La Zona Palooza 2017

La Zona Palooza 2017 – A Celebration of Family

In case you missed the social media explosion of posts this weekend, it was La Zona Palooza weekend in Miami! What is La Zona Palooza you ask? It is a celebration of the love of Espinosa Cigars and brands that are made at the La Zona cigar factory. La Zona is owned by Mr. Erik[…]

Espinosa Habano 2015

Espinosa Habano 2015 Cigar Review

Introduced or should I say re-introduced at the 2015 IPCPR, the Espinosa Habano blend got a new look and a tweak in the blend. The original Espinosa Habano was released in 2012 when Erik Espinosa opened his new boutique cigar line and his La Zona cigar factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. So here we are in[…]

Espinosa Alpha Dawg

Espinosa Alpha Dawg Cigar Review – Let the Dawgs out!

Who let the Dawgs Out! Erik Espinosa – that’s who. Once an event only cigar, the Alpha Dawg by Espinosa Cigars has been let out to the public for all to enjoy. Of course the cigar had to have a packaging design, if it was to be sold in production. Enter the Espinosa fan base.[…]

Great Smoke 2017 – Celebrating the Cigar Lifestyle in Florida

Every year, for the past 11 years, cigar smokers from all over the US, descend upon south Florida to celebrate their lifestyle at an event known as the Great Smoke. The event is a way for Abe Dababneh, owner of the “Smoke Inn” enterprise, to give back to the cigar community. The Smoke Inn is huge[…]

D’Crossier Pennsylvania Avenue

D’Crossier Pennsylvania Avenue – Rough Cut Cigar Review

Now that the US presidential general election is over, I thought it would be fun to review one of the latest releases from Pure Aroma Cigars, Inc.  Back in 2009 the company started what they called the Presidential Collection. At this years IPCPR Isaias Santana Diaz of Pure Aromas Cigars Inc introduced the latest extension to D’Crossier Presidential[…]

Press Release – ESPINOSA PREMIUM CIGARS TO RELEASE THE BACKROOM SERIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPINOSA PREMIUM CIGARS TO RELEASE THE BACKROOM SERIES Hialeah Gardens, Florida (December 5, 2014) Erik Espinosa of Espinosa Premium Cigars proudly announces the release of The Backroom Series, an Espinosa Lounge Exclusive. The Backroom Series will feature cigars exclusive and limited only to Espinosa Lounges. Its first release, “The Alibi”, is a[…]

Espinosa Habano La Zona Toro – Cigar Review

Espinosa Habano La Zona Toro A long week of work and I decided to relax this evening with a Espinosa Habano La Zona cigar. These cigars were the first to be manufactured in Erik Espinosa’s new “La Zona” factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The tribute to which is adorned with a label at the foot of the stick. Now of course we[…]