La Gran Oferta

My Father Cigars Discloses the  La Gran Oferta

  A post shared by MY FATHER CIGARS-Garcia Family (@myfathercigars) on Jun 21, 2018 at 9:54am PDT The Garcia family, owners of My Father Cigar,  have announced a new blend that will be presented at this years International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Association trade show, this coming July. The cigar will be known as La Gran[…]

The Louvre - Paris

EU Hits US Cigar Companies With Tariff

In the ongoing trade war between the US and countries around the world, the 28 state European Union announced retaliatory import tariffs on a number of US products. One of those products is cigars coming from US based companies. The EU has declared it will impose a 25% import tariff on cigars in retaliation for the[…]

Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – June 22, 2018

Welcome to the 6th installment of the Stogie Press “Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions”, where Boston Jimmie scours the world-wide web of cigars and summarizes relevant news and questions of the past week. On the following Monday, my friend Kap Kaplowitz then shreds my writing and puts his unique commentary on select[…]

sin compromiso

Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Announces the Sin Compromiso

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2018 Sin Compromiso, without compromise, is our company mantra and the guiding ethos for everything we do here at Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust. Creating a cigar brand to manifest this expression into a tangible reality was an incredibly challenging task as this cigar simply had to be beyond exceptional. From[…]

Wayne D. Clarke

Hiram and Solomon Cigars taps Wayne D. Clarke for General Manager and Sales Director

For Immediate Release June 21, 2018 New York, NY–Hiram and Solomon Cigars, one of the fastest growing boutique cigars in the country, is excited to announce the hiring of Wayne D. Clarke as General Manager and Sales Director. He will begin work immediately and will be helping grow underdeveloped territories nationwide as well as work[…]

Jeremy Jack JJ14 Lancero

Jeremy Jack JJ14 Lancero Cigar Review – Rated 94

It is getting near that time of the year when cigar brand owners get asked “what’s new for the show”. The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Association Trade Show is just 23 days away and these men and women are hard at work getting ready to show their craft to the market. One[…]

The Tabernacle Lancero

Foundation Cigar Co. The Tabernacle Lancero Cigar Review

Back in August of 2016, I had the pleasure of reviewing the The Tabernacle Toro cigar which was one of the fantastic blends Nick Melillo introduced at the 2016 IPCPR.  So when my good friend and Stogie Press associate, Alton Otto, gifted me some Lanceros of The Tabernacle. I have to say I was grateful for[…]

Gran Habano Expands Portfolio to Include Gran Reserva #5 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2018 Gran Habano Cigars has announced they will be expanding their cigar portfolio to include the new Gran Reserva #5 2012 which will be presented at this years IPCPR in Las Vegas in July. This cigar will be similar to the Gran Reserva #5 2011. The date 2012 refers to the year that[…]

Fratello Cigars Announces New Director of Operations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRATELLO CIGARS HIRES DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS   Springfield, VA (June 14, 2018) – Omar de Frias is proud to announce the hiring of Shannon Strang as the new Director of Operations for Fratello Cigars.  The Pittsburgh native comes to Fratello with a wealth of experience in accounting, business development, logistics and customer[…]

Diamond Crown Maximus

Diamond Crown Maximus Cigar Review

Introduced in 2003, the Diamond Crown Maximus is described as a super premium cigar brand handmade by Tabacalera A. Fuente in the Dominican Republic for the J.C. Newman Cigar Company. The cigar is the bolder, more full-bodied cousin to the original Diamond Crown cigar. In making this cigar, the company uses wrapper leaves from Oliva Tobacco’s El Bajo farm that are[…]

Gran Habano Announces Blue in Green Cigar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2018 Gran Habano Cigars will be showcasing their new Blue in Green cigar at this years IPCPR.  The name of this cigar is a nod to George Rico’s favorite Miles Davis song of the same name. The song is the third tune on Miles Davis’ 1959 album, Kind of Blue. Blue in[…]

Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – June 15, 2018

Welcome to the 5th installment of the Stogie Press “Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions”, where Boston Jimmie scours the world-wide web of cigars and summarizes relevant news and questions of the past week. On the following Monday, my friend Kap Kaplowitz then shreds my writing and puts his unique commentary on select[…]

Jeremy Jack Salchichas

Jeremy Jack Salchichas Cigar Review – Fuerte, Picante, Sabroso

Jeremy Jack, a cigar brand I have had the pleasure of talking about over the past 11 months since I met them at last  years IPCPR. The company entered the market with a full portfolio of cigars and I think I have reviewed all but one of those over the past year. Today, I will[…]

Hiram and Solomon Cigars Announces Veiled Prophet Toro

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June, 13 2018 Due to the great demand and success of the original Veiled Prophet introduction, Hiram & Solomon Cigars, are proud to announce the NEW limited production of the Veiled Prophet in the 6 x 54 Toro size! The new Veiled Prophet Toro is constructed with the same top quality and[…]