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What We Smoked In January

The inexorable march of time continues and we find ourselves in the second month of two thousand and seventeen. What happened to January? More importantly, what happened at Winston’s in January? Our month was dominated by preparations for the big Rocky Patel event. Max Stokkebye came by to promote pipe tobaccos from Peter Stokkebye and Lane Limited. And the one day it snowed in January was one of our busiest days of the month. So what stood out with regards to tobacco? We tried a lot of different Rocky Patel products but not many other cigars. One stick that sort of blew us away was the Thunder by Nimish. We tried it not really expecting much based on presentation and...

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The 2016 Winston's Gift Guide For The Pipe and Cigar Smoker

Winston's is here to help you find the right gift for the smoker in your life this Christmas. In that spirit here is a quick guide to aid in your holiday shopping. For the Cigar Smoker Cigars by the box: If you know a cigar fan who has a favorite stick (or just always smokes the same thing) buying a box of that cigar is always a safe bet. Cigar samplers: A good idea if you aren't certain of what your smoker likes or you know they like to play the field a little bit. Rare and limited cigars: Cigars like the Arturo Fuente Añejos or CAO Amazon Basins are only released at certain times and in limited quantities making...

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