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In this section we explore the things that define Bodega Life. We bring you some of the best and brightest minds, sharing their knowledge and passion for the things they love. Sports, health, cars, finance and fashion are some of the lifestyle areas you’ll discover. Enjoy!

Top 10 Best Android Cigar Lover Apps

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014

Top 10 Best Android Cigar Lover Apps

Believe it or not, there are cigar “games,” virtual cigars for those trying to stop smoking, many that allow you to keep track of cigars that you purchased, along with your ratings, and there are many local shops whose App allows you to search and buy from them. So take a look and try some of these Apps out…

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Why Visit a Tobacconist?

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014

Why Visit a Tobacconist?

We were greeted with the scent of rich tobaccos, a warmly lit store, and a friendly staff. We weren’t looked down on for being a bunch of fresh young faces, talked down to because we had no idea what to look for, or taken advantage of because we didn’t know what made a good cigar. None of that mattered to the store owner or staff; what they saw was a group of gentlemen who were interested and that they could help.

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Finding a Balance: Pairing Wine with Cigars

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014

Finding a Balance: Pairing Wine with Cigars

After a long day at the office, you want to come home and relax a little before continuing with your nightly routine. You have some dinner and a glass of wine before stepping out onto the patio to enjoy a nice cigar. You light it up and take that first puff, but something is off. You notice that the flavor in the cigar is not as good as it normally is. You paired a wine that was incompatible with your cigar.

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Blueprint for Success: Pele

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014

Blueprint for Success:  Pele

World Cup soccer is upon us. After a post-Olympic hangover and enough time to recharge living room DVRs, the international football circuit is coming to a TV near you. In less than a month the world will be entrenched in constant football (soccer) coverage. It only makes sense then to reference past greats in anticipation for the next grand stage. One great generally rises above the rest when starting this conversation: Edson Arantes do Nascimento. In a word, Pelé.

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How to Write a Great Best Man's Speech

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014

How to Write a Great Best Man's Speech

  For many men the idea of giving a Best Man’s speech sends them into a cold sweat; the fear of not being engaging enough, funny enough or downright interesting enough, renders the whole situation as one big nightmare. On top of that you’ve got to find an appropriate way of complimenting your... read more

How to pair cigars with beer

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014

How to pair cigars with beer

The good news is that it’s easy to pair your favorite smoke with a good microbrew or craft beer. I’ve learned how my favorite stogies taste with a range of different beers over the years just by experience alone. Follow a few simple rules and you’ll always have the perfect combination of cigar and brew, regardless of the type of cigar you’re tasting or the variety of delicious brew in your beer fridge.

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How to buy the best coffee beans

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014

How to buy the best coffee beans

Four essential tips to buying the best coffee beans for the most selective of connoisseurs.

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The finest sipping rums

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014

The finest sipping rums

First distilled on sugarcane plantations in the Caribbean beginning in the seventeenth century, rum has enjoyed a long history in popular culture as the preferred drink of pirates, sailors and daiquiri-swilling tourists on tropical vacations.

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Top 10 single malt scotch whiskies

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014

Top 10 single malt scotch whiskies

Scotch drinkers like to keep things simple. Sure, you can make a fantastic Scotch cocktail, but most Scotch drinkers want to enjoy the smoky flavor unadorned except perhaps for ice, water or a splash of soda.

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Is whiskey the next big alternative investment?

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014

Is whiskey the next big alternative investment?

The topsy-turvy stock market of the past decade may have driven some investors to drink. But for Mahesh Patel, the drink itself is the investment.

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