James J Fox Blog

  1. H.Upmann Magnum 56 - 20 Unidades Ceramic Jar

    H.Upmann Magnum 56 - 20 Unidades Ceramic Jar
    Habanos S.A has produced a second release of the H.Upmann Magnum 56 for the general cigar market. The initial release was specifically intended for travel and duty-free concessions but due to limited travel over the past 14 months the jars have been authorised for sale in traditional merchants.   The cigar is the same vitola and blend as the original...
  2. Hoyo de Monterrey Primaveras (Year of the Ox 2021)

    Hoyo de Monterrey Primaveras (Year of the Ox 2021)
    Following up from the Romeo y Julieta Maravillas (Year of the Rat) comes this year’s incumbent in the shape of Hoyo de Monterrey Primavera (Year of the Ox). Habanos S.A through its regional distributors The Pacific Cigar Co. LTD (PCC) and Infifon Hong Kong Limited have the Primavera to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year.   The Primaveras, of course...
  3. Welcome to our new YouTube Channel

    Welcome to our new YouTube Channel
    In March we launched our new Youtube channel with the aim of it becoming a permanent fixture in our collection of social networking, going forward. We have our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter channels and now we have added YouTube to bring a new hub of information from James J. Fox to our subscribers and followers.   Our first few videos...
  4. La Gloria Cubana Britanicas Extra (RE 2017) Cigar Review

    La Gloria Cubana Britanicas Extra (RE 2017) Cigar Review
      After years of anticipation the La Gloria Cubana Britanicas Extra United Kingdom Regional Edition 2017 arrived June 2020. When the 2018 UK Regional Edition, El Rey Del Mundo La Reina, reached the shelves before the 2017 UK Regional cigar lovers were left a bit mystified and wondered whether the Britanicas Extra would make it to anyone’s humidor. Well Hunters...
  5. Ramon Allones Allones No.2 (Edicion Limitada 2019) World Launch

    Ramon Allones Allones No.2 (Edicion Limitada 2019) World Launch
    Launch Night - Wednesday 19 August 2020 We were delighted to learn of the announcement that the United Kingdom was selected to host the launch of the Habanos S.A. Ramon Allones Allones No.2 Edicion Limitada 2019. The last UK launch of a Limited Edition Habanos was back in November 2017 for the Cohiba Talisman launch. This is the final Edicion...
  6. How to Store Cigars Without a Humidor

    How to Store Cigars Without a Humidor
    Any cigar connoisseur will, of course, own a humidor (or two or three). However, there are times when you may be caught without a humidor, or perhaps you’re not a regular cigar smoker, but you’ve been gifted a cigar, at a wedding say, and you don’t want to smoke it right then, but you know you will someday. The problem...
  7. A Guide to Cigar Strength

    A Guide to Cigar Strength
    Cigars vary widely in terms of strength. Some people prefer the full-bodied, strong taste of a cigar, whereas others may gravitate more towards a mild, yet satisfying smoke. We all have our preferences, and sometimes the occasion, time of day or accompanying drink may dictate the strength of the cigar we choose to light up. If you’re new to the...
  8. Cigar and Cuban Cocktail Pairings

    Cigar and Cuban Cocktail Pairings
    Cuba might be renowned for its exquisite cigars, but something else this island nation is famous for is its range of delectable cocktails. Whether you’re visiting this unspoilt land or just relaxing at home, a Cuban cocktail is the perfect way to indulge in an alcoholic beverage. They make great drinks for dinner parties and special events, and they’re not...
  9. How to Travel with Cigars

    How to Travel with Cigars
    Travelling, whether for business or leisure, can always be an adventure. Whether you’re jetting off on a sunny getaway, or taking a city break to get some much-needed culture, you don’t want to forgo life’s pleasures whilst travelling. Just like you might travel with your favourite brand of teabags or aftershave, one should not be without their favourite smoke whilst...
  10. Will Climate Change Affect Cuban Cigars?

    Will Climate Change Affect Cuban Cigars?
    Climate change is rapidly becoming one of the fastest-growing, global issues facing the planet today. Experts are all in agreement that much is needed to be done to stop the climate crisis from taking us down an irreversible path. Talk of species extinction, flooding and extreme weather conditions dominate these climate discussions. But something that perhaps people may not have...

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