A. Flores 1975 Gran Reserva Desflorada

2016 Top Connecticut Cigars –

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2017 Once again, Stogie Press brings you our pick of the top Connecticut cigars for the past year. We created this category because Connecticut wrapped cigars don’t always get the recognition they deserve. Although many think these blonde beauties are mild compared to their darker brethren, that is not always the[…]

Azan Blue Cigar

Azan Blue Label – Rough Cut Cigar Review

At this years IPCPR, RP Duran cigars introduced a new extension to their Azan line of cigars. This time the company went with a Connecticut wrapped cigar known as the Azan Blue. This is the first Connecticut blend for the Azan line and it joins the White, Burgundy, and Maduro Natural siblings in the Azan[…]

Neya F8 Texas Tactical

Neya F8 Texas Tactical Lancero – Rough Cut Cigar Review

Roberto Duran Premium Cigars released a few new blends at this years IPCPR. The one that really caught my eye was the new Neya F8 Texas Tactical Lancero. Lanceros are one of my more favorite vitolas, they offer the truest flavor from the wrapper as there is much less filler and binder to impact it. Hey, even[…]

Nicatabaco Factory Blend No. 5

Nicatabaco Factory Blend No. 5 – Rough Cut Cigar Review

I have said it before and will say again, with the many high-priced cigars on the market is it possible to produce a decent inexpensive cigars these days. Of course you can, and Roberto P. Duran Cigars has done just that, with the Nicatabaco Factory Blend No. 5. Now I will say it helps to[…]

Stogie Press 2015 Top 25 Boutique Cigars Candidates

Ok, we are getting down to the wire with the candidate selections for the 2015 Top 25 Boutique Cigars here at Stogie Press. We have announced 15 of the 25 candidates and today we add the next 5. As noted the official countdown will be announced on New Years day as we always do. The[…]

R.P. Duran Neya F8 Ligero Typhoon Cigar Review

I met up with Miguel Schoedel the national sales manager for R.P. Duran cigars at an event at Don Yeyo Cigars in Dearborn, MI. Up until then I never had a R.P. Duran cigar but Miguel changed that quickly. Not only did I purchase and smoke some at the event and to bring home, but[…]