Goodbye Auction Hello Cambridge!

Our Winter Auction was a superb event with days and nights of herfing at the office, Ten Manchester Street and the fabulous Boisdale Canary Wharf.

We filled the cigar Terrace at Ten Manchester Street on Sunday evening after an afternoon of viewings/champagne/snacks/cigars at the office. We herfed our way through a stack of Ramon Allones Petit Belicosos on the Sunday and a load more on Monday together with Punch Serie D’Oro no.1 and El Rey Choix de L’Epoque UK Regional Editions. Boisdale provided first class canapés and the Balvenie whisky tasting was magnificent.

Over 100 bidders crammed the auction room to bid on 301 Lots auctioned by Brian Ebbesen. This was our 7th auction over the last 4 years and our most successful yet raising almost £400,000 including fees. There were around 10 unsold Lots but prices generally seemed very firm especially for the top end collectible Davidoff, Dunhill and Cohiba. Even early LE’s and RE’s seem to be increasing in value now. Looked like some bargains were had on mature and some vintage cigars though.

Buyers invoices are all completed and my thanks go to all our buyers for paying so promptly as usual and sellers reports go out next week.

Our next auction will be in Summer 2013 but of course we do buy and sell vintage Havanas for clients every day of the year so if I can help or advise simply drop me an email at sales@cgarsltd.co.uk

Bloomberg TV interviewed me and it was shown on Tuesday – I’ll be signing autographs for the rest of the week lol :)

I’ll now withdraw last week ‘raspberry of the week award’ that went to British Telecom as they have finally managed to get our phone lines working in our new Robert Graham Ltd whisky and cigar shop in Sussex Street Cambridge.  My thanks to the exceptionally helpful Lorraine at BT.  Now… if we could just get the broadband connected (!)

We’re planning a soft opening this Tuesday although I think it’s likely that we will be stocking up the shelves for a few days as the shop is fairly huge! We’ll be planning some great launch evenings in the new year with some outrageous whisky, chocolate and cigar samplings.

So I’m off to Cambridge on Sunday and will be there for a few days during next week to get the new store up and running – hopefully by next week’s blog I will be able to confirm we have the best cigar and whisky specialist shop in the UK (one of many great shops in our group!­ )

Have a smokey weekend

Peaceful puffing

 

Mitchell

 

