2012 by Oscar Maduro

2012 Maduro by Oscar Valladares Cigar Review

Oscar Valladares owner of Oscar Valladares Tobacco and Co. made quite the splash when he collaborated with Island Jim Robinson to produce the Leaf by Oscar cigar. It seems like that was a lifetime ago but the company is only 5 years old. At this years IPCPR, Oscar  reached into the vault and has introduced the what[…]

The Oscar Habano

The Oscar Habano Cigar Review

By now, if you are serious cigar smoker you have seen and even may have tried the Leaf by Oscar line of cigars. You know the ones I am talking about, those beautiful specimens of rolled leaf preserved in a tobacco leaf instead of a cellophane sheath. Well, one of the men behind that creation,[…]

Island Jim Cigars – IPCPR2015 – Video Interview

On day 3 of the 83rd Annual IPCPR in New Orleans we caught up with our good friend Jim Robinson from Island Jim Cigars. His booth was jamming all week with the great success from his Leaf by Oscar creation last year and here we discuss what else is new and upcoming from him and[…]

Bill Bromley OG

Bill Bromley OG – Cigar Review

It has been a long hard winter again, especially for those in the Northeast of the US not mention that the cold and snow even made it down to many of the southern states too with record lows in Florida and Key West. So now spring has arrived and there are two things I love[…]

Island Jim #2 – Cigar Review

It was a beautiful spring like day here in sunny Florida not just a nice 70 degree day. I figured this would be the perfect time to sit back with Island Jim and enjoy this wonderful day.The Island Jim has been resting in my humidor since July of last year. What is even better  about this[…]

Leaf by Oscar – Connecticut – Cigar Review

It’s good to have some vacation time and not have to go anywhere. Today I will review the “Leaf by Oscar” cigar. Before I get into the review allow me to introduce the man behind the Leaf – “Island Jim” Robinson. He is the man who owns the world-famous Leaf and Bean cigar cafe in[…]