Dirty Fabien Discusses the Drew Estate Isle del Sol Maduro at the 2018 IPCPR

I had the pleasure of meeting Dirty Fabien, the non-traditional Drew Estate personality, at this years IPCPR. Fabien is the face behind the Drew Estate Isle del Sol. This is not the first time I had the pleasure of talking with Fabien, but this particular year he was grinning like he was the cat that[…]

Willy Herrera Discusses the Drew Estate Premium Cigars at the 2018 IPCPR

This year, Drew Estate was celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Liga Privada and there was plenty to celebrate. I was honored to be presented the Liga Privada 10 Year Anniversary collection at the Drew Estate Media event and would like to thank the whole Drew Estate team for the generosity and time during[…]

Drew Estate Previews the Liga Privada H99 at 2018 IPCPR

At last weeks IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas, Drew Estate unveiled the latest edition to their famed Liga Privada cigar line. Officially named the Liga Privada H99 Connecticut Corojo it is part of the 10 year celebration of the Liga Privada series and joins the Liga Privada No. 9 and Liga Privada T52 on the[…]

Rise to the Occasion – Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Décadas – 50th Anniversary

Joya de Nicaragua was the first cigar factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. It was founded 50 years ago and besides the production of their own line, it has been the go to factory for many cigar brands to get quality cigars manufactured and to access select leaf. After 50 years of success, the company is putting[…]

Drew Estate Joins the Bundled Cigar Market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2018 Miami, FL – Drew Estate announces today the national launch of “Factory Smokes by Drew Estate,” a collection of four blends, in four different sizes at a very friendly price point. Factory Smokes Sweet Factory Smokes Maduro Factory Smokes Shade Factory Smokes Sun Grown All four will be displayed[…]

Joya de Nicaragua Clásico

Joya de Nicaragua Brings Back Clásico to US Market

After 50 years, Joya de Nicaragua is bringing back the famed Clásico to the US market. The company has announced they have sealed an agreement with Casa de Montecristo & JR Cigars to re-introduce the Joya de Nicaragua Clásico – the cigar that started it all for the company 50 years ago. The re-introduction will come with revamped[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Drew Estate announces the pre-release of Liga Privada No. 9 CORONA VIVA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 1, 2018 — Miami FL – Drew Estate announces the pre-release of Liga Privada No. 9 CORONA VIVA exclusively for the Cigars International Super-Store in Hamburg, Pennsylvania for the 15th annual CIGARfest. The #9 Corona Viva blend features: Wrapper – Connecticut River Valley Broadleaf Oscuro Binder – Plantation grown Brazilian Mata Fina[…]

Debonaire Daybreak

Debonaire Daybreak Cigar Review

Just before the 2017 IPCPR, Drew Estate and Debonaire House announced the release of a new Connecticut shade cigar named the Daybreak. This introduction would be the third addition to the now familiar Debonaire Ultra Premium Cigars lineup. As part of the press release, Phillip S. Zanghi III, owner of Debonaire House, stated: “I have always wanted[…]

Joya de Nicaragua and Drew Estate Announce TAA Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 18, 2018 — Estelí, Nicaragua– Joya de Nicaragua and Drew Estate are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Tobacconists’ Association of America, Ltd (TAA), and 10 years of distribution partnership by introducing the Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente, exclusively for TAA. Five decades ago, two great institutions in the cigar world began operations.[…]

Jonathan Drew

Drew Estate Announces 2018 Barn Smoker Dates

For all you Drew Estate Fans and others that are interested, the company has announced the 2018 Barn Smoker dates and venues.  According the press release this week there will be 5 Barn Smoker events this year: Florida Barn Smoker in Clermont, FL on May 19th, 2018 Pennsylvania Barn Smoker in Strasburg, PA on June[…]

Heather Callahan

Felix Assouline Cigars Welcomes Heather Callahan as Director of Sales and Marketing

St. Petersburg, FL – Feb. 23, 2018 – Felix Assouline, founder of Felix Assouline Cigars, announced that Heather Callahan has joined the company as its new director of sales and marketing. Her main office will remain in St. Petersburg. “I was very humbled when Felix invited me to be a key component in the growth[…]