The production of tobacco is something that has taken place almost since the discoveries made of the New World by Walter Raleigh.
Firstly, tobacco is grown, this is usually done in large outdoor fields. Tobacco leaves are grown to be big and green. When ready for picking, the leaves are then harvested en masse.
These leaves are then taken to be cured. The curing process allows for the slow oxidation and degradation of carotenoids in the tobacco leaves. This can be done in various ways depending on the taste or style desire. This produces the compounds ion the leaves, giving sweet hay, tea, rose oil and aromatic flavours tha.... Click here to read more
When selecting cigars to buy online, there are a number of considerations to make, depending on your personal preference for strength and flavour.
Wrappers determine the flavour of cigars by up to 60-90%. The wrappers are made from large dried tobacco leaves found near the bottom of the plant, and the colour of the wrapper can help you to determine what the aroma will be like once the cigar is lit.
There are numerous types of wrappers, but the most common varieties are Connecticut, Corojo, Habano, and Maduro.
Connecticut wrappers are mainly of American export, but can also be grown in Ecuador. These wrappers tend to give the cigar a mild aroma and .... Click here to read more
Every tobacco enthusiast must have a great quality cigar humidor, allowing quality storage which will protect, age and enclose their collection of cigars. Designed to maintain the perfect storage conditions a cigar requires, the humidor will be something that should be considered seriously. Here we outline a couple of things you should look out for when finding a suitable cigar humidor.
The style of the humidor is somewhat up to personal preference. Do you prefer a high gloss matte or veneer finish? Freestanding desktop? A certain brand? There are plenty of options when selecting, as different brands have different designs. Sometimes people find it hard to make a .... Click here to read more
Cigars are a notably, premium way for smoking tobacco. Unlike your average cigarette you don’t inhale and it’s all about the flavour that sits in your mouth. Although originating in America, tobacco is now being grown all around the world and depending on where your tobacco has been grown, you’ll get a totally different smoking experience. The tobacco itself will vary in colour, flavour and texture. Find more about the cigars which have grown in different countries around the world, including Havana Cigars:
Argentina grows dark air-cured tobacco in the provinces of Misiones and Corrientes, and flue-cured tobacco in the area of Salta. These tobaccos are mainly for c.... Click here to read more
Tobacco has a long history, but surprisingly enough, not many people know very many people know about it, or very much about tobacco in general. Traditionally smoked from tobacco pipes, tobacco is most widely sold in cigarette form. And given that they are the single-most traded item on the planet, this makes it one of the world’s largest industries. Yet we are still to learn about how this product came to be so popular and what makes it so interesting. We’ve got the list of things you never even knew about tobacco:
· The first drawings illustrating tobacco use dates back to 600 to 900 A.D., created by The Mayan Indians of Mexico. Tobacco was first grown by American I.... Click here to read more