Where were those new cigars from Tatuaje rolled? It might have been right on this table! This is where the action happens at the My Father Cigars factory.
The Texas University Medical Center, as of October 1, 2010, will no longer hire applicants who use tobacco products. That was not a typo. A memo had gone out announcing the policy stating that “associates who are current smokers will be grandfathered with regards to employment, but we encourage them to kick the habit. and [...]
Going to be in Orange County, California this afternoon? Check out a collection of old Corvettes while puffing on a cigar outside Vintage Cigar Lounge in Santa Ana. The event runs from 5 PM to 8 PM and is intended to bring together cars and cigars for a unique occasion. Says John Dade, who owns [...]
Because of the 75 percent OTP tax that takes effect August 1, 2010, many tobacconists from New York aren’t making the trek out to New Orleans this year. A source close to the market tells me that the New York cigar shops are focused on buying as much product as they can in July, particularly [...]
Okay, it’s been at least a decade since you’ve dusted off Thorstein Veblen’s “The Theory of the Leisure Class” (1994 for me), but you see its content every day. Veblen wrote of a leisure class that rocked because it actually had some extra time it could use to screw off – think about how you [...]
Pete Johnson’s much-anticipated experiment with vintage cigars is finally ready to be cut and lit. La Vérité Tatuaje A.O.C. uses tobacco from one vintage and one farm. The tobacco was grown on Pepin Garcia’s La Finca Estrella and was plucked in 2008. The cigars were rolled a year ago.
Cigar Aficionado reports rather abrupty: “James Suckling, who has been the European Editor of Cigar Aficionado magazine since it was launched in 1992, has retired from the company.” If the company were a human being, Suckling, the parent around at the birth, would be leaving just as it reaches adulthood. Suckling mostly covered Cuba, and [...]