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Aaron developed his love for wine at the early age of 18 while he was working at the Cigar Chateau. In hindsight, that turned out to be a felicitous job now that Flint Knoll has partnered with Macanudo to create a cigar together. The cigar –– called Macanudo Estate Reserve Flint Knoll –– features tobacco aged in the Flint Knoll French Oak barrels that once held the single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. 

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Cigars with Floral Notes

“Stop and smell the roses,” they say. While there’s nothing wrong with that attitude, we’d much rather stop and have a cigar. Thankfully, you can get the best of both worlds by trying out cigars with floral notes.

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At Cigar World, we love the natural aroma of a premium cigar. However, we have to admit that cigars can leave a distinctive smell in their wake –– both in the air and on your breath. And not everyone appreciates the smell of old cigar smoke. On that note, today we’ll explain how you can quickly and effectively eliminate the smell of cigar smoke –– on your breath and otherwise. 

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Famous Cigar Smoking Couples

The couple that smokes together stays together! Valentine’s Day may have come and gone, but there’s plenty of romance left to go around the rest of the year. And in that spirit, today we’re going to review some of the most famous cigar-smoking couples in history.  

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Pairing Cigars with Food

For the most part, cigar companies focus on what drinks pair best with their cigars. However, that’s not to say that a cigar cannot form a fabulous piece of a culinary experience. The truth is that capping off a fine meal with a premium cigar is often the highlight of the night (well, at least our night). And whether you’re itching to fire up the grill in your backyard or you have reservations for a romantic dinner, know that there’s a cigar that’s likely an ideal match for your favorite meal.

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New Cigar World Badges for 2023

Badge update: Cigar World is happy to announce that we’re rolling out new badges this year! In the coming weeks and months, Cigar World users will have the chance to score special, never-before-released badges for display on their profiles.

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Romancing the Cigar

There’s a reason why cigar companies talk about the “smoking experience” so much. That’s because cigars are all about capturing the romance of a moment. They are meant to celebrate milestones, honor special occasions, and –– best of all –– bring people together. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, there’s no better time to examine what makes a cigar-smoking experience truly unforgettable. Consider this your guide to “romancing the cigar.” 

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The Sexiest Cigar Smokers

Sexy is –– as they say –– in the eye of the beholder. What’s not up for debate, though, is that smoking a cigar automatically makes you look more attractive. That’s just science. All kidding aside, today, we’re going to highlight some of the best-looking folks on the planet: the sexiest cigar smokers alive.

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Nothing –– and we mean nothing: not diamonds, not chocolates, not roses –– says love like a box of fine cigars. So when Valentine’s Day rolls around, the question is not whether cigars would make a great gift but which ones are best for the occasion. Because picking out the right stogie can be challenging, we’ve curated a quick list of fantastic cigars (and cigar accessories) that will always make great Valentine’s gifts. 

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It’s true –– all the best things in life involve chocolate. Indeed, premium cigar tobacco can often impart chocolatey-tasting notes that delight new smokers and seasoned aficionados alike. Sure, you could shell out for a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day. Or, you could pick up any of these cigars with chocolate in their profiles instead: 

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Smoking outdoors can be a thoroughly relaxing experience . . . at least when the weather cooperates. Unfortunately, the elements aren’t always so kind to cigar smokers. And if you’re not lucky enough to have access to indoor smoking quarters all the time, you should have a plan in place to ensure the best outdoor smoking conditions possible. Thankfully, we’re here to help you on that front. 

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New Cigar Brands

Everyone has to start somewhere, and 200 years from now, some cigar company may proudly chart their heritage back to this year, 2023. On that note, today, we’re going to look at some new cigar brands that have recently hit the market. 

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New Cigars to Try in 2023

The best cigar you’ve ever had could be the next one you light up. Whether or not that turns out to be the case, the truth is that there are a ton of new cigars worth trying in 2023!

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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! 

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The Best Flavored Cigars for 2023

Flavored cigars have a unique place in the cigar industry. While some may overlook or dismiss flavored cigars, the reality is that many infused cigars taste fantastic and perform exceptionally well too!

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Important Cigar Dates for 2023

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.

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The Tercio Aging Process

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.

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Out of all the different types of wrapper tobacco that adorns premium hand rolled cigars, there isn’t a more mystified leaf than the Maduro. 

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I’m going to say it, honey is money. In the past, we’ve covered all sorts of top-rated cigars with distinct flavor or tasting notes. We’ve done chocolate, coffee, vanilla, the list goes on and on. Well, we figured it was about time we touched on one of the most talked about flavor profiles in recent times, honey flavored cigars. TBH, the CW team was pretty blown away by all 5.

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New Year's Eve. It’s a time to celebrate your wins, remember the good times, and prepare for the coming year ahead. And what better way to do all that than by cutting, lighting and connecting with great friends and family, and with your favorite premium cigars. 

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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…

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We’re back at it this week with the fifth and final edition of the Making the Cut blog series, where the Cigar World team breaks down the top cigar cutting styles, and answers some common questions around cutting cigars. That way, any and every smoke session you have will always make the cut.

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5 Essentials For the Cigar Cave

With winter in full effect and frigid weather embracing half the country, there isn’t a more perfect time than now to beat the cold and puff on your premiums in a warm and cozy cigar room. Over the last year, the Cigar World team received a slew of questions around what are some essential items that any cigar cave should have. So, we kicked it, smoked cigars, had discussions, even some arguments and compiled our favorites below. 

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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?

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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.

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