Why I’m Proud to Smoke Cigars
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Why I’m Proud to Smoke Cigars

This weekend, I’m participating in a golf tournament commemorating the life of my father-in-law, who passed away way too young. It was five years ago, and as you…

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First Smoke of the Summer
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First Smoke of the Summer

Here in the Pacific Northwest, summer has been late in its arrival.  A wet April transitioned into a worse May, and before I knew it June arrived with…

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Villiger 1888 Fuerte
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Villiger 1888 Fuerte

This is the final installment of reviews on Villiger cigars from Villiger Stokkebye International.  For a quick recap on VSI, the company was founded by two families, Villiger…

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A must-watch cigar movie
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A must-watch cigar movie

I recently had the opportunity to watch James Suckling’s “Cigars: The Heart and Soul of Cuba,” a new documentary about the cigar industry in Cuba.  The film starts…

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H. Upmann Sun Grown Magnum
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H. Upmann Sun Grown Magnum

Cigar makers have such interesting histories.  It seems that many started their foray in the tobacco industry without any idea that they would become famous for their cigars. …

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Villiger 1888
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Villiger 1888

This is the third installment of reviews on Villiger cigars from Villiger Stokkebye International.  VSI was founded by the two families, Villiger and Stokkebye, in 1888 and 1882…

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