LOT SOLD £ LOT SOLD £ LOT SOLD £ LOT SOLD £ LOT SOLD £
Lot 1 1400 Lot 2 1400 Lot 3 1400 Lot 4 1500 Lot 5 1500
Lot 6 1400 Lot 7 750 Lot 8 1350 Lot 9 580 Lot 10 1500
Lot 11 330 Lot 12 720 Lot 13 420 Lot 14 120 Lot 15 240
Lot 16 110 Lot 17 340 Lot 18 280 Lot 19 420 Lot 20 900
Lot 21 800 Lot 22 2100 Lot 23 920 Lot 24 pass Lot 25 270
Lot 26 980 Lot 27 1300 Lot 28 780 Lot 29 380 Lot 30 420
Lot 31 520 Lot 32 380 Lot 33 550 Lot 34 500 Lot 35 550
Lot 36 2600 Lot 37 420 Lot 38 180 Lot 39 500 Lot 40 420
Lot 41 270 Lot 42 280 Lot 43 270 Lot 44 300 Lot 45 260
Lot 46 pass Lot 47 650 Lot 48 650 Lot 49 130 Lot 50 260
Lot 51 1300 Lot 52 400 Lot 53 160 Lot 54 1600 Lot 55 390
Lot 56 360 Lot 57 380 Lot 58 300 Lot 59 220 Lot 60 240
Lot 61 800 Lot 62 160 Lot 63 950 Lot 64 350 Lot 65 300
Lot 66 190 Lot 67 190 Lot 68 250 Lot 69 200 Lot 70 330
Lot 71 80 Lot 72 820 Lot 73 820 Lot 74 400 Lot 75 340
Lot 76 260 Lot 77 170 Lot 78 800 Lot 79 580 Lot 80 180
Lot 81 300 Lot 82 1400 Lot 83 460 Lot 84 480 Lot 85 pass
Lot 86 pass Lot 87 pass Lot 88 pass Lot 89 720 Lot 90 300
Lot 91 270 Lot 92 420 Lot 93 280 Lot 94 600 Lot 95 2600
Lot 96 400 Lot 97 520 Lot 98 300 Lot 99 720 Lot 100 600
Lot 101 370 Lot 102 500 Lot 103 300 Lot 104 300 Lot 105 150
Lot 106 480 Lot 107 520 Lot 108 270 Lot 109 250 Lot 110 340
Lot 111 320 Lot 112 340 Lot 113 680 Lot 114 620 Lot 115 600
Lot 116 380 Lot 117 720 Lot 118 280 Lot 119 550 Lot 120 320
Lot 121 200 Lot 122 190 Lot 123 180 Lot 124 80 Lot 125 80
Lot 126 170 Lot 127 580 Lot 128 310 Lot 129 360 Lot 130 340
Lot 131 580 Lot 132 1700 Lot 133 2100 Lot 134 1700 Lot 135 500
Lot 136 620 Lot 137 320 Lot 138 1800 Lot 139 2400 Lot 140 2300
Lot 141 2500 Lot 142 2400 Lot 143 980 Lot 144 520 Lot 145 520
Lot 146 300 Lot 147 170 Lot 148 pass Lot 149 pass Lot 150 620
Lot 151 420 Lot 152 820 Lot 153 540 Lot 154 620 Lot 155 80
Lot 156 750 Lot 157 720 Lot 158 550 Lot 159 500 Lot 160 550
Lot 161 550 Lot 162 550 Lot 163 1100 Lot 164 980 Lot 165 320
Lot 166 340 Lot 167 360 Lot 168 950 Lot 169 480 Lot 170 480
Lot 171 300 Lot 172 400 Lot 173 400 Lot 174 560 Lot 175 620
Lot 176 850 Lot 177 500 Lot 178 480 Lot 179 1450 Lot 180 1550
Lot 181 1700 Lot 182 1500 Lot 183 1500 Lot 184 2000 Lot 185 2100
Lot 186 2100 Lot 187 1800 Lot 188 1200 Lot 189 1500 Lot 190 1300
Lot 191 270 Lot 192 800 Lot 193 880 Lot 194 850 Lot 195 850
Lot 196 400 Lot 197 1600 Lot 198 1100 Lot 199 520 Lot 200 1800
Lot 201 1250 Lot 202 130 Lot 203 4000 Lot 204 1050 Lot 205 1050
Lot 206 4000 Lot 207 5500 Lot 208 1700 Lot 209 360 Lot 210 240
Lot 211 1300 Lot 212 950 Lot 213 300 Lot 214 4900 Lot 215 4100
Lot 216 2900 Lot 217 3000 Lot 218 3400 Lot 219 6200 Lot 220 2400
Lot 221 3800 Lot 222 3400 Lot 223 1200 Lot 224 2300 Lot 225 3400
Lot 226 380 Lot 227 3800 Lot 228 500 Lot 229 320 Lot 230 350
Lot 231 500 Lot 232 281 Lot 233 pass Lot 234 350 Lot 235 450
Lot 236 500 Lot 237 1150 Lot 238 900 Lot 239 1100 Lot 240 900
Lot 241 1200 Lot 242 1100 Lot 243 1650 Lot 244 310 Lot 245 1900
Lot 246 2200 Lot 247 500 Lot 248 700 Lot 249 750 Lot 250 600
Lot 251 120 Lot 252 900 Lot 253 680 Lot 254 850 Lot 255 1000
Lot 256 1000 Lot 257 1900 Lot 258 650 Lot 259 400 Lot 260 300
Lot 261 55 Lot 262 1700 Lot 263 1800 Lot 264 1800 Lot 265 1800
Lot 266 1800 Lot 267 1500 Lot 268 1500 Lot 269 1500 Lot 270 1500
Lot 271 1500 Lot 272 1500 Lot 273 1700 Lot 274 1200 Lot 275 1700
Lot 276 3300 Lot 277 3500 Lot 278 1300 Lot 279 1800 Lot 280 2200
Lot 281 2700 Lot 282 8000 Lot 283 300 Lot 284 300 Lot 285 1500
Lot 286 1200 Lot 287 1200 Lot 288 800 Lot 289 850 Lot 290 5100
Lot 291 5100 Lot 292 1900 Lot 293 1900 Lot 294 1800 Lot 295 3600
Lot 296 3100 Lot 297 780 Lot 298 8800 Lot 299 1850 Lot 300 1050
Lot 301 pass

Going going gone…

Looks like it’s going to be a very busy auction this evening as we had a full terrace of cigar aficionados at our pre-auction herf at Ten Manchester street last night not to mention a very full office of prospective bidders all day yesterday and this morning inspecting Lots. We smoked our way through a few boxes of UK Regional El Rey del Mundo Choix de L’Epoque and Ramon Allones Petit Belicosos to name a few.

