Bellas Artes by AJ Fernandez

Bellas Artes by AJ Fernandez Cigar Review – A powerful hybrid!

At the 2016 IPCPR in Las Vegas, there was plenty of chatter going around about the new hybrid cigar from AJ Fernandez. Known as the Bellas Artes (Fine Arts), the cigar is unique in that it uses a special hybrid leaf that A.J. has cultivated just for this cigar. The seed for this wrapper is cross[…]

Diesel Rage Shorty Edition

Diesel Rage Shorty Edition Cigar Review

Here is the short story of my friend and “brother of the leaf”,  Luigi “Shorty” Rossi. Born February 10, 1969 Grew up in Los Angeles, California Lived on his own since he was 15 Spent 10 years, 10 months, and 10 days in prison mostly at Folsom State Prison Played  “Alvin” for an Alvin and[…]

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Cigar Media Association Announces Cigar Industry Award Winners for 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2106 In 2014, the Cigar Media Association established a set of Cigar Industry Awards. It marked the first time that cigar media had come together collaboratively and recognize excellence in the cigar industry.  This year, the awards return for a third consecutive year, and we are proud to announce this[…]

Aging Room Pelo de Oro Scherzo

Aging Room Pelo de Oro Scherzo – Rough Cut Cigar Review

It seems everywhere we look this year, the name AJ Fernandez  comes up in the cigar world. This time it is with famed cigar maker Rafael Nodal and his latest release the Aging Room Pelo de Oro. I picked one of these beauties up at my local brick and mortar shops – Paradise Cigarz in Rockledge,[…]

Top Cigar Reviews

As we approach this years IPCPR, it is always fun to look back and see what was trending on Stogie Press as far as the Top Cigar Reviews that our readers viewed. These cigar reviews get consistent daily hits leaving me to believe, they are some of the best sought after cigars on the market. People[…]

Save the Leaf

CIGAR ENTHUSIASTS FIGHT FDA REGULATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2016 Contact info@savetheleaf.org Website www.savetheleaf.org CIGAR ENTHUSIASTS FIGHT FDA REGULATIONS Weekend event with peaceful March on August 8th, in Washington D.C. Orlando, FL, May 13th, 2016– On Thursday, May 5th, the FDA issued its ruling on deeming regulations regarding the premium cigar industry. It finalized the broad sweeping changes that[…]

El Yayabo

El Yayabo Maduro 6×60 Cigar Review

The first day of this years IPCPR in New Orleans we were walking the floor looking for new and exciting cigar manufacturers and came upon El Yayabo Cigars. Though new to cigar manufacturing,  El Yayabo is not new to the cigar industry, as they have been cultivating and selling leaf to some of the top[…]

Southern Draw Kudzu

Southern Draw Kudzu Cigar Review

A couple of months ago I took a mini vacation to Austin, TX  for labor day weekend. We loved the city of Austin, the music, the food, and the good folk we met. I especially enjoyed the few hours in the Habana House Cigar Lounge while my wonderful wife and stepdaughter did some shopping on[…]

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Fallen Angel – Cigar Review

This past week I was visiting Detroit and my good friend Roman (AKA Trident) from Cigar Fellas, gifted me a Fallen Angel cigar to try. The Fallen Angel is an A J Fernandez cigar that is hard to come by and I really appreciate being turned on to it. After a long week of business[…]

AJ Fernandez New World

AJ Fernandez New World – Cigar Review – Get Some Satisfaction

We just got home from a big Greek dinner at Niki’s in Melbourne FL. We were sending my step daughter off to her junior year of college and the celebration took us all the way through dessert. I told my wife I needed a good after dinner stick after that meal. When we got home,[…]