Cigar smoking is an age-old tradition that began as a simple tribal ritual and evolved into a worldwide phenomenon.

The Most Smoking Countries

JR explores the most smoking countries worldwide, including the main countries known to grow, import, and benefit from the ever-growing premium cigar market. Read More

Unsung heroes of the cigar industry

JR Cigars explore the unsung heroes of the cigar industry and sheds light on those who started with nothing and grew into a successful premium cigar brand. Read More

The History of Romeo y Julieta Cigars

JR Cigars explores Romeo y Julieta, its incredible history, and what shaped the respected reputation of one of the finest premium cigars on the market. Read More

Canada’s Cigar History

JR Cigars explores the history of Canadian tobacco, the striking beginning of the premium cigar industry, and the reason Cubans are a Canadian focus. Read More

The History of Rocky Patel Cigars

JR Cigars explores the exciting history of Rocky Patel Cigars from the beginning and looks at how Rocky Patel evolved into an incredible and reputable brand. Read More

The Legacy of Winston Churchill

JR explores the legacy of Winston Churchill, from his experiences as a soldier, politician, and defender of democracy to his famous love for premium cigars. Read More

The History of Saint Luis Rey Cigars

Although one of the more understated brands in the vast lineup under the Altadis U.S.A. portfolio, Saint Luis Rey Cigars are the kings of countless humidors across the country. Read More

The History of La Aurora – The Dominican Republic’s Oldest Brand

Take a look back on the history of La Aurora, the oldest Dominican Republic cigar brand. JR takes you from day one of La Aurora right up to the present day. Read More

The History of CAO

For more than 25 years, CAO Cigars has been pushing the standard in the Cigar industry with their great cigar products and packaging. Read More

Cigars with interesting backstories: Alec Bradley Magic Toast

Born from unlikely inspiration on a dark night in a Honduran tobacco field, discover how the rich and complex Alec Bradley Magic Toast cigar got its name. Read More

An homage to Oliva Serie V Cigars

JR explores the fantastic flavors of Oliva Serie V, this famous smoke has been reincarnated into some spectacular exclusives only available at JR Cigars Read More

The cigar legacy of Martin Luther King

Discover how you can celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King and how the tobacco industry opened his eyes to racial equality. Read More

The History of Arturo Fuente

Fuente is one of the best-selling cigars in the world. Now, while the founder of the brand was born in Cuba, the brand itself was in fact brought to life right here in the USA. Read More

The Tobacco Plant Explained

The history of tobacco leaves and other parts of the plants spans over 500 years, yet how familiar are we with the history and anatomy of the tobacco plant? Read More

JR Cigar’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

JR Cigar officially opened for business in 1971 and from there, took the world by storm. Take a look at the history of JR Cigar to discover more. Read More

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