The Difference between a Cuban Montecristo Cigar and Dominican Montecristo Cigar

Very few luxury cigar brands in the world carry the weight of the Cuban Montecristo.  They are in the top tier along with Rolex and Bentley.  Montecristo has become one of the best Cuban cigars on the market, being sold … Read More

Cohiba Behike

This year, the cigar world was abuzz with the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Cohiba.  During the XVIII Habanos Festival, Cohiba released two highly exclusive lines to commemorate half of a century of luxury cigar making.  These two cigars … Read More

The Story Of La Gloria Cubana

When you smoke the famed La Gloria Cubana, you truly are enjoying the “Glory of Cuba”. Among the big Cuban cigar brands, La Gloria should be seen as more of a boutique brand. It is rolled … Read More

Hoyo de Monterrey Habanos

For over 100 years, the name Hoyo de Monterrey has become synonymous with elegance, tradition, and quality. It is one of the oldest cigar brands in existence and has since been known as a lasting member in the … Read More

Romeo y Julieta Habanos

The medium flavored Romeo y Julieta cigar has been on the market for 140 years. This Habano allows adult enthusiasts a way of traveling back in time to experience the creamy, earthy flavor with just a hint of … Read More

Montecristo Habanos

A Legendary Beginning The Montecristo brand name dates back to July 1935 when its creator, Alonso Menéndez, a wealthy Spaniard who arrived to Cuba in the early 1930s, bought the Particulares Factory in La Habana. Menéndez chose the … Read More

H. Upmann Habanos

H. Upmann, one of the oldest Habano brands on the market, was born in 1844 when brothers Hermann and August Hupmann opened their factory in the heart of La Habana. At its launch more than 170 years ago, … Read More

The History of Romeo y Julieta

“Two households both alike in dignity, in far Verona, where we lay our scene”…we all know the beginning to Shakespeare’s most famous theatrical work.  The tale of two star-crossed lovers has been entered in the annals of literary history for … Read More

History of Cohiba

The island of Cuba has long been the considered the “El Dorado” of tobacco.  It is almost a mythical place, where the tobacco fields stretch as far as the eye can see, and the Havana Club rum flows like water.  … Read More

The History of Punch Cigars

If you are a cigar smoker in the United States, it is only plausible that you have not only heard of Punch cigars, but that you thoroughly enjoyed them.  From the rich maduro version of the Punch Elite, to … Read More

The History of Montecristo

Read about the history of the world-famous Montecristo cigars from their Cuban origins to today's Dominican brand. Read More

The History of Partagas

Today, most American cigar smokers are familiar with the Partagas brand.  To them, it is a well-made, well-priced Dominican cigar, usually with a Cameroon wrapper.  The Partagas Black series is still considered one of the strongest regular production … Read More

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