Cigar Editorials

Developing Palates

Shelter in Place vHerf

With most everyone on lock down and getting stir crazy, we put together a vHerf to hang out with members of the industry and just relax and conversate and we had quite the cast of characters join in.

TPE20 Recap Show

We recap the TPE20 trade show with insight from the exhibitor, retailer and media point of view.

2019 Best Cigar Value

These lists are meant to represent the cigars with the best value (bang for the buck), not the best low cost cigars.

2019 Cigar of the Year

Take a look at our individual cigar of the year lists which consist of new cigars released in the calendar year of 2019.

Cigar Editorial: When is a 90 not a 90 – 2 Years Later

This article is revisiting the sites two years later and tracking their scores over the last year to see what changes, if any, have occurred. We've also added and removed some sites. This article will be a mix of collected data and opinion.

Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival 2019 Recap

Jiunn, John and Aaron just got back from the Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival and it was the first time for each. We discuss the event structure and our thoughts on the experience.

IPCPR Media Recap Show

IPCPR 2019 Media Recap Show

As part of our coverage of the IPCPR 2019 trade show, we wanted to bring in some other cigar media members, along with our team here at Developing Palates, to have a discussion about the event and surrounding topics.