Providencia Wine Cigar

Providencia Cigars Wine Cigar Pre-Release Cigar Review

Jim and Ray from Providencia cigars are back in the blending and crafting room this year trying some new things. Today I would like to offer a review of one of their latest pre-release cigars. For lack of a better name,  we will call  this the Providencia Wine Cigar. The company is still deciding on[…]

James Fox and Co. Dublin

A Visit to James J. Fox and Co. Dublin – Whiskey and Cuban Cigar Shop

Last week, I took a little time off with my wife to visit Ireland for the first time.  Every year I promise my bride a non-cigar vacation and this was the trip. I will  be talking more about our adventures in future travel articles, but any visit to a place I have never been will[…]

Jeremy Jack JJ14

Jeremy Jack JJ14 Cigar Review

As I said in my first review of a Jeremy Jack cigar last year, when I get my hands on a new brand and it inspires me, I like to tell the whole world about it. Today I have the pleasure of reviewing the another Jeremy Jack Cigars blend, the JJ14.  Don’t you just love[…]

Perdomo 20th Anniversary Connecticut

Perdomo 20th Anniversary Connecticut Cigar Review

Six years ago, Nick Perdomo and his team celebrated 20 years in the business. As part of that celebration they released some special blends to commemorate the event. These cigars were aptly known as the Perdomo 20th Anniversary series. There were 2 blends initially; a Nicaraguan Sungrown and a Nicaraguan Maduro. Fans of Perdomo though also wanted[…]

LFD La Volcada

La Flor Dominicana Volcada Cigar Review by Zach Riley and Boston Jimmie

Ask my wife and she will tell you I am like the worst dancer in the world, no rhythm and flailing arms. But if I was to pick a dance to learn, I have always been intrigued by the Tango. It is like a love battle on the dance floor. The woman moves in close[…]

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[…]

Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – May 25, 2018

Welcome to the 3rd edition of Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions by Boston Jimmie, where I find them and Kap Kaplowitz shreds them on his weekly pod cast. This week was rather light in the news but there were some tidbits of information I found worthy of discussing. Here are the points of[…]

Ventura Cigars Sets Dates and Locations for Fathers, Friends, and Fire events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2018 Ventura Cigars Company (VCC) has announced the dates and locations for their upcoming Fathers, Friends, and Fire events. According to the release:: “Held throughout the month of June, the Fathers, Friends, and Fire events are festive affairs, offering attendees the opportunity to meet, take a photo, and smoke with[…]

Villiger Cigars Continues to Expand in 2018

As reported on the Villiger Cigars North America Facebook Page, the company has added South East Regional Sales Manager. The company has tapped the semi-pro baseball player, Roger Peña to fill the new position. The post notes that Peña  was born in the Dominican Republic and “embodies Dominican culture, as his passion burns for baseball, and of course,[…]

Cigar Hustler

A Visit to the Word Famous Cigar Hustler Lounge

This past Saturday you saw I trekked over to the Drew Estate Florida Barn Smoker in Clermont, FL. What I did not mention in that article was I decided to keep a long-awaited promise to visit one of Florida’s outstanding cigar shops – the “World Famous”  Cigar Hustler in Deltona, FL. In case you were[…]

La Palina Family Series Miami Pasha

La Palina Family Series Miami Pasha Cigar Review – It’s all about the family!

The year was 2009 when William “Bill” Paley resurrected his Grandfathers cigar line “La Palina Cigars” with the introduction of the Family Series cigar line. You may have read the interview we did with Bill back at the 2015 IPCPR in New Orleans where he described his story.  At that show he was featuring the[…]

Florida Barn Smoker 2018 – You ain’t shit without your homeboyz!

  The 3rd annual Drew Estate Florida Barn Smoker is in the books. The hundreds of attendees braved the weather and were rewarded with an outstanding event where they met old friends, made some new ones, and got to meet the Drew Estate staff. The event was held on Saturday May 19, on the grounds[…]

Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions – May 18, 2018

Welcome  to  the second installment of Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions, where your’s truly, Boston Jimmie, scrapes through Cigar Social Media Channels, Groups, and individual posts to find topics of interest for the week. Of course, once I write this, my friend Kap Kaplowitz will take it all in and shred it; like[…]

Villiger Do Brasil

VILLIGER CIGARS OPENS NEW FACTORY IN BRAZIL “VILLIGER DO BRASIL”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Miami, Florida) May 17, 2018—Villiger Cigars continues global growth, with the opening of its new factory in Brazil, Villiger Do Brasil (which translates from Portuguese to “Villiger of Brazil”). Heinrich Villiger was present at the opening of the new factory, marking the next evolution of a long relationship between Villiger Cigars and[…]