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Much is made about cigar reviews. Check out any cigar brand’s website, and you’ll be sure to see displays indicating the plaudits the company has earned over the years. While we appreciate professional reviews, we also value how you, the actual consumer, rate cigars! That’s why we encourage our members to rate their favorite cigars, and that’s also why we’re sharing seven of the best-reviewed cigars on Cigar World.

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The Best Ballgame Cigars

With baseball season in full swing, there’s certainly no shortage of cigar-worthy occasions on the calendar. Check out these top cigar brands honoring America’s favorite pastime, and discover smokes that are sure to hit a home run at your next tailgate or watch party.

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“Tradition” is one of the most important terms in the cigar industry. A few cigar brands can trace their roots back to the 19th century, and many cigar manufacturers try to carry on — if not replicate — the traditions laid down by their predecessors. Punch Golden Era is an exciting case study in tradition because it heavily features a type of tobacco that was once incredibly popular but is now a rarity: authentic Corojo.

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The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) 2024 trade show is officially in the books! While PCA kicked off a little earlier this year than years prior, some of the biggest brands in the cigar industry used it as an opportunity to showcase new and exclusive products! Thankfully, Cigar World was there to provide a quick recap on all the highlights you may have missed at PCA 2024!

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2023 Cigar World Rundown

The new year is almost here! We can’t wait for all the exciting new releases in 2024, but before we close the books on 2023, it’s time for one last look at a few cigars that had the Cigar World community buzzing. Check them out to see if your favorite cigar of 2023 made the list!

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Few activities are as universally beloved as the tailgate. Whether you’re a dedicated sports fan — or you’re just in it for the party — a tailgate is a great way to hang out with friends and family. And, of course, tailgates are fantastic occasions for cigars as well! With football season in full swing, now’s the perfect time to introduce our essential guide to tailgating and cigars. Check it out here!

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Our Favorite Fall Cigar Events

The arrival of fall not only brings about a breathtaking display of nature's colors but also signals the start of a season filled with exciting cigar events that aficionados eagerly anticipate. From the heart of Tampa to the vibrant streets of Las Vegas, the fall season offers a plethora of opportunities to immerse yourself in the world of cigars. Here are our top picks for fall cigar events you won't want to miss

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As the leaves begin to change and the air turns crisp, there's nothing quite like sipping on a delicious brew while puffing on the perfect cigar. Fall is a season of celebration for beer and cigar lovers alike, and there are some fantastic beer festivals that have caught our attention. Whether you're a fan of barrel-aged beers, traditional German lagers, or just a good old-fashioned tailgate party, there's something for everyone on this list of fall beer festivals.

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Best Cigars for a Tailgate

Break out the bratwurst and the beer keg; it’s tailgate season again! Of course, cigars are a fabulous addition to any pre-game, tailgate, festival, or watch party. Not only do many cigars pair well with beer, but there’s no better way to celebrate a big win than by lighting up your favorite smoke. So let’s get to it — these are the best cigars for bringing to your next tailgate

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Cigar Shapes and Sizes 101

What does a “regular” cigar look like? Is it thin or thick? Is it short or long? Is its head rounded or tapered off? 

 

Of course, there is no answer to this question because cigars can and do come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. And even seasoned smokers may need help keeping track of every cigar frontmark. So today, we’re going to go back to basics and review a few critical terms regarding cigar dimensions

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Our Favorite Oscuro Cigars

First, a disclaimer: we love mellow, Connecticut-shade cigars here at Cigar World. However, we won’t be talking about any cigars like that today because this blog is all about the darkest of the dark: Oscuro wrappers.

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Look, we get it. Buying an entire box of cigars can be a big decision! If you’re going to shell out hundreds (or sometimes even thousands) of dollars on cigars, you want to ensure you’ll enjoy them first. Thankfully, cigar sampler packs offer new smokers the chance to taste numerous cigars while allowing seasoned aficionados to explore new blends. There are a ton of great cigar samplers on the market, but here are a few we’d recommend.

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