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  • Cigar and Coffee Pairings

    Cigar and Coffee Pairings

    Cigars have long been associated with alcoholic beverages when it comes to pairings, rarely coffee. But its similarities to coffee in both depth of taste and earthy flavours can lay the foundations for an even more satisfying combination. Like cigars, coffees are agricultural products grown from the ground. The beans are flavoured by the soil, […]

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  • Cigar Smoker of the Year Awards 2019 – Who Do You Think Will Win?

    Cigar Smoker of the Year Awards 2019 – Who Do You Think Will Win?

    Now in its 6th year, the Cigar Smoker of the Year Awards, held by Boisdale in association with Vina Carmen Wines, has become one of the most prestigious cigar events outside of Cuba. This year, it will take place on December 2, 2019 at Boisdale of Canary Wharf, bringing together the most celebrated cigar influencers […]

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  • Cigars & Craft Beer Pairings

    Cigars & Craft Beer Pairings

    Contrary to popular belief, cigars can pair just as well with beers as its traditionally favoured partner, whisky. The immense growth of the craft beer industry throughout the last decade has also led to a maturation of the beer market. As a result, the availability of beer choices has come to be just as nuanced […]

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  • How to Best Enjoy Your Cigars in the Winter

    How to Best Enjoy Your Cigars in the Winter

    For many of us, smoking inside is not an option. And once the cold weather hits, smoking outside seems impossible as well. Instead of giving in and just braving the cold, you may want to consider investing in a better experience. So what do you do when the weather turns cold? Here are some best […]

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  • Cigars of the Silver Screen

    Cigars of the Silver Screen

    The Best Cigar Movies Around For the next instalment of our series of great cigar traditions, we look at some of the most iconic appearances of cigars in film. Often the coda to an action sequence, cigars in movies serve to give a hero depth and an air of devil-may-care. From sci-fi to political biopic, […]

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  • Women That Love Cigars – Cigar Traditions

    Women That Love Cigars – Cigar Traditions

    Which Female Celebrities Love Cigars Most  Name the most famous cigar smokers of all time? Got a few in mind? Are you thinking of Winston Churchill or Clint Eastwood; perhaps Orson Wells or Mark Twain?                                            […]

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  • Cigar Traditions – Celebrating a New Addition to the Family

    Cigar Traditions – Celebrating a New Addition to the Family

    Many of the tobacco rituals we cherish come down to us from Native American cultures. Used in ceremonies, tobacco was the centrepiece of many rites and used as an offering to the spirits. Before setting out on a journey an offering of tobacco ensured safe passage; a pinch of tobacco marked the beginning of a […]

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