Cigar World Education
From beginners to experts, we have educational content nearly anyone can find useful.
Premium cigars come in a variety of types, and when people normally refer to cigar types they’re generally talking about the wrapper color, what region it’s from, and the physical shape. Each and every one of those characteristics tell us a lot about the cigar. That’s why Cigar World put together a helpful guide so you can always be in the know around how a cigar’s wrapper, country of origin, and shape will determine the cigar type.
Let me ask you a question. Would you put unleaded gas in a Porsche or a Ferrari? Nope, ya sure wouldn’t. Or at least I hope you wouldn’t. So, please, for the love of God, don’t light your premium cigars with cheap see-through plastic lighters from the corner bodega. It’s science, the better the flame, the better the cigar experience. That’s why Cigar World has put together a figurative and literal hot-list of the best butane torch lighters for your cigars.
CAO’s #MixUpAGoodTime is back with another crazy partner for a popular cigar. If you’re down to get tropical, you’ve got to check out the latest in the CAO social video drink pairing series that puts an Amazon Basin in one hand and a glass of sangria in the other.
There are many many common misconceptions about the cigar industry. But, one of the biggest fallacies over the last several years is that cigars are a male-dominated pastime. Now, historically, there’s no question, that’s true. But over the last 5 to 8 years we’ve seen a tremendous rise of empowered women smoking cigars as not only a hobby, but embracing the full lifestyle as well.
To understand Camacho Cigars, you have to first understand the history of the Corojo seed.
Perfected in the 1940’s by famed tobacco grower Diego Rodriguez, Corojo was the incredible result of taking the famed Criollo strain and crossing it with Indonesian Sumatra. The outcome, a bold, yet smooth tobacco that became nothing short of legendary.
It’s a debate as old as time. Alright, well, maybe not as only as time, but it’s a very old question within cigar circles across the globe. Do you inhale cigar smoke or do you not inhale cigar smoke?
Just like any hobby, whether it’s golf, fishing or photography, there’s always a set of accessories that are essential to making sure the experience is filled with enjoyment. The same goes with cigar smoking. And the fact is, subconsciously, your cigar accessories may say a lot about your personality.
Let’s get one thing straight. With cheap cigars, there’s cheap in the sense of price, then there’s cheap in the sense of quality. This list is all about the former.
It’s unfortunate, ‘cause with the stigma of premium hand rolled cigars, so many people automatically think they have to spend $10+ bucks a cigar for a great experience. That’s anything but true.
So, whether you’re lounging in your favorite chair or getting some work done on the lawn, these 9 cheap cigars are easy on your wallet but are some of the best cigars for the price.
When it comes to buying cigars, sure, we all have our favorite local spots. But, when it comes to trustworthy places to buy cigars online, some cigar retailers may not live up to the expectation their website proceeds. If you’ve ever bought cigars online and had your precious sticks arrive dried out, sporting cracked wrappers, you understand the struggle.
Since you’re here already, we can both agree you enjoy a good cigar from time to time, if not everyday. But today, in this blog, we’re not going to talk about cigars. We’re going to talk about one of the next best things to cigars, cigar humidors.
This week, CAO is pouring up a premium take on Flathead Friday with the continuation of their #MixUpAGoodTime social video series, pairing cigars in their lineup with a suggested cocktail.
Check out the video and the recipe below, then #MixUpAGoodtime of your own with a sazerac and a Flathead V21.
As they say, all good things must come to an end, and that’s exactly what’s happening with this year’s Cigar World “best of” cigar shop list around the U.S. But, don’t be sad that it’s over, be happy that it happened. Over the last four weeks, we’ve broken down the best cigar shops on the west coast, the northern states, the east coast, and the midwest according to reviews from Google and Yelp. Now, we didn’t necessarily save the best for the last, but we did save an amazing group of cigar shops for last.
A few weeks ago, we started delving into Cigar World’s “best of” cigar shop list around the U.S. The first week, we covered west coast cigar shops. The second week, the best cigar shops in the northern states. And last week, we took a trip to the east coast to delve into the best cigar shops.
This week, we’re excited to bring you the next part of our favorite cigar shops across the U.S. So, without further adieu, get our favorite (Yelp & Google’s favorite too) places to buy cigars on the east coast.
This week, we’re excited to bring you the next part of our favorite cigar shops across the U.S. So, without further adieu, get our favorite places to buy cigars in the northern states...
We’ve researched on Google, researched on Yelp, done our due diligence, and researched some more. Traveled the west coast, the east coast, the north, south, and the midwest. We’ve taken into account the selection, the atmosphere, the deals, and the extracurriculars (like drinks) to bring you five from each region.
There’s perhaps no better way to celebrate the new year than by lighting up a cigar, pouring yourself a glass of champagne – or whatever you prefer to drink – and taking some time to enjoy and reflect.
Cigars are a timeless sign of luxury, class and taste. That being said, some cigars rise above the rest in terms of superb blends, exciting packaging and other premium features that make a luxury product that much fancier. Today, we’re going to look through the most expensive cigars in the world and talk a little bit about why they deserve hefty price tags.
The ultimate 2021 holiday cigar gift guide for you or the cigar lover in your life.
The perfect guide for Boveda Packs; what they are, how they work and which ones you need to pick up for your cigar collection.
We’ve put together some of our favorite cigar apparel pieces that will have you looking as cool as you feel when you spark up your next cigar.
Colombia is a northern country nestled next to the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Due to its close proximity to the ocean, tobacco has been cultivated in Colombia since the early colonial days.
Whether you’re traveling through Miami on vacation, for work, or if you’re a MIA local that’s looking to kick back with a cigar, a drink, and maybe some eats, we’ve put together the best places to light up a stogie and enjoy the finer things in life.
For their fourth rendition of their social #MixUpAGoodTimeSeries, CAO gets spooky and a little unconventional with their pairing of CAO Bones and a delicious cocktail. For those new to the series, #MixUpAGoodTime is a short video series featuring popular CAO cigars and how to make a drink with which they pair nicely.
For centuries, new fathers have handed out cigars in celebration of the birth of their children. Indeed, if you only know one thing about cigars, it’s probably that people tend to smoke them when a baby arrives. But why? Where does this tradition come from? And more pressingly, what are the best cigars for new dads?