Cigar Review: Oscar Valladares Super Fly Toro – Rated 91

Oscar Valladares may be best known to cigar enthusiasts as being the man behind the Leaf by Oscar, the iconic cigar brand that uses a loose tobacco leaf wrapped around the finished cigar to keep it from drying out during shipment. Since that launch, in conjunction with Island Jim Robinson, Oscar’s factory has flourished, and Read more about Cigar Review: Oscar Valladares Super Fly Toro – Rated 91[…]

#JessiNeedsOurHelp

Many in the cigar industry know of Jessi Flores, the cigar artist who worked for Drew Esates Sub-culture studios for many years. Less of us know of his life’s struggles as he keeps them private. This weekend I learned that Jessi’s 20 year old daughter, Stephanie Nicole, is in great need of medical assistance. Stephanie Read more about #JessiNeedsOurHelp[…]

Cigar Review: Joya De Nicaruagua Número Uno – Rated 97

During the 2019 PCA Trade Show, the Drew Estate booth was showcasing a very special cigar from Joya De Nicaragua known as the Número Uno “Obras Maestros”. This cigar was part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the company. Prior to this release, the cigar was previously the one the company gave out by Nicaraguan Read more about Cigar Review: Joya De Nicaruagua Número Uno – Rated 97[…]

Jessi Flores

Cigar Lifestyle: A Deep Conversation with Jessi “VICTMS” Flores – Cigar Culture Artist

Jessi (VICTMS) Flores – A name as synonymous with Drew Estate Cigars as Jonathan Drew himself. For those that may not be fully tuned in, Jessi was the Director of Subculture Studios, the art side of Drew Estate. After being discovered by Jonathon 20 years ago, Jessi has been producing amazing art for the company with Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: A Deep Conversation with Jessi “VICTMS” Flores – Cigar Culture Artist[…]

Jessi Flores

Cigar News: Jessi “VICTMS” Flores Partners With Ortez Store To Sell Handmade Cigar Accessories

Fresh off his 20 tenure at Drew Estate Cigars – Subculture Studios, Jessi “VICTMS” Flores has hit the ground running in his new venture of creating specialized, one of a kind, hand made cigar accessories. In fact it has been just two months since he departed Drew Estate. In a press release today, Flores announced Read more about Cigar News: Jessi “VICTMS” Flores Partners With Ortez Store To Sell Handmade Cigar Accessories[…]

Cigar News: Jessi Flores to Leave Drew Estate to Pursue New Business Ventures

Drew Estate has announced today, Subculture Studios Director Jessi Flores will be leaving the company to pursue new business ventures. Ever since Jonathan Drew discovered Jessi’s unique street art in Esteli, Nicaragua back in 1999, Mr. Flores has been a driving force of the company’s Subculture Studios. Jonathan Drew himself noted in a press release Read more about Cigar News: Jessi Flores to Leave Drew Estate to Pursue New Business Ventures[…]