Imperia Adventador

Imperia Adventador Cigar Review – A Must Have in Your Humidor

Mike Bellody and MLB Cigar Ventures has once again taken the lead in a crowded boutique cigar market with the latest introduction to their lineup the Imperia Adventador. You may have read about two years ago that the  company’s original Imperia blend grabbed the cigar world by surprise and made numerous top cigar lists, including[…]

Alexandria Kling

MLB Cigar Ventures Taps Alexandria Kling for VP Brand Development

A few years ago I had the great pleasure of meeting and bonding with Mike Bellody – Founder & CEO of MLB Cigar Ventures. At the time, Mike was introducing his inaugural blend, the Imperia, for his new company which was met with rave reviews. That blend was followed up with additional line additions and now,[…]

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[…]

MLB Cigar Ventures Imperia ISLERO

MLB Cigar Ventures Imperia ISLERO – Rough Cut Cigar Review

Mike Bellody and his company MLB Cigar Ventures rocked the cigar world last year with the debut of their Imperia cigar which we at Stogie Press enjoyed immensely.  In fact it was our number 3  cigar of the year in 2015. This year Mike and his team doubled down with two new blends. One was[…]

David P. Ehrlich Tremont – Cigar Review

A Boston Legend It was 135 years ago, that a young man of 20 years, went to work for an established tobacco shop in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts. That young man was David P. Ehrlich and the shop was F. Abrahams. The shop was owned by a German immigrant Fanny Abraham, the widow of Ferdinand Abraham, who died before making the[…]

Imperia Cigar

MLB Cigar Ventures Imperia Robusto – Cigar Review

At this year’s IPCPR in New Orleans I had the pleasure of being introduced to a new company – MLB Cigar Ventures. Now the term MLB does not stand for Major League Baseball  but rather the initials of the owner, Michael L. Bellody. I should note however that Michael and I are both Red Sox[…]