Marco V Cigars - October Update

Marco V Cigars - October Update

October ushers in some great Fall weather.   It is definitenly our favorite season and our favorite time of the year to enjoy a cigar outside. It is also a busy month for Marco V Cigars!
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Marco V Cigars - August Update

Marco V Cigars - August Update

When we launced Marco V Cigars in 2009, we started with 3 blends and one size. Since then we built out our Classico collection, launched the Privato Jalapa Reserve Collection (a premium collection from our Nicaraguan factory), and then launched the Mont Blanc Premium House Blends. Our goal was to make the Mont Blancs the best value in the cigar industry. It worked as the Mont Blancs have one of the strongest followings and biggest fanbase.
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Marco V Cigar and Wine Pairing Event -- June 10th!!

Marco V Cigar and Wine Pairing Event -- June 10th!!

Château St. Croix has been the sole proprietor for the Marco V Red & Dessert Wine for a long time. Now it's time to pair those wines and more with Marco V Cigars! Join us on June 10th for the 1pm session or the 4pm session and enjoy 4 cigars and 4 wines with educational commentary and insight from the Marco V team and Chateau St. Croix's Winemaker.
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May Update - Kentucky Derby and Mothers Day!!

May Update - Kentucky Derby and Mothers Day!!

One of the reasons why I started Marco V Cigars was because of the role the cigar plays in celebrations. We talk about it here where the origins of Marco V come from Victor Vito lighting up a cigar to commemorate his passage into the United States. They mark a right of passage in many avenues in life and were/are a staple at all of our family gatherings where memories are made. This is Marco V at the core.
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Marco V Cigars - April Update

Marco V Cigars - April Update

The Art of Smoking a Cigar

There is something truly special about smoking a cigar. For many, it is an experience that is truly unique, and one that is enjoyed by people all over the world. From the scent of the tobacco to the ritual of lighting up, there is something about smoking a cigar that is both calming and invigorating. But smoking a cigar is not just about lighting up and puffing away. There is a real art to it, and if you want to get the most out of your cigar, there are a few things you need to know.
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Marco V Cigars - March Update

Marco V Cigars - March Update

One of the great things we love about cigars is that they enhance the experience no matter where you are on earth.  They help bring an element of presence to moment when you light it up.  
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Marco V Cigars Kicks Off the St. Paul Winter Carnival

Marco V Cigars Kicks Off the St. Paul Winter Carnival

The St. Paul Winter Carnival is an annual event that celebrates the winter season in the city of St. Paul, Minnesota. The carnival has been held since 1886 and is one of the oldest winter festivals in the United States. The carnival features a variety of activities, including ice sculpting, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice skating, and more. The carnival also features a variety of entertainment, including live music, comedy shows, and fireworks.

That all kicks off tonight, January 26th at 6pm at McGovern's with scotch, bourbon, and Marc V Cigars. 

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Happy New Year from Marco V Cigars!

Happy New Year from Marco V Cigars!

Happy New Year!

2022 was another banner year for us at Marco V. 

Here were our key highlights from 2022:

  • Our Marco V Privato collection demand doubled vs. 2021
  • The Dom Privé received an "Outstanding" rating from Cigar Aficionado
  • We focused on unique, customer focused events with our brand partners.
  • Our Marco V Red premium wine demand doubled vs. 2021 and received a 91 rating at the California Sommelier Wine Competition.   
  • We continued to invest in our core Classico collection by expanding our proprietary aging process and implementing additional quality standards.
  • Our business grew for the 13th year in a row despite massive macro and micro economic headwinds
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Marco V Cigars - November Update

Marco V Cigars - November Update

It's bonfire season!    One of our favorite things to do in the Fall is to sit outside on a cool evening and enjoy a cigar around the bonfire with friends and family. It's even better in our custom bonfire ring. There is something about the crisp, clean air with the bonfire roaring that enhances the cigar smoking experience. November is always ...
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Marco V Cigars - October 2022 Update

Marco V Cigars - October 2022 Update

The Marco V Black Sapphire uses the best tobacco in the world from a small, hidden farm in Jalapa, Nicaragua. The tobacco for the Black Sapphire is hand-selected in the curing barn by our master blender to ensure the absolute best quality smoke and flavor like no other. The Black Sapphire is a full-bodied, flat, rectangular pressed, torpedo.
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Marco V Cigars - September Update

Marco V Cigars - September Update

This month we are featuring our Marco V La Canela Lancero. This cigar is my go to cigar in the morning with a cup of coffee but also a fantastic cigar if you want to taste the sweetness of our our shade grown wrapper. You can read more about the La Canela below and look for our Monthly Newsletter with a coupon code.
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Marco V Cigars - August Update

Marco V Cigars - August Update

August and September are exciting months because we have some fantastic events coming up that we want to share with you.   Martin Patrick Fashion Show, Doug Hennes Herf, and Cigars and Baseball!
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Marco V Cigars - Fathers Day

Marco V Cigars - Fathers Day

Enjoying a cigar with my dad is one of my favorite things to do. For that short time, time slows and the crazy world seems perfect. Happy Fathers Day!
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Marco V Cigars - May Update

Marco V Cigars - May Update

Marco V is the entrepreneur, the engineer, the visionary, the late night notebook idea, the side hustler who has that extra drive and motivation to make a difference in the world.   Marco V is not the rich guy who has made it but the grinder trying to get there.  
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Marco V Cigars - April Update

Marco V Cigars - April Update

We received a question on how we create the unique "Marco V" flavor that is common within our blends. The answer is in the blending of the unique tobaccos. We take a lot pride in how we create our unique blends. It all starts by using the best grade A tobacco from the best tobacco growing regions in the world.
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Marco V Cigars - March Update

Marco V Cigars - March Update

Its hard to believe it is already March!   Time absolutely flies.  That is a great reminder to take time to enjoy a cigar.   Every March we head down to Marco Island, Florida to escape the winter.   Marco Island is a special place to us as that is where the inspiration for Marco V was born.   You can read about that special spot here:
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