Reading Time: 2 minutes The Zino Nicaragua selection is having a baby. It’s the Zino Nicaragua Half Corona. It’s got a four-nation blend, and what’s more is, Oettinger Davidoff has pre-cut them in response to their followers’ “on-the-go lifestyle.” Learn more here.
How can you tell if a cigar is fresh?
Cigar wrappers that have a rich, oily sheen show that the cigar has been properly humidified and the leaf is very high quality. But even dull-looking wrappers can be of good quality. One great way to tell if a cigar is really fresh or not is by giving it “the pinch test.” Very lightly “pinch” the cigar between your thumb and forefinger. It should feel firm with a little spring to it, not hard. If it feels like a piece of dead wood or if it’s particularly soft and spongy in spots, don’t buy it.