El Oso Fumar Takes – Bear Duplisea – Interviews Boston Jimmie

One of the great pleasures of being in the media side of the cigar business is getting the opportunity to sit down with brand owners to talk about their latest creations and business journeys. Everyone is special and each has their own story. The business though is made up of more than brand owners, it[…]

Black Smoke Miami – Casa De Montecristo Prime Miami

Well, by now everyone is back home after last weekend’s Black Smoke Miami event. Sadly,  we are looking once again to south Florida today as Hurricane Irma bears down on the state, especially the Florida Keys and the gulf coast of Florida from  Fort Myers to Tampa. I wish all  our brothers and sisters of[…]

Black Smoke Miami – The Mansion Party

Well  it was an action packed and smokey fun Thursday and Friday at the Black Smoke Miami events and now it was time to let it all hang as we moved to  the Mansion Party. Yes this was a mansion with a big house, huge back yard, and a ginormous gazebo overlooking the river. The[…]

Black Smoke Miami Friday – Nothing but Love

Day 3 of the Black Smoke Miami Event has come and gone.Just like the previous days the crowds got larger while the love continued to flow. This amazing group of Brothers and Sisters of the leaf, from all  the country. We started the day with coffee on the pool deck and some swimming and sunning.My[…]

Black Smoke Miami – Cuban Crafters – History Being Made

Thursday was day 2 of the epic and historic Black Smoke Miami event and event that showcased the hard work of Mr. Kennedy Achille who just 4 short months ago decided this was something he needed to do. Kennedy is the owner of the StogieTV.com brand and is recognized author and videographer on cigars and[…]

Kevin Schweitzer

A Facebook Live Chat with Rock-A-Feller Cigars

In case you missed it – Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press spent some Facebook Live time with Rock-A-Feller Cigars owner Kevin Schweitzer to talk about the brand and other cigar related topics. Click the photo below to go to the live interview. Stay tuned to Stogie Press for more live interviews and upcoming contests and[…]

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.[…]

Black Smoke Miami

Stogie TV Plans History With Black Smoke Miami Cigar Event

You have been working hard all year and you deserve a break. What better way to unwind than hanging in sunny Florida, with cigars and like-minded brothers and sisters of the leaf. This coming Labor Day weekend, Kennedy Achille, founder of Stogie TV, is planning the biggest cigar event in South Florida. Billed as the Black Smoke[…]

John Drew Brands

John Drew Brands Launch Party – A Masterful Mix of Cigars and Spirits

This past Wednesday, April 19th, I had the opportunity to trip on over to Corona Cigars in Orlando, Florida for the official John Drew Brands launch party. What is John Drew Brands you may ask? It is the latest disruptive creation from Jonathan Drew, famed cigar maker. This time it is not cigars that Drew[…]

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[…]

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[…]