Category Archives: Cigar Musings

The Year of the Ecuadorian Wrapper

Q: How do you make a cigar wrapper taste better? A: Grow it in Ecuador! OK, call it in – it’s over.  I can guarantee one of the hottest cigars of the year will feature a Ecuadorian wrapper.  Why?  Because … Continue reading

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Manufacturer Spotlight – La Flor Dominicana

La Flor Dominicana is a brand that has really gained in popularity over the last few years.  It is the child of Litto Gomez and Ines Lorenzo-Gomez who have poured the hearts into creating one of the most diverse brands … Continue reading

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Cigar Accessories – Toys for the Aficionado

Whether it be a cutter or a lighter, it’s important to get the best item for your money. Below are essentials necessary (OK, some are superfluous) to truly enjoy your cigars. Cigar Cutters – unless you are smoking Phillies Blunts, … Continue reading

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2008 Zen Cigar of the Year – The Cruzado

The “Zennie” goes to Dion Giolito, the mastermind behind the Cruzado, the 2008 Zen Cigar of the Year! This took some deliberation as there were many great cigars in 2008. In fact, i would say this is a banner year … Continue reading

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Fuente Whores

You know them.  You’ve seen them in the stores.  Heck, you may even be one of them. They are first identified when the enter a cigar store as they have this strangely frantic wild look in their eyes.  Their heads … Continue reading

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