Our IT Team will be publishing the selling prices for the Lots live from the auction room at Boisdale Canary Wharf as the bidding happens but bear in mind these are preliminary results and subject to final verification. Results will of course also be published on our Auction website as soon as practical

Successful bidders will be emailed invoices within 48 hours or so following the auction

Best of luck to all of our bidders and sellers

Peaceful puffing

Mitchell

LOT SOLD £ LOT SOLD £ LOT SOLD £ LOT SOLD £ LOT SOLD £
Lot 1 1400 Lot 2 1400 Lot 3 1400 Lot 4 1500 Lot 5 1500
Lot 6 1400 Lot 7 750 Lot 8 1350 Lot 9 580 Lot 10 1500
Lot 11 330 Lot 12 720 Lot 13 420 Lot 14 120 Lot 15 240
Lot 16 110 Lot 17 340 Lot 18 280 Lot 19 420 Lot 20 900
Lot 21 800 Lot 22 2100 Lot 23 920 Lot 24 pass Lot 25 270
Lot 26 980 Lot 27 1300 Lot 28 780 Lot 29 380 Lot 30 420
Lot 31 520 Lot 32 380 Lot 33 550 Lot 34 500 Lot 35 550
Lot 36 2600 Lot 37 420 Lot 38 180 Lot 39 500 Lot 40 420
Lot 41 270 Lot 42 280 Lot 43 270 Lot 44 300 Lot 45 260
Lot 46 pass Lot 47 650 Lot 48 650 Lot 49 130 Lot 50 260
Lot 51 1300 Lot 52 400 Lot 53 160 Lot 54 1600 Lot 55 390
Lot 56 360 Lot 57 380 Lot 58 300 Lot 59 220 Lot 60 240
Lot 61 800 Lot 62 160 Lot 63 950 Lot 64 350 Lot 65 300
Lot 66 190 Lot 67 190 Lot 68 250 Lot 69 200 Lot 70 330
Lot 71 80 Lot 72 820 Lot 73 820 Lot 74 400 Lot 75 340
Lot 76 260 Lot 77 170 Lot 78 800 Lot 79 580 Lot 80 180
Lot 81 300 Lot 82 1400 Lot 83 460 Lot 84 480 Lot 85 pass
Lot 86 pass Lot 87 pass Lot 88 pass Lot 89 720 Lot 90 300
Lot 91 270 Lot 92 420 Lot 93 280 Lot 94 600 Lot 95 2600
Lot 96 400 Lot 97 520 Lot 98 300 Lot 99 720 Lot 100 600
Lot 101 370 Lot 102 500 Lot 103 300 Lot 104 300 Lot 105 150
Lot 106 480 Lot 107 520 Lot 108 270 Lot 109 250 Lot 110 340
Lot 111 320 Lot 112 340 Lot 113 680 Lot 114 620 Lot 115 600
Lot 116 380 Lot 117 720 Lot 118 280 Lot 119 550 Lot 120 320
Lot 121 200 Lot 122 190 Lot 123 180 Lot 124 80 Lot 125 80
Lot 126 170 Lot 127 580 Lot 128 310 Lot 129 360 Lot 130 340
Lot 131 580 Lot 132 1700 Lot 133 2100 Lot 134 1700 Lot 135 500
Lot 136 620 Lot 137 320 Lot 138 1800 Lot 139 2400 Lot 140 2300
Lot 141 2500 Lot 142 2400 Lot 143 980 Lot 144 520 Lot 145 520
Lot 146 300 Lot 147 170 Lot 148 pass Lot 149 pass Lot 150 620
Lot 151 420 Lot 152 820 Lot 153 540 Lot 154 620 Lot 155 80
Lot 156 750 Lot 157 720 Lot 158 550 Lot 159 500 Lot 160 550
Lot 161 550 Lot 162 550 Lot 163 1100 Lot 164 980 Lot 165 320
Lot 166 340 Lot 167 360 Lot 168 950 Lot 169 480 Lot 170 480
Lot 171 300 Lot 172 400 Lot 173 400 Lot 174 560 Lot 175 620
Lot 176 850 Lot 177 500 Lot 178 480 Lot 179 1450 Lot 180 1550
Lot 181 1700 Lot 182 1500 Lot 183 1500 Lot 184 2000 Lot 185 2100
Lot 186 2100 Lot 187 1800 Lot 188 1200 Lot 189 1500 Lot 190 1300
Lot 191 270 Lot 192 800 Lot 193 880 Lot 194 850 Lot 195 850
Lot 196 400 Lot 197 1600 Lot 198 1100 Lot 199 520 Lot 200 1800
Lot 201 1250 Lot 202 130 Lot 203 4000 Lot 204 1050 Lot 205 1050
Lot 206 4000 Lot 207 5500 Lot 208 1700 Lot 209 360 Lot 210 240
Lot 211 1300 Lot 212 950 Lot 213 300 Lot 214 4900 Lot 215 4100
Lot 216 2900 Lot 217 3000 Lot 218 3400 Lot 219 6200 Lot 220 2400
Lot 221 3800 Lot 222 3400 Lot 223 1200 Lot 224 2300 Lot 225 3400
Lot 226 380 Lot 227 3800 Lot 228 500 Lot 229 320 Lot 230 350
Lot 231 500 Lot 232 281 Lot 233 pass Lot 234 350 Lot 235 450
Lot 236 500 Lot 237 1150 Lot 238 900 Lot 239 1100 Lot 240 900
Lot 241 1200 Lot 242 1100 Lot 243 1650 Lot 244 310 Lot 245 1900
Lot 246 2200 Lot 247 500 Lot 248 700 Lot 249 750 Lot 250 600
Lot 251 120 Lot 252 900 Lot 253 680 Lot 254 850 Lot 255 1000
Lot 256 1000 Lot 257 1900 Lot 258 650 Lot 259 400 Lot 260 300
Lot 261 55 Lot 262 1700 Lot 263 1800 Lot 264 1800 Lot 265 1800
Lot 266 1800 Lot 267 1500 Lot 268 1500 Lot 269 1500 Lot 270 1500
Lot 271 1500 Lot 272 1500 Lot 273 1700 Lot 274 1200 Lot 275 1700
Lot 276 3300 Lot 277 3500 Lot 278 1300 Lot 279 1800 Lot 280 2200
Lot 281 2700 Lot 282 8000 Lot 283 300 Lot 284 300 Lot 285 1500
Lot 286 1200 Lot 287 1200 Lot 288 800 Lot 289 850 Lot 290 5100
Lot 291 5100 Lot 292 1900 Lot 293 1900 Lot 294 1800 Lot 295 3600
Lot 296 3100 Lot 297 780 Lot 298 8800 Lot 299 1850 Lot 300 1050
Lot 301 pass

