Cuban Crafters

A Visit to Cuban Crafters Cigar Store and Factory – A must see in Miami

If you ever visit Miami for business or pleasure and are a cigar enthusiast, one of the stops I am sure you would make is to Calle Ocho in Little Havana. It is a quaint part of town that maintains the Cubanesque feel from those that settled there during the Cuban Crisis in the 1960s.[…]

Don Kiki Cigar Superstore

Don Kiki Cigar Superstore – A Daytona Beach Destination

I drive up and down I-95 on Florida’s east coast on a regular basis, going from Melbourne to Jacksonville to visit my grandchildren. Every time I make the trip I tell myself,I need to stop over at Don Kiki’s in Daytona Beach.This past Sunday, I finally made it happen and I am glad I did.[…]

The Ambassador Cigars and Spirits Lounge

The Ambassador Cigars and Spirits Lounge Review

Earlier this week, I left the sunny shores of Melbourne, FL to head up to the frigid cold and snow of Troy, MI.This was not my first trip to Troy, or to the state of Michigan, so I kind of know my way around  the area.  After a long day of meetings and dinner with[…]

Island Jim Cigars

Football and Island Jim at the Mancave Fort Lauderdale

It’s football season and that means Thursday night games at your favorite brick and mortar shop. Last Thursday I had the opportunity to take a little trip down to Fort Lauderdale, FL to visit the Mancave Cigar Lounge owned and operated by two of the best Brothers of the Leaf, Brian Berk and Benjamin Grynbaum.  Not only[…]

Sticks and Spirits Cigar and Wine Bar

Sticks and Spirits Cigar Lounge Review

  West Palm Beach, Florida – an iconic Florida city that marks the start of what I consider South Florida. Founded in the late 1800’s the city has grown over the centuries and seen the booms and busts of the ever changing American economy. Now with a bustling business, shopping, and vibrant nightlife, the city[…]

La Casa del Habano – Nuremberg Germany

February was a busy month for me. I took a small hiatus from the intense writing we do here at Stogie Press as I had to travel over to Germany for business and spent most of the month there in the frigid cold trying to find ways to enjoy my cigar stash after work. I[…]

Goodfellas Cigars Inc. – Shop Review

When you think of Michigan, you probably think of places like Detroit, Ann Arbor, and the UP (Upper Peninsula). We have visions of automotive companies, great lakes, and rival college football. Not to mention the Lions, Tigers, Pistons, and Red Wings. But about 30 miles north of Detroit, is a small town called Rochester Hills,[…]

A visit to Austin Texas and Habana House Cigars

This past Labor Day weekend I took a mini vacation from cigars and Stogie Press to spend some quality time with my wife and stepdaughter. We decided to visit Austin Texas, a city that is alive with music and food. The original idea was to bounce around Austin,  going to places recommended by friends and[…]

Mancave Cigar Lounge – Fort Lauderdale

If you find yourself on vacation or traveling through the Fort Lauderdale, FL area you should stop into the newest cigar lounge to open in the Venice of America. The Mancave cigar lounge is the brainchild of three local businessmen – Brian Berk, Benjamin Grynbaum, and Armando Goenaga . They knew we have a choice[…]

Island Smoke Shop

On the the trip back from Key West we stopped briefly in the Island Smoke Shop in Key Largo, FL. This is the largest cigar shop in the Florida Keys and South Florida and is a must stop for any cigar lover heading there. The shop is located in Pink Plaza on the west side[…]

Visiting Burn by Rocky Patel

This past holiday season we had the pleasure of visiting  Burn by Rocky Patel in Naples Florida. This is the first of many lounge reviews we will be doing here at Stogie Press and hope to feature a new lounge every month. Burn by Rocky Patel stocks Rocky’s extensive line of cigars along with many[…]