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Elliot writes extensively about how to find the best cigars and wholesale pipe tobacco online from Vienna, VA. He carries forward the fourth generation of cigar enthusiastists in the Boudin family.

has written 59 awesome article(s).


A Tradition of Cigar Smoking Among America’s Political Leaders – Part 1 of 2

by Elliot Boudin October 17, 2012
Old White House

Dating back as early as the 10th century with the Mayans puffing on tobacco leaves bound up with string to Columbus’ first visit to the Americas in 1492 and discovering the natives smoking cylindrical bundles of twisted tobacco leaves wrapped in dried palm or corn husks, cigar smoking has been a beloved tradition by many […]

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Cigars and Politics- Cigar Usage Changed in White House in Later Years – Part 2 of 2

by Elliot Boudin October 12, 2012
Cigar Use in Whitehouse

Part two of my blog on cigars and politics takes a look at cigar usage in modern times and how it changed in the White House in the later years. Starting with fourth U.S. President James Madison’s term until approximately the mid-twentieth century, cigars had its own special place in the White House. For those […]

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Famous Political Cigar Smokers

by Elliot Boudin October 3, 2012
Winston Churchill and his ever present Cigar

Some of the most famous men in history have smoked cigars.  Be it statesmen, writers, philosophers, scientists, entertainers, or athletes, these gentlemen have changed the world with a cigar clenched firmly in their teeth.  But with the November elections not far off, we thought we would take a decidedly non-partisan look at the most famous […]

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How to Smoke a Cigar

by Elliot Boudin September 27, 2012
Beautiful woman with a cigar

Just for the fun of it, I recently invited some of my non-cigar-smoking friends over to my place for some relaxation time and I decided to show them a little of what they were missing. It turned into a fun lesson on how to smoke a cigar and I actually got a few converts out […]

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Which Type of Liquor Goes Best with a Premium Cigar

by Elliot Boudin September 26, 2012
Cigar and Liquor

“Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker”—Willy Wonka One of the most frequent questions asked about cigars is which type of liquor goes best with a good smoke.  Alcohol and cigars go hand-in-hand for many as two of their favorite vices, so naturally the question is a valid one.  Unfortunately, there isn’t one clear cut […]

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Private Stock No. 6

by Elliot Boudin September 20, 2012

From the makers of Davidoff, the Private stock is an exceptional value.  Private Stock No. 6 assaults your senses with a mild to medium bodied distinctive flavor, with each Private Stock hand rolled in the Dominican Republic. The wrapper is all natural, the binder Ecuadorian. The filler is made from a fine blend shipped in […]

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Top Ten Cigar Smoking Comic Book Characters

by Elliot Boudin September 12, 2012
Cigar Smoking Comic Characters

Over the past few years, it has been almost impossible to avoid the resurgence of comic books.  These “kids” books are anything but.  The themes and artwork are more adult and even the name has changed with “graphic novel” now being the accepted term for a collection of multiple comics.  And with The Avengers breaking […]

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