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When talking about vanilla cigars, there’s nothing vanilla about them - cue the Seinfeld bass riff.

In all seriousness, a vanilla cigar is any cigar with flavor notes reminiscent of vanilla. Think creamy, smooth and mellow. We’re going to drop some of our favorite cigars with vanilla notes at the bottom, but first, let’s break down what exactly constitutes a vanilla cigar.

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If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably waited too long (yet again) to get the dad in your life the perfect gift for Father’s Day. Well, breathe easy ‘cause we’ve compiled some totally dad-tastic gifts that will without a doubt make you the favorite kid on any cigar-puffing pappa’s list.

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Learning how to pair cigars and drinks is easier than you think. Get tips and tricks from Cigar World’s cigar pairing guide.

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Check out some of the best sweet cigars. Learn about cigars with sweet tasting notes.

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Explore why coffee and cigars pair well, and find some perfect pairings.

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Check out some of the best cigars with chocolate tasting notes. Learn about chocolatey cigars. 

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The old saying goes, “age before beauty.” Well, normally when we’re using this phrase, we’re talking about looks, but when talking about premium cigars, that saying aligns perfectly. 

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering how long it takes to age a cigar to perfection or if aging a cigar makes it taste better, you’re in the right place.

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For us cigar smokers, there’s nothing worse than landing at your destination and starting your vacation or business trip by discovering your cigars were torn, dried out, or just plain ruined throughout the course of your travels. 

So, before your next adventure, holiday gathering, or business trip, make sure you follow these tips to prevent such a travesty from happening to you, or your tasty cigars. 

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To understand the whats, hows and whys of tobacco curing, you kind of have to dig into cigar history. Some say history is boring. Well, they clearly never studied the history of tobacco curing ‘cause it’s chock-full of innovations that push the boundaries of tobacco all in the name of a beautiful smoking experience.

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Think of this as the ‘birds-and-bees chat,’ but about a different kind of anatomy. Cigar anatomy. When breaking down the anatomy or parts of a cigar, you can think about it in two different ways:

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An Expert Guide To Cigar Mold

For any cigar lovers out there, there’s nothing more heartbreaking than staring into your humidor to find your precious cigars staring back with some mysterious white or green substance clinging to the wrapper. 

Is it our worst nightmare, cigar mold? Or is it something less threatening like plume? That’s what we’re here to answer. 

So, before you decide it’s mold and start throwing all your cigars to the trash, check out this blog so you can 100% know if you’ve got a serious problem, or just some cigar plume.

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How to Get The Perfect Cigar Puff

Now that your cigar is properly lit, it’s time to relax and enjoy it. But are you doing everything you can do to get the perfect puff out of each and every one of your cigars?

No matter if that answer is yes, no, or maybe so, this blog will teach you everything you need to know about getting the perfect puff so you’ll never struggle with another cigar again.

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How To Light A Cigar Like a Pro

Throughout our lives we have many rights of passage. Learning how to tie our shoes. Learning how to drive a car. And for us cigar smokers, learning how to light a cigar. 

Let us preface, properly lighting a cigar isn’t about torching the foot (the end of the cigar) as you wish and puffing away like a maniac. There’s a method to this madness, and this blog will teach you everything you need to know so you’ll never struggle to light another cigar again.

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You’re a seasoned cigar smoker, that’s why you’re here. And there’s no question that achieving a beautifully-long ash has always been one of the most fascinating parts of the whole cigar smoking process. 

So, since you’re into big-ash, sit your ash down and explore Cigar World’s expert knowledge drop on cigar ash.

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2020 Holiday Cigar Gift Guide

What do you get for the guy or gal who has everything? The answer isn’t a flashy PS5 or even the new iPhone 12 Mini, it’s more cigars and cigar accessories!

Check out our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide so you can check off your holiday wish list in style, and make sure your friends, your family (and maybe even yourself) have an absolutely smokin’ holiday.

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Your complete guide to understanding cigar beetles. 

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It’s common knowledge that many cigar brands package their individual cigars in cellophane within each respective box. This begs the question: Should I keep my cigars in cellophane?

Here’s what some of the Cigar World’s top brand ambassadors, Sean Williams, Laurel Tilley, and Rick Rodriguez, have to say.

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We’ve all been there; minding your own business, searching for a great cigar at your local shop when you see someone pick up a cigar, take a big ‘ole sniff of it pressed up against their nostril, then place it back on the shelf. Unfortunately, this is a fairly common practice amongst self-appointed aficionados but is there any weight to their whiff?

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Every week, we’re breaking down the Behind the Band series and delivering you the best cigar pro-tips and tidbits from each and every episode. This juicy morsel from Episode 1 just couldn’t be overlooked. 

Here’s the best entry cigars from Cohiba, Macanudo, and CAO straight from Sean Williams, Laurel Tilley, and Rick Rodriguez themselves.

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If you’re looking for the best cigar bar in Chicago, there’s no doubt you’ve come to the right place. No matter if you’re traveling through Chi-town on vacation, for work, or if you’re a windy

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Explore Cigar World for the best cigar bars in Las Vegas. No matter if you’re a cigar beginner or a cigar aficionado, we've put together the top 5 cigar bars in Vegas.

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For anyone new to cigars or even for the seasoned cigar expert, one of the key accessories to complete any cigar collection is a great humidor. Without storing your cigars at the proper temperature and humidity, they are certain to end up dry and anything but what the cigar artisan who rolled them intended them to be.

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Best Cigar Art

For any cigar beginner or cigar expert, having a comfortable and stylish place to smoke and converse with your friends and family makes every cigar that much better. But, what is a cigar room or lounge without the right cigar artwork?

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Explore Cigar World for the best drink pairings for Cohiba’s cigar lineup. From coffee to spirits, we've put together the best drink pairings for each and every cigar.

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There’s no question, over the history of cigars it’s been an industry dominated by men. But, as times change, the world evolves, and that’s no longer the story. If there’s anything these women are showing the world, it’s that they can not only live in this man's world, but own it.

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