Going, Going…

Well at last and after much planning auction weekend is upon us! The final viewings are at our offices on Sunday from noon followed by the pre-auction herf at Ten Manchester Street on Sunday evening and the main event at Boisdale Canary Wharf on Monday from 6pm.

Clients have flown in from across the globe and it should be a wonderful and very smokey few days. I’m looking forward to the Balvenie whisky tasting pre-auction and still deciding which cigars we will be enjoying on both evenings.

All Auction info and results are on the Auction website and absentee bidding closes on Sunday so you still have a little time to get your last minute bids in if you are unable to join us for the event.

If you need any advice you should be able to find the answers on the FAQ page and Director of Auctions Brian Ebbesen is always happy to answer any queries on email brian@cigarauctions.co.uk

If you watch Bloomberg TV you will see me being interviewed on Friday about aged cigars of course. Not many merchants specialize in vintage Havanas that I know of and it’s nice that the press always seem to be coming to us for info and interviews. I’ll see if I can get the clip up on the website next week.

Time sure flies when you’re enjoying yourself and I must have been having fun as we have just celebrated 7 years as La Casa del Habano – Hamburg so congrats to my Partner Christoph Wolters and here’s to the next 7 years of being the largest Havana cigar specialist in Hamburg. Our humidor and store in Hamburg is huge and also features a large and comfortable smoking lounge. We have a mouth-watering range not only of Havanas but also rum and single malt whisky and a massive range of smokers accessories. C.Gars Ltd clients are always made super welcome.

