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Nashville lounge: Live music every Thursday!

A non-stop playground for music lovers, you can lap up the sounds of Nashville all day and night. From a buzzing honky-tonk to a small, unassuming bar, you can find live music everywhere. You can add our 6,000 sq ft cigar lounge in Nashville to that list. Every Thursday from 7-10pm, join us and listen…

Celebrities who smoke: Al Pacino

Al Pacino rose to fame in the early 1970s and remained one of the most sought-after leading actors throughout the rest of the 20th century. From the early 2000s, following his 60th birthday, Pacino demonstrated his diverse talents with appearances in Insomnia (2002) and S1m0ne (2002), the latter of which he plays a struggling film…

Smoking Movies: The Wolverine (2013)

Hugh Jackman's character in X-Men (2000) goes by many names — Logan, James Howlett, and Weapon X — but is best known to many simply as Wolverine. While the X-Men films are not explicitly regarded as movies with smoking, Logan's preference for a lit cigar is depicted throughout the franchise. From the first scene to feature Wolverine, Jackman is…

Celebrities who smoke: Rihanna

Ask someone to list celebrities that smoke, and you're likely to get a male-dominated reply involving names like Arnold Schwarzenegger and historical figures like Sir Winston Churchill. But there's a different side to celebrities smoking cigars, and Rihanna is just one of a generation of famous cigar women. The singer and actress has often been…

Whippany Havana Night

One of the biggest nights in the Casa de Montecristo calendar will soon be upon us. A vivid, tropical palette of colors, off-the-wall street art, vintage cars, and rich nightlife, we’re bringing the bustle and buzz of Cuba’s capital to one of the best lounges in NJ. Join us at Casa de Montecristo Whippany on…

World of Golf Sweepstakes

After a dramatic final day at the 150th Open Championship at St Andrews, we’ve decided to put pegs to turf and cigars to mouth in our latest competition. We’re giving you and three guests the chance to perfect your swing and immerse yourself in golfing heaven with a trip to the World Golf Village in…

Smoking Movies: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (1966)

Widely considered the ultimate Spaghetti Western, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (1966) catapulted Clint Eastwood to super-stardom. Sergio Leone's masterpiece tows a fine line between honor and greed amid the violent anarchy of the American Civil War, all through a notable script and exquisite imagery. From the sweeping, dusty desert landscape and intense…

Boca Raton Latin Night!

Experience Latino vibes on the last Friday of every month at the Casa de Montecristo cigar lounge in Boca Raton. From 9pm till 1am, come soak up the colorful energy and salsa to the vibrant rhythm as Cuban sensation Miss Quiala brings her hip-shaking vocals to the stage. If the quick spins and frenetic footwork…

Cigar wrappers: Cuban

When you're smoking a Cuban cigar, the wrapper could be any one of a whole list of tobaccos and shades. These different cigar wrapper types all make an appearance on sticks labeled as Cuban cigars. In fact, not all 'Cuban' cigars are even made in Cuba, as the name is sometimes applied to cigars manufactured…

Celebrities who smoke: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Images of Arnold Schwarzenegger smoking cigars are not hard to come by. The Governator is a loud and proud fan of them and is one of the most famous celebrity smokers. But how did Arnie get to the top of the celebrity smokers list? And how is his passion connected with another of history's most…