Who Smoked Cigars...
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Catherine the Great was born in 1729.
She loved smoking
fine cigars and
bands are her invention.
She insisted on a
band - to keep her
from getting stained with tobacco.
Marlene Dietrich played the Russian ruler
in the film "The
The actress was often seen smoking cigars.
shared her love of good
literature and love
of good cigars
Ernest Hemingway and F.
The poet Amy Lowell,
Colette and George Sand,
a fine cigar. "La Africana" cigar
factory in Cuba, holds the distinction of being...
a woman (1878). The best cigars
from this factory
were sent to
The George Sands Society, founded in
the largest women's cigar smoking
Bonnie Parker, of Bonnie and Clyde infamy,
of the stress
of their jobs by smoking cigars.
In modern days, the famous WWII pin-up
GI's lockers... with her cigar smoke.
the headlines... and cigars in their relaxation kit.
Women bought less than
a tenth of a percent
of all cigars
in the 1980s.
women buy over five percent... of all cigars,
and account for more than forty
of the retail cigar dollars.
The Cigar Association estimates that there
are now half a million
the Mystique and Power
of the Rainforest
Cigar Aficionados offer these tips
buying and smoking cigars:
- Buy cigars from a tobacco shop. There are many high
online, such as: Vegas de Santiago
from Costa Rica. They'll know more about
the product and have
a better selection than liquor, drug or grocery stores.
Pick a great smelling cigar. Chances are, if the cigar
doesn't smell good, it won't taste good either.
Make your first smoking experience pleasant. Don't
smoke in a
you'll feel self-conscious. A
good cigar is best smoked
in a comfortable
such as at home with friends, after
For your first time, select a premium hand-rolled cigar
in the $3 to
range. Brands made in Costa Rica are
because of their mild, pleasant
and mountain grown tobacco
is very smooth.
Dip the head of the cigar - the end you put in your mouth
brandy or a fine port wine. As you draw on
you'll be able
taste the flavor. Some
companies sell cigars
that have been
Santiago Model: "Michelle"
Women may prefer the more feminine petite smokes, that
cigarettes. But with cigars, bigger is
tend to get hot very
quickly, and the taste is
often harsh. The
is the exquisite "Panetela Extras"
from Vegas de Santiago!
Don't inhale. Cigars are for enjoyment, not a quick
Always ask permission... before lighting
up in a
restaurant, even in
the smoking section. Many
the smoke highly offensive,
at smoker - friendly
places, cigars are often prohibited.
Santiago Model: "Michelle"
What is so alluring about the Cigar Woman?
What makes her so damn attractive... to cigar-smoking men
(and even to
men, who don't smoke cigars)? First of all,
is a certain
strength about a
cigar smoking woman. She
is someone who is
self-confident, secure and ready
to fly in the
face of the criticism... of
her family and friends.
She stands out. Men like women who aren't afraid to break
rules and take
risks. They know these women just might rock their world!
The image of a woman... holding a long, sleek, cylindrical
object in her
prompts even the most sophisticated
men of the world
If you haven't already realized it, there is a whole new mode of meeting
men... that has been born in the 1990's. Cigar parties,
and cigar tastings, cognac
tastings, beer tastings
and the like, are
predominantly frequented by men... lots of men. These events do not
However, it has been my experience... that rarely
two or three
women... are in attendance, and every man
the room is keenly aware
of the presence of those few
smart, lucky ones.
If you come to one of the tastings or parties, be prepared
to be scrutinized.
However, you will also be fawned upon, flirted with,
wined, and if you wish,
dined, if not worshipped, by your pick of men.
They will compliment you, show you respect, and perhaps
best of all, offer you cigars. Your only challenge will be, to
figure out who is
and I suspect, you've all had
practice at that.
Puff sensuously, puff deeply. Then look quickly over your
He loves you!
and see the look on the face of the man who's
been watching you
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