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A Lesson in Smoking with La Aurora
June 10, 2010 – 5:30 pm | One Comment
A Lesson in Smoking with La Aurora

As the timeless saying goes, “a wise man knows that he knows nothing.”  This philosophy can be applied to many arenas in life, and it is a statement that is relatively simple in its meaning.  …

You Smell Like Smoke
January 20, 2010 – 12:00 am | 5 Comments
You Smell Like Smoke

“You smell like smoke.”  Everyone who has ever enjoyed a fine evening out at the cigar lounge or has hung out with the boys (or girls) smoking some cigars has heard that sentence at some …

BYOC (Bring Your Own Cigar)
December 23, 2009 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
BYOC (Bring Your Own Cigar)

As an official supporter of the local tobacco brick and mortar shops across the world it is important to know the etiquette when it comes to BYOC (Bringing in Your Own Cigar).
Many of the frequent …

Buying Bundle Cigars
October 28, 2009 – 2:00 am | One Comment
Buying Bundle Cigars

What are cigar bundles?
Let’s begin the education process by making sure we do not mix up the cigar terms of  “bundles” and “seconds“. Seconds are cigars that come from the manufacturer after they do not …

Season Your Humidor
February 10, 2009 – 12:53 am | 2 Comments
Season Your Humidor

You have just purchased, received, or maybe even found a new humidor that you would like to put to good use. So what’s the first thing you should do?
Keep your cigars away!
Before your cigars …

Cigar Shapes and Sizes
December 17, 2008 – 9:51 am | Comments Off
Cigar Shapes and Sizes

Cigar shapes and sizes are both known as the “vitola“.
The shape and size of a cigar is given by two measurements the consist of the ring gauge and its length.
The ring gauge is defined by …