Culture

  1. Doscientos: Two centuries of independence

    Doscientos: Two centuries of independence
    Doscientos: a celebration of a milestone year for the countries of Nicaragua and Honduras. Two centuries of independence is a longer period of liberation than most countries have been able to celebrate. This monumental milestone will take place on 15th September (the independence day for most countries in this region) as they start the journey towards Trescientos.   To mark...
  2. Cohiba 55: S.T Dupont x Cohiba Cigar Accessories

    Cohiba 55: S.T Dupont x Cohiba Cigar Accessories
    We are expecting the imminent release of the 55th Cohiba Anniversary collection by S.T Dupont. It was launched Thursday 8TH July in Switzerland as they showcased the entire range of the limited edition cigar accessories.   The 55th Anniversary of the Cohiba brand had been earmarked for a massive celebration as told at Habanos World Days a few months ago...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

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