Typically, cigars are known for being paired with liquor, and wine is known for being paired with exquisite food. Wine and cigars together is often not thought of, though it is a great pairing. Some consider cigars to be as bad as cigarettes and not exactly a delicacy, but the differences are extensive. Cigars are a fine, acquired taste, that come in all different ages and flavors that compliment the finest wines. Continue reading below for six of the best cigar and wine combinations available to you to try.
The year was 1492 when Christopher Columbus not only discovered a New World but a pleasurable new enjoyment that is delighting connoisseurs throughout the entire world to this day: premium tobacco. From this plant came the cigar, which spread in popularity throughout the world, attracting presidents, kings, generals, gentlemen, and even women. It is estimated that in the last century almost 80% of men in the US were cigar smokers, 20% smoking luxurious brands paired with premium drinks.