A grand spectacle Michael Argenti, founder of the Berger & Argenti brand, has been around the cigar industry for quite some time. Working behind the scenes on numerous brands, Argenti has now teamed up with the talent of AJ Fernandez and his factory in Nicaragua. La Gran Llave is the result, a box pressed maduro that impresses immediately on first glance. And it’s one that needs to hit your wish list immediately. A gritty (believe us, I mean this in a good way!) Mexican San A
In the 1970s, this brand was considered the finest not only in Nicaragua, but in the entire world. It was actually created in Nicaragua’s first cigar factory founded in 1964, enjoyed by US Presidents and renowned for its rich and full flavor. But decades of war and Communist rule in Nicaragua destroyed the brand and decimated the factory - and most of the rest of the country for that matter. Well, the country has been on the rise again, and fittingly, so is the brand. This ne
Reunited and it feels so good! For years, cigar fans waited for Ashton and Arturo Fuente to collaborate again. And with Symmetry, it finally happened. Some things in life are worth waiting for, and we’re happy to report that Ashton Symmetry is most certainly one of them. Ashton and Arturo Fuente have teamed up to create a scrumptious, medium-bodied morsel. Symmetry also serves as the first Ashton-branded cigar to contain Nicaraguan tobacco. A perfect Ecuadorian Habano wrapper
A new Vintage? That's right! The Rocky Patel Vintage line is one of the finest collections of premium cigars on the market. From the rich and sultry Vintage '92 to the buttery-smooth Vintage '99, each of these handmades is crafted with the utmost attention to detail and quality. Today, a new "Vintage" joins the fold with the Rocky Patel Vintage 2006 — and this San Andres wrapped cigar is a perfect addition to the lineup. The latest in the Vintage brand, 2006 San Andreas is cr
So close, yet so far away. Although it’s only 90 miles off the Florida coast, Cuba might as well be a whole world away. Alan Rubin, of Alec Bradley cigars, looks hopefully towards the future with Alec Bradley Post Embargo. This new cigar imagines a day when Cuban and non-Cuban brands can compete on a level playing field. Crafted at the Raices Cubanas factory in Honduras, Post Embargo comes dressed in a Honduran wrapper, 2 binders from Honduras and Nicaragua, and a blend of pr
A cigar straight outta our dreams! There are two things we need for a perfect morning — a hot cup of coffee, and a delicious Connecticut wrapped cigar. Luckily, with Archetype Dreamstate, we're already halfway there. With incredibly artistic packaging and an insane attention to detail, Dreamstate begs for your attention. And if you enjoy a smooth cigar, we'd recommend you don’t ignore it. Getting things started, you’ll find a Dominican San Vincente binder and an Ecuadorian Co
Reunited and it feels so good!
For years, cigar fans waited for Ashton and Arturo Fuente to collaborate again. And with Symmetry, it finally happened. Some things in life are worth waiting for, and we're happy to report that Ashton Symmetry is most certainly one of them. Ashton and Arturo Fuente have teamed up to create a scrumptious, medium-bodied morsel. Symmetry also serves as the first Ashton-branded cigar to contain Nicaraguan tobacco.
A perfect Ecuadorian Habano wr
The Sun shines brightly on Undercrown Way back in 2011, Drew Estate released a cigar called Undercrown. This blend was created by the rollers in the factory after they were told they could no longer enjoy the Liga Privada #9 blend due to heavy demand. This Undercrown blend eventually made it into full production and we are glad it did. After claiming a mass of fans and a noteworthy 90-rating, Drew Estate decided to follow it up with the Undercrown Shade - a Connecticut wrappe
Black Market gets spicier Are you on the hunt for an unforgettable cigar experience? Alan Rubin of Alec Bradley cigars works to create just that for any enthusiast. His portfolio of cigars are crafted of top-notch tobaccos and receive rave reviews again and again. The latest and greatest premium of the bunch is the bolder Black Market Esteli. Alec Bradley Black Market Esteli is the long-awaited sequel to the 90-rated Alec Bradley Black Market. A high-quality crafted cigar, ju
Get ready to celebrate with the Padron 1964 Series. This limited production selection serves up a complex flavor profile consisting of coffee bean, cocoa, earth, and hazelnut. Uber-smooth and complex, each cigar is box-pressed in true Cuban tradition and aged four years, resulting in a 95-rated masterpiece. The draw: perfect. The construction: flawless. And it's available in your choice of a sun-grown natural or a dark maduro wrapper. Originally crafted to commemorate Padron'