Cigar Ratings & Reviews

CA Review Panel: CAO Signature Series Cigar Review (Video)

Dressed in a dual ring, CAO Signature Series cigars are a full-flavored step up from their popular CAO Gold selection; they share one of the same bands, but the blends are miles apart. While the Gold Series has been a long time recommendation for new smokers, the Signature Series is more of a follow-up cigar.
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Cigar Advisor’s Essential Nub Cigars Tasting & Buying Guide

When Nub cigars arrived on the premium cigar scene in 2008 they weren’t a so-called “novelty” for very long. Originally created by Sam Leccia at the Oliva Cigar factory in Estelí, Nicaragua, this unique, fat, half-cigar shapetook the industry by storm and was even chosen as a “2008 Best Buy” by Cigar Insider.
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Cigar Review: Aganorsa-Casa Fernandez Reserva Miami Maduro

It all starts with the authentic Cuban seeds planted by Cuban farmers in the rich soil of Nicaragua's Jalapa Valley. As they grow, the plants are carefully nurtured to fruition, then cured and aged in the "old school" Cuban tradition. Only one more important ingredient is added – "time"...
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Cigar Advisor’s Essential H. Upmann Cigars Tasting & Buying Guide

Hailed as one of the iconic Cuban heritage cigar brands, H. Upmann was founded in 1844 by German banker, Hermann Upmann. Upmann had arrived in Cuba a year earlier to open a German import-export business; he also set up a banking business for tobacco dealers and cigar makers, and shortly after bought his own cigar factory.
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CA Review Panel: Fratello Cigar Review (Video)

Fratello Cigars was founded by Omar de Frias, who was born in the Dominican Republic, grew up in the United States, was a college basketball star who qualified for the NBA, earned a Master’s in engineering, and eventually became a rocket scientist.
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Cigar Gifts

2018: Top Father’s Day Cigar Gifts

Stumped on a Father's Day gift? No problem. When it comes to treating Dad to some…
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Cigar Advisor’s Essential Partagas Cigars Tasting & Buying Guide

A Brief History of Partagas Cigars Partagas Cigars was founded in 1845; among the oldest and most…
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CA Review Panel: Romeo y Julieta Montague by AJ Fernandez Cigar Review (Video)

The Romeo y Julieta Montague by AJ Fernandez Back Story If this Romeo…
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Cigar Advisor’s Essential Ashton Cigars Tasting & Buying Guide

The Ashton Cigars Back Story The source for Ashton Cigars, Ashton Distributors, was founded in 1985 by…
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Cigar Advisor Panel: Trinidad Esteli Cigar Review – Video

Blended by Rafael Nodal and made by Plasencia in Nicaragua, Trinidad Esteli is a full-flavored Nicaraguan puro blended with vintage Nicaraguan tobaccos. Watch our review now!
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