Reviews

HVC 10th Anniversary

It would be easy to start this review like many others, with a cigar company celebrating an anniversary with a new limited edition. That is…

The Single

In May, Jeremy McDonald—the longtime national sales manager for Caldwell Cigar Co.—announced he was striking out on his own and creating his own cigar company. Two months…

Ferio Tego Elegancia

About a month from now, I’ll publish an annual feature here at halfwheel, a rare editorial and an even rarer halfwheel post that features lots of speculation….

Arturo Fuente Unnamed Reserve 2021

There’s a street in Paradise Valley, Ariz. that I drive by with some regularity when I’m out of my errands that always catches my attention….

Casa Magna Liga F Churchill

In 2008, Quesada released a new regular production line named Casa Magna Colorado, which included Nicaraguan tobacco from the Estelí and Jalapa growing regions. Over…

Davidoff of Geneva 110th Anniversary Exclusive 2021

Pretty much every other year it seems I find myself reviewing a Davidoff cigar that is celebrating one of the company’s many anniversaries. It’s to…

Wunder|Lust Fiorella

Wunder|Lust, a line that is part of the RoMa Craft Tobac portfolio, debuted in 2016 as an exclusive cigar for the European market, and in…

Davidoff Chefs Edition 2021

One of my most recent cigar reviews dealt with a cigar that got its name from the world of wine, so it seems only fitting…

Don Lino Maduro Toro

In 1989, Nestor Miranda not only founded Miami Cigar & Co., but also created one of the company’s first releases: Don Lino. While there have…

Oliva Serie V Melanio JR 50th Anniversary

While I have been in a number of interesting conversations during my time in the cigar industry, I have never been involved in a conversation…

My Father García & García Robusto Deluxe

In 2016, My Father Cigars released a singular cigar under a new line named García & García, named after the company’s owners, the García family….