Cigar Review: Leaf by Esteban – Rated 92

Late in 2018, I was up north for some family events and visits, one of which landed me Pittsburgh, PA. I took the opportunity while there to connect with my Stogie Press contributor, health coach and all around food nerd, Mike Bruce. Besides his love for cigars, Mike runs a website LifeStartsWithFood.com which you may Read more about Cigar Review: Leaf by Esteban – Rated 92[…]

Save the Leaf

Cigar News: FDA ALERT!!

It seems the Government just can’t get things right. Even with the the current set of regulations that the FDA is trying to slap on the premium cigar industry, lawmakers this week have drafted a comprehensive bill that would extend cigarette regulations to all other tobacco products like premium cigars. The bill is the work Read more about Cigar News: FDA ALERT!![…]

FQ Cigars Proper Robusto

Cigar Review: FQ Cigars Proper Robusto – Rated 92

You may not know Matt Hunt and His brand FQ Cigars but this is a brand that has been growing since 2013. Since Matt lives in Central Florida, I have had the opportunity to meet him from the beginning of his journey. The name FQ stands for Fernandez y Quiroga. I first reviewed the company’s Read more about Cigar Review: FQ Cigars Proper Robusto – Rated 92[…]

Cigar Review: DAV Cigars Mestizo Robusto – Rated 93

It has been a while since I talked about DAV Cigars. They are a loyal sponsor of Stogie Press and I truly enjoy their craft. You may have read my past reviews of their line and today I offer the 4th review, this time on their Mestizo line. The DAV Cigars Mestizo is described by Read more about Cigar Review: DAV Cigars Mestizo Robusto – Rated 93[…]

Indian Motorcycle® Connecticut Shade Canadian

Cigar News: Debonaire House & Indian Motorcycle® Announces the Indian Motorcycle® Connecticut Shade Canadian Exclusive

Debonaire House and Indian Motorcycle® has announced the Indian Motorcycle® Cigars Connecticut Shade. The company will be launching this new blend in May as a Canadian Retailer exclusive cigar. Distribution will be handled with their partner Brigham 1906. Re-introduced into the premium cigar market in 2015, Indian Motorcycle Cigars is a licensed product between Debonaire Read more about Cigar News: Debonaire House & Indian Motorcycle® Announces the Indian Motorcycle® Connecticut Shade Canadian Exclusive[…]

Cigar Review: Sticks Cigars El Primero Robusto – Rated 93

Today I would like to introduce you to a cigar many of you may never heard of. I personally would never have heard of it if I didn’t have the opportunity to meet Daniel Nina, owner of Sticks Cigar Lounge in Rahway, NJ. We met earlier this year on the DBL Cigars Factory and Field Read more about Cigar Review: Sticks Cigars El Primero Robusto – Rated 93[…]

Cigar Lifestyle: Shorty’s Rescue Inc. Clinic and Rescue Center to Open September

Many of us cigar enthusiasts are familiar with Shorty Rossi and his mission to save abused dogs. Shorty has a storied life but there are two things I know he loves – cigars and dogs. I have known Shorty for a number of years now and even recall going to a Detroit Tigers game one Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: Shorty’s Rescue Inc. Clinic and Rescue Center to Open September[…]

Drew Estate Flying Pig

Cigar News: Drew Estate Releases 2019 Flying Pigs

Drew Estate announced today the seasonal release of their Flying Pig vitola. The 2019 series will include: Liga Privada No. 9 and T52 Undercrown Maduro, Shade and Sun Grown Kentucky Fire Cured In todays announcement, the company notes: ”The Flying Pig is one of the most desired vitolas in the company’s portfolio, presented in a 100mm x Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Releases 2019 Flying Pigs[…]

No Joke Smoke 2019 Dinner – Kraji Tiki Party

Cigar Lifestyle – No Joke Smoke 2019 Dinner – Kraji Tiki Party – By Kalani Matsuura

The 12th Annual No Joke Smoke Dinner was held on 3/30/19 and hosted by Kalani Matsuura from Mokuleia Cigar Company. I was not able to attend but Kalani was kind enough to provide a recap of the event and photos. The No Joke Smoke Dinner is one of the few cigar events in Honolulu that Read more about Cigar Lifestyle – No Joke Smoke 2019 Dinner – Kraji Tiki Party – By Kalani Matsuura[…]

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Cigar Lifestyle: Tips on Picking out Cigars to Share -By Mike Holmes

Many of us get together regularly with friends to smoke cigars and to enjoy the brother and sister comradery that comes with the cigar lifestyle. Maybe you have been smoking for years, or maybe you haven’t. Either way we have all faced the dilemma of picking out cigars to share with a friend. Will they Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: Tips on Picking out Cigars to Share -By Mike Holmes[…]

Cigar Review: Espinosa Laranja Reserva Escuro – Rated 93

“I was just overwhelmed with how well it was received and how the people raved about it. I couldn’t wait for the IPCPR, I had to get it out to our retailers as soon as I could.” Erik Espinosa Erik was talking about the new Espinosa Cigars Laranja Reserva Escuro that was released to retailers Read more about Cigar Review: Espinosa Laranja Reserva Escuro – Rated 93[…]

Cigar News: Fratello Cigars and Adroit Theory Brewery Introduce “Terminal Descent” Beer

The pairing of craft beer with cigars has become as popular as pairing a spirit like whiskey or rum or a fine wine with a cigar. Craft beers come in many dimensions and include various infusion of fruits, coffee, mocha, etc. These beers are not your standard lager or ales. Instead they are flavor filled Read more about Cigar News: Fratello Cigars and Adroit Theory Brewery Introduce “Terminal Descent” Beer[…]

Saving a Heros Place

Cigar News: Villiger Cigars and the Habana Cowboy Mobile Cigar Lounge Announce – Saving a Heros Place Cigar

In a recent Facebook post, Villiger Cigars announced a supporting partnership with Habana Cowboy Mobile Cigar Lounge. The partnership will be offering a limited edition cigar that honors all First Responders who lost their lives in the line of duty. Described as a medium bodied cigar, the Villiger, Saving a Heros Place cigar has a Read more about Cigar News: Villiger Cigars and the Habana Cowboy Mobile Cigar Lounge Announce – Saving a Heros Place Cigar[…]

Cigar Review: Cattle Baron Cowboy – Rated 90

I have heard a lot about Cattle Baron Cigars and I finally got myself one last month down in Ft. Worth Texas. I was attending the Underground Cigar Shop, NFG19 event, and bumped into some nice folk that gifted me a Cattle Baron Cowboy. For those that don’t know, the Cowboy is a cigar. A Read more about Cigar Review: Cattle Baron Cowboy – Rated 90[…]