Glossary of Cigar Terms

Jalapa
Hah-LAH-Pah | noun

One of the three main tobacco growing areas of Nicaragua. The Jalapa Valley is known for its subtle, elegant tobacco, and much of the …

Jamastran
Hahm-As-TRAHN | noun

A valley in southern Honduras where fine tobacco is grown. Jamastran is located not far from the cigarmaking town of Danlí and very close …

Jar

Ceramic (see photo) or glass, these are decorative vessels that often double as humidors and usually hold 25 cigars. Often, jars are …