Christopher’s MainStay provides cigar lovers the luxury tobacco shop they have been looking for. Chris Mains opened his shop with the cigar lovers in mind. He wanted to provide something that wasn’t available in the Albuquerque area. Chris has grown his passion and expertise for cigars from a hobby to a full scale career, over the past two decades, while working in the technology industry. After years of dealing with high profile clients, Chris found he was ready for a change. With the support of his wife and children he decided open a stop with his passion in mind, luxury tobacco.
Who’s the bulldog? When you wander into Christopher’s MainStay you will come into contact with the one and only Hambone (Hammie). Hammie was the inspiration of the Christopher’s MainStay logo. He is an Olde English Bulldogge, who at one and half years old already weighed nearly 80 lbs. Hammie loves to take short walks on the beach, usually under five-minutes, as he is easily winded. He loves to eat toys, rugs, books, rocks and anything crawling around outside, but most importantly he loves hanging out with Chris at the shop and the smells luxury tobacco.