Cigar News: Drew Estate Shipping Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Flying Pig Exclusive

Drew Estate has announced the shipping of the Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Flying Pig to Pappy & Co, owned and operated by the Van Winkle Family. The Flying Pig is one of the most desired vitolas in the company’s portfolio, presented in a 3 15/16th x 60 ring gauge vitola, and is a favorite amongst cigar enthusiasts worldwide. The Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Shipping Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Flying Pig Exclusive[…]

Cigar Lifestyle: A Cigar Chat with NFL Champion Fred Robbins

I was recently introduced to retired NFL Champion Fred Robbins by one of my loyal Instagram followers – Steve Bingham @bigbluecigarguy. Steve is a huge NY Giants fan and suggested I connect with Fred, who was part of the Super Bowl XLII championship Giants team. Now of course, that game is cemented in my amygdala Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: A Cigar Chat with NFL Champion Fred Robbins[…]

Cigar Review: Southern Draw Kudzu LUSTRUM – Rated 99

You have read about, heard about, maybe even enjoyed one, but today I am here to present the Stogie Press review of the Southern Draw Kudzu LUSTRUM. This is not your run of the mill cigar, it is an anniversary cigar to celebrate 5 years in the cigar business. That’s right, Robert Holt has been Read more about Cigar Review: Southern Draw Kudzu LUSTRUM – Rated 99[…]

Cigar News: Cigar Educated partners with AJ Fernandez for Factory Tours in Nicaragua

Kennedy (TK) Achille has partnered with AJ Fernandez to bring you a once-in-a-lifetime experience to Esteli, Nicaragua. According to Kennedy: “This is the first time AJ Fernandez has opened his operation to the public! You will get a hands-on education in the world of cigars by one of the legendary manufacturers while you stay at Read more about Cigar News: Cigar Educated partners with AJ Fernandez for Factory Tours in Nicaragua[…]

Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Confidential Informant

Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announced today, the release of the Protocol Confidential Informant (CI) as a Cigars International Exclusive. According to today’s press release: “The Protocol CI keeps to the company’s law enforcement theme. In police jargon a Confidential Informant is known as a C.I. which happens to be the nick name for Cigars International, hence: Read more about Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Confidential Informant[…]

Cigar Review: J.C. Newman Brick House Mighty Mighty Maduro – Rated 89

I recently received some samples of the Brick House Maduro from J.C. Newman for the purpose of reviewing on Stogie Press. It has been quite some time since I smoked a Brick House, and even then it was not the maduro, so I can say this was going to be a new experience for me. Read more about Cigar Review: J.C. Newman Brick House Mighty Mighty Maduro – Rated 89[…]

Cigar Lifestyle: Kareem Fort gives Stogie Press the L.A. Lowdown on “Smoke BIG”

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to interview Documentary Film Producer, Kareem (Reem) Fort, to talk about his latest project “Smoke BIG“. The new documentary film, which is scheduled to be released in early 2020, focuses on the Los Angeles cigar culture. Kareem is best known for his Hip-Hop documentary “Demos” which Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: Kareem Fort gives Stogie Press the L.A. Lowdown on “Smoke BIG”[…]

Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Infringement – Rated 91

The Infringement is a cigar offering from the little boutique cigar company in Keller, Texas – Providencia Cigars. The name was chosen due to an previous naming that was too close to another brand and would have resulted in a copy-write infringement. So the Providencia Cigars team decided to keep it simple, yet bold, and Read more about Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Infringement – Rated 91[…]

Cigar Review: A.J. Fernandez Días De Gloria Toro BP – Rated 92

The name A.J. Fernandez is one that needs no introduction in the cigar industry. Abdel Fernandez has made his mark on both his own brand and that of many small and large brands across the industry. So when A.J. Fernandez comes out with a new line under his own name the industry stands and takes Read more about Cigar Review: A.J. Fernandez Días De Gloria Toro BP – Rated 92[…]

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Cigar News: Drew Estate Hires Ryan Gallimore as Manager of Consumer Engagement

Stogie Press has learned, Drew Estate hired Mr. Ryan Gallimore, a.k.a. LRG, as the new Manager of Consumer Engagement. Personally, I have come to think of Ryan as another son, a young man I met in 2014, when I first walked into Don Yeyo Cigars in Dearborn MI on a cold winter day. Ryan and Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Hires Ryan Gallimore as Manager of Consumer Engagement[…]

Cigar News: Alec Bradley Now Shipping the Most Important Fine & Rare Release: HOF / 506

Alec Bradley Cigar Co. today announced that the Fine & Rare HOF / 506 is now shipping to tobacconists worldwide. According to Alec Bradley brand owner, Alan Rubin, the Fine & Rare HOF / 506 is the most important of the Fine & Rare releases since its inception. The reason being is that this year’s Read more about Cigar News: Alec Bradley Now Shipping the Most Important Fine & Rare Release: HOF / 506[…]

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Cigar News: Ventura Cigar Company to Hold Big Smoke 2019 Rolling Event with Michael Giannini & Indiana Ortez

Ventura Cigar Company will keep everyone rolling at Big Smoke 2019. Happening November 15 – November 17 at the Mirage in Las Vegas, Cigar Aficionado’s annual event is a popular draw for premium cigar enthusiasts. It offers attendees the opportunity to meet, greet, pose, and sample wares from top industry names. Ventura Cigar will be Read more about Cigar News: Ventura Cigar Company to Hold Big Smoke 2019 Rolling Event with Michael Giannini & Indiana Ortez[…]

Karl Malone, NBA Star + Keynote Speaker of TPE 2020

Cigar News:Tobacco Media Group (TMG) Announces Karl Malone, Keynote Speaker of TPE 2020

The Tobacco Media Group (TMG) has announced, 14-time NBA All-Star Karl Malone will be the Keynote Speaker for the Tobacco Plus Expo 2020 (TPE 2020). Well-respected for his performance, talent, and many achievements on the court, including being the NBA’s 2nd all-time leading scorer, a 2-time Olympic Champion, and a 2-time NBA Most Valuable Player, Read more about Cigar News:Tobacco Media Group (TMG) Announces Karl Malone, Keynote Speaker of TPE 2020[…]

Cigar News: Jas Sum Kral Unleashes JSK Ecuadorian Habano Tyrannical Buc

With the success of the Broadleaf Maduro and the Connecticut Shade Tyrannical, Jas Sum Kral has announced it’s time to unleash the JSK Ecuadorian Habano Tyrannical Buc. The JSK Tyrannical Buc Habano is an exclusive release that will only be available online at Cigar Federation Store, as well as 2 B&M locations—Ezra Zion Cigar Lounge Read more about Cigar News: Jas Sum Kral Unleashes JSK Ecuadorian Habano Tyrannical Buc[…]