Cigars

Grant Batson Joins Drew Estate

The custom pipe maker will head up company's pipe division. By John B. Virata Drew Estates has hired Grant Batson to head up the company’s pipe division, including the Drew Estates Classics pipe tobacco l...

Cigar Oasis Releases Smart Humidor

The Smart Humidor brand will officially launch on July 17, 2015. By Cari Jorgensen Last year, Next Generation was released by Cigar Oasis. This product line of electronic humidifiers controls cigar humido...

Arnold’s Rules for Smoking a Cigar

After congratulating The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon for his cameo in Jurassic World, Arnold Schwarzenegger blasted Jimmy Fallon for not listening to his advice on what to do when smoking a cigar for the first time. Arnold told Jimmy his advice for smoking a c...

For Your Humidor: 102 Cigars Rated!

Ratings are the average based on a blind tasting of each cigar by our expert panel of eight cigar connoisseurs, who together possess more than 100 years of cigar-smoking expertise. To provide feedback on any of the ratings, or to offer your own opinions on ...

Cigar Tax Killed in Louisiana

The senate finance committee inserted an amendment to raise the tax, which the legislative conference committee removed.  By John B. VIrata The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association l...

Cigar Etiquette

The cigar lifestyle is about keeping things friendly and courteous. By The Cigar Guys: Alex Lukoff and Tony Wilson Sometimes it’s good to get some perspective. Take video conferencing, for example. It’s probably built into your cell phone, but all Star T...