Cigars

Wesley’s Cigar Dinner

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Me with Mr & Mrs Wesley
Me with Mr & Mrs Wesley

Early in November, I attended the prestigious Wesley’s Tobacconist Cigar Dinner at Katzy’s Cigar Lounge in Rosebank. The cigar dinner is hosted by Mr and Mrs Wesley. Mr Colin Wesley opened the first Wesley’s Tobacconist store in 1971 in the Carlton Centre in Johannesburg.
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Cigar smoking courtesies

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When I first started to smoke cigars, people kept telling me how fussy cigar smokers were, always telling other people how one must smoke it, etc.
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What to look for in a Cigar Cutter

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how-to-cutBefore you can enjoy smoking a good quality cigar, you will have to cut off the “cap” found on the one end of most cigars, before you can smoke it. I am sure you must have seen in movies how some people bite off the tip of cigars. Although it might look cool, it is important to remember that how you remove the cap off a cigar will play a big role on how well the cigar will smoke and your enjoyment of it.
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How I fell in love with Cigars

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charity-opusx-cigar
charity-opusx-cigar

Sometime back in 2006, I discovered the pleasure of smoking cigars. I can’t remember the exact moment, but I do remember the fear I felt walking into my first of two cigars stores, namely JJ Cale in Sandton City and Club Macanudo in Nelson Mandela Square. The sales staff at JJ Cale were not helpful. They did not seem too interested in me when I asked for their help in getting me started with cigars.

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