Cuban Cigars are considered to be the world’s best when it comes to this industry. What exactly makes them so famous and special as opposed to other cigars? The history of cigar manufacturing in Cuba tells the tale.
The quality of the tobacco used in Cuban cigars makes up for a lot of the ‘hype’ and reputation surrounding these cigars, as the climate, soil and techniques used by Cuban tobacco farmers make up a spectacular tasting tobacco. Though a date cannot be pinpointed as to when tobacco began being grown, it is expected that long before the first tobacco manufacturers began operating, that tobacco had been grown and smoked for years by the inhabitants of Cub.... Click here to read more
The cigar is often symbolic of luxury and has become synonymous with a wealthy clientele who have used it as a fashion accessory since cigars first became popular in the eighteenth century.Whether you are an artist, scientist or a banker you are guaranteed to bond over the acquired taste that is the cigar and even more so if it is Cuban or Nicaraguan. The cigar really does bring people from all ages and backgrounds together.
The Structure of a Cigar
A cigar is made up of three very important elements, the filler, which is often described as the “cigars soul” which contains the cigars essential flavour, the binder which is made up of larger tobacco leaves and.... Click here to read more
Buying Cigars can be an expensive business and the different types typically available to consumers are mild, medium and full bodied.The manufacturing process of cigars gives cigar smokers a unique insight into cigar quality and whether a cigar is handmade or machine made can make all the difference to the smoking experience. The discerning cigar smoker is aware of the type of tobacco they need to reach a desired impact but the novice does not and it is the balance between tobacco and the property of the cigar that holds the key to a sublime cigar smoking experience.
Machine Made Cigars
Machine made cigars are often created with short fillers which are thought to be of infe.... Click here to read more
The cigar seems to be going in and out of fashion every year and it creates headlines whether it is through generating headlines about new health scares or by being heralded as a luxurious product that is notoriously linked with rich rock stars, keeping girls thin in fashion circles or being seen in post-masters celebrations on golf courses. What is it that is so gloriously indulgent about the cigar and which brands of cigar are the most chic?
Cigars and the Golf Course
The cigar has always been a common feature on the golf course and many golfers say that it is the unique combination of the cigar and the open air which makes smoking on a golf course so attractiv.... Click here to read more
The Cigar has been on a long journey from its humble origins on the Island of Hispaniola in 1492 when it was first introduced to Christopher Columbus and his crew when they were exploring the seas around the New World, to a product that is synonymous with wealth and luxury in the present day.
The term cigar did not come into general usage by the public until 1730. The name is rumoured to have come from the yucatec mayan word for smoking “Sikar” and as cigars grew in popularity the world of advertising chose the names “Cuban”, “Nicaraguan” and “Honduran” to name the different types of cigars that were being&nb.... Click here to read more