Top Holiday Cigar Gift Ideas

Top Holiday Cigar Gift Ideas

Sometimes, holidays are just what you need: some well-earned time off work, a gathering of family, and a delicious, relaxing cigar are all on deck. But what should you smoke? Check out our list of the best sticks to enjoy on holidays.

Diamond Crown Maximus

Diamond Crown Maximus

For that someone special on your gift list: JC Newman's Diamond Crown Maximus cigars, rolled by Fuente under a "handshake" agreement with some of the Dominican Republic's most robust tobaccos. Finished in a dark, Ecuadorian Sungrown wrapper for a rich, complex experience.

Country

Dominican

Strength

Full

Wrapper

Sun Grown

Color

Dark Natural

E.P. Carrillo New Wave Connecticut

E.P. Carrillo New Wave Connecticut

E. P. Carrillo New Wave cigars are expertly rolled in savory Ecuador Connecticut wrappers, capping a well-balanced blend of Nicaraguan & Dominican longfillers; a mellow smoke with modest spice and nutty-sweet flavors, it's a great cigar gift for beginners.

Country

Dominican

Strength

Mellow

Wrapper

Connecticut Shade

Color

Natural

Montecristo Epic Craft

Montecristo Epic Craft

Montecristo Epic Craft cigars make the perfect holiday gift. These full-bodied cigars are expertly handcrafted with an 11-year aged Nicaraguan wrapper and packed with premium Nicaraguan long-fillers. Aficionados can enjoy these stocking stuffers anytime of the year!

Country

Nicaragua

Strength

Full

Wrapper

Rosado

Color

Oscuro

H. Upmann Banker

H. Upmann Banker

H. Upmann cigars got their start in 1844 as gifts from Havana's Upmann Bros. Bank; H. Upmann Banker cigars continue the holiday cigar gifting tradition, issuing full-flavored notes of earth, pepper, and leather on a smoky-malty finish - all without breaking the bank.

Country

Dominican

Strength

Medium

Wrapper

Habano

Color

Dark Natural

Inferno 3rd Degree

Inferno 3rd Degree

Your Secret Santa recipient smokes the heavy, 4-alarm stuff? Win the holiday with Inferno 3rd Degree from Oliva: this puro lands rich Nicaraguan flavor squarely and firmly on the palate, thanks to Oliva's premium triple-fermented tobaccos encased in a spicy Habano wrapper.

Country

Nicaragua

Strength

Full

Wrapper

Habano

Color

Natural

Joya De Nicaragua Joya Red

Joya De Nicaragua Joya Red

Not sure what your giftee smokes, but know that they love Nicaraguan cigars? Joya de Nicaragua Joya Red can't miss - with their flavorful pedigree and reputation for quality, this Nicaraguan puro blend carries notes of nuts and pepper that will ensure a Thank You note.

Country

Nicaragua

Strength

Medium

Wrapper

Habano

Color

Natural

La Aroma De Cuba

La Aroma De Cuba

If the cigar lover on your list is a history buff, we recommend La Aroma de Cuba - a delicious reincarnation of a 19th century Cuban brand,boasting a chocolaty Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper surrounding a spicy blend of the Garcia family's most prime Nicaraguan tobaccos.

Country

Nicaragua

Strength

Medium

Wrapper

Broadleaf

Color

Dark Natural

La Gloria Cubana Serie RF

La Gloria Cubana Serie RF

La Gloria Cubana Serie RF represents the best Dominican & Nicaraguan Ligeros in La Gloria's tobacco stock, blended in perfect proportion. A spicy-sweet gift cigar with a brand name any cigar lover will appreciate - and affordable enough to gift yourself a box, too.

Country

Dominican

Strength

Full

Wrapper

Habano

Color

Natural

Macanudo Inspirado White

Macanudo Inspirado White

Ready to help your cigar pals step up to a more flavorful smoke? A box of Macanudo Inspirado White goes a long way, wrapping aged Nicaraguan & Mexican San Andres leaf up in an edgier, Ecuador Connecticut wrapper. The bow on top: notes of earth and spice, plus an enticing aroma.

Country

Dominican

Strength

Medium

Wrapper

Connecticut Shade

Color

Natural

Nub Habano

Nub Habano

As cigar gifts go, it's proof that big things come in small packages: Nub Habano cuts right to the chase and lands right on the cigar's "sweet spot," and even the shortest of Nub's fat ring gauges smoke for over an hour. A robust smoke someone will love to unwrap.

Country

Nicaragua

Strength

Full

Wrapper

Habano

Color

Natural