5 Tips to Become a Cigar Connoisseur

If you’ve ever paid a visit to The Vault downtown, then you might have noticed that we offer cigars as well as the finest food and cocktails. Perhaps you’ve been tempted to partake, but feel intimidated by your lack of knowledge or expertise on the subject. Fear not, for we’ve gathered a few pieces of … Read more

Best Wine and Cigar Combinations

When you think of pairing your cigar with a beverage, you probably think of brandy and bourbon. However, it’s time to start pairing your cigars with wine. These are the best wine and cigar combinations: Are you a fan of full-bodied Nicaraguan cigars? If you are, pair your cigar with a Tempranillo Rioja. Tempranillo Rioja … Read more

Enjoying the Finest Wine and Dining Near Christiansburg

While ordering out has become more popular than ever thanks to the never-ending cavalcade of online apps, the refined and sophisticated experience of fine dining seems to almost be a lost art form. While ordering out might provide convenience and allow for the perfect night in, dining out at an upscale establishment allows one to savor flavor, atmosphere, and partake in the refined tastes of sophistication. That’s why The Vault Downtown provides the service and selection that’s sorely missed from the modern dining experience.

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7 Drinks That Pair With a Cigar

If you’re familiar with Austin Powers: Goldmember, you might remember the title villain repeatedly asking other characters throughout the film about a “smoke and a pancake.” While The Vault Downtown might not feature pancakes, we do offer cigars and drinks of the highest quality. If you fancy both, then we’ve compiled a list of drinks that always go well with a cigar. So, get your stogies ready.

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Cigars To Enjoy With Liquor Or Spirits

Bluefield residents and neighbors may already know about The Vault Downtown’s exquisite variety of fine wines and bourbons, but what about a premium smoke to go along with it? Have a look at The Vault Downtown’s selection of cigars for you to enjoy with liquor or spirits. Here are just a few of our best … Read more

Cigar Etiquette

People who have just started smoking an occasional cigar for fun may be ready to visit a cigar lounge. Cigar lounges have been a feature of distinction and class for over 200 years. In fact, cigar lounges have been the setting for many fabulous tales of male friendships. It was said that Arthur Conan Doyle frequented cigar lounges to tell tales of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. If you are dying to try a cigar lounge, there are items of etiquette you need to know.

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Enjoy a Fine Dining Experience With the Vault Downtown

The Vault Downtown is located in a historic bank lobby in Bluefield WV. Our fine dining restaurant is led by Executive Chef Peter J. Zimmer. Chef Zimmer has traveled around the world while working his way up through the restaurant industry. He has opened some of the world’s finest restaurants including The Mansion on Turtle Creek, The Crescent Hotel and Crescent Club, Le Ambiance, three Sfuzzi locations, and Wolfgang Puck’s four renowned restaurants just to name a few.

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