Ventura Archetype Mini Series

Cigar News: Ventura Cigars Begins Shipping the Archetype Mini Series

You may have already read the Stogie Press review on the Ventura Cigars Archetype Mimi Series – Curses cigar. It is one of the three blends in the Archetype Mini Series the company introduced at this years IPCPR. Now you too can experience this new line from Ventura Cigars, as they have announced today, the[…]

Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – October 12, 2018

Welcome you to the 16th installment of the Stogie Press “Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions”, where Boston Jimmie scours the world-wide web of cigars and summarizes relevant news and questions of the past week. I skipped last week because there was no worthy topics to discuss, but this week we have a[…]

Providencia Cigars La Misión

Cigar News: Providencia Cigars Introduces La Misión – 15 Years of Honduran Love

The little Texas cigar company that keeps on chugging along, Providencia Cigars, has announced their 5th production cigar. Known as La Misión (The Mission), the cigar is a tribute to company founder, Jim Faber and his short mission to Honduras that turned into a 15-plus year, love affair, with the people and land of Honduras.[…]

Providencia Cigars The Hostage

Breaking Cigar News: More Hostages to be Released by Providencia Cigars

It was only a month ago that Providencia Cigars announced the release of The Hostage to the market. In a phone call to Raymond Zinar, Marketing manager for Providencia Cigars, Ray explained to me that all hostages have been released, shipped and sold. Now that the hostages are fully in the market and in the[…]

Michael Giannini, General Manager at Ventura Cigars

Cigar News: Ventura Cigar Company Heading to Drew Estate 2018 Kentucky Barn Smoker

Ventura Cigar Company announced today that they will be bringing smooth vibes and great smokes to an already raucously good time. In the announcement, Ventura Cigars stated: “Ventura Cigars is honored to be part of Drew Estate’s 2018 Kentucky Barn Smoker on September 29, 2018. Held in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, the event is the brainchild of[…]

OSOK San Andres

Cigar News: OSOK Cigars Serves Another Killshot – The OSOK San Andres

If you have been wondering where Edgar Hoill from OSOK Cigars has been lately, fear not, for he has been hanging out in Mexico as a Quality Control appointee for Casa Turrent so he could feed his personal desire to gain a deeper appreciation behind the process of crafting premium cigars. Edgar is appreciative of the rave[…]

Cinco Décadas: The Rise of the Nicaraguan Cigar

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Publishes Story, 50 Years in the Making

Did you ever wonder what its like to be the 1st, the one who started it all? Did you ever think about all the growth pains one had to go through, to reap the rewards for their perseverance against all odds? Well now you can read all about it, in the latest book published by[…]

Cigar News: Island Club Cigars Begin National Distribution

Leading up to this years IPCPR back in July were news articles about the forthcoming Island Club cigars. Island Lifestyle Importers, the exclusive manufacturer of Island Lifestyle Cigars and Tommy Bahama Luxury Cigar Accessories, presented the latest line at the show and  have announced today, Island Club cigars will be shipping to dealers across the country. The[…]

Marrero Cigar Company - By Felix Gonzalez

Cigar News: When Art Becomes Smokable – Marrero Cigar Co./Fabrica MCR

The other day I received a press release from Joel Vazquez Marrero, owner of the Marrero Cigar Company, announcing the opening of a new cigar factory in Tamboril, República Dominicana. This is not going to be your ordinary cigar factory, in fact one could call it an art studio that produces cigars like no other. Marrero teamed[…]

Providencia Cigars - Meritage

Cigar News: Providencia Cigars Announces the Meritage “Aromatic Aged Cigar”

It seems it was just the other day that we heard about this small Texas cigar company, but as they say down there, everything is bigger in Texas, and Providencia Cigars is certainly growing into their boots. The latest announcement comes just 48 hours from the previous one and this time the company has announced[…]

Cigar News: Nomad Cigars Sold To Ezra Zion

All good things seem to come to an end. But in the case of Nomad cigars and owner Fred Rewey, the end is a new beginning. At first I though it was another prank of some sort. Fred has been known to be a bacon lover, cigar smoking prankster. This time it was true. I[…]

Cigar News: Providencia Cigars Releases The Hostage

Providencia Cigars, the little Texas cigar company that could, has announced the release of its 4th blend. Known as “The Hostage“, the cigar is said to be a bold entry for Providencia Cigar and founders Jim Faber, Reed Grafke, and Raymond Zinar. The cigar is a tribute to the harrowing experience Faber had while volunteering[…]

Cigar News: Crux Cigars Starts Shipping the Crux Limitada IPCPR Show Exclusive

It’s that time of the year when we get an opportunity to pick up one of the most exclusive cigars showcased at the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) trade show. I am talking about the Crux Cigars Limitada IPCPR Show Exclusive. In a press release, Crux Cigars noted that this years  Limitada IPCPR Show[…]

Cigar News: Omar de Frias and Fratello Cigars Head to Norway

Fratello Cigars announced today, they have secured the company’s newest distribution partner, Nordic Cigars. Founded in 2017, Nordic Cigars is headquartered in Sandnes, Norway, the 5th largest city in the country. It is no surprise that de Frias, one of the tallest men in the cigar business with a Nordic first name, chose a Norwegian[…]