 2020
Complete Michael Jordan Video Interview to Debut July 30 at 7 p.m.

Complete Michael Jordan Video Interview to Debut July 30 at 7 p.m.

On Thursday, July 30 at 7 p.m., we will be posting on CigarAficionado.com a special, uncut version of Jordan’s 2017 interview with Cigar Aficionado editor and publisher Marvin R. …

July 23, 2020
The Second Coming of the Drive-In

The Second Coming of the Drive-In

The quintessential American entertainment venue, the Drive-In movie theater, stays viable with built-in social distancing, luxury upgrades, clever promotions and a healthy dose of …

July 22, 2020
Countdown to Ecstasy

Countdown to Ecstasy

At the 2019 Big Smoke Las Vegas last November, Doug Halcomb and his Cigar Raiders crew were on a mission to smoke the Top 25 Cigars of 2018. "It wasn't that hard," says Halcomb.

July 10, 2020

inside cuba

Inside Cuba's New Cigar Box Factory

Inside Cuba's New Cigar Box Factory

Habanos S.A. unveils a state-of-the-art box factory that highlights solar panels, improved production and an eye toward worker safety.

March 10, 2020
When the Mob Ruled Havana

When the Mob Ruled Havana

Before Castro, Cuba was a playground for America, where mobsters like Meyer Lanksy partnered with a vice-friendly government to provide gambling and other diversions.

July 8, 2019
Habanos Day

Habanos Day

Education is the theme, but love of tobacco and rum is the draw, when Habanos S.A. takes its show on the road to teach the world about Cuba’s best-known exports.

May 7, 2019
Hefty Havanas: Cuban Cigars Are Getting Thicker...And More Popular

Hefty Havanas: Cuban Cigars Are Getting Thicker...And More Popular

Two decades ago, a Cuban cigar thicker than 50-ring-gauge was an anomaly. Today, hefty new Havanas are everywhere.

January 17, 2019
Cuba’s Best Cigar Tobacco Farms

Cuba’s Best Cigar Tobacco Farms

Five small farms in Western Cuba grow some of the finest cigar tobacco leaves in the entire world.

October 26, 2018
Cuba’s Cigar Sommeliers

Cuba’s Cigar Sommeliers

These trained cigar waiters recommend a brand, cut and light your cigar, then pick the perfect beverage to accompany your smoke.

August 27, 2018

celebrities

Michael Jordan Video Draws 1 Million Views in Just Nine Days

Michael Jordan Video Draws 1 Million Views in Just Nine Days

Michael Jordan is putting up impressive numbers yet again. Only nine days after his full interview with publisher and editor Marvin R. Shanken was uploaded to YouTube, his video …

October 23, 2020
Michael Jordan Stars In “The Last Dance”

Michael Jordan Stars In “The Last Dance”

Michael Jordan's documentary “The Last Dance,” which follows Jordan and his Chicago Bulls during their 1997-98 championship season, debuts tonight on ESPN.

April 19, 2020
Sir Charles Holds Court

Sir Charles Holds Court

Charles Barkley put a much larger stamp on the game of basketball than his height would suggest. His outsized presence continued after he left the court for the broadcast booth.

March 10, 2020
Cigars In The Irishman

Cigars In The Irishman

Several characters enjoy fine tobacco throughout The Irishman, which has been nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.

January 24, 2020
Mob Movie Magic

Mob Movie Magic

Facial enhancement technology shaves years off of stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, the story of a notorious hit man.

October 25, 2019
The Terminator is Back

The Terminator is Back

The relentless Terminator robot returns for the franchise’s sixth installment, and Arnold Schwarzenegger explains his deadly character’s unlikely charm.

October 25, 2019