Style January 2021
LIKE FATHER, LIKE DAUGHTER
Originally published in Issue 45 of The Rake, Jemma Freeman, the Managing Director of Hunters & Frankau, tells our Editor Tom Chamberlin what she learned about the cigar business from her father, why it took her time to adapt to it, and how important it is to smoke in an elegant manner.
Pleasure December 2020
The Rake’s Editor Tom Chamberlin picks out a consummate selection of newly available cigars that the good folk at Hunters & Frankau, Britain’s Cuban cigar importers, assure him are in good stock and available for Yuletide smokes that are equally excellent Christmas gifts as they’re for one’s own consumption.
Pleasure September 2020
ROLLING BACK THE YEARS
Edward Sahakian emigrated from Iran in 1979 with a dinner jacket and a few kilos of caviar in his luggage. A year later he established a cigar shop in Mayfair — Davidoff of London — and a legend was born. To help Davidoff celebrate their 40th birthday, THE RAKE gathered a few close friends to create a fitting memento…
Pleasure May 2020
Kraft At Home: Episode Five
Alexander Kraft’s new collection which is exclusive to TheRake.com was so highly sought after that we’re pleased to reveal that new stock has been added and we’re also delighted to present the fifth video of a weekly series focusing on Mr Kraft’s choice of drinks and cigars.