Bespoke Cigar Humidors, Humidor Cabinets & Wine Rooms

Bespoke humidors and wine rooms If you are passionate about fine wine and superior cigars, our bespoke range will be the ultimate lifestyle choice for you. Our uniquely crafted humidors and wine rooms allow you to acquire and develop a distinguished collection of cigars and wines, safe in the knowledge they are being stored in…

The Tale of Trinidad

Cuba threw a huge party in February centered around the 50th birthday of the Trinidad brand, but that golden anniversary left many people scratching their heads. For most of its history Trinidad Cigars was a shrouded in secrecy and mystery. It didn’t become widely known until the 1990s, and the cigar as we know it today…

Cohiba—15 Fascinating Facts About Cuba’s Most Famous Cigar Brand

In a few decades Cohiba went from a private-label brand for Fidel Castro to becoming the most recognizable, sought-after cigar in the world. Up there with Dom Pérignon vintage Champagne, Rolls Royces and Patek Philippe watches, the Cohiba name is now synonymous with luxury goods, and for the most part, they live up to the…

WHO ARE THE BUYERS OF HIGH-PRICED VINTAGE CIGARS?

As we’ve discovered, the world of vintage cigars is poorly defined, and even less understood. With some information from a few specialists, I found out that vintage buyers can be divided into two distinct groups. Dr. Maximilian Herzog, owner of three cigar specialist stores in Berlin, is regarded as a shrewd broker on the vintage…

The most common questions we get asked by people about Cuban cigars

Here are a list of some of the most common questions we get asked by people about Cuban cigars, we hope you find them useful. If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us directly. What is a Habano? The official Denominacion de Origen Protegida (D.O.P) or Protected Denomination…

The most common cigar humidor problems and how to solve them

Disappointment when cigars are stored in a humidor is often caused by nonsensical construction of the used product and inadequate use. Here are the most common problems encountered when storing cigars in a humidor and suggestions on how to fix them. CIGARS BECOME DAMP Probable causes and their solutions: 1 – Cigars are being stored…

How to identify cigars by their box codes

Factory identification tends to play a bigger role with Cuban cigars because Cuba has altered their factory seals and codes several times over the years. Moreover, unless you’ve really done your homework, trying to identify a vintage box of Havanas can be quite confusing. In the beginning… According to one source, cigars were originally sold…

The Story of the Aluminium Cigar Tube

Aluminium cigar tubes are as much part of the Havana cigar scene as labelled boxes, cedar cabinets and elegant humidors. The traditional hand-crafted boxes have been around for centuries. But when did tubes first make an appearance and who thought of the idea? Thanks to research I conducted last year into the 225-year history of…

Why choose cigars for a Christmas gift?

Why choose cigars for a Christmas gift? No, this is not a trick question! If you know someone who loves the occasional or frequent cigar, you just can’t go wrong with cigars as a Christmas gift. Any cigar lover will tell you there is no such thing as too many cigars; provided they have somewhere…

How to Re-use a Vintage Humidor

Have you ever been tempted to buy a vintage humidor on Ebay, but were concerned about how effective it would be?   There were no cheap imports from China, these were all made by English craftsmen and the equivalent today would cost you thousands of pounds from companies like David Linley. You still need to…