Cigar Review: Espinosa Laranja Reserva Escuro – Rated 93

“I was just overwhelmed with how well it was received and how the people raved about it. I couldn’t wait for the IPCPR, I had to get it out to our retailers as soon as I could.” Erik Espinosa Erik was talking about the new Espinosa Cigars Laranja Reserva Escuro that was released to retailers Read more about Cigar Review: Espinosa Laranja Reserva Escuro – Rated 93[…]

Protocol Night Stick

Cigar News: Cigar Dojo, Cubariqueño Cigar Company, and La Zona Introduce the Protocol Night Stick

Cigar Dojo and Cubariqueño Cigar Company are at again as they have joined forces to collaborate on a yet another cigar blend. Known as the Protocol Night Stick it will be a swift and just assault on the palates of die-hard cigar enthusiasts. In a press release today, the two companies stated: Following in the Read more about Cigar News: Cigar Dojo, Cubariqueño Cigar Company, and La Zona Introduce the Protocol Night Stick[…]

Espinosa Cigars

Cigar News: Jack Toraño Joins Espinosa Premium Cigars as Director of Sales

After recently departing General Cigar Co., Jack Toraño has been picked up by Espinosa Premium Cigars as the new Director of Sales. Toraño has been with General Cigar Co. since mid 2016, when he was brought on as the Toraño brand ambassador, for the line of the same name they acquired back in 2014. We Read more about Cigar News: Jack Toraño Joins Espinosa Premium Cigars as Director of Sales[…]

Espinosa Laranja Reserva

Espinosa Laranja Reserva Cigar Review

Today I would like to give my input on the Espinosa Laranja Reserva cigar. This is one of the memorable cigars that is a master work of the Espinosa La Zona factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. By now, many of you have probably tried this unique and pleasurable smoke but I felt the need to present Read more about Espinosa Laranja Reserva Cigar Review[…]

Espinosa Wasabi Cigar

Espinosa Wasabi Cigar Review by Boston Jimmie and Zac Riley

There has been a lot of buzz these past couple  of  months about the return of the Espinosa Wasabi cigar. Originally debuting in 2016 as part of the Espinosa Back  Room series, the Wasabi was a very limited production cigar. Now once again, Erik must have been out for sushi again and decided it was Read more about Espinosa Wasabi Cigar Review by Boston Jimmie and Zac Riley[…]

Espinosa Backroom Series Alibi

Espinosa Backroom Series Alibi Cigar Review

Those that are familiar with Erik Espinosa and Espinosa Cigars know about his lounge exclusive cigars known as the Backroom Series. The first of this series was the Alibi cigar released back in late 2014 and were made available to 3 lucky lounges that carry Espinosa cigars. Now according to the company, only 200 ten-count Read more about Espinosa Backroom Series Alibi Cigar Review[…]

Cornelius & Anthony and Espinosa Cigars will Raffle off a Smoking Shed

In the world of cigar enthusiasts we all  look for a place to enjoy our fine cigars. Here in Florida that is not too hard as the garage can sub for a smoking lounge, at least during the fall through early spring. Of course, summer is brutal with humidity and heat. In most of the Read more about Cornelius & Anthony and Espinosa Cigars will Raffle off a Smoking Shed[…]

Espinosa 601 Maduro

Espinosa 601 Maduro Cigar Review – Forever Classic

The Espinosa 601 line of cigars is as old as the company itself and has quite the storied history over time. Originally produced by Eddie Ortega and Erik Espinosa, with the master craft of Don Pepin Garcia , the 601 line of cigars was the first box press produced by Pepin. Later as the Espinosa/Ortega team Read more about Espinosa 601 Maduro Cigar Review – Forever Classic[…]

2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars Candidates 16 – 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 26, 2017 We hope everyone had a splendid Christmas break and now that Christmas is behind us, it is time to announce the next 5 candidates for the Stogie Press 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars. Before we get into it, and you scream back, we have included the Villiger Flor de Read more about 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars Candidates 16 – 20[…]

2017 Espinosa Murcielago

2017 Espinosa Murcielago Cigar Review – The Bat Flies High!

I have been saying all year how much A.J. Fernandez has been influential to the cigar industry this year with the many collaborations he has forged with big box brands and small boutique cigar companies alike. Today I would like to talk about another one of these fine collaborations, the 2017 Espinosa Murcielago. The cigar Read more about 2017 Espinosa Murcielago Cigar Review – The Bat Flies High![…]

Tabaclera Neuvo Nica

Veritas Cigars to open Tabacalera Neuvo Nica in Esteli Nicaragua

December 21, 2017 Veritas Cigars announced today they have parted ways with Black Works Studio, the boutique cigar factory owned by James Brown from Black Label Trading Co. Veritas has been using the services of Black Works Studios since early 2017. Veritas Cigars is in the process of opening their own factory – Tabaclera Neuvo Nica Read more about Veritas Cigars to open Tabacalera Neuvo Nica in Esteli Nicaragua[…]

La Zona Palooza 2017

La Zona Palooza 2017 – A Celebration of Family

In case you missed the social media explosion of posts this weekend, it was La Zona Palooza weekend in Miami! What is La Zona Palooza you ask? It is a celebration of the love of Espinosa Cigars and brands that are made at the La Zona cigar factory. La Zona is owned by Mr. Erik Read more about La Zona Palooza 2017 – A Celebration of Family[…]

Espinosa Habano 2015

Espinosa Habano 2015 Cigar Review

Introduced or should I say re-introduced at the 2015 IPCPR, the Espinosa Habano blend got a new look and a tweak in the blend. The original Espinosa Habano was released in 2012 when Erik Espinosa opened his new boutique cigar line and his La Zona cigar factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. So here we are in Read more about Espinosa Habano 2015 Cigar Review[…]