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5 Boutique brands that are likely to make it

5 Boutique brands that are likely to make it

5 Boutique brands that are likely to make it. After suggesting to get rid of the term boutique, since the value of the word has diluted so much, the discussion started. Podcast Protecting the Legacy replied, to which we answered. And we were guests during their 5th...

Soil to Soul Episode Seven

Soil to Soul Episode Seven

Soil to Soul Episode Seven. For the last few months, Ministry of Cigars and friends have been hosting a Facebook Live called Soil to Soul. Now, this is purely for fun and we do the Facebook live shows quite irregularly. Keep an eye out on the Ministry of Cigars...

5 Boutique brands that are likely to make it

6 boutique brands that stood the test of time

6 boutique brands that stood the test of time. Recently we published an article about boutique brands that were hot for a while. Some of those brands completely disappeared, others are still out there but far away from where they once were. But there are success...

Soil to Soul Episode Seven

Soil to Soul Episode Six

Soil to Soul Episode Six. For the last few months, Ministry of Cigars and friends have been hosting a Facebook Live called Soil to Soul. Now, this is purely for fun and we do the Facebook live shows quite irregularly. Keep an eye out on the Ministry of Cigars Facebook...

7 boutique brands that didn’t make it

7 boutique brands that didn’t make it

7 boutique brands that didn’t make it. Boutique is the thing nowadays. In beer, in consumer goods, but also in cigars. There are many interpretations of the term boutique. In the past, we wondered what boutique really means. We explained what a private label is. And...

Soil to Soul Episode Seven

Soil to Soul Episode Five

Soil to Soul Episode Five. For the last few months, Ministry of Cigars and friends have been hosting a Facebook Live called Soil to Soul. Now, this is purely for fun and we do the Facebook live shows quite irregularly. Keep an eye out on the Ministry of Cigars...

5 Boutique brands that are likely to make it

The boutique discussion goes on

The boutique discussion goes on. Last week, Ministry of Cigars published an article about boutique cigars and suggested to get rid of the term. That inspired the BCA podcast ‘Protecting the legacy’ to a full episode. Go check it out. It’s a quite new podcast but...

Soil to Soul Episode Seven

Soil to Soul Episode Four

Soil to Soul Episode Four. For the last few months, Ministry of Cigars and friends have been hosting a Facebook Live called Soil to Soul. Now, this is purely for fun and we do the Facebook live shows quite irregularly. Keep an eye out on the Ministry of Cigars...

Let’s get rid of boutique cigars

Let’s get rid of boutique cigars

Let’s get rid of boutique cigars. Well, not of the cigars but of the name boutique. The definition of boutique is pretty clear, it has two meanings. The first meaning is ‘a small shop’. The second definition is ‘a business or establishment that is small and...

Soil to Soul Episode Seven

Soil to Soul Episode Three

Soil to Soul Episode Three. For the last few months, Ministry of Cigars and friends have been hosting a Facebook Live called Soil to Soul. Now, this is purely for fun and we do the Facebook live shows quite irregularly. Keep an eye out on the Ministry of Cigars...

5 Boutique brands that are likely to make it

Charity Habanos Festival Auction

Charity Habanos Festival Auction. There are many charities in the cigar industry. Most of the charities are founded, funded and supported by cigar factories or cigar brands. But the most famous one is undoubtedly the annual auction from Habanos. At the Habanos...

Soil to Soul Episode Seven

Soil to Soul Episode Two

Soil to Soul Episode Two. For the last few months, Ministry of Cigars and friends have been hosting a Facebook Live called Soil to Soul. Now, this is purely for fun and we do the Facebook live shows quite irregularly. Keep an eye out on the Ministry of Cigars Facebook...

Gatekeepers of the cigar community

Gatekeepers of the cigar community

Gatekeepers of the cigar community. The cigar industry has been growing over the last decade. The production numbers are not up to the level of the crazy cigar boom of the mid-1990s, but they have been steadily rising and are higher than ever, with the exemption of...

Soil to Soul Episode Seven

Soil to Soul Episode One

Soil to Soul Episode One. For the last few months, Ministry of Cigars and friends have been hosting a Facebook Live called Soil to Soul. Now, this is purely for fun and we do the Facebook live shows quite irregularly. Keep an eye out on the Ministry of Cigars Facebook...

5 Boutique brands that are likely to make it

Cigar charities

Cigar charities, quite a good number of cigar brands run or support a charity program. And there are a few distributors that either support or started charities as well. They are giving back to the community. Some are open about it, raising awareness while trying to...

Royal Agio: the history part 2

Royal Agio: the history part 2

Royal Agio: the history part 2. Last week Ministry of Cigars published an article about the history of Royal Agio Cigars from the foundation in 1904 up until the introduction of the Agio Gouden Oogst for the 50th anniversary of the company. In this article, we will...

Royal Agio: the history part 2

Royal Agio: the history part 1

Royal Agio: the history of this Dutch cigar manufacturer. The Dutch cigar manufacturer Royal Agio Cigars has a long history. For the premium Longfiller smokers, they are known for the Balmoral cigars. And the San Pedro de Macoris which they launched a few years ago....

Smoke dreams now available on google books

Smoke dreams now available on google books

Smoke dreams now available on google books for free. The autobiography that Julius Caesar Newman published in 1957 is now available for free on Google Books. It’s a brand new scan. Previously the book was only available Scribd, but now there’s a free updated version...

Royal Agio: the history part 2

A visit to Royal Agio

A visit to Royal Agio. Growing up in The Netherlands, cigars from Royal Agio were a staple. The most famous brand in the country, with the powdered Gouden Oogst as the most recognizable cigar in the portfolio. And later, after being introduced to premium handmade...

A thank you to Fidel Castro

A thank you to Fidel Castro

A thank you to Fidel Castro. Before you get angry before you start cursing and screaming that we are communists of libtards, hold your breath. Keep reading. We are aware of the atrocities of the Castro regime, about their disrespect for human rights. We aren’t fans,...

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