Cigar Review: Oscar Valladares Wild Hunter Oscuro – Rated 87

Oscar Valladares has been growing his cigar business ever since he and Island Jim Robinson collaborated on the iconic Leaf by Oscar. Now, after years of growth he has a full portfolio of cigar blends and brands under his wing. This year, at the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show, he showcased two new blends, Read more about Cigar Review: Oscar Valladares Wild Hunter Oscuro – Rated 87[…]

Oscar Valladares Super Fly

IPCPR/PCA NEWS: Oscar Valladares Cigars

During this years IPCPR/PCA Trade Show, I got the chance to chat a little with Oscar Valladares about how his company is growing and what new products he has for the market. For a small company that started just a few short years ago with the famed Leaf by Oscar, a collaboration between Island Jim Read more about IPCPR/PCA NEWS: Oscar Valladares Cigars[…]

Oscar Valladares Ciseron Edition

Cigar Review: Oscar Valladares Ciseron Edition – Rated 94

Oscar Valladares, the man that may be best known for the Leaf by Oscar cigar, a brand that is owned by and was made popular by Island Jim Robinson, has branched out over the past few years and brought to market some new and interesting blends of his own. At the 2018 IPCPR, Oscar was Read more about Cigar Review: Oscar Valladares Ciseron Edition – Rated 94[…]

My Way by Bayron Duarte

Bayron Duarte My Way Cigar Review

As Old Blues Eyes, Frank Sinatra, sang over and again; “I planned each charted course, each careful step along the byway,  And more, much more than this, I did it my way” And so is the case for one of the latest creations to come out of Oscar Valladares, the man, who with Island Jim Read more about Bayron Duarte My Way Cigar Review[…]

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. Read more about 2012 by Oscar Rebirth Connecticut Cigar Review – Get Your Day Started[…]

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 Read more about Oscar Valladares Tobacco and The Cigar Shop Team Up for the 2012 by Oscar 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 Read more about 2012 Maduro by Oscar Valladares Cigar Review[…]

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, Read more about The Oscar Habano Cigar Review[…]

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 Read more about The Most Read Cigar Reviews of 2015[…]

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 Read more about Island Jim #2 – Cigar Review[…]

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 Read more about Leaf by Oscar – Connecticut – Cigar Review[…]