How to Hand-Roll a Cigar with Video from a Master Roller

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January 22, 2020

Have you ever looked at a fine cigar and wondered how the hell they get them to come out so nice? Well, if your high school joints are anything to go by, your cigars would be an absolute disaster (maybe that’s how chewing tobacco was born?) Anyway, wonder no more – here are the key […]

Cigar Terminology and Cigar Slang

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January 22, 2020

No hobby is complete without its own slang and terminology. Just your luck – this hobby is heavy on the Spanish, too! C’mon Dora, let’s do some exploring! Band It’s that colorful thing wrapped around the cigar that has a picture of a vintage flamenco dancer on it, or some other branding imagery. This is […]

4 Small Cigars with Full-Sized Flavor

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January 21, 2020

Modern life is hectic. Thanks to smartphones and the internet, there’s no getting away from work or the other demands of life. Sometimes you just need relief from the constant overload, bringing you back to simpler times when people were sometimes content to just be and enjoy small cigars with full-sized flavor. Nowadays we need […]

The Cigars Direct Guide to Cigar Shapes and Sizes

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January 21, 2020

Cigarettes are simple. Want a smoke? Buy a pack. That’s it. Cigars, on the other hand, come in a dizzying array of shapes and sizes: Corona, Churchill, Robusto, Panatela, Lonsdale… the list goes on and on. What does it all matter? Can’t a guy (or girl) just get a cigar and call it a day? […]