Category Cigar Wiki

Welcome, dear aficionado! This is our cigar wiki section. Here you will find various cigar knowledge, from the basics to advanced connoisseur topics.
We know that the cigar world is full of terms that can be difficult for a new cigar enthusiast to understand. A Spanish dictionary might help at first, but we recommend you browse our articles for better results. This will help you the next time you are in the cigar lounge. Do not hesitate to improve your knowledge and skills so you do not embarrass yourself among experienced aficionados.
The cigar wiki section is designed to provide you with the information you need, collected, and summarized. We share our experiences and knowledge and look for additional information from reputable sources. This is our little cigar encyclopedia. Do not miss the chance to enrich your cigar knowledge with our articles.

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What Is a Cigar Humidor and How Does it Work?

It doesn’t matter whether you call it a “humidor” or an “umidor”, the meaning is the same. A humidor is a storage container that keeps cigars fresh by controlling humidity and temperature. Tobacco is highly hygroscopic and cigars easily absorb…

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Boveda Humidity Packs – Complete Guide [2024]

Boveda packs are a convenient way to maintain proper humidity in any humidor or container. No distilled water, no wiping, and no risk of developing mold. Read on to find out what is in a Boveda pack and how to…

how to cut a cigar

How to Cut a Cigar Properly (All Methods & Tips)

Cutting your cigar correctly is absolutely essential to your smoking ritual. Novice cigar aficionados can make many potential errors when attempting to cut their cigars, even though it may appear straightforward! To ensure a great experience with your next stogie,…

cigars in a humidor

How Long Do Cigars Last in a Humidor

If you season your humidor and set the right humidity and temperature, your cigars can last up to five years. Some cigars can be aged for a decade or more. High-quality cigars develop a finer and smoother flavor after proper…

tuppedor full with cigars

How Long Do Cigars Last Without a Humidor

Cigars stored outside a humidor and without any preservation methods will last up to two days. If you are a cigar lover, you need more than this lifespan. The cigar humidor is the best way to preserve the freshness of…

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How Long Do Cigars Last: Complete Guide

With proper storage, cigars will last for several months or years. Proper humidity and temperature in the storage environment are the factors that help keep your cigars fresh. It would be best if you protect your sticks from harmful insects. …

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Do You Inhale Cigars? What Happens If You Inhale Cigar Smoke?

The ideal way of smoking a cigar is by not inhaling the cigar smoke directly but by retro inhale (inhaling). The retro inhale method consists of pulling the cigar smoke into your mouth and exhaling it throughout the nose. Inhaling…

maduro shades

What is a Maduro Cigar and Wrapper

A Maduro cigar is wrapped in a darker shade of brown tobacco leaf. Cigar wrappers with this color are called Maduro wrappers. Maduro means “mature” or “ripe” in Spanish. The tobacco for Maduro wrappers is grown in the Dominican Republic,…

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How to Put Out a Cigar for Later Properly: 3 Ways

You can extinguish your cigar if you stop puffing and put it on your cigar ashtray, then it will stop burning by itself. Note that you should not leave the cigar unattended until it has completely gone out. We always recommend…

cigars in a box

Dry-Boxing Cigars: A Comprehensive Guide

As a cigar lover, you want to experience your premium cigars’ rich, full flavor. However, you may find that your cigars are more moist, leading to a tight draw, burn issues, and an overall unpleasant smoking experience. This is where…