After a trip to Nicaragua last year, one of the most able tobacco men I know told me that some of the best Cuban cigars are made outside of Cuba. Of course, his statement was ironic, but a number of …
Great Cigars Mean Great Taste Cigarmakers should be using tobacco that is full of flavor, not just strong
A journey into the Vuelta Abajo, land of the world's best cigar leaves
Tobacco men travel to the volcano-studded island of Ometepe in Lake Nicaragua for the next big thing
The cigar world is getting busy, preparing new smokes that will be unveiled at this summer's International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers trade show in sultry New Orleans. Cigar Aficionado has …
With the help and guidance of his father, Siegfried P. Maruschke runs Jose Mendez & Co., SRL., a major leaf broker located in Moca, in the Dominican Republic. The company has been around for more …
Much is made of the romance of Cuban cigars, but often overlooked is an analytical approach to maintaining quality.
Premium cigar companies are finding big success with small-scale releases
The few quality restaurants get better, but finding good food remains difficult
While Cuba Remains Off-Limits to Americans, Havana and the Island's Beaches Draw Tourists from the Rest of the World
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