Davidoff Yamasa

Davidoff Yamasa – A Dream Come True – Cigar Review

This time last year, I took a little trip, with some cigar pals, to the Dominican Republic. The week was packed with learning and meeting some of the best the island nation had to offer. During that week, I had the pleasure of visiting the Davidoff Cigar Lounge in Santiago. It was there that we met[…]

KBF Smoking Jacket Favorito

Smoking Jacket Favoritos Cigar Review

What happens when the son of Hendrik Kelner, Sr., the master blender for Davidoff breaks out and creates his own cigar? Well you get 29 years of experience at Davidoff, a lifetime of mentoring from the father of premium cigars, and one very special cigar. I am talking about Hendrik Kelner Jr. and his 2013[…]

Santiago Republic Dominicana – Cigar Capital of the World

Mention the word Hispaniola to most Americans they will conjure up visions of Christopher Columbus and his famed landing in the Americas. He named the Island, the 22nd largest in the world, Insula Hispana, meaning “the Spanish Island”.  Since then it has found itself the home of two sovereign nations, Haiti and República Dominicana (Dominican Republic).[…]

Suriel Toro Majestuoso Pigtail Cigar Review

I sit in the Stogie Press lounge tonight enjoying a Toro Majestuoso (Majestic) cigar from Suriel Cigars. It was a about a month ago when I took a trip to the Dominican Republic and spent some time with Uriel Suriel and Hendrik Kelner Jr. at the Kelner Boutique Factory in Santiago. You can read more about the[…]

Suriel Cigars Announces US Distribution

Suriel Cigars has announced that they will start shipping to the US market. Originally available in the  Dominican market since October 2014 when the company introduced two cigars Robusto Day & Night and Toro Majestuoso they are now moving into the US market with a US version of the Toro Majestuoso. Stogie Press was lucky to receive samples of the Day[…]

ava xo

AVO XO 6×50 Toro – Cigar Review

AVO XO 6×50 Toro ‎ These past few weeks I have sampled quite a few medium to full body cigars. Tonight I am smoking the AVO XO Toro which was part of a sampler box I received from Davidoff at this years IPCPR. AVO cigars are a creation between Avo Uvezian, Hendrik Kelner,  and Davidoff[…]