I zoomed up to Scotland on SqueezyJet this week to visit our whisky and cigar shops in Glasgow and Edinburgh – Always a fun day out for me. Glasgow is our smallest and yet our busiest shop! I think I’ll relocate next year to a shop 4 or 5 times the size so we can have a massive selection of handmade cigars in a far larger walk in humidor to complement our great range of single malt whisky.

You won’t find the whisky we sell in the supermarkets as just about everything is a speciality line. Our exclusive Robert Graham Dancing Stag range of single malt whisky seems to be more and more popular by the week. These award winning single malts are selected by my Partner Ron Morrison from single casks that we have owned in many cases for a lot of years.

Cambridge opening date is coming up fast as December 4th seems very close now and I’ll have to start deciding on the range to fill the two walk in humidors that are now in the process of being constructed. Opening new Robert Graham and Turmeaus stores are a huge amount of work and a huge relief when the doors finally open. I love the Cambridge location and am looking forward to throwing some great evenings of whisky and cigar sampling in the sampling lounge at the new store.

Cambridge will be the 10th store in the Group and of course, once its open, we will no doubt be looking for the 11th!

I’m off to a friend’s wedding at the Mayfair Hotel on Saturday evening… May be able to sneak out to the cigar terrace for a cheeky smoke or two :)

Have a smokey weekend

Peaceful puffing

Mitchell

10 day Countdown!

I’m starting to get very excited for the Auction weekend with auction herfs organized at Ten Manchester street on Sunday 25th and Boisdale Canary Wharf on Monday 26th November.

Expecting a good crowd of friends from overseas to attend and looking forward to being spoiled with some delicious food at Ten Manchester Street and Boisdale. The drinks and smokes won’t be too shabby either. A few tickets still available for both evenings though you may have to hurry.

Director of Auctions, Brian Ebbesen has now done his final checks on all cigars and rejected a box of Montecristo A as he was not satisfied with quality (Lot 28) which has now been replaced with a 1994 English Market Selection box of 25 Montecristo A instead.

Viewings available at our London offices Monday to Friday next week by appointment as well as Sunday 25th from noon as a pre-pre-auction herf(!) – where we will be serving Boisdale Champagne, snacks and sampling Ramon Allones Petit Belicosos UK Regional Edition cigars.

You can browse the magnificent selection of 300 Lots online or on the PDF.

Whether its Aged, Rare, Limited Edition, Mature, Davidoff or Dunhill that interest you, there is potentially something for everyone and no doubt some bargains will be had on the night.

If you need any advice or condition reports simply drop us an email at sales@cgarsltd.co.uk

This week I did a road trip to our Turmeaus cigar shops in Liverpool and Chester – 7 hour round trip in a day with a baggie of UK Regional Editions! Started with an El Rey del Mundo Choix De L’Epoque, moved on to Bolivar Britanicas and finished off with Punch Serie D’Oro No. 1. My kinda road trip. :) Sampling sessions at both shops of course as well as a fudge sampling session at Turmeaus retro confectionery store in Liverpool – Yummm!

Also dropped in on the London Robert Graham whisky and cigar shop in West Hampstead for a dram of Hoebeg whilst admiring the HUGE selection of Havanas and other premium cigars in the walk in humidor. Kid in a candy store you could say… And you would be right. :)

Cambridge Robert Graham opening date now set for Tuesday 4th December and I’ll withdraw my raspberry of the week award from last week for British Telecom as they finally came through and brought forward the phone line installation date. However this week’s raspberry of the week award goes to the PPI claims company that has already phoned me 5 times and of course received my usual colourful language reply which I probably shouldn’t repeat verbatim on my blog!

Enjoyed dinner and spent an evening smoking some old Dunhill Don Candido with the Editor of Smokes Magazine at the lovely Ten Manchester Street. I always liked the menu but now it’s better than ever having been completely overhauled with an Italian influence. If you haven’t herfed there… you really should.

Next week I’m off to Scotland to sample some of our old and some of our latest Robert Graham single malt whiskies.

We have three delightful whisky and cigar shops in Scotland (2 in Edinburgh and 1 in Glasgow) and its always great to catch up with the Team at Robert Graham. Someone emailed me the other day asking if he could speak to Robert to compliment him personally on the award winning Ailein Mor. Very nice but had to explain that Robert had been dead 100 years! Ron and I of course took the business over from the Graham family when the business was on its last legs some 8 years ago in one rather run down Glasgow shop (which subsequently burnt down in a massive fire!) and have since recreated the brand successfully online and in 5 retails stores as well as introduced our award winning range of exclusive single malt whisky.

