Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces TAA Exclusive Availability – Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente and Selección de Torcedor

One of the exclusive cigars featured at the 2018 TAA retailers meeting in Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic was the Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente. It was well received then and now Joya de Nicaragua has announced it is available again, for all Tobacconist Association of America (TAA) retailers around the country.  The Antaño Gran Reserva Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces TAA Exclusive Availability – Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente and Selección de Torcedor[…]

Cigar Review: Hubbard Cigar Connecticut Toro – Rated 95

I am not sure how many of you have heard of Rodney and Tamika Hubbard, owners of RS Hubbard Tobacco, based out of St. Louis, MO. The brother-sister team has been producing cigars, under their brand name, for just over 3 years now. They are not new to the cigar culture, having smoked cigars for Read more about Cigar Review: Hubbard Cigar Connecticut Toro – Rated 95[…]

Black Smoke Miami 2018 Day 1

Cigar Lifestyle: A Celebration of Black Cigar Smokers – By Mike Holmes

re·sur·gence/rəˈsərjəns/nounan increase or revival after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence. Within the past few years I’ve noticed that there has been a massive resurgence of black cigar smokers in the United States. Traditionally the cigar community has always been diverse, but through the lens of social media and annual events like Black Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: A Celebration of Black Cigar Smokers – By Mike Holmes[…]

Groovy Groomsmen Gifts

Product Review: Groovy Groomsmen Gifts – Sheer Ecstasy Gift Box

I recently received cool gift box from a company called GroovyGroomsmenGifts.com. This company offers some very cool gift ideas for men and it targets the Groomsmen market. On their website, there is a Cigars and Lighters menu pick that has a collection of gifts for your favorite cigar enthusiast. Although they are marketing to men, Read more about Product Review: Groovy Groomsmen Gifts – Sheer Ecstasy Gift Box[…]

Cigar Review: Fuente Gran Reserva Hemingway Signature – Rated 87

I recently received a gift card from Holt’s Cigars last month to use to purchase some Fuente Gran Reserva Hemingway Signature cigars to review on Stogie Press. The package arrived in pristine form and I promptly stored them in my controlled humidor to add to the review rotation. Today I offer my review of this Read more about Cigar Review: Fuente Gran Reserva Hemingway Signature – Rated 87[…]

Cigar Review: Crux Epicure Short Salomone – Rated 97

When I published the news that Crux Cigars will be introducing a Limited Edition Short Salomone vitola of their acclaimed Epicure cigar, I said to myself, can the Crux crew top the original Epicure? I mean it was the #5 cigar of the year in a year with plenty of fine competition. I certainly wanted Read more about Cigar Review: Crux Epicure Short Salomone – Rated 97[…]

Warfighter Tobacco .50 Cal Field Maduro Double Corona

Cigar Review: Warfighter Cigars .50 Cal Field Maduro Double Corona – Rated 89

Last month we reviewed the Warfighter Cigars Cigars Garrison 7.62 MM Double Corona. Today I would like to offer a review of the Warfighter Cigars .50 Cal Field Maduro. The Warfighter Cigars .50 Cal Field Maduro is a bold and inviting blend that is a just a smidgen away from a Nicaraguan puro: Wrapper – Read more about Cigar Review: Warfighter Cigars .50 Cal Field Maduro Double Corona – Rated 89[…]

Las Calaveras EL 2019

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces Las Calaveras EL 2019

The wait is over! Crowned Heads announced today that the Las Calaveras EL 2019 will be shipping in June. The Las Calaveras Edición Limitada line was first introduced in 2014 as a tribute to those who have passed away in the previous year. It is a celebration of lives and remembrances as opposed to a Read more about Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces Las Calaveras EL 2019[…]

Cigar News: Imperial Brands PLC Divesting Premium Cigar Business

Have a few nickles laying around? It is being reported today that Imperial Brands, PLC has announced it plans to sell its premium cigar business, a business that includes such major non-Cuban brands as Montecristo, Romeo y Julieta, Aging Room, and H. Upmann. You may recognize these top brands as part of the Atlidas S.A. Read more about Cigar News: Imperial Brands PLC Divesting Premium Cigar Business[…]

La Gianna Maduro

Cigar News: United Cigars Introduces New La Gianna Packaging

Originally introduced in 1994 as a celebration of David Garofalo’s new born daughter Gianna, the La Gianna brand is now getting a face-lift for its 25th anniversary. That is, at least from the packaging perspective. United Cigars announced today that its famed La Gianna brand will get new packaging in time for this years IPCPR. Read more about Cigar News: United Cigars Introduces New La Gianna Packaging[…]

Crux Cigars Smoklahoma Corona Gorda Collection

Cigar News: Crux Cigars Brings Back Smoklahoma Corona Gorda Collection

It is that time of the year, and if you live in or near Oklahoma City, you may want to check the 2019 Smoklahoma Cigar Event this weekend. Crux Cigars is returning to the event this weekend with a re-release of their exclusive Smoklahoma Corona Gorda Collection. The event begins at 6:30 PM tonight, April Read more about Cigar News: Crux Cigars Brings Back Smoklahoma Corona Gorda Collection[…]

Cigar Review: El Viajante Edicion XXXV -Rated 91

Back in February, Viajante’s Stogie Road owner Kerr Viajante and Tabacalera G. Kafie y Cia. owner Dr. Gaby Kafie announced their collaboration on a new premium cigar line; El Viajante Edicion XXXV.  The limited release cigar is the first in a series of The Viajante’s Stogie Road Diaries and is available exclusively to brick and Read more about Cigar Review: El Viajante Edicion XXXV -Rated 91[…]

Cigar News: The Power of Purple Now Arriving at Retailers Nationwide

Drew Estate has announced the immediate shipping of ACID Plush and ACID Croqueta to retailers nationwide. These two Purple powerhouses in the ACID lineup were showcased at the 2019 TAA conference held at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic and are already in high demand. 20 Years of ACID! Continuing the celebration of the Read more about Cigar News: The Power of Purple Now Arriving at Retailers Nationwide[…]

Alec Bradley Project 40

Cigar News: Alec Bradley Announces the Global Release of Project 40

Alec Bradley Cigar Co. has announced the Global Release of the Alec Bradley Project 40. According to the press release, ‘Project 40 is not just a line, but a concept representative of the search to find a deeper understanding as to why cigars have a positive cognitive impact on the mind and body.’ Alec Bradley Read more about Cigar News: Alec Bradley Announces the Global Release of Project 40[…]