Cigar Review: David P. Ehrlich PLM Series – Rated 99

I recently did a spotlight on Mike Bellody, owner of MLB Cigar Ventures, introducing him to the Stogie Press audience. As you have read, I  have known Mike since 2015 and have smoked and reviewed every cigar he has put on the market since then. Today I would like to present a review of his[…]

Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge

Cigar Lounge: Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge – Charlotte NC

I met Preston Gray the owner of the Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge when I attended the MLB Cigar Ventures after party/dinner at this years IPCPR. The time we spent enjoying Mike Bellody’s hospitality and smoking cigars was as good as any two Brothers of the Leaf could have. Over the course of the evening I[…]

Mike Bellody and Luis Tiant

Cigar Sponsor Spotlight – Mike Bellody (MLB Cigar Ventures)

Mike Bellody is the owner of MLB Cigar Ventures and the first sponsor of Stogie Press. Mike and I met at the 2015 IPCPR in New Orleans, LA. That was Mike’s first IPCPR with his new company but you would not know it from his success oriented demeanor. I would later learn that it was[…]

MATILDE AND MLB CIGAR VENTURES TO BE DISTRIBUTED THROUGH SEIBEL DISTRIBUTION IN THE U.S.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2018 Mike Bellody from MLB Cigar Ventures and Enrique Seijas from Matilde Cigars have announced today the creation of a new cigar distribution company that will be known as SeiBel Distribution. Effective immediately, SeiBel will handle all U.S. based distribution for all cigar brands under the MLB Cigar Ventures &[…]

David P. Ehrlich PLM Series

David P. Ehrlich PLM Series National Release Set for June 9th at the Underground Cigar Shop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30,  2018 West Bridgewater, MA,– MLB Cigar Ventures, the boutique cigar company with the highly touted cigar brands, Imperia and David P. Ehrlich, today announced the National Release of it’s second cigar blend under the David P. Ehrlich brand name. The David P. Ehrlich PLM Series will be formally released at the[…]

Imperia Adventador

Imperia Adventador Cigar Review – A Must Have in Your Humidor

Mike Bellody and MLB Cigar Ventures has once again taken the lead in a crowded boutique cigar market with the latest introduction to their lineup the Imperia Adventador. You may have read about two years ago that the  company’s original Imperia blend grabbed the cigar world by surprise and made numerous top cigar lists, including[…]

Alexandria Kling

MLB Cigar Ventures Taps Alexandria Kling for VP Brand Development

A few years ago I had the great pleasure of meeting and bonding with Mike Bellody – Founder & CEO of MLB Cigar Ventures. At the time, Mike was introducing his inaugural blend, the Imperia, for his new company which was met with rave reviews. That blend was followed up with additional line additions and now,[…]

MLB Cigar Ventures Imperia ISLERO

MLB Cigar Ventures Imperia ISLERO – Rough Cut Cigar Review

Mike Bellody and his company MLB Cigar Ventures rocked the cigar world last year with the debut of their Imperia cigar which we at Stogie Press enjoyed immensely.  In fact it was our number 3  cigar of the year in 2015. This year Mike and his team doubled down with two new blends. One was[…]

David P. Ehrlich Tremont – Cigar Review

A Boston Legend It was 135 years ago, that a young man of 20 years, went to work for an established tobacco shop in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts. That young man was David P. Ehrlich and the shop was F. Abrahams. The shop was owned by a German immigrant Fanny Abraham, the widow of Ferdinand Abraham, who died before making the[…]