In addition to the Cigar Advisors, we publish work from BOTLs of all walks, both in and out of the premium cigar business: cigar manufacturers, bloggers, and various experts in their fields. Even with such a wide-ranging cast of characters, one thing is for sure: all the contributors who put ink to paper for Cigar Advisor are straight shooters and credible experts who share an appreciation for premium cigars and take part in our lifestyle. This is a digital mag created by, and for, cigar enthusiasts of all stripes; and because they share our passions, we trust them to bring you more of the cigar info you care about. Click below to meet them…

Andy Case

Founder, The Midwestern Gentleman

Andy Case is the founder of MidwesternGentleman.com, a site dedicated to the Great Lakes Good Life. When not writing on the necessities of modern day manhood you can find him lakeside, often with a rod and reel in one hand and an ice cold IPA in the other. Andy resides on the outskirts of Detroit, MI with his wife Feionna and son Caleb.

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Arthur Payson

Arthur Payson is a contributor to Cigar Advisor magazine.

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Barry Stein

Cigar Blogger

A widely-read cigar blogger, Barry Stein works in the retail side of the cigar industry. Prior to his entering the business full-time, Barry worked as an International Security Consultant and Private Investigator. Both jobs have allowed him to travel the world; the one parallel has been that he likes to end his days in a cigar shop or lounge.

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