Cigar Shops & Lounges

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Davidoff Opens Flagship Store and Lounge in Downtown Manhattan

Davidoff celebrates the official opening of its global Flagship Store and Cigar Lounge in lower Manhattan today. ‘Davidoff of Geneva – since 1911’ Downtown occupies 2,000 square feet in Brookfield Place, a luxury shopping destination alongside the Hudson River.

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Events

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Camacho Powerband U.S. Road Tour Dates 2016

An US-wide Master-Built Series road tour introducing the new Camacho Powerband line will kickoff at Davidoff of Geneva since 1911 Tampa on June 10th and will make its way to over 50 retailers across the USA in 2016.

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Travel & Countries

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Visiting Cuba: “Before the Americans Come”

The idea that change is around the corner for Cuba is widespread right now. The change itself is being predicted to happen any time between this year and ten years from now. But most Cubans and outsiders do expect grand changes to occur soon.

Ratings & Awards

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Looking Back: Cigar Journal’s Best Buy Cigars of 2015

We combed through our blind tastings from the year 2015 again to find out which cigars received particularly good evaluations during the course of the year but are offered for a much lower price compared to others of the same rating.

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Looking Back: Cigar Journal’s Best Buy Cigars of 2015

We combed through our blind tastings from the year 2015 again to find out which cigars received particularly good evaluations during the course of the year but are offered for a much lower price compared to others of the same rating.

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From the Magazine

Photo: Irene Rittler

Denmark: A Tobacco Nation in the Back Rooms

The scene is small and everyone knows everyone, but signs of a trend reversal are there. There are in fact individual, young, cigar-smoking Danes around – a harbinger that Danish cigar culture is slowly gaining momentum again.

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El Panteón: The former La Corona Factory

El pantéon – hall of fame or cemetery – depending on the translation – was what the torcedores called the La Corona factory. Built by the American Tobacco Company, later under the name of Tabacalera Cubana, the factory operated a total of 91 brands.

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How Many Leaves Go Into Making One Cigar?

The answer isn’t as straight-forward as you might think. Of course, it’s obvious that the amount of tobacco used will vary considerably from Vitola to Vitola, and that it will also be influenced by the density of the roll. It can be said that the wrapper and the binder each use one half of a tobacco leaf.

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Who are the Buyers of High-Priced Vintage Cigars?

The vintage cigar market can be an enigmatic place, with players unwilling to reveal their sources, collections or investments for fear of alerting their competitors. With some information from a few specialists, Nick Hammond found out that vintage buyers can be divided into two distinct groups.

raising the american flag in cuba with kerry

Visiting Cuba: “Before the Americans Come”

The idea that change is around the corner for Cuba is widespread right now. The change itself is being predicted to happen any time between this year and ten years from now. But most Cubans and outsiders do expect grand changes to occur soon.

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