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The Best Cigar Shop in St Martin

 By Alexander Britell MARIGOT — No matter where you are in the Caribbean (outside of Cuba of course), it’s rarely easy to find great Cuban cigars. That includes most of the region’s top cruise destinations, where, even if you can …

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Winston Churchill’s Suite in the Bahamas

 By Alexander Britell “Mr Churchill is easily satisfied with the best,” Lord Birkenhead once said of his friend, Sir Winston Churchill. The preceding quotation— sometimes wrongly attributed to Churchill himself, and perhaps itself apocryphal  — is one of my favorites — and a …

A Secret Cigar Speakeasy in St Croix

 By Alexander Britell It’s up the steps and past the pool tables and behind an unmarked wooden door on the second floor of a covered plaza in the heart of Old Christiansted. There’s no name, no sign and it isn’t …

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 By Alexander Britell It isn’t always easy finding a great Cuban cigar in the Caribbean. That’s why you’re always best off heading for an official Habanos Point or Casa del Habano, those officially licensed by Habanos. But in Montego Bay, …

Cuban Cigars in Grand Cayman

 It’s hidden down a long corridor off Harbour Drive; when you arrive at the door you almost feel as though you’ll need a password to enter. Happily, though, La Casa del Habano in Grand Cayman is open to all, a …

 Tucked away in Barbados’ Limegrove Lifestyle Centre is a sanctuary. Inside a storefront on the second floor of this luxury shopping complex on the island’s famous Platinum Coast is La Casa del Habano. There are 146 of these shops around …

 The Four Seasons Nevis recently launched its newest creation: a line of branded cigars in partnership with Havana Classic and On-Site Cigars Entertainment. CJ recently visited the factory in Miami’s Little Havana to get a closer look. Here’s what we …

 The Four Seasons Nevis is really rolling. Nevis’ top resort is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and doing so with a creative new launch. The property has unveiled its own branded cigar line called Four Seasons Resort Nevis Cigars. …

 By the Caribbean Journal It’s one of the most sought-after luxury products in the world: the Cuban cigar. But due to the decades-long freeze between the United States and Cuba, cigars have remained a seductive mystery to millions. The recent rapprochement …

 Above: a Cohiba cigar By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba could bringing $400 million from sales of cigars in the United States if the embargo were not in place, according to Jorge Luis Fernandez Maique, co-president of Habanos SA, which …

 Above: a roller at Graycliff (All photos by CJ) This edition of Rum Journal heads to Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, for a voyage deep into the world of rum and cigars — two pleasures that frequently go hand in …