The Humidor Articles - Cigars 101

How to Relight a Cigar

How to Relight a Cigar

Relighting a cigar may sound like a simple task but doing it correctly and at the right time can play an important role in the smoking experience. Learn when the proper time is to relight your partially smoked stick.

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What Are Cigar Ratings

Cigar Ratings and Why They Matter

Does a highly rated cigar mean you're getting a quality smoke? Our certified tobacconists explain the best way to navigate ratings and reviews.

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How to Tell Cigar Freshness

How to Know if a Cigar is Fresh

Cigars can be inspected by hand and by the factory. Know what to look for when picking out your cigar.

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How to Light a Cigar

How to Light a Cigar

Lighting a cigar is a process, and it needs to be done correctly. Learning about and using the correct lighting technique can only help your smoking experience.

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How to Properly Store Cigars

How to Properly Store Cigars

Best practices for keeping your cigars fresh.

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The Right Way to Cut a Cigar

The Right Way to Cut a Cigar

Here we take all the guesswork out of cutting cigars. Our tobacconist, Chris Gwaltney, discuss the different variations of cigar cutters and the “right way” to properly use all of them.

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