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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Drew Estate Lounge Opens at Famous Smoke Shop Retail Store

By |July 5th, 2015|

Drew Estate recently announced the opening of their newest Drew Estate Lounge at Famous Smoke Shop’s retail store in Easton, PA.  This new lounge is the second  in the United States. The first Drew Estate Lounge is located at Corona Cigar Company […]

Steve Saka Returns to Cigar Industry

By |July 3rd, 2015|

Multiple online sources are reporting that Steve Saka, the former CEO and President of Drew Estate, is returning to the cigar industry. Halfwheel reports that Saka’s new company is called Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust. The company name is based on […]

Drew Estate Unveils Second “Tienda Exclusiva by Willy Herrera”

By |June 16th, 2015|

Drew Estate announced today the release of the second “Tienda Exclusiva by Willy Herrera” blend, a concept cigar by Master Blender Willy Herrera. Made at La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate, this release is a small batch, specially crafted cigar produced […]

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 […]