Pairings

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. A Match made in Heaven: Cigars and Weddings

    A Match made in Heaven: Cigars and Weddings
    A wedding is one of those life events where the finer details cannot be overlooked. At such a momentous occasion, cigars are almost mandatory. They are the perfect addition to a day dedicated to celebrating the joining in Holy matrimony of two people in love. You can make the perfect end to an unforgettable day with cigars. Whether your guest...
  4. Cigars and Coffee Pairings

    Cigars and Coffee Pairings
    We’ve previously discussed popular drinks that are great to pair with a cigar, such as champagne and whisky. This next instalment in our series will focus on how coffee can be the perfect accompaniment to a great smoke, from the classic strong, black coffee to the mellower latte. Coffee is a drink that can be appreciated at any time and...
  5. The Perfect Summer's Day: Cigars and Novels

    The Perfect Summer's Day: Cigars and Novels
    There is no greater joy in life than a cigar in one hand and a drink in the other. We have already explored the world of pairing cigars with liquor, wine, whisky and champagne. Now it’s time to take a dive into the world of novels and, more specifically, big cigars that perfectly complement a short but sophisticated read. Big...
  6. Cigars and Champagne Pairings

    Cigars and Champagne Pairings
    We have previously discussed the different ways in which cigars can be paired with drinks, such as liquor, wine and whisky. If you would prefer something lighter to pair up with your favourite smokes, champagne may be the solution. Some cigar/libation pairings will work better for some people, as it will depend on personal preference, but champagne can have a...
  7. Representation of Cigars in Film and TV

    Representation of Cigars in Film and TV
    Cigars have been loved for many years, and there are some famous characters from film and television who have brought this passion to the big screen. Have you ever thought how cigars are represented in film and TV? Which characters come to your mind? At James J Fox, we have researched the representations of cigars on screen and compiled a...
  8. Cigar and Liquor Pairings

    Cigar and Liquor Pairings
    It’s such an iconic image: the picture of a smart-suited gentlemen relaxing in his favourite recliner, with a fine cigar in one hand and a glass of liquor in the other. Some pairings simply make sense, and here at James J. Fox we understand some pairings work well together. Cigars and liquor are a match many have come to appreciate. There...
  9. Cigar and Wine Pairings

    Cigar and Wine Pairings
    There are so many wines and cigars to enjoy in the world and too little time. So, here at James J Fox we have gathered a few pairings together to get you started on a taste journey that will leave your taste buds tingling. Red Red wine is the opposite side of the coin of fine tastes, with cigars being ‘heads’...
  10. Pairing Cigars and Whisky

    Pairing Cigars and Whisky
    Romeo and Juliet. Morecambe and Wise. Batman and Robin. Wine and Cheese. There are some pairings in life that simply make sense. A good glass of whiskey to accompany a long-burning smoke is one of them, as many patrons of JJ Fox will know. There is nothing quite like the relaxed feeling that a cigar in one hand and a...

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