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Beginner?

If you would like to venture into the magical world of cigars and don't know where to begin, our recommendation would be to come and visit us or alternatively, contact us via telephone or email.  We will happily offer advice and direct you towards something that suits your needs, your taste profile and budget.

For beginners that aren't able to visit, start light to medium and for that unmistakable aroma, go Cuban.  There are a range of great first time smokes; brands such as Hoyo de Monterrey, H.Upmann and Romeo Y Julieta.  The Cohiba Siglo lines are also a great option, particularly if you're marking the occasion.

You'll notice that a cigar's flavour evolves from beginning to end.  Make a note of your observations as from there, you'll ascertain whether you'd like something stronger - perhaps you've been a tobacco smoker before, or you'd prefer a tighter, more compact draw or a loose, easy pull, or perhaps a different combination of tastes or a longer smoke.  You may also wish to compare Cuban flavours to New World offerings... and so each very personal journey begins.

Should you visit our premises, you'd be very welcome to make use of our Cigar Lounge where we'd be happy to talk you through the basics and show you how you how to cut, light, smoke and savour a cigar.