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Splurge (Candela C-8)

This section of the magazine is typically reserved for “Essentials” as in things you can’t live without. But sometimes a new product comes along that ...
The Padróns

The Padróns

Over the weekend we received the incredibly sad news that Rodolfo “Rudy” Padrón passed away. Rudy was not one for publicity or fanfare but back ...

Enter The Dragon – Gurkha’s Groundbreaking Collaboration with Some of the Top Cigar Makers

A couple of pigs, a chicken, a rabbit, and a rat got together at last year’s Premium Cigar Association trade show in Las Vegas. No ...
Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots (How Cigars Saved My Wife)

EDITOR’S NOTE: We originally ran this story in our Jan/Feb 2012 issue. A lot has changed since then but this story continues to be a ...
Staying Power

Staying Power

Behind every cigar there are countless people who contributed to the flavor, look, feel, and experience of smoking it. Some of them have their best ...

Man Caves

High-tech and careful planning let cigar smoking back indoors
Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian: Picking up the pieces 

A September weeknight at BURN by Rocky Patel in Naples, Florida was soothing and quiet. A musical duo played some Boomer hits, folks in and ...

Can’t Miss Events 2023

Welcome to 2023, a number known in numerology as “an encouragement to embrace the unknown, explore your talents, and learn new things.” We’re not much ...
Carrying the torch

Carrying the Torch – S.T. Dupont

From royalty to James Bond, luggage to lighters, 150 years of S.T. Dupont Opulance When you’re a century and a half old, you expect certain ...

Farm to Feast

Drew Estate’s Barn Smokers drop tons of knowledge, cigars, food, and booze on their legions of fans in the company’s unique, inimitable style.  Jonathan Drew ...

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