Reflecting on Pitti Uomo 101
Smoke Speak: Victor from The Class Journal and Visterio.co
Tobacco Tourism: Caribbean destinations for the cigar lover
2021: The Year in Review
Seven Christmas Films for the Discerning Gentleman
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: A look ahead
With a little under a year to go before the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final in Qatar, Nick Hendry looks ahead to the next edition of the greatest tournament in football.
Contemporary Art Investment: An investment in beauty
Last Night In SohoLast week, we visited Drake's to celebrate the launch of Jason Jules' new book, Black Ivy, and Issue 3 of Valet Magazine at Cad & The Dandy on Savile Row. Plus, a few of our favourite short and spicy Cuban cigars.
The EGM Blog Festive Gift Guide
The One-Two Combo: Hoyo de Monterrey’s Epicure No. 1 & No. 2
By Rikesh Chauhan If you’ve followed me online, or know me in person, you’ll know about my love for Hoyo de Monterrey’s Epicure series all too well. They are truly special cigars, for obvious reasons as well as sentimental ones. It was at Marks Club in London where I was...
Cigars by the fire - Al-fresco smoking in the winter months
by Nick Hendry Regulations, and changing social conventions, in most nations have made Cuban cigar smoking in the 21st century a mainly outdoor pursuit. While this may be fairly easy to manage in the tropical heat of Havana, for those of us in countries which endure a long, cold winter it...
World-Class Time: Swiss watches for black-tie season
by Nick Hendry Cuban cigars are not the only luxury product for which one nation is considered a league apart from its competitors for sheer excellence. French champagne is considered the pinnacle of sparkling wines, no-one makes whisky as well as the Scots and a knife with a blade of...
For Fleeting Moments: Our Favourite Short Format Cigars
By Rikesh Chauhan Sometimes, there simply aren’t enough hours in the day to get things done. With the world getting back into full swing, you may be in a position where Zoom and face-to-face meetings, dinners, and the general busyness of life takes up the vast majority of your time...
The Colección Habanos – extremely rare and collectable Cuban cigars
by Nick Hendry The vast range of Cuban cigars is filled with special releases and Limited Editions which excite and delight collectors. Commemorative creations, regional exclusives and aged Reservas fly off the shelves of retailers almost as soon as they land there. The small numbers in which they are produced,...
Lighters - The Ultimate Cuban cigar accessory
by Nick Hendry The overwhelming majority of Cuban cigar lovers will have a vast array of tools, toys and accessories which are as important to them as the cigars themselves. A blunt or broken cutter can be devastating to the cigar experience, as can a tear to the wrapper of...