Watch: Charlie Minato on Fuente & Meerapfel Present: Meet The Professor (9:00 P.M. EDT)

Today and tomorrow, the Fuente & Meerapfel Present: Meet The Professor live show is hosting a 26-hour live stream. At 9:00 P.M. EDT I will...
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Watch: Patrick Lagreid on Down to the Nub (3:00 P.M. PST)

If you’re looking to hear someone other than Charlie Minato talk about The Consensus, year-end lists, and a whole bunch of other things related to...
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Watch: Charlie Minato on Developing Palates 2020 Media Recap Panel (8:00 P.M. CST)

In case you haven’t seen enough of me on video in the last week, I’ll be appearing on Developing Palates’ media panel show this evening....
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The Consensus Top 25 Cigars 2020

Welcome to The Consensus, No. 10. This is simultaneously the most complete and most flawed top 25 cigars of 2020 list you will see. While the...
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Watch: The Consensus Top 25 Cigars of 2020 (12:00 P.M. CST)

For the 10th consecutive year, halfwheel presents The Consensus. A decade ago I wondered what would happen if I took all of the various best cigars...
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The Top 25 Cigars of 2020

As you can see below, this is a very different Top 25 cigars list from most. At halfwheel, the 25 best cigars are the 25 best...
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Watch: Top 25 Cigars of 2020 (12:00 P.M. CST)

The time has come. Seemingly everyone does a list, we decide unveil our list live on video—what possibly could go wrong. Watch as Brooks, Patrick...
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2020 Awards: Packaging Top 10

While seemingly every cigar publication creates some sort of list of what it thinks the best cigars to smoke were in a given year—we have...
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Watch: Packaging Awards 2020 (12:00 P.M. CST)

It’s just one more day until we unveil our Top 25 cigars of 2020, but tune in today to see us unveil our Top 10...
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2020 Awards: Company of the Year

There are no specific qualifications to be considered for this award. Typically, it seems like the award is given to the company who had the...
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2020 Awards: Factory of the Year

This was as close as any of our Factory of the Year voting to date: first place was separated from second place by a point,...
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