Cigar events: 2019 Cigar resolutions

Cigar commentary: Some thoughts as we enter 2019 as the cigar world turns. 1. Pay less attention to the price of cigar and pay more

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Cigar News: Am I wrong about this?

Cigar news and Commentary: This a short take and a question to my readers. There are certain cigar brands that I have tried and a

Cigar Lifestyle: Need a gimmick?

Cigar Lifestyle: Gimmicks seem to be an important part of cigar marketing. I read a fair amount of industry newsletters, blogs and many cigar catalogue

Cigar News you can use

Cigar Reflections: Good article written by a fellow cigar smoker on his view of smoking in your local cigar establishment. Are stores of this nature

Cigar News you can use: A Steve Saka release

Dunbarton, NH – Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust is currently taking pre-orders for the second liga in their very Limited Production Muestra de Saka series of

A Question of Balance?

Cigar Commentary, Cigar Talk First off happy Fourth of July and enjoy the festivities. For me , I need to eventually get to work. Here

Making Cigar Amends

Cigar review, cigar talk, La Palina Lancero As I said the other day, I regret that I was not able to attend the La Palina Cigar

Who are you ?

Cigar Commentary , Cigar Talk , Lifestyle, Cigar Nonsense, Cigar Humor      Keep smoking

Semi Fake Cigar News

Correction from previous blog In my last blog I reported about the Camacho Liberty Cigar I kept in my stash and described it as a

Saturday afternoon with the boys

                           Lone Wolf Cigar Lounge:  Los Angeles , Ca. 6/17/17      

Sage Advice, Tips for new cigar smokers.

Cigar Smoking 101 What are the basics of cigar smoking? How do you light a cigar? How do you draw on the cigar properly? Do

The Bronx is up and the Battery is down

                             Cigar Travels, Cigar Talk I just returned from a visit to

How much is enough?

Cigar Talk, Cigar Commentary, I have 3 humidors of cigars with a pretty full stash. Each holds about 50 smokes and stored by type.  Two

True to their word, Xikar products

Cigar talk, cigar commentary , product review I previously commented on the design flaw concerning Xikar’s Stratosphere 1 lighter. I enjoyed the operation of  the lighter as

It’s a good day to smoke in Los Angeles

Cigar review, cigar talk A great way to spend my Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles. The weather was in the 70’s , listening to the

A Tale of two cigar events

Cigar Talk , Cigar News, Cigar Events Cigar events are always a big kick to me.  You meet a wide array of cigar types: the

Cigar bundles, love them or ?

Cigar Talk, Cigar Commentary  While many a cigar “expert” disdains bundled cigars for their inferior quality and look, you cannot question  they sell very  well.

The Grateful Dead and Cigars

For those who know my history , I am a Dead Head. Not the extreme Dead Head who travels all over the country , going

New Cigar Stash

                           Cigar Talk, Cigar Discovery Just received this great looking cigars from a small

You bet your life, real world

Cigar humor and history Groucho Marx’s son Arthur remembers, fondly, that he was the recipient of his famous father’s second hand cigar smoke as an infant,

JFK with his Upmann

 Cigar Commentary  This is a great photo of JFK relaxing with his brand. Now that smoking a cigar is considered a heinous crime, you will

Cigar shape and size chart

Cigar Talk Here is a very good tool for understanding the many different variations of cigar shapes and sizes available for the consumer.  Some shapes

In Honor of my dad, May 6, 1907-1977

My father would have been 110 years old today. He was a cigar smoker partial to White Owls and several other machine made cigars. He