I remember meeting Dr, Pablo Richard several years ago at the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Associations annual show and the one thing that sticks in my mind was what a fine gentleman Dr. Richard was. We spent time discussing cigars, the Patoro brand, and how he found himself in the cigar business. I[…]
It is said that good things come in small packages and that is all but true with the new Boutique Blends La Bohéme Mimi cigar. This small corona 3.5 x 46, is not to be taken lightly. Boutique Blends known for the brands Aging Room and Swag released the La Bohéme at this years IPCPR. The[…]
It was 1968 when Johnny Cash sang Cocaine Blues at Folsom State Prison. Now, 46 years later, the Crowned Heads cigar company, based in Nashville, released their tribute to Johnny Cash, the Jericho Hill. Crowned Heads are known for using musical references for their cigars. The Headley Grange is a reference to the old English[…]
I was away on business this week and was loaded down with work related activities resulting in very little time to write reviews. During the week I received an email from John Vaccaro from Paul Stulac Cigars wondering if I had an opportunty to sample their cigars. I told him not yet, but I will move them to the front[…]
Crux Cigars released their Crux Classic at this year IPCPR. They should be arriving in your local shops as I write this. Crux Cigars is a young boutique cigar company that has deep roots in the cigar business. We have been retailers of premium cigars for over 20 years and have been truly blessed to[…]
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[…]
Walking the IPCPR floor on day 3 As we walked the floor, we took it a little lighter today and sat longer with some of manufacturers as they seemed to have more time. We had some real nice chats with La Palina Cigars, Veritas Cigars, and a special sit down with Willy Herrera of Drew Estate.[…]
Warped Cigars – Flor Del Valle Kyle Gellis This years IPCPR has been great and there were new releases of blends from the manufactures at the show. But today, I am quite pleased to report that Warped Cigars introduced, by invitation only, their new Flor Del Valle (Flower of the Valley) cigar. This stick[…]
An appeal to the IPCPR After three days of walking the floor at this years IPCPR, I am compelled to report and comment on some of the booths that just should not have been at the show. I am not taking about cigars, pipes, and tobacco. I am talking about items like, Special Gem bracelets[…]
Alec Bradley Light up the Night After Party The premier after party of the IPCPR 2014 was packed with fun for everyone. Greeted at the door of the Palms Casino pool deck with Alec Bradley Cigars and the specially packaged Alec Bradley candy bar cigar 3 pack, we were ready to party and let[…]
As promised here is a gallery of some of the hard working and beautiful ladies helping to promote some of your favorite brands direct from IPCPR 2014 Las Vegas. Stay Tuned to Stogiepress.com for more updates and of course reviews of the newestand best from the show.
We started the day bright and early considering we still had some jet lag and a little bit of late party lag still in us from last night. Walking onto the convention floor is akin to a kid walking into a candy store. Where to start, is the first thought that comes to mind. Today[…]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nomad Cigar Co. Releases much-anticipated C-276 Estelí, Nicaragua (July 18, 2014) – Nomad Cigar Company is pleased to announce the release of the Nomad C-276 at this year’s IPCPR in Las Vegas. The C-276 is a full flavored complex blend featuring five different filler tobaccos (with two Ligeros). It also marks the second full[…]
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