Melanio In Top 10, Again!
Cigar Aficionado named the Oliva Serie V Melanio cigar to their list of Top 10 cigars for 2018. This was the third time since 2014 that Melanio made the list. Our original review of this cigar... Read more!
Cigar Bands Works of Art
Some cigar bands aren't much more than simple labels, while others are actually works of art. It has been a while since I took stock of the cigar bands removed from cigars that I have smoked over the years. After perusing through only a small sample... Read more!
The Great Smoke 2019
Smoke Inn's 13th annual Great Smoke promises to be their biggest and smokiest cigar event to date. This mega cigar event will be held at the South Florida Fairgrounds on Saturday, February 16, 2019. Tickets are on sale now! VIP tickets usually sell out in advance, so it is better to act sooner rather than later.
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Review $90 Cohiba Spectre Cigar
At $90 per stick, Cohiba Spectre is the most expensive and exclusive cigar ever reviewed by CigarCzars.com. Only 180 boxes of 10 cigars were produced. Read more!
Cigars International in Dallas
Cigars International recently launched a Super Store in the suburbs of Dallas-Fort Worth, marking Cigars International’s fourth retail store and the first outside of its home state of Pennsylvania. Read more!
Review of Partagas Legend Cigars
Partagas Legend cigars are made by General Cigar in Dominican Republic with deeply aged Dominican fillers, Honduran binders, and Connecticut Broadleaf wrappers. Read more!
Review of M by Macanudo Cigar
M is the first flavored cigar from Macanudo. The cigar is made with Nicaraguan and other select tobaccos, infused with coffee flavors. Read more!
Review of Punch Diablo Cigars
Punch Diablo is the first Punch-brand cigar from General Cigar that is made outside of Honduras. Blended by AJ Fernandez in Nicaragua, Diablo is now the fullest-bodied line of Punch cigars. Read more!
Review of LGC Esteli Cigars
La Gloria Cubana Esteli cigars debuted during August 2018, and should not be confused with the La Gloria Cubana Serie R Esteli cigars that came out during 2013. Read more!
Humidity For Cigar Humidors
Review of HumiForm, a new type of humidification system for cigar humidors. According to the manufacturer, HumiForm is nearly maintenance-free, requiring a refill every 8 to 12 months. Read more!
Review of Montecristo Cigars
Montecristo is one of the most popular cigar brand names in the world. Not to be confused with its Cuban counterpart, the Dominican Montecristo cigar is made with Dominican filler tobaccos and a Connecticut Shade wrapper. Read more!
General Cigar New for 2018
Here's a handy list with links to descriptions and photos of all the new cigars and special offerings announced by General Cigar at the 2018 IPCPR Trade Show during July 2018. Read more!
Review Diesel Whiskey Row Cigar
Diesel Whiskey Row cigars are blended by AJ Fernandez and feature Mexican binder leaves that have been aged in Rabbit Hole bourbon barrels. Read more!
Factory Smokes by Drew Estate
Drew Estate announced the national launch of “Factory Smokes by Drew Estate,” a collection of four blends, in four different sizes at a very friendly price point. Read more!
Review of Asylum 13 Ogre Cigar
The Asylum 13 Ogre 770 Gordo is a Nicaraguan puro barber pole cigar, and the second largest cigar ever reviewed on this website. Read more!
Villiger's New Cigar Factory
Villiger Cigars continues global growth, with the opening of its new factory in Brazil, Villiger Do Brasil. Heinrich Villiger was present at the opening of the new factory. Read more!
New CAO Zocalo Cigars
CAO Zocalo is a new, limited edition release that is the first cigar in CAO’s lineup to be made with Mexican tobacco. Read more!
Review of Macanudo Red Cigar
The new Macanudo Inspirado Red cigar is made with a blend of rare aged Nicaraguan and Honduran tobaccos along with an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper. The cigar was released during late March 2018, as a part of Macanudo's 50th anniversary celebration. Read more!
Cigars and Cruising
Our latest in a series of cruise adventures was a January 2018 sailing on the Carnival Vista, which was Carnival's newest and largest ship. Among the many activities that I enjoyed was puffing on cigars at two locations on the ship's open decks. Cigar smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the ship, including staterooms and balconies. Read more!
Macanudo Cigars Turn 50
Be a part of Macanudo's 50th anniversary celebration and enter for your chance to win one of 50 prizes. Read more!
STG Acquires Thompson Cigar
On January 31, 2018, Scandinavian Tobacco Group signed an agreement to acquire the business of Thompson and Co. of Tampa, Inc. (“Thompson”). The purchase price amounts to USD 62 million and the acquisition will be financed by existing cash at hand. The closing of the deal is expected to take place by the end of March 2018. Read more!
Review of The Glen Cigar
The Glen is a cigar seasoned with Single Malt Scotch and sealed in a glass tube, from Ted's Cigars. Although we do not usually review flavored cigars, they can still be enjoyed on occasion for a change of pace. And in the case of The Glen, the Scotch flavor compliments the taste of the cigar tobacco without being overpowering. Read more!
Review of Nica Libre Cigars
Nica Libre is a bargain-priced cigar from A.J. Fernandez, made with a blend of Nicaraguan tobaccos and a San Andreas wrapper. According to cigar expert Dr. Mitch Fadem, Nica Libre is a good cigar at a good price. What more can you ask for? Read more!
Nica Puro Diamond Cut Cigars
Review of Alec Bradley Nica Puro Diamond Rough Cut cigar, a Nicaraguan puro made entirely with tobaccos from Nicaragua. This limited edition cigar has an unique box pressed diamond shape and an extra filler leaf in the blend, compared to Alec Bradley's original Nica Puro cigars. Read more!
Guide to Cigar Smoking
Famous Smoke Shop recently published a Beginner's Guide to Cigar Smoking. Read more!
Review of Cheap Cigars
Who says you can't find a good cheap cigar? Cigar expert Dr. Mitch Fadem reviews some highly rated cigars priced at only $2 per stick. Read more!
Review of Fuma Em Corda Cigar
Review of CAO Fuma Em Corda limited edition cigar, made with rare Brazilian tobaccos that have been fermented in ropes. Read more!
Review of Cohiba Blue Cigars
Cohiba Blue is the latest Cohiba brand cigar from General Cigar, as of May 2017. These sticks are not as full as typical Dominican Cohiba cigars, but that is not a bad thing. Honduran OSA leaves are used for both the wrapper and binder, and the filler is a blend of tobaccos from three countries. Read more!
Review of EPC 2nd's Cigars
Our contributing writer Dr. Mitch Fadem found a great deal on Ernesto Perez Carrillo seconds at Cigars International. According to Mitch, these are 4-star cigars for only $2 per stick. Read more!
Review of Partagas Heritage Cigar
Partagas Heritage is a new cigar made with a special blend that was developed over ten years ago. This new Heritage could now be the best cigar in General Cigar's Partagas line. Read more!