A Humidor’s Size and Weight Can Make A Difference

by David Nadel May 12, 2016

A humidor isn’t a purchase to make lightly based on one aspect, such as price. It’s a finely crafted piece that will serve you for years to come in many cases, and needs to possess all of the qualities that you need. While it does need to be affordable, other aspects are more important. Chief […]

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Light Your Pipe Like a Pro

by David Nadel May 11, 2016

Other than packing properly, lighting can be one of the more difficult things for new pipe smokers to get right. A lot depends on the method and the tools that you choose, and in some cases the habits you develop when you’re starting out. Mostly, pipe smokers use wood matches (paper matches from gas stations […]

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4 Key Tips For Choosing Your First Stogie

by David Nadel May 10, 2016

Breaking into cigars can be very challenging but also very rewarding. Few things are better than relaxing at the end of the day with a group of friends and enjoying each other’s company, a drink, and a great cigar. But how to you go from the first time you buy a cigar to being comfortable […]

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Stressed? Pass on the Stogie!

by David Nadel May 9, 2016

We all know that smoking a cigar is a very relaxing pastime. For some, it goes even deeper into a culture or something that’s very much a part of their everyday lives. However, just because smoking a cigar is relaxing, it’s not really considered to be a stress reliever. What this means is simple: if […]

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Herb and Spice Flavors in Your Cigar

by David Nadel April 17, 2016

Sometimes cigar aficionados get caught up and full of themselves when it comes to infused, or flavored cigars. They forget that sometimes it’s OK to smoke something not ultra premium as a one off or a treat every now and again. They also get wrapped up in some of the information and myths that were […]

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Convert that Wine Cooler to a Giant Humidor

by David Nadel April 14, 2016

When a cigar smoker becomes a cigar collector, they often end up with a LOT of sticks. Some want them to age for a long time, and others they buy to collect, smoke, and maybe share with friends or trade. Whatever the reason they get into collecting, the point is that proper storage with respect […]

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How to Remedy a Funky Humidor

by David Nadel April 13, 2016

An odor in your humidor isn’t only unpleasant, it could be a sign of serious issues in the works. This is one of the reasons you should be monitoring your humidor very frequently – check it at least once per week. However, even with diligence, it’s possible that you could develop an issue from mold […]

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