I was recently introduced to a new cigar line that I was interested in trying, partly because the owners are Israeli. Refael Kashani Cigars is actually based in the two countries I am a citizen of – Canada and Israel. According to Refael, they control the entire process, from selecting the plots of land for… Continue reading Kashani Cigars: Bold and Smooth
Las Vegas is an interesting town, and probably more than any city in the United States, it is a destination city… far more people visit Las Vegas than live there. Be it for the casinos, the shows, the cuisine, or the conference centres, it is a town that grew out of the desert thanks to… Continue reading Vato Cigars: Binion’s Best Kept Secret!
“Mitch, why don’t you come up San Jose for the launch of our new cigar line?”Several months ago I met Ozhen and Chris at the IACS Cigar Sommelier course, and they told me about the LG Cigar Lounge in San Jose, California. They told me about the new cigar line they were developing in the… Continue reading CDS Salomon: Perfecto!
I love when friends launch their new cigar lines. There are two things that I know:I know that I am going to be asked to try and review the cigar for my blog; andI know that none of my friends would give me a bad cigar to smoke, let alone write about.So, when my friends… Continue reading Casa de Sueños: A Dream!
When I went to meet my friend and her husband in Havana recently I was really looking forward to catching up, enjoying a cigar and a drink (or two... or three), and chatting about this and that. My friend Danays Leon is one of a select few women who are full-fledged Habanos Sommeliers, and it… Continue reading Sperlinga: Thank You Your Grace!
Ok, another night at Don's Den of Iniquity and Cigars. I came after the gym, lit up my first cigar, and Don and I watched the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1. I didn't care to blog while relaxing at first... especially since my first cigar was one I have already written about.… Continue reading La Aurora Escogidos