Welcome to Cigar Intel

By |April 28th, 2010|

Welcome to CigarIntel.com, a site dedicated to Cigar Smokers throughout the world who enjoy the cigar lifestyle.

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Cigar Etiquette or How to Not Be an Ass to Your Cigar Friends

By |May 8th, 2015|

Fellow Herfers,

Don’t you hate it when your friend does something “cigar stupid” at your local cigar bar and everyone in the place notices? To help your friend (and you) not look like an ass, below is a list of Do’s […]

Announcing the Cigar Intel 2014 Cigar of the Year–Part 2

By |February 3rd, 2015|

The Cigar Intel 2014 Cigar of the Year is. . .
The Rocky Patel Cargo

What? You’ve never heard of this cigar? No worries. Here are the details.

Sizes and Shapes: Rocky Patel Cargo comes in eight sizes and shapes:

Churchill (7.0 x 50)
Churchill […]

Announcing the Cigar Intel 2014 Cigar of the Year–Part 1

By |February 2nd, 2015|

Each year, Smoky Butts and I select the Cigar Intel of the Year. Our selection criteria is simple. The cigar we smoke the most of wins. Period. We don’t pay attention to cost, manufacturer, country of origin, strength, etc. Smoky […]

Holiday Bash at Cigar Palace on December 19th, 2014

By |December 10th, 2014|

Upcoming Cigar Events in the National Capital Region-June 16th, 2014

By |June 16th, 2014|

Here are the latest cigar events in the area. Enjoy!
Old Virginia Tobacco Company Presents the Partagas 1845 Extra Fuerte Cigar Event

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at the Kingstowne Location from 4 pm – 7 pm

5860 Kingstowne Center Dr. Kingstowne, VA  22314


Buy 5 […]

Upcoming Cigar Events in the National Capital Region-June 10th, 2014

By |June 10th, 2014|

Fellow seegar smokers,

It has been a while since I’ve posted upcoming cigar events. I had a few issues with the site after upgrading to a new version of the website. It appears that all the quirks are worked out.

Here are […]

Rocky Patel Cigar Factory Tour – Day Two

By |April 5th, 2014|

Day Two of our Rocky Patel cigar factory tour began with breakfast at Villa Rocky Patel including scrambled eggs, ham, toast, and rice. We boarded the magic bus at 9:00 am and headed to the tobacco fields about an hour […]

Upcoming Cigar Events in the National Capital Region-March 24th, 2014

By |March 24th, 2014|


There are lots of cigar events over the next few weeks. Here are the details:
Burke Cigar Hosts a Perdomo Cigar Event

Saturday, March 29th, 2014
1 pm – 6 pm
9558 Old Keene Mill Road, Burke, VA  22015

Buy 4 cigars, get 1 free
Buy a box […]

Rocky Patel Cigar Factory Tour – Day One

By |March 22nd, 2014|

Each year, Smokey Butts and I attend a cigar event together. We live 1,500 miles apart but we always find an event somewhere in the world to meet to enjoy the cigar lifestyle. Our annual trips have taken us to […]

REMINDER: Cigar Intel March Event–Ashton and San Cristobal Cigars, Blanton Bourbon, Blackjack, and Prizes

By |March 17th, 2014|

Join Us For the Ashton San Cristobal Family Taste of Excellence

At this special event sponsored by the National Capital Region Cigar, Cigar Palace, and Ashton, you’ll have an opportunity to taste your choice of Ashton’s San Cristobal cigars and Blantons Bourbon.

The event is […]