When the Dunhill range was re-released a few years ago many have asked for more to come back. We got the nightcap back and soon we will see Elizabethan Mixture on Tobacconist Gantries very soon. I have managed to get my hands of a tin from a contact somewhere in Europe (no i wont say [...]
It’s here! This year’s hand-blended Christmas Spice pipe tobacco is packed full of mixed/mulled fruits, traditional spices and a good helping of dark rum. For Christmas 2012 I have created something slightly new but still based on the previous incarnations (thanks in part to the short supply of the Kretek leaf). The tobacco blend is [...]
Every year I have the opportunity and good fortune to taste hundreds of different cigars in order to make my selection for Gauntleys. As the festive season approaches and, as much for my own amusement as anything else, I have selected my top seven. It was going to be six but I just couldn’t bring [...]
Opening Comments – These are soon to be imported to the UK and we first saw these at the 2012 AITS Trade Show. With only one box of these in the country I was lucky enough to get me some of these to try, by pleading and having a good friend leaving the industry who some [...]
Opening Comments – Gifted to me by TheGreekOne1969 (Jack). Have been trying to find the right time to try this one and being on holiday I figured this should be the first smoke I have, so at 11am its cigar and Rum & Coke time. Brand – Padron Range – Family 85 Reserve (No. 017196) Vitola [...]
Our first full day in Havana we spent out seeing the sites, tasting the drinks, buying the cigars and i brought a fair amount of cigars too. Below is a large selection of the photos and videos i shot on the day.