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    This Medaille d’Or No 2 from La Gloria Cubana, standing very proud and regal, is a pre-1960 release which to this day is this brand’s most consistent and popular size at 6.7 inches long and a ring gauge of 43.  The La Gloria Cubana brand was created in 1885 in Havana Cuba, it […]

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         Sitting in front of the grille of a beautiful vintage Maserati is an incredible cigar from Montecristo Cuba, the 2012 Limited Edition, Montecristo 520.  This cigar was created to commemorate the anniversary of 520 years since tobacco from Cuba was first taken to Europe with Christopher Columbus.        This is a Maravillas No. […]

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          Anyone who loves a good Cuban cigar will know that Size DOESN’T Matter and in the case of the H Upmann Half Corona, we see a prime example of small being very Mighty.  This cigar that measures in at 3 1/2 inches long and a 44 ring gauge will initially leave you wondering […]

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    When picking up a box of 5 Puritos from Montecristo, you won’t be spending a lot of money but the real value begins when you light your first.  Be prepared for a bit of a surprise when you take your first puff, these aren’t simple or dull by any stretch of the imagination. […]

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        Take everything you like about the Hoyo Epicure No 2, try to remember what that is and then light Hoyo De Monterey’s Corona Gorda, the Epicure No 1.  If the cigar has spent a few years in the humidor before you’ve clipped the foot, then you’ll be in for the time […]

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          Before Christmas (2011) my friend Tom and I picked up a few of these cigars from a box from ’07.  A few days went by and then we lit them up in his back yard in rainy cold weather.  It wasn’t an environment where you’d get a fair assessment of […]

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One place where I enjoyed many a Montecristo in the sun was in Tiberias, a beautiful city on the sea of Galilee… The picture above reveals small sea shells that I picked up on the shore of the sea, I couldn’t believe how small and perfect they were… I believe it was about 6 or […]

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One of my all time favorite cigars is the Romeo y Julieta Churchill…I’ve smoked many and other than the rare occasion where there may be a slightly tough draw, these stately cigars never fail to please in the taste department…Last night I lit a Wide Churchill that I had been holding on to for about […]

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Something that I’ve been reading about that has me a bit concerned is the decision by our governing parties to remove the opulent bands and traditionally artistic packaging from Cuban cigars… This isn’t going to be happening overnight but even the thought that the removal of the picture of Romeo and Juliet or the gold […]

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I know that I always try to get a good cigar in any of the pictures that I upload on this site but yesterday’s day fishing in the Fraser Valley in British Columbia was a wonderful day out with many fish on the line and I couldn’t resist showing this off… This is a Coho […]

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