The Grove hotel in Hertfordshire is so vast that I actually discovered faults in my footwear while negotiating its cavernous interior…Read more ›
Articles by: Nick Hammond
Cigar Editor; Nick likes nothing more than enjoying fine cigars from around the globe; he’s quite partial to Scotch, wine and great food too, and has been known to mix all four indiscriminately. Nick, alias Monty Cristo, selflessly researches rare and aged Havanas, so you don’t have to.
“It springs, I feel, from a youth spent being forced to go to Scout camp.” Canvas, tent pegs, cold, wind, rain. Nick Hammond explains why camping really gets his goat…Read more ›
Cigar Editor Nick Hammond continues his series taking a closer look at New World cigars. In this article, he speaks to Jon Huber, co-creator of boutique specialists, Crowned Heads…Read more ›
Cigar Editor Nick Hammond discovers the perfect ‘nightcap’, employs his very own cigar butler and stumbles across the ideal aide memoire for the forgetful cigarophile in your life…Read more ›
Got a spare £40,000 kicking around in your bedside cabinet? Then put it to good use and buy a cigar with it. Just one, mind. The world’s most expensive cigar – a Double Corona size, of course – is being produced by Regius Cigars in Nicaragua, and comes with a [...]Read more ›
‘You see, my dear, it’s all about the little grey cells,’ I say smugly, tapping my head with a wise forefinger and reaching to twirl my moustache…Nick Hammond arouses his inner Poirot on a visit to Knightsbridge newcomer, The Wellesley.Read more ›