Stop the FDA

Cigar Industry Talks about FDA Rules

During the 2017 IPCPR I took some time with numerous brand owners to talk about their blends and business in general. One of the questions I asked, was how are they handling the FDA regulations on the cigar industry. It is just about a year (August 8, 2016) since the FDA clamped down on our[…]

Muestra de Saka

Muestra de Saka Nacatamale – Get Them While You Can!

Steve Saka and Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust announces pre-orders time frame for the second liga in the very Limited Production Muestra de Saka series of cigars.   Muestra de Saka Nacatamale Release Dunbarton, NH – Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust is currently taking pre-orders for the second liga in their very Limited Production Muestra de Saka series of cigars.[…]

2016 Top 25 Boutique Cigars la parte final

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 29, 2016 Well it has been a fun and exciting year in the cigar industry as we close out 2016. There were numerous new boutique blends that hit the market this year as Manufacturers and Brand owners worked to beat the FDA deadline of August 8th, so they have time to[…]

Mi Querida by Steve Saka

Dunbarton Mi Querida – Rough Cut Cigar Review

It looks like Steve Saka from Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust, has a new mistress. In this case the Mi Querida. Although the phrase translates as “my Dearest”, Steve notes; “it is a rather provocative word within Nicaragua used to describe your secret mistress.” The Mi Querida is Steve’s second introduction since leaving Drew Estate, he introduced[…]

2015 Top 25 Boutique Cigars

Well I hope everyone had a terrific Christmas and are enjoying time with family and friends. Today we announce the next 5 candidates in the  2015 Stogie Press top 25 boutique cigars. We would like to congratulate the following for making the cut. If you have been following us, you know we will announce the[…]

Dunbarton Tobacco and Trust Sobremesa Cigar Review

Just over two years since leaving Drew Estate as CEO, Steve Saka reentered the cigar world with his new company Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust. The company takes its name from the small New Hampshire town where he lives. The town has a population around 2800 and is situated about 70 miles north of Boston, MA, just outside of[…]