Cigar Review: 1502 Ruby Robusto

In 1502 Christopher Columbus embarked on his fourth and final voyage to the New World from Spain. The voyage took him past the northern end of the Windward Islands, through the Leeward Islands, along Hispaniola and Jamaica  past Cuba and all the way to the coast of Central America. While sailing along the coast he explored … Read more

Best Cigar Glues: A Complete Guide

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting at your desk, smoking a cigar, and you need to fix another one in your collection. Your hands are sticky from handling the wrapper, but you can’t put down the cigar long enough to find a paper clip or toothpick, so you make a mental note to bring one … Read more

How to Rehydrate Cigars: Different Methods For The Best Smoke Experience

Knowing how to rehydrate cigars is a beneficial skill. Many people underestimate the effect that temperature and humidity have on cigars; in fact, cigar dehydration can occur so slowly that it goes completely unnoticed until much later when the damage has already been done. Dehydration can be caused by various factors that contribute to the … Read more

Cigar Review: Vegas Robaina Famosos


Since 1845 the Robaina Family has been farming tobacco at the farms of Cuchillas de Barbacoa. The farms are situated in the San Luis zone of the Vuelta Abajo tobacco region and this is the most famous region for growing tobacco in Cuba and possibly the world. The family was one of the only families that … Read more

Cigar Review: Vegas Robaina Unicos


In 1997, Habanos S.A. announced that they would be releasing a new Habano and that this Habano would be honoring a tobacco legend and more importantly, his family. You see, since 1845, this man’s family had been growing tobacco in the fields of San Juan in Pinar del Rio, and even after the Revolution, the government recognized how … Read more

Cigar Review: Vegas Robaina Maestros Edición Regional España (2007)


In 2005, Habanos S.A. announced their regional edition program, It is a program to this day that offers some of the less known brands the opportunity to shine, and it also offers countries and regions across the globe to have some say in what they would like. The program has been ever changing and growing since … Read more