Cigar World Education
From beginners to experts, we have educational content nearly anyone can find useful.
Just like wine and cheese, a cigar and a drink pairing go hand-in-hand. But, for your average cigar smoker, it can be difficult knowing what kind of beverage to pair with certain cigars. Even for the cigar aficionado, a cigar pairing suggestion or two never hurts.
We can see the scene playing in our heads like a movie on repeat. You pick up a brand new cigar, maybe you’ve had the pleasure of smoking it before, maybe not. You grab your standard cigar cutter that you’ve had for years, and guess what, you completely butcher it. The cut isn’t clean, you may have pinched your finger, maybe you’ve unraveled the wrap, and the filler is now anything but in unison. Absolute cigar cutter fail.
The saying goes, “a carpenter is only as good as his/her tools.” Believe it or not, a cigar smoker is only as good as your cigar ashtray. Well, that may not be entirely true, but you get the gist.
For any cigar smoker, whether you smoke one cigar a year or one a day, a cool cigar ashtray can be the perfect combination of show-stopping aesthetic and meaningful functionality.
Store your cigars in confidence. Learn how to calibrate your hygrometer and keep your humidor at the correct humidity.
Explore Cigar World for the best cigar bars in NYC. No matter if you’re a cigar beginner or a cigar aficionado, we've put together the top 5 cigar bars in NYC.
Learn how to fix a broken cigar wrapper. To repair it, you'll need some acacia powder or pectin, and also a 'patch', a small piece of donor tobacco, perhaps from the cigar stub of a similar blend. To make thecigar wrapper repair, simply apply the acacia or pectin to the patch, paste it over the crack and wait for it to dry.
Discover how to select your first humidor. Learn about selecting the proper humidor for your cigar collection.
Most of life’s big events go perfectly with a celebratory cigar, from graduations to bachelor parties, weddings and the birth of babies, special occasion cigars are a great way to celebrate.
If you’re new to cigars, you might have some simple questions that you’d rather not ask a true aficionado.
Cutting a cigar isn’t difficult, but it’s important. Learn one of the simplest and most popular methods of doing it--the Guillotine cut.
The mystery surrounding how different tobaccos blend together to create a distinctive and consistent flavor can be attributed to the talents of the blender and the quality of tobaccos used.
Find out the most popular rule regarding cigar and scotch pairing, and get a handful of pairings to start you on your way.
Know the differences between your Coronas, Churchills and Panetelas? Learn the sizes and shapes of your favorite smokes with this article on sizing cigars.
Cigars and beer, beer and cigars - can you think of a more perfect combo? Here are a few quick tips for pairing cigars with beer. Find the perfect pairing.
Cigars are filled with subtle nuances that can be hard to pick up. Use these cigar tasting tips to experience more of the flavors of your smoke.
Check out the Best Ways to Properly Care for your Cigars. Get Tips for Storing Cigars and Keeping your Cigars Fresh. Learn more.
Looking for a handy cigar buying guide? Check out Cigar World’s Official Cigar Buying for Beginners. Learn more about good cigars for beginners and how to get started.