Lifestyle:Virtual Herfs, The New Temporary Normal – By Mike Holmes

As of the weekend of March 20-22, the cigar community has seen a tremendous spike among cigar enthusiasts who have started herfing with brothers and sisters of the leaf from all parts of the United States. “Virtual Herfing” isn’t a new phenomenon, but the sudden spike in use of technology due to the Corona Virus Read more about Lifestyle:Virtual Herfs, The New Temporary Normal – By Mike Holmes[…]

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Lifestyle: Useful Cigar Retorts – Use as Needed!

So, you are tired of hearing those words everywhere you go? You know the ones; that stinks, can you move away, your cigar smoke is bothering me, that is offensive, etc. Well, we at Stogie Press are here to help you retort those comments. We know sometimes you have to be diplomatic about responding, so Read more about Lifestyle: Useful Cigar Retorts – Use as Needed![…]

Lifestyle: Casa De Montecristo by Prime Cigar to Host Inaugural Mombacho Diplomatico Rum Cigar Event

Casa de Montecristo by Prime Cigar & Whisky Bar located in Miami, will serve as ground zero for a national touring event featuring the Mombacho Diplomatico and the award-winning Diplomatico Rum. This special event will take place on Thursday March 12, 2020 at 1106 S Miami Ave #202, Miami, FL 3313. The Mombacho Diplomatico cigar Read more about Lifestyle: Casa De Montecristo by Prime Cigar to Host Inaugural Mombacho Diplomatico Rum Cigar Event[…]

Cigar Lifestyle: Shirtless Mike’s Epic 31st Birthday Weekend – By Mike Holmes

As I sit back and reflect on my birthday weekend I feel one thing – gratitude. I am eternally grateful to have been blessed enough to make it to see the age of 31. This past weekend I traveled to West Palm Beach, via Greyhound Bus, to attend the Smoke Inn’s massive cigar event “The Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: Shirtless Mike’s Epic 31st Birthday Weekend – By Mike Holmes[…]

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Cigar Lifestyle: Eleven Cigars Most Talked About in 2019 – Mike Holmes

A note from Boston Jimmie Alright now – 2019 is over, cigar media have posted their top lists and the debates have begun. You may agree or disagree with the ratings, rankings, and selections on them, or then again you may not even care, but one thing every consumer should pay attention to is what Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: Eleven Cigars Most Talked About in 2019 – Mike Holmes[…]

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Cigar Lifestyle: 2020 Resolutions, Resa-Lies, Still Puffin And Alive! – By Mike Holmes

Happy New Year to everyone reading my first article of the year and the new decade! This time of the year people tend to be hyped up about “What is to come” in the new year. Resolutions are made only to be broken a couple months later. The resolutions turn into lies and then you Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: 2020 Resolutions, Resa-Lies, Still Puffin And Alive! – By Mike Holmes[…]

How Do E-Cigars Compare to The Real Thing? – Guest Article by Eric Van Buskirk

Meet The Latest Vaporizer Alternative Much to the delight of smokers looking to quit, there is now an electronic, vaporizer-driven or “vape” alternative to everything notorious for having serious side effects on lung health. For nearly a decade now, hookah, shisha, cigarette and pipe smokers have all had an established array of brands to shop Read more about How Do E-Cigars Compare to The Real Thing? – Guest Article by Eric Van Buskirk[…]

Cigar Lifestyle: 9 years of Paradise Cigarz – A Look Back At The Memories Of My Home Shop – By Mike Holmes

My relationship with Paradise Cigarz in Rockledge, Fl began 9 years ago. I was pretty new to cigars and did not smoke as often as I do now. My mom sent me to spy on prices at a barbershop in the adjacent plaza and on my way I passed a sign that said “Cigars” and Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: 9 years of Paradise Cigarz – A Look Back At The Memories Of My Home Shop – By Mike Holmes[…]

Product Review: Cigarmedics HumidiMeter

A couple of months back, I received a pretty cool device in the mail from a company called Cigarmedics. They asked if I would be kind enough to review their product, known as the HumidiMeter, on Stogie Press. This is not the first I have heard of the device. My friend and BOTL, Kevin Shahan Read more about Product Review: Cigarmedics HumidiMeter[…]

Lifestyle: Stogie Press Readers Choice Award Results

Well, that was a fun contest, but all good things must come to an end. Votes were cut off at midnight on Friday, December 20th. The 2019 Stogie Press Readers Choice best cigar of 2019 is the: Dominican Big Leaguer (DBL) Tamo Lindo El Amarillo Fancy Belicoso Congratulations to Francisco Almonte and the whole team Read more about Lifestyle: Stogie Press Readers Choice Award Results[…]

Legislation: House Approves Spending Bill – Raises Tobacco age to 21

The House of Representatives passed the year end funding bill today that includes funding to keep the government running through September of 2020. The bill was broken into two packages – one for national security which passed 280-138 and the other for domestic agencies which also passed 297-120. The domestic agencies part included a provision Read more about Legislation: House Approves Spending Bill – Raises Tobacco age to 21[…]

Lifestyle: Stogie Press – Readers Choice Cigar of the Year – Contest

Jimmie – you have a problem!! My wife recently looked at my Humidor and said “Jimmie, you need to be in the Christmas giving spirit” – so here it is, for the first time ever, we are running a Stogie Press “Readers Choice Cigar of the Year” contest. This is real simple, just comment on Read more about Lifestyle: Stogie Press – Readers Choice Cigar of the Year – Contest[…]

Cigar Lifestyle – When Worlds Collide – Drew Estate X Art Basel Event

This past Friday evening I was cordially invited to attend and cover a one night event in Wynwood, Florida called “X Art Basel’ that was put on by Drew Estate Cigars. If you are not familiar with Art Basel, one of the biggest events held in Miami, Florida, it is a gathering of artists, galleries, Read more about Cigar Lifestyle – When Worlds Collide – Drew Estate X Art Basel Event[…]

Cigar Lifestyle: Drew Estate Hosting “X Art Basel”

This coming Friday, December 6, Drew Estate Cigars will be capping their 20th Anniversary of ACID Cigars by hosting a special 1 night only event in the heart of Art Basel, sponsored by Hausammann Gallery. The gallery was founded in 1961 by Renato Hausammann, originally in the Italian ski town of Cortina, and now moved Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: Drew Estate Hosting “X Art Basel”[…]