Diany Perez

Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigars of 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 1, 2017 – Melbourne, FL Happy New Year everyone. Now that 2016 has come to a close we would like to announce the Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigars of 2016. It should be noted that not every cigar on the market was sampled by us but of the many we[…]

Stogie Press 2016 Top 25 Cigars – Primera Parte

It is that time of the year again when Stogie Press starts to list the Top 25 Boutique cigars released in the year. Over the next three weeks we will be announcing the contenders for this coveted list. As in years past, we will announce 5 contenders at a time. The final Stogie Press Top 25[…]

La Palina Nicaragua Oscuro

La Palina Nicaragua Oscuro – Rough Cut Cigar Review

Newly released at this years IPCPR, the La Palina Nicaragua Oscuro is one of the latest in new blends from William Paley and represents his first work with Nicaraguan leaf. In addition to venturing into Nicaragua, Mr. Paley has also partnered with A.J. Fernandez and his Tabacalera Fernandez factory for this creation. The  La Palina Nicaragua Oscuro[…]

La Palina MAduro

La Palina Maduro – Rough Cut Cigar Review

Today we offer the Stogie Press Rough Cut cigar review notes on the La Palina Maduro cigar. I purchased this cigar from Corona Cigar Co. in Orlando Florida. La Palina is a brand notable for their quality construction and delicious flavor profiles, I have had the opportunity to sit down with Bill Paley in the[…]

La Palina Cigar Girls

Stogie Press Sits Down with Bill Paley of La Palina Cigars at IPCPR2015

Last year we spent some time doing an in-depth interview with Bill Paley, owner or La Palina cigars. We learned about the history of the company and the ties his family has to CBS radio. You can read that interview here if you like. This year Bill was rocking and rolling as the host of[…]

La Palina El Diario KBII Corona – Cigar Review

A nice cold front moved into central Florida this weekend and took the humidity down and lowered the heat. The Gar Cave is quite comfortable on these wonderful autumn  nights in Florida. A good evening to cook a steak on the grill and afterword  a enjoy a tasty smoke. This evening I chose the La[…]

Walking the IPCPR floor Day 3

Walking the IPCPR floor on day 3 As we walked the floor, we took it a little lighter today and sat longer with some of manufacturers as they seemed to have more time. We had some real nice chats with La Palina  Cigars, Veritas Cigars, and a special sit down with Willy Herrera of Drew Estate.[…]