Some Observations on Cigars

I enjoy cigars and have for almost 40 years. But being in the business, and especially since my focus turned to blending pipe tobaccos, I’ve become more analytical about them and have noticed some things that have changed my perspective. With the trend moving toward larger ring gauges, there’s seems to be a common conception […]

Cigar Review: Joya De Nicaragua Antaño Dark Corojo

Dark, rich, bold, sweet? Sounds like an over romanticized version of the ideal man, but it was my initial reaction to the Joya De Nicaragua Antaño Dark Corojo. This cigar is so heavy you need 2 hands to lift it, but unlike some others, power is not its single attribute. I took this dark beauty […]