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Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – October 19, 2018

Ok, I did not win last nights Mega Millions Jackpot, so I guess i need to continue plugging away here at Stogie Press, but then again, if I did win, I would probably be doing this even more, as I would have a lot of time on my hands sitting on my yacht. So let[…]

Undercrown Dojo Dogma

Cigar Review: Drew Estate Undercrown Dojo Dogma – Rated 91

As soon as I posted a picture of me checking out the Drew Estate Undercrown Dogma cigar, I received messages asking if I am going to review it. Since you all want to hear what Boston Jimmie has to say, I moved this right to the top of my scheduled reviews for you all to read.[…]

Psyko Seven Maduro

Cigar News: Switzerland Turns Psyko with Oettinger Davidoff Expo

Ventura Cigar Co. has announced that their acclaimed Psyko Seven Cigar line will be making their European Debut at the Oettinger Davidoff Expo in Lucerne, Switzerland October 20 – 21, 2018. The Expo,  which  hosts hundreds of attendees looking to bring Oettinger Davidoff brands and products into their retail outlets will be held at the Verkehrshaus der Schweiz.[…]

Punch Diablo

Cigar Review: Punch Diablo Diabolus – Rated 89

Way back in the day, many years ago, I was on a business trip to western Massachusetts, right off the NY border and after a long day of meetings and a massive dinner, supplier I was visiting asked my colleague and I if we like to smoke cigars. He did not have to ask twice[…]

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[…]

The Tabernacle Havana Seed CT. No. 142

Cigar Review: Foundation Cigars The Tabernacle Havana Seed CT No. 142 – Rated 97

It has been three months since we presented Nick Melillo the award for the Stogie Press #1 Boutique Cigar of the 2017. The award for the excellent craftsmanship, and superb blend, of the Wise Man Maduro. Those that have enjoyed that cigar probably don’t disagree with our assessment. Now, here we are, 3 months later,[…]

Potter Cigars Salomon Black

Cigar Review: Potter Cigars Salomon Black- Rated 95

Potter Cigars, a small boutique cigar company based out of Tamboril, DR made their 3rd appearance at the IPCPR this past July.  The main focus at the Potter Cigars booth was a cigar named the Salomon Black, a bold dark maduro salomon vitola. Stogie Press is no stranger to Potter Cigars, we have known David[…]

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.[…]

Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto Gran Toro

Cigar Review: Royal Agio Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto – Rated 89

Royal Agio cigars, is a name which American cigar smokers are familiar with from their Balmoral brand of cigars. Specifically, the Balmoral Añejo XO, which, for the past 3 years, Drew Estate handled the U.S. Market distribution. That relation ended this year when Royal Agio announced they were going handle distribution on their own and expand[…]

Providencia Cigars The Hostage

Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars The Hostage – Rated 92

The story has been told and The Hostage has been released. Freed from the farms and factory in Danli, Honduras it is now in select shops, so we enjoy all that it has to offer. Early sightings of the new Providencia Cigars Hostage have shown up across social media.  I am told the Hostages escaped[…]

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[…]

Cornelius and Anthony Mistress Robusto

Cigar Review: Cornelius and Anthony The Mistress Robusto – Rated 95

Cornelius and Anthony, a brand that boutique cigar lovers have come to know and enjoy, has been making ripples in the fabric of the cigar world since their inception. With a long history in the tobacco business, anchored by the 150 plus years of farming by the Bailey family, the company has been releasing quality[…]

Ventura Cigars Archetype Mini Series Curses

Cigar Review: Ventura Cigars Archetype Mini Series Curses – Rated 91

Crystals, Curses, and Cloaks, it sounds like the plot of a Harry Potter book and so it should, because these are the names of the cigars in the newly released Archetype Fantasy Mini Series from Ventura Cigars. If you recall, the company released a number of Archetype cigars in 2017 and explained to us all, “we[…]