Five Cigars to Smoke to Celebrate a Promotion

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January 30, 2020

There’s nothing quite like getting to celebrate a promotion with a fantastic premium cigar. After hours and hours of soul-crushing work, you’re finally being acknowledged for your considerable contributions to the company. By producing six or seven-figure returns to the owner(s), you’re getting an $11K bump this year and a ton more responsibility.  Thanks, boss!  […]

The Nestor Plasencia Way

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January 29, 2020

As we speak, the future of cigars is being handed over to a new generation of leaders. One by one, the titans of the cigar boom and the resurgence of the early ’00s are handing over the reins to their sons, daughters, or savvy corporate acquisitions teams. Few are even still left around to guide […]

Cigars & Scotch: A Cigar Smoker’s Guide to Scotch Whisky

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January 29, 2020

Cigars and Scotch: is there a more classic pairing? Whether you’re just starting your cigar journey or are a seasoned member of the Brotherhood of the (tobacco) Leaf, you likely reach for a glass of the pure to accompany your favorite stick. Many smokers have a scotch brand that they swear by and drink with […]

How to Light a Cigar

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January 28, 2020

Okay, so lighting a cigar isn’t like lighting a birthday candle. There’s a little more to it.  Cigars are fat, and you want all of the material to burn evenly. Here’s our basic advice on how to light a cigar. Choice of lighting implement Typically, you want to avoid things that will make your cigar […]