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  • Cuban Cigars Versus New World Cigars: Which Ones Are the Best?

    It seems to be the age old battle, Cuban cigars versus new world cigars, which of the two are actually better? Many cigar smokers will only smoke specific kinds of cigars and tend to stray away from experimenting. A large number of Cuban cigar smokers won't even consider trying anything from outside of the country.

  • Cigar Aficionado Has Halved the Number of Cuban Cigars in Its Top 25 List

    Cigar Aficionado has been producing it's top 25 list of best cigars every year since at least 2004. As a publication, it has built a great reputation within the industry and this is why its best cigars lists have so much weight.

    Cuban cigars remain one of the most popular types of cigars currently on the market. However, over the last decade Cigar Aficionado has been reducing the number of Cuban cigars that appear in its top 25 list of best cigars.

  • Why Are Cuban Cigars So Expensive?

    When you consider the cost of general tobacco products like cigarettes and pipe tobacco, one could be excused in thinking that Cuban cigars are too expensive. In the UK you can purchase 25g of pipe tobacco for less than £10. For that price, you couldn't even buy a Petit Corona. So why are Cuban cigars so expensive?

  • Here's Why You Should Never Remove the Cigar Band Early

    One of the things I find incredibly interesting about the cigar industry, is the etiquette. I've heard people exclaim "bad form" when they've witnessed someone do something that they shouldn't do as a cigar smoker. This kind of behaviour isn't something that I would co-sign, however, there are good and practical reasons for many of the etiquettes. 
  • 15 Things You May Not Have Known About Davidoff

    Davidoff is one of my absolute favourite cigar brands. The quality of their cigars are completely in a different league. It's extremely rare to come across a Davidoff cigar that has bad construction. Also, their cigars are some of the most enjoyable I've ever had too; the best for me being the CGars Orchant Selection Lancero
  • Cigar Rants Reviews The Davidoff Late Hour LE 2020 Petit Panatela

    Although I love Cuban cigars, Davidoff is one of the very few New World cigar manufacturers that I thoroughly enjoy. The Late Hour series is what really caught my attention and this latest addition is definitely something I'm excited about.