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  1. Five Picks for a Father's Day Gift

    Five Picks for a Father's Day Gift
      We've decided to go with a few items that you wouldn't necessarily look for as a gift for Father's Day. Some Montecristo No.2 or Partagas D No.4 would always be a welcome gift, but we've listed products that are a little bit different from the usual.   My Father Le Bijou 1922 Toro My Father have created some great blends...
  2. Habanos World Days: The Class of 2021 Edicion Limitada and New Releases

    Habanos World Days: The Class of 2021 Edicion Limitada and New Releases
    We hoped there would be the customary three new Edicion Limitada for 2021 – Habanos could have been forgiven for not having the time and resources to deliver this year. In 2020 Habanos announced just one cigar for the Edicion Limitada collection – Partagas Legado. Thankfully, they have been able to put together the three cigars as well as a...
  3. Habanos World Days: The Virtual Event and 2020

    Habanos World Days: The Virtual Event and 2020
    There is so much to watch and look through on Habanos World Days. The last post covered Cohiba’s 55th anniversary, but there is still a fair bit left to cover on the event.   The pairings section is fascinating and offers a specialist perspective on luxury cigars with high-end spirits. Each pairing is revealed by an award-winning sommelier featuring a...
  4. Habanos World Days: Cohiba 55th Anniversary

    Habanos World Days: Cohiba 55th Anniversary
    After the cancelation of the XXIII Habanos Festival left a major void in the diary of many cigar smokers, Habanos S.A created a new alternative solution, Habanos World Days.   The Habanos Festival is a week-long celebration in Cuba showcasing all things Habanos, including auctions, presentations of new releases and conferences. That would be it in a nutshell to somebody that is...
  5. Smoke Your Way Around the Globe

    Smoke Your Way Around the Globe
    When it comes to cigars, you no doubt have your personal favourites. Whether it’s the reliable Montecristo No.4 or the exquisite Cohiba Esplendidos, everyone has their own tastes and preferences when it comes to the cigar. However, that doesn’t mean you should be closed off to trying new things, especially when it comes to cigars. To enter the realm of...
  6. Famous Cigar Smokers: Fidel Castro

    Famous Cigar Smokers: Fidel Castro
    Fidel Castro (1926 – 2016) was a Cuban communist revolutionary who governed as Prime Minister of Cuba and then as President of the Council of State. He remained Cuba’s political leader for nearly five decades from 1959 until 2008, turning Cuba into a one-party communist state, the first communist state in the Western Hemisphere. His life was fraught with international...
  7. New Year’s Resolutions for a Better 2020

    New Year’s Resolutions for a Better 2020
    2020 is finally upon us. From all of us here at JJ Fox, we hope you had a fantastic new year and are ready to take on the year ahead. The start of the new year brings with it the chance for renewal and reflection. Reflection on your goals and ambitions in life, and the time to think back on...
  8. Famous Cigar Smokers: Winston Churchill

    Famous Cigar Smokers: Winston Churchill
    Sir Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) was a British politician, army officer and writer. He was one of the most influential and revered British prime ministers ever to serve the United Kingdom. Churchill was prime minister from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. He is highly credited with leading Britain to victory during World War II with...
  9. Iconic Cigar Moments in Films

    Iconic Cigar Moments in Films
    Some stars of the big screen have become synonymous with cigars, like Groucho Marx, whose cigar habit was an integral part of his persona. Or Arnold Schwarzenegger, whose film career has seen him play many characters who can be seen with a cigar clamped between their teeth, and he has even donned the cover of Cigar Aficionado. However, the impact...
  10. Nick Jonas Features on the Cover of Cigar Aficionado

    Nick Jonas Features on the Cover of Cigar Aficionado
    For those who are a fan of Cigar Aficionado, the American magazine dedicated to everything in the world of cigars, you may have noticed an unusual addition to their extensive list of celebrities who have graced the cover. In their recent September/October 2019 addition, it was musician and actor Nick Jonas who was given this coveted spot. So, what’s so...

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