Double Robusto

The American Double Robusto

There have been some ambitious projects in the cigar industry, but in the decade-plus that I have been actively covering the premium cigar industry, few…

Romeo y Julieta Fabulosos No.2 (Colección Habanos 2016)

In 2001, Habanos S.A. launched the Colleción Habanos series, which took large-format cigars and packaged them in boîte nature boxes that are designed to look…

H. Upmann Magnum 56 (2020)

As someone who is fairly cognizant of the fact that you can’t have the same experience twice, I find myself tempering my excitement when I…

La Palina Goldie No. 6

Coming out of a year full of disruptions to daily life, there is a bit of solace to be found when things do go according…

L’Atelier LAT54 Selection Spéciale

In 2013, L’Atelier Imports announced a new version to its namesake L’Atalier LAT line, Selection Spéciale. It was introduced in a 5 5/8 x 46…

Illusione PCA 2020 Exclusive

In February, Illusione announced it would be releasing a new cigar that would be sold exclusively to retailers who placed orders in person during the 2020…

CAO Bones Matador

In the General Cigar Co.-owned chapters of CAO’s existence, the brand has not only been known for some solid cigars, but also for the inspirations…

VegaFina Fortaleza 2 Andullo

Most of the tobacco used for cigars is more or less grown, harvested and processed in the same way. Seeds are planted—oftentimes in seedbeds—moved to…

AVO Improvisation 30 Years

It never ceases to amaze me how quickly things not only get in the rearview mirror but also seemingly fall out of the rearview mirror….

The T. Connecticut Double Robusto

In the summer of 2017, Matt Booth continued his return to the cigar industry after he and his Room101 brand parted ways with Davidoff of…

Casa Fernández Tobacco Haven 30th Anniversary

In what’s become a common phrase on this site, a cigar business is celebrating a milestone anniversary with a cigar. In this case, it’s the…