Education Cigars 101
For some cigar enthusiasts, the only way to light up a cigar is with a match. And while there’s nothing wrong with using a match to light a cigar, anyone who’s ever tried to strike a match outside on a windy day knows that sometimes it just doesn’t get the job done. Which brings us to our subject of the day –– torch lighters!
2023 is officially upon us! That means it’s time to set some goals and plan for the year ahead. The good news for cigar lovers is that plenty of exciting cigar events are slated for 2023.
Crafting a fine cigar requires skill and patience. However, some processes –– like tercio aging tobacco –– are so time-consuming and complex that few cigar manufacturers use them anymore.
Much like a personal preference on tobacco blends, we all have a personal preference on the size of cigar we like to smoke. That leads us to this week's blog topic. Well, it’s more of a simple question that doesn’t get asked enough…
The Holiday season is upon us and that means gift giving time. This year, you’ll want to make sure you give (or receive) the best gift possible. And what better gift than a premium whiskey to pair with premium cigars?
Premium cigars. Just like fine wine, cheese or spirits, when stored correctly, certain cigars (and the tobacco inside them) can improve with age. Aging cigar tobacco amplifies flavor and aroma nuances, it’ll soften the rough edges, and generally improve the cigar, and the entire smoking experience. That’s why the Cigar World team wanted to answer some common questions around cigar aging, and showcase why (when done right) it does pay to age your cigars.
Cigar boxes are works of art. They are often adorned with eye-catching paintings, iconic logos, and bold, bright colors. They can be made from a wide range of materials, and they come in all shapes and sizes. And they can be made into guitars too!
This week, the Cigar World team brings you along for a deep dive into none other than Macanudo, America’s best selling premium cigar.
Social media influencers. They set trends, inform the masses, and do it all in style. And in the luxury lifestyle world, and premium cigars in particular, there’s certainly no shortage of accounts to follow.
As Thanksgiving rapidly approaches, the Cigar World team wanted to do something pretty darn simple. Ask you, the best cigar fanatics on the planet, what cigar (or cigars) are you thankful for?
Does an ashtray really matter? Pssh, to propose that question is like asking a golfer if their golf bag matters. Heck yeah it matters. Now don’t get me wrong, a quality ashtray isn’t nearly as important as having a reliable cutter or lighter. It’s not really going to affect your cigar smoking experience, but it’s all part of the lifestyle.
In the world of premium, hand rolled, flavor infused cigars, there’s no brand more beloved or more dominant than ACID by Drew Estate.
Well, this deep dive isn’t about any of Drew Estate’s flavored cigars. No no no. It’s about their breakthrough and ascent into super premium, top-shelf cigars with the brand none other than Liga Privada.
Cohiba Brand Ambassador, Sean Williams, explains what you should know before joining a cigar lounge and the benefits of the experience.
Cohiba Brand Ambassador, Sean Williams, talks about what impacts cigar prices.
Cohiba Brand Ambassador, Sean Williams, gives a few tips on things you should know when shopping for cigars.
One incomparable cigar. One classic cocktail. CAO’s latest #MixUpAGoodTime pairing puts a BX3 in one hand and an Old Fashioned in the other.
Over the last few years, we’ve seen an immense rise in spirits brands (mainly whiskey) partnering with cigar manufacturers to create unique tobacco blends that meld the best of both worlds.
It’s an incredibly common question within the cigar industry, and if you’ve ever been to the beaches of Mexico or the Caribbean, you’ve probably seen it in action.
Cohiba –– a brand synonymous with elite luxury –– is offering fans the chance to explore its diverse and acclaimed lineup like never before.
If you’re a fan of high-quality boutique cigars, then there’s no question you’ve heard of or at least tried a La Gloria Cubana cigar.
Learn about Maduro vs Habano cigars Discover some of the best maduro and habano cigars.
Learn about Cameroon tobacco and the regions where tobacco is grown. Discover some of the best cigars with Cameroon tobacco.
If CAO is known for anything, it’s for passionately creating premium cigars with the world’s best tobaccos.