Cigar Terminology Guide

As you learn more about cigars, you’ll find that there are a number of cigar terms that may seem a bit strange. Cigar terminology encompasses a variety of different words that are specific to the cigar industry, and understanding the verbiage can help you enhance your...
Where Are the Top Tobacco Growing Regions?

Where Are the Top Tobacco Growing Regions?

Tobacco growing regions span across the globe as many countries have adopted tobacco as a primary annual crop. What started in Central America years ago has spread, and it isn’t slowing down. As decades pass, global production of tobacco increases and stretches to the...

How to Fix Common Cigar Problems

When it comes to tobacco smoking, nothing could be worse than lighting up a sweet-smelling cigar, whether it be store-bought or hand-rolled with whole tobacco leaves, and experiencing poor performance. Smoking cigars that are too hard, too soft, or take too much...

How Long Should I Age My Freshly Rolled Cigar?

An aging cigar is a beautiful thing – so much anticipation of the taste and aroma, but you have to be patient! While there’s nothing wrong with smoking a freshly rolled cigar (it can be quite a novelty, in fact), an aged cigar develops certain attractive qualities...

Pipe vs Cigar Tobacco

If you ask a layman, they might say that all tobacco is created equal, but true connoisseurs know that there’s a pretty big disparity between these two types of products in terms of factors like form, flavor, and more. We’ll dive into some of the most obvious pipe and...