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

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

Story Behind Davidoff Small Batch Cigars

We sat down with Klaas Kelner of Davidoff Cigars to review their newest release, the Davidoff Small Batch. Stop by JR Cigars and get their Small Batch today! Read More

Nat Sherman: One of the Most Famous Names in Premium Cigars

Nat Sherman Cigars goes all the way back to New York City circa 1930. Nat Sherman started his luxury cigar and cigarette business located at right in the heart of bustling Manhattan. Read More

A Brief History of Cigars

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

A Brief History of the World-Famous Montecristo No. 2 Cigar

Montecristo No. 2 cigar is one of the original sizes in the Montecristo portfolio. The No. 2 was created in Cuba and became the most popular of all the sizes. Read More


When it comes to major Nicaraguan brand, usually three names come to mind. Padron, Drew Estate, and Oliva Read More

Drew Estate

Drew Estate has become a juggernaut in the cigar industry. From selling their cigars in the streets of NYC to being the most decorative company in the world. Read More

The History of Cigars: From Ancient Times to the Modern Humidor

Cigar smokers today can choose from a vast selection of premium cigars sourced from all over the world. However, it has taken more than 1,000 years for cigars to evolve to where they are today. Here’s what you should know … Read More

The History of Arturo Fuente: Part 2

In 1958, Carlos Fuente Sr. bought A. Fuente & Co. from his father for one dollar. Carlos was very ambitious and sought to spread the Fuente name throughout the country. However, more problems were on the horizon. Once … Read More

The History of Arturo Fuente: Part 1

The Cuban Revolution saw the great expansion of cigars from one small island to tobacco regions all around the world. Historic brands such as Montecristo, Romeo y Julieta, and Partagas began their tales on … Read More

A Brief History of the Zippo Lighter

The famous Zippo Lighter originated in 1932 in Bradford, a small Pennsylvania town at a time when the United States was suffering its worst depression in history. It all started on a summer evening in 1932, at a dinner … Read More

Henry Clay – A Brief History, And a Great NEW Cigar!

The Cuban tobacco magnate Julian Alvarez, first created the Henry Clay Cigar brand in the 1840s. Named for the famous American politician by the same name, these cigars, made in Old Havana, were one of the most popular … Read More

The History of Padron Part 3

In 1970, Jose Orlando Padron had established himself in Esteli, Nicaragua. He had found the tobacco he had long been searching for. It was flavorful and strong and of the highest quality. One would think, that the company saw smooth … Read More

The History of Padron Part 1

Long seen as the king of Nicaraguan cigars, Padron has risen very fast in the cigar industry in its relatively short history. While many of the top manufacturers, such as Montecristo and Romeo y … Read More

The History of Padron Part 2

When we last left our hero, Jose Orlando Padron, he had left his home and life in Cuba, to explore new opportunities around the world. In the 1960s, with barely any money in his pocket, Jose arrived in Miami, and … Read More

The History of Davidoff Part 4

In the eyes of Zino Davidoff, his first attempt into cigar manufacturing had been a failure. The quality he demanded on the product that bared his name was apparently too high for the Cuban factory to produce. With the embargo … Read More

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