Tag Archives: Wörrstadt

2021- October – Our Annual Portmann Cigars Visit

12 Oct

It is a ritual by now that Frank, Jos and I take a yearly trip down to Switzerland to visit our good friend Mr Portmann. Last year was the only exception due to the freaking pandemic. We used to drive in Jos’ old VW Bus, but that bus has been retired by now … so Read more…

From Big To Small – The Annual Pharmacy Cigar Reunion 2021

9 Aug

Well at least we had Andreas the pharmacist join us for a cigar albeit not in the pharmacy … Where normally 50-60 friends would have gathered for the annual cigar weekend we were just 4 to 8 like last year, fuck Corona. John arrived from Scotland on Thursday and we had some fantastic Farm rolled Read more…

Lucky Again – New Cigar Lounge In The Village

2 Feb

I had been blessed by having several places in the village where to enjoy a cigar both alone and with friends. But then the Irish Pub closed so it was good to have Cafe Emrich as an option, good quiet place with good service – until that one also closed… I found a good quiet Read more…

Happy Days With Niki And The Taiwan Cigar Club In Germany – Day Three

22 Sep

Sunny Tuesday and we met for a morning cigar at my Cafe, long and very relaxed hour planning the day and smoking fine. I showed my village, the garden with fresh apples for all and the cigar cellar – my KISS system of storing cigars in metal lockers which keeps them perfect for long time Read more…

Happy Days With Niki And The Taiwan Cigar Club in Europe – Day Two

21 Sep

I arrived early Monday morning in Frankfurt to find that Johnston had already picked up the rental car and driven it to their Hotel ! Good Start. A coffee and a small Partagas while the cars were loaded and we left Frankfurt at 11 am to Rüdesheim. Traffic was light but we had a traffic Read more…

Niki And The Taiwan Cigar Club in Europe – Happy Days – Day One

20 Sep

The KISS principle – Keeping it simple I believe the best part of smoking cigars is to share the experience and pleasure with good friends, then it becomes a double Happiness. I had the fortune of meeting Niki, a fellow cigar smoker from Taiwan, a few years ago through the Internet Cigar Boards. We kept Read more…

Shanghai, Pharmacy, Portmann – Mr Plastic’s Road Trip

19 Apr

Let’s clarify first – of course it wasn’t a road trip from Shanghai to Frankfurt, Web used the classic Lufthansa B-747-400 for that … and why is Web called Mr Plastic – well, being a big city boy he is used to whip out his credit card ( or mobile phone ) to pay for Read more…