What are you doing in February? Sure, it’s a bit early, but if you want to go to the ProCigar Festival next year, you might want to start nailing down the details now. The festival runs from February 6 – 11, 2010 in the Dominican Republic … and everyone will be there!
Visit W. Curtis Draper in Washington, DC on Friday to hit its First Friday from noon until 6 PM. This week, the CAO La Traviata Maduro will be featured. Here’s the deal: buy four of these cigars, get one free. If you by a box, you’ll get five free … in addition to a discount [...]
Camacho’s new Room 101 Conjura promises to be quite a hearty new line from the company’s vault of quirk. According to Camacho’s Dylan Austin, you need to “Eat lunch before smoking them.” The sticks will appear at next week’s International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers trade show in New Orleans. via CA
In what amounts to a he-said/she-said sort of thing, a Democratic candidate for senate, Jeff Greene, has been accused of going to Cuba. The story is pretty weak stuff – Greene’s boat stopped there, then he went to visit synagogues, then the bought a bunch of cigars – the idea that “going to Cuba” is [...]
In an effort to prevent the ostensible tax workaround offered to manufacturers of “filtered cigars,” a Des Moines lawmaker is attempting to have them classified as cigarettes, thereby preventing the practice of picking up a cigarillo in lieu of a pack of cigarettes. The loophole, if it can be called one, means that cigarettes are [...]
What do cigars and artisanal mozzarella cheeses have in common? They’re both handmade products that take lots of labor and time to produce a good quality product, according to our fellow brother of the leaf, Anthony Fauci, a partner in an awesome high-end mozzarella bar located in midtown Manhattan: Obika Here’s Anthony talking about two [...]
It looks like Cuba is liberalizing a bit. The country’s president, Raul Castro, said this week that more private businesses would be able to run in the communist state. Also, many state jobs will be on the chopping block. This isn’t new, of course. In the early 1990s, Fidel Castro made a little room for [...]