Boveda Packs 101

When you begin storing new cigars, you will find that Boveda packs are life savers. These secret formulated packages utilize the raw power of two-way humidity control. They are easy to use & can be rewetted when they start to dry out.

One of the main selling points is the fact that they emit fixed humidity rates. You can choose from different humidity levels so your sticks stay at the correct temperature. This unwavering dependability sets them apart from other hydrating methods such as crystals, gels & beads.

January 02, 2017 by Charles Graff

Choosing between a Wineador or a Humidor

As your stash of cigars grows, you will be forced to choose between using humidors & wineadors. Each one has its advantages, but only one will completely cater to your needs. To make the right decision you must educate yourself on the pros & cons of both options. Even though there are countless recommendations, one isn’t necessarily better than the other.

In the end the choice depends entirely on what you are looking for. Each boasts a vibrant selection of features that will help preserve your cigar collection. We will show you the ins & outs of both models so you can make the perfect choice.

December 19, 2016 by Charles Graff

Cigar Lounge Etiquette

Cigar Lounges may come in different styles, but some rules apply to all of them. When it comes to smoking cigars, cigar lounges are sacred. They provide a safe place for cigar aficionados to share their favorite sticks without judgment. Like any holy place, there are certain things that should never happen on their premises.

While most cigar lounge etiquette is obvious, some guidelines might surprise a new comer. For this reason we have compiled a list of rules to follow that will make you welcome at any lounge. Prepare to act like a seasoned veteran with this epic list of cigar lounge commandments!

December 19, 2016 by Charles Graff
Tags: cigars

How to Build A Wineador

Building your first wineador is a rewarding & eye opening process. It puts you in the driver’s seat by creating your cigars’ new home. With the proper guidance you can make the perfect storage solution that will last for years. We know it can be a little overwhelming, but once you have the blueprint creating your first wineador is surprisingly easy.

To achieve the proper construction there are a lot of sites to sift through. For this reason we have condensed everything you need to know into one article. Prepare to be enlightened as you embark on this exciting new project!

December 05, 2016 by Charles Graff

Best Cuban Cigar Brands

There are a lot of cigars produced around the world, but none are more infamous than Cubans. America’s 50 year old embargo on Cuba’s finest export has made them the ultimate forbidden fruit. Every year, cigar aficionados around the world clamor for the best Cuban cigars.
November 25, 2016 by Charles Graff

3 Best American Cigar Brands

America’s infatuation with cigars goes deep into the roots of its glorious history. We are neighbors with Cuba, so it’s no surprise that their influence was huge on the U.S. cigar industry. From Connecticut to Florida, cigar production remains alive & well. The bonanza may have calmed down, but cigars continue to be an essential part of our culture.

November 25, 2016 by Aalap Shah

Scotch Cocktails

When it comes to cocktails, few spirits are as versatile as Scotch. You can enjoy it straight, on the rocks or in a cornucopia of different mixes. Unlike other spirits, a different brand can completely alter the flavor. Some boast light, fruity flavors while others are kick you in the face with their smoky punch. The wild diversity of the different Scotch brands allows them to be used in a staggering amount of cocktails. At the end of the day, it’s a tantalizing ingredient for any beverage and perfect with your cigar.  
November 25, 2016 by Charles Graff

Best Cuban Cigars

There are few commodities that have the same allure as Cuban cigars. During the last 50 years they have gone from indispensable accessories for the wealthy to the world’s ultimate forbidden fruit. Even though this infamy is worldwide, it was due to a strict embargo put on Cuba’s trade by America. Having a thriving cigar producing tradition & superb soil helped. But you can’t beat the mystique of something that’s illegal. However, now that the embargo has been lifted public opinion hasn’t changed. People around the world are still clamoring for the best Cuban cigars. This trend validates claims that Cuba actually produces superb cigars.
November 25, 2016 by Charles Graff
Tags: cigars

Best Cigars for the Holidays!

This holiday season you have an endless selection of cigars to choose from for the cigar aficionado that you love most. Each person’s preferences are different, and if you don’t know what your friend enjoys you could make a crucial mistake. To say the least this is an extremely daunting task for anyone who isn’t familiar with cigars.

December 20, 2015 by Charles Graff
Tags: cigars