Real Cigar Aficionados Know Cubans Aren’t A Big Deal Anymore

By Dennis Green of Business Insider While every minor cigar fan is hooting and hollering about the possible return of Cuban cigars to the US, real cigar experts know the truth: There really isn’t all that much to cheer about. According to Michael Herklots, vice president for retail and brand development for Nat Sherman cigar brand, Cubans are not the greatest in the world anymore. Too many fantastic cigars have cropped up from other countries around the world, including Honduras, Dominican Republic, and Nicaragua — places Cigar experts flocked to after the…

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DANIEL MARSHALL AND RANALD MACDONALD HOST INAUGURAL CIGAR AND WHISKY TASTING EVENT IN CUBA

Daniel Marshall Cigars and Ranald Macdonald of London’s Boisdale Restaurant Group bring some of Nicaragua’s best Cigars and Scotland’s finest whisky to historic first-time tasting in Cuba Los Angeles, Calif. (June 7, 2016) – It was a memorable moment to be in the Salon Taganana, Hotel Nacional de Cuba with all the history, enjoying Daniel Marshall Red Label Cigars and rare Glenfiddich Whisky. The star-studded list of 55 cigar and whisky industry notables from around the globe, Hong Kong to Qatar, included the British Ambassador to Cuba, Tim Cole; Jemma…

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Emilio Cigars Draig Cayuquero – Robusto

A well-constructed cigar with an incredible flavor profile blended for the discerning cigar smoker. The Draig Cayuquero is the second release in Emilio’s Draig line. The Draig, which means dragon in Welsh, is a limited production, small-batch line of cigars by Emilio Cigars using a different factory and a different blend each year. The Draig uses unique tobaccos that are rarely found in most of today’s cigars. It is yet another line that successfully demonstrates Gary Griffith’s mastery. From Gary Griffith’s Facebook page: “There is a small town in the…

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