Cigar Review: Drew Estate Liga Privada Pork Beli – Rated 92

Back in September of 2018, Drew Estate announced the shipment of a shop exclusive cigar known as the Liga Privada Unico Pork Beli. The cigar was made exclusively for Hyde Park Cigars, a string of Chicago area shops. In the announcement, Jonathon Drew, President and Founder of Drew Estate noted: “Hyde Park Cigars has been[…]

Burn Lounge - Pittsburgh PA

Cigar Lounge: Burn by Rocky Patel – Pittsburgh

During my northern tour of cigar lounges last month I took the opportunity to check out the new Burn by Rocky Patel lounge in Pittsburgh, PA.  My friend and Stogie Press associate Mike Bruce, who lives in the area, were dropped off at the lounge by Melody from Leaf & Bean after we spent the[…]

Executive Cigar Shop and Lounge

Cigar Lounge: Executive Cigar Shop and Lounge – Melbourne FL – The 3rd Rendition

A Little Executive History It was more than a decade and a half when I first stepped into the Executive Cigar Shop in downtown Melbourne FL. It was a small shop in the center of the strip along New Haven Avenue in the heart of a slow growing downtown district of this small Florida town.[…]

Cigar Lounge: EXCLUSIVE PÍVAT CIGAR LOUNGE OPENS AT AGUA CALIENTE CASINO RESORT SPA

I recