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Teaching at The French Laundry?!

Teaching at The French Laundry?!

By P Rogers August 6, 2018

Burning history at The Laundry mat...

Strolling down a small walk way covered with ivy and greenery I am sweating and excited. Rounding the corner of an old mostly brick building built over 100 years ago that was once used in to wash laundry by hand. It was hot, nearly 95 degrees with a touch of humidity in the air. Perfect weather for growing lush wine grapes, a bit of a challenge for teaching a class.

 

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HUBLOT CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER CIGAR

HUBLOT CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER CIGAR

By Jack Ambriz April 12, 2018

WHEN A CIGAR MAKER FUSES WITH A WATCHMAKER!

“For any cigar connoisseur, the Fuente Fuente Opus X is an absolute reference, as much in terms of its remarkable flavour as in the quality of its execution. A quest for the finest products and for manufacturing excellence with which we at Hublot totally identify. We are very happy to be able to join in the celebrations of the two decades of this exceptional puro through our third collaboration with the Arturo Fuente house. A partnership that is rolling along nicely!” 

Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO Hublot

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Annual Kitzbuhel Campfire

Annual Kitzbuhel Campfire

By Jack Ambriz February 7, 2018

Daniel Marshall, a 35-year veteran of the cigar industry, is one of the world’s leading names in No. 1 rated top quality humidors and finest cigars, including the coveted 24kt Red Label Golden Cigar. DM Humidors are enjoyed in the homes and offices of countless Hollywood celebrities, US presidents, dignitaries, titans of industry, and fashion designers among others. Marshall is also a cigar and humidor supplier of England’s Royal Family. Since 1982, Daniel Marshall has created and designed for the prestigious luxury gift houses Dunhill, Tiffany & Co., S.T. Dupont, Cartier, Hermes, Fred Joaillier, Harrod’s, Bally of Switzerland and Garrard’s of London. Daniel Marshall’s humidors are historic, with a collection on display at the Smithsonian Museum.

 

 

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New to PuroTrader? Here's How It Works!

New to PuroTrader? Here's How It Works!

By P Rogers November 17, 2017

Want to buy some amazing cigars? Want to make some extra cash by selling some of those smokes you've been holding onto in your humidor? Want to get connected with other cigar enthusiasts? PuroTrader has it all! We'll give you a quick intro to the site inside.

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VSB LONDON HAS ARRIVED!

VSB LONDON HAS ARRIVED!

By Jack Ambriz November 17, 2017

VSB London - A family run company specialising in designer luxury cigar cases and modern gentleman accessories. VSB London uses years of honourable design knowledge, premium quality materials and experienced hands to make only the best quality products for the righteous gentlemen around the world. Each product is hand checked, tested and personally packaged with only those which are flawless passed on to our customers.

VSB London are dedicated to:

  • Producing the finest quality products
  • Providing first-class service
  • Creating stylish designs for users all around the world
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HABANOS, S.A INTRODUCES THE COHIBA TALISMÁN 2017 LIMITED EDITION IN LONDON

HABANOS, S.A INTRODUCES THE COHIBA TALISMÁN 2017 LIMITED EDITION IN LONDON

By Jack Ambriz November 2, 2017

HABANOS, S.A INTRODUCES THE COHIBA TALISMÁN

2017 LIMITED EDITION IN LONDON

 

This new Limited Edition will be available in the United Kingdom right after launch and on the following days across Habanos’ major markets around the world.
 
The Cohiba Talismán 2017 Limited Edition’s meticulous creation and development processes are carried out at the legendary El Laguito factory, in Havana.

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Smoking in the shadow of Giants: An Evening at the Davidoff Lounge

Smoking in the shadow of Giants: An Evening at the Davidoff Lounge

By SK March 8, 2017

It’s cool and crisp. The streets are paved with elegant cobblestone dusted with snow. The backdrop is a range of snow-covered mountains, with the mighty Matterhorn towering over the landscape. The scenery is a thing of beauty, and the cigar lounges around every corner were no exception. Despite the numerous places to enjoy a cigar, this musing zeros in on one in particular. After all, if you haven’t already gathered, this is Switzerland…and it’s the home of an icon.

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