2012 by Oscar Rebirth Connecticut

2012 by Oscar Rebirth Connecticut Cigar Review – Get Your Day Started

Back in July of 2017 we reviewed one of the three Oscar Valladares “2012 Rebirth Edition Blends” that were introduced at the 2017 IPCPR. That review was of the 2012 Maduro, and not only was it a fine cigar it also received  an Honorable Mention in this year’s top 25 Boutique Cigar  list on Stogie Press.[…]

The Stogie Press 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 1, 2018 What a year 2017 has been. Even with the FDA regulations there was a plethora of new releases and even though we didn’t smoke them all, those we did, showcased the amazing skill and craft of so many cigar makers and factories. This years competition was tight and making[…]

Oscar Valladares Tobacco and The Cigar Shop Team Up for the 2012 by Oscar Barber Pole

December 15, 2017 – Carolina-based retailer The Cigar Shop is proud to announce it is teaming up with Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co to produce its second exclusive offering. The offering will be an extension to the 2012 by Oscar line and features the rare combination of a candela wrapper being used in a barber-pole[…]

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,[…]

The Most Read Cigar Reviews of 2015

January is a great time to look back & reflect on what has happened in the year that just passed. To that end, we at Stogie Press, wanted to review what were the most read cigar reviews for 2015. Looking at this list gives us an idea of what has sparked people’s interests. So without[…]

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[…]