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Why Cigars Would Make an Excellent Gift for the Woman in Your Life

Deciding on a gift for the woman in your life can be tricky. Whether for a birthday present or a celebratory occasion, you want to ensure you get it right. For the woman who appreciates the finer things, gifting a cigar is more than just a present — it’s a recognition of her confidence, independence,…

How to Hire a Cigar Bar at Your Wedding

Cigars have a long-standing tradition of lighting up special occasions. Weddings are one of those joyous events. From the magical walk down the aisle to clinking glasses after a wedding toast, weddings leave us with memories to last a lifetime. However, modern weddings are becoming extravagant, with couples increasingly putting their own twist on nuptials. …

Cigars and Irish Whiskey: The Perfect St. Patricks Day Pairing

St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally celebrated on March 17th. Due to the large number of Irish heritage in the US, the holiday has become widely observed across the country. Some cities, such as Boston, Chicago, and New York, have large Irish-American populations. These cities are known to host elaborate St. Patrick’s Day festivities, including large…

How to keep cigars from drying in winter

Are you dreaming of smoking in a cigar winter wonderland this holiday season? Going outside in the cold isn’t particularly appealing to most cigar smokers, but there’s nothing better to turn those chills into thrills than a toasty stogie. Unfortunately, the coldest season can dampen our smoking experience in more ways than one. You must…

Why Cigars Make Great Christmas Gifts

Cigars can be a thoughtful and sophisticated present for someone who appreciates a delightful stogie. They make the most magical time of the year even more exciting, as your loved one has a delicious cigar to enjoy on the special day. Let’s explore why cigars make great Christmas gifts for the cigar fans in your…

How to throw a cigars themed Halloween party

When fall comes around, crisp orange leaves and the sweet aroma of pumpkin spice lattes blow in on a blustery breeze. As the nights shorten, shadows appear, and the spooky season creeps upon us, we begin to start planning festive celebrations.  With everyone in costumes and frivolities at an all-time high, Halloween is the perfect…

How to pair cigars with your BBQ

When the sun shines and temperatures rise, it’s the perfect occasion to fire up the grill and cherish some time with family and friends. Nothing beats that summer smell of charcoal filling the air, letting you know it’s time to start cooking. Crack open some ice-cold beers and bask in the sunshine as the tantalizing…

Cigar etiquette on the beach

The beach is the perfect place to kick back and catch some rays. Beaches also offer opportunities to go surfing, play beach volleyball, sunbathe, swim, and plenty of more activities to entertain yourself or your family. For cigar smokers, however, our hobby needs a bit more thought behind it. Smoking cigars at the beach carries…

Celebrating Graduation with Cigars

Graduating from college is one of life’s happiest and most exciting milestones and is a staple of personal achievement. Graduation is also a special chance to gather family and friends together and celebrate the achievement of being educated to a high level. Celebrate one of life’s happiest and most exciting times by indulging in a…

Casa de Montecristo at Your Fingertips

Casa de Montecristo's CEO, Brad Winstead, shares the evolution of Casa retail stores and lounges, and the company's recent launch of their new website creating a unique online experience.