Office herf today with my friend Gennaro Lettieri, the owner of Tabacalera del Oriente who make our Inka Secret Blend cigars. The brand I created is one of the biggest success stories of our year at C.Gars Ltd as the cigars are hugely popular now both in store and on our websites. Shouldn’t be too much of a surprise I guess – very low prices for very high quality handmade cigars in popular sizes. If you haven’t tried Secret Blend, you should as you will be very pleasantly surprised! Next year a new range of Inka Secret Blend will be introduced to the US market through distributors with a new range of sizes for the American cigar smoker. All exciting stuff!

Have a smokey weekend

Peaceful puffing

Mitchell

Auction Countdown!

As I write this blog it’s just over two weeks till the next Vintage Cigar Auction at Boisdale Canary Wharf.  I love this time of year as we are so uber busy with the Christmas season as well as the auction events.  It’s just a nonstop buzz with a great atmosphere in our offices and shops.

I try and get round all of our offices and shops between now and Christmas to see all of the Team but as the Group expands this gets harder and harder… nice problem to have I hear you say :) so last week I took a very squeezy Ryan Air flight over to visit our associates at the Decent Cigar Emporium.  

A few of our UK cigar smoking chums joined a few of our Irish cigar smoking chums and we ended up having a jolly large Dublin herf that went on till exceptionally late in the evening/early in the morning. Finishing with some excellent Macallan 18, dinner and a copious quantity of Havanas (Punch Serie D’Oro No. 1, Ramon Allones Belicosos and Punch Medalla De Oro – UK regionals to name a few) at the delightful private members club – The Residence. There were around 20 at the herf and it was a wonderful evening with the best of company that I look forward to repeating with the same crowd next time I visit.

The Decent Cigar Emporium, located on Grafton Street is the only specialist cigar shop in Ireland that I know of and you are assured a warm welcome by Guy, Paul, Ed and the Team.

Retro Sweet ShopNext week I think I will zoom up to Chester and then Liverpool to do some quality testing on the stocks there (Including the retro confectionery store we own in Liverpool!) our shops are compact up North but it is legal to sample cigars I am pleased to say.

We’re making good progress with our new Cambridge store and still well on target to open by the end of this month. That is if BT can manage to install the phone lines on time. Currently they reckon it takes 5 weeks to install new phone lines. Raspberry of the week award to BT then. And the second raspberry of the week award goes to the PPI company that keeps phoning me and got a short burst of tourette’s from me last week… Hopefully I won’t hear from them again. 

My auction partner Brian has now lotted up all of the auction cigars and we have clients viewing daily from Monday. If you would like to view the Auction Lots simply shoot us an email. We are open Monday to Friday for viewings as well as Sunday 25th November from noon.

All details are on the dedicated website including how to get tickets for the pre-auction herf and the auction. You can see all the details on the FAQ’s as well as download a PDF Auction catalogue and of course bid online if you can’t attend.

Lot 132 Cohiba Double Coronas I looked through the Lots in our London humidor yesterday and was very impressed with the broad range that is on offer in this sale, from splendid mature 1980’s Havanas such as the cabinet of 50 El Rey del Mundo Choix Supreme (Lot 10) to some fabulous 1960’s sealed boxes such as Upmann Singulares and Super Coronas (Lots 19 and 20) great Limited Editions such as Cohiba Double Coronas and Sublimes (Lots 132/133/142)

Fabulous Regional Editions such as Ramon Allones Phoenicios ( Lot 176/177) Loads of Coleccion Habanos books (Lots 179 -190) Limited Edition humidors and a wonderful selection of Davidoff and Dunhill Havana cigars.

We are always happy to provide condition reports and prospective bidder’s need only email us the Lot number the report is required for.

We are so lucky to have such great cigar friendly venues such as Ten Manchester Street and Boisdale to assist us with our events – If you are attending, you will be treated to great drinks (Thank you Balvenie!) great smokes (Thank you Habanos S.A.!) and great canapés (Thank you chefs!) I think we are in for a great few days and evenings of herfing :)

Finally, if you want a change of pace – Try my Secret Blend cigars! Great value and very tasty smokes indeed. They were in fact our fastest seller of the week last week which was the second week running.

Have a smokey weekend

Peaceful puffing

Mitchell