Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder IGNITE

Jacobs Ladder Lancero to Debut as First IGNITE Cigar

The other day we brought you the news of the Southern Draw Cigars IGNITE Charitable Strategy. In that news, the company noted they will be releasing their first release for this program and today we are reporting that release will be the Jacobs Ladder Lancero. Yes, my friends, the Smooth Strength, Stogie press Top 25[…]

Southern Draw Cigars Launches the IGNITE Charitable Strategy

This past weekend, I had the distinct pleasure of hanging out with Robert Holt, owner of Southern Draw Cigars.  I spent Saturday night with him at one of my local Brick & Mortar shops and all day Sunday. It was a good break for him  to just relax and enjoy some time here in Melbourne,[…]

rose of sharon lancero

Southern Draw Cigars Announces Exclusive Rose of Sharon Lancero with Famous Smoke

Oh what a few years in the cigar business does when you have a consistently great and award-winning product.  I remember meeting Robert Holt a few years in a small shop in Austin, Texas and like all good brothers of the leaf, we have been friends ever since. This year was a spectacular year for[…]

General Cigars Inspirado Event

The Stogie Press Top Connecticut Cigars of 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MELBOURNE, FL – I know the lists just seem to keep flowing out the media. But as you know, and as I promise, every year we like to offer our list of the top Connecticut wrapped cigars for that year. The list always comes out in mid January after most have digested[…]

2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars Candidates 6 – 10

We have just 13 days before the big announcement of the 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars here on Stogie Press. Today I would like to  present the next 5 candidates for our list. The first 5 candidates were published last week here. The Yayabo Series 04 Admiral The Crowned Heads Four Kicks Maduro  The Micallef Cigars Experiencia[…]

AJ Fernandez

Why Cigar Aficionado will Choose AJ Fernandez Cigar of the Year – Editorial

Well  folks, it’s that time of the year when the cigar media start to release their top cigars of the year. As you know, StogiePress releases our Top 25 Boutique Cigar list at the stroke of midnight on December 31, but the most coveted Cigar of the Year (COTY) list is from Cigar Aficionado. If[…]

Southern Draw QuickDraw

Southern Draw Cigars & Famous Smoke Shop Partner for the New Cigar Release

NEW QuickDraw Corona Gorda Gets a Famous Introduction November 29, 2017 AUSTIN, TEXAS – Two American, family-owned cigar businesses have partnered for an exciting new cigar release. Southern Draw Cigars, a Veteran-owned premium cigar brand, proudly announces a new addition to their QuickDraw line of cigars: a Corona Gorda (5×46), now available in 25-count boxes protected by[…]

Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder

Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder Cigar Review – Smooth Strength

You have heard of smooth operators, sharp dressed men, and smooth jazz. Today I am going to talk to you about Smooth Strength. That is how we at Stogie Press ultimately describe the new Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder, a cigar as unique as the man who created it. As you read the reason will become clear. The Jacobs[…]

Southern Draw Cigars

Best Boutique Cigar Booth at IPCPR 2017 – Southern Draw Cigars

Well the votes are in. Now that it has been two weeks since the 2017 IPCPR it is time  to announce the best Boutique Cigar booth at the show. First let me say, these small brands that go to the show, spend a fair share of their money to market their brand with the hope[…]

Cigar Industry Talks about FDA Rules

During the 2017 IPCPR I took some time with numerous brand owners to talk about their blends and business in general. One of the questions I asked, was how are they handling the FDA regulations on the cigar industry. It is just about a year (August 8, 2016) since the FDA clamped down on our[…]

Southern Draw Cigars Announces Release of Jacobs Ladder

Southern Draw Cigars, the company that brought the renowned Kudzu, Firethorn, and recent Rose of Sharon cigars has announced their latest creation today – Jacobs Ladder.  The intent of this new release is to round out the Southern Draw Cigars line with a very rich and complex, full  body cigar. Jacobs Ladder is described as[…]

Southern Draw Cigars - Rose of Sharon

The Rose of Sharon – A rose by any other name – its a cigar!

For those that have met and know Robert Holt, owner of Southern Draw Cigars,  you know he is a devoutly religious and caring person. In fact he is known as the Chief Evangelist of Southern Draw Cigars.  So it is by no surprise that the latest creation coming from Southern Draw is the Rose of[…]

Kudzu Axil

Southern Draw Kudzu Axil – A solid hit for the team

Baseball 2017 has arrived and I can’t wait till Monday when the Red Sox open their season at Fenway . Pitching, hitting, running, and dramatic strategy for the next 162 days and nights. Speaking of hits, I am sitting here today watching the Yankees and Rays play the first game of the 2017 season  while[…]

Southern Draw Cigars ships the Rose of Sharon – Spring has Arrived

Back in August of last year, Southern Draw Cigars announced the introduction of some new blends to entice the palates of their growing following. One of those announcements was the Rose of Sharon.  Having planted the seeds of interest back in August, the Rose of Sharon has come to  blossom today. Robert and Sharon Holt of[…]