Cigar Review: Xen by Nish Patel

Excellent burn, a bright, pleasant smoke that beginners can enjoy and anyone can appreciate. By J.V. Bolkan Xen Robusto 5 x 50 Natural (Conneticut) Honduran wrapper Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Secret ...

Dewar’s Scratched Cask

New whisky combines the best of Scotch whisky and American whiskey know-how to create a unique liquid. By John B. Virata Dewar’s Scratched Cask is a new whisky that is prepared by scratching the barrels after...

Spirits on an African Safari

  An African safari results in awesome wildlife and tasty cocktail traditions. By Kim Campbell Thornton It’s sundowner time. The Land Rover comes to a stop in an open area—the better to see any ap...

Friends and Cigars

Cigars can help pave the way to lasting friendships. By The Cigar Guys, Alex Lukoff and Tony Wilson While having breakfast in Bel Air one morning, I overheard an interesting conversation. Two young men we...

Global Cigars Industry Report Released

Report offers detailed analysis on top cigar consuming countries as well as profiles of 172 cigar companies. By John B. Virata Global Industry Analysts has released its report on the worldwide market for ...

Kenny Chesney: Pirate vs.Poet

The chart topper may appear laid back, but there is intensity to spare when it comes to his music. By Betsy Model As fantasies go, the scene has got to be in the top three: warm beaches, lapping waves and...

Sonoma Cider Debuts Two New Flavors

Both ciders are available now. Sonoma Cider is shipping two new cider flavors to complement its line of hard ciders. The Crowbar, at 6 percent alcohol by volume, is a habanero lime cider and is the first cid...