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Patriots day

Today marks Patriots’ Day – the third Monday in April (not to be confused with Patriot Day which commemorates 9/11).   Traditionally, the Red Sox play at home at 11am, and the Boston Marathon is run.  It was actually on this date – April 19… Continue Reading “Patriots day”

Proud To Be A Member

The TAA – What It Means for You You’re probably a member of something – a civic or social club, or maybe a shopping membership like Amazon Prime, Sam’s Club, or Costco.  You pay your membership dues or fees and get access to benefits… Continue Reading “Proud To Be A Member”

It started at Camp David

Carlos “Carlito” Fuente, Jr. reminisces about his meeting with Cigar Aficionado’s Marvin Shanken at Camp David in the hills above Santiago in the Dominican Republic. During that meeting, a bond was formed to support each other in their love for cigars and all the… Continue Reading “It started at Camp David”

The Top 25 Cigars of 2017

Really? Only 25?!! How can they choose? With so many premium cigars on the market, manufactured by well established companies, many generation after generation owned, choosing the top 25 is a task that I’m sure any cigar lover would endure.  Fortunately, Cigar Aficionado has… Continue Reading “The Top 25 Cigars of 2017”

Clean Air Act of 2017

Imagine how ridiculous it would be for a state to ban meat in butcher shops and fast food restaurants because vegetarians don’t like it or because consuming it may contribute to health issues like obesity, high cholesterol or diabetes.  Outrageous right? Common sense tells… Continue Reading “Clean Air Act of 2017”

Don’t Forget Dad!

With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to choose that unique gift for dad.  At Smoke Rings, we highly recommend the La Flor Dominicana TAA 2017 Cigar as a perfect choice!  It is a medium bodied 6 x 54 cigar with a… Continue Reading “Don’t Forget Dad!”

A Tour of Fuente

Recently, we were given the opportunity to spend time with the Fuente Family in Santiago, Dominican Republic.  Six of us packed our bags, grabbed our passports & headed out to join other cigar aficionados for a few days of cigar education, appreciation and a… Continue Reading “A Tour of Fuente”

Smoke Rings Cigar Dinner & Event We’re excited at Smoke Rings Cigar Bar (Video Tour) to host a Dinner & Event on the first Tuesday of each month, beginning Tuesday, March 1 at 6:00 p.m. These dinners are where many good things come together at the same time – two premium cigars… Continue Reading “Smoke Rings Cigar Dinner & Event”

Perdomo Factory Tour Overview If you enjoy a cigar, you know that some of the best come from Nicaragua in Central America. The capital of Nicaragua’s cigar industry is a northern region called Esteli. It is the home of Tabacalera Perdomo which grows its tobacco in… Continue Reading “Perdomo Factory Tour Overview”

Perdomo Factory Tour A group from the Cigar Box & Smoke Rings experienced the PERDOMO Factory tour in Esteli, Nicaragua from January 12-16, 2016. We’ll be posting a lot about what we learned on this amazing trip! Truly, when you see everything that goes into these cigars… Continue Reading “Perdomo Factory Tour”