Cigar World Education
From beginners to experts, we have educational content nearly anyone can find useful.
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?
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.
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
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
From single-flame to table-top torches, we’ve put together the best lighters for cigars.
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 about the history of Cigar Bands.
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.
Check out a few basic tips for cigar smoking on the golf course.
Discover how to select your first humidor. Learn about selecting the proper humidor for your cigar collection.
What cigar accessories do you need? Get recommendations on the best cigar accessories.
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.
Check out these helpful tips for buying cigars. Learn how to buy cigars, at cigar shops or online.
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.