Cigars – From novice to expert in one course

Guidance in Selection, Flavors & Enjoying life’s finer things.

“A good Cuban cigar closes the door to the vulgarities of the world.”

What you’ll learn

  • An in-depth understanding of cigars including their history, how they’re made, and tobacco growing regions..
  • Understanding the different cigar styles and sizes..
  • How to cut cigars with various types of cutters, lighting & smoking..
  • Recognizing flavors in cigars..
  • The ability to pair cigars with all types of alcohol..
  • Skills in selecting cigars by sight and smell alone..

Course Content

  • CIGARS OVERVIEW – Let’s Light it Up… –> 2 lectures • 3min.
  • STANDARDS –> 6 lectures • 14min.
  • CIGAR PRODUCTION –> 9 lectures • 24min.
  • SMOKING & SERVICE- Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em –> 9 lectures • 20min.
  • CIGAR FLAVORS & MORE –> 6 lectures • 23min.
  • PAIRING – Cigars with Alcohol; Is there anything better? –> 5 lectures • 9min.
  • ORIGINS- Where it all began… –> 3 lectures • 9min.
  • Bonus Lecture –> 1 lecture • 15min.

Cigars - From novice to expert in one course


“A good Cuban cigar closes the door to the vulgarities of the world.”

– Franz Liszt, Composer

While many first timers often believe you can simply, cut – light – and smoke a cigar, there is a specific process that needs to be followed and a few tools you’ll need to acquire.

This course will bring any novice to an expert, in an amazingly short amount of time.

WARNING: THIS COURSE GETS TECHNICAL AT TIMES! I have tried to be as detailed as possible. Some reviews have stated the course is too technical at times, but I think better to give too much info than not enough.

This course reviews:

  • Standards
  • Sizes
  • Shapes of Cigars
    • Parejos
    • Figurados
  • Wrapper Colors
  • Tobacco Growing Regions
  • Tobacco Types
  • Tobacco Processing
  • How a Cigar is Constructed
  • Cigar Cutter Types
    • Single Guillotine/How to use
    • Double Guillotine/How to use
    • Punch Cutter/How to use
    • V or Wedge Cutter/How to use
  • Lighting
  • How to Smoke a Cigar
  • Service of cigars to others
  • Flavors & Aromas found in Cigars
  • How to Select a Cigar
  • Pairing cigars with Beer, Wine, Spirits and Sake
  • The history of cigars

Cigars truly are one of the finest things in the world, not reserved for the stereotypical rich, so no matter who you are, sit back, relax and light one up now.

Class is in Session. Drink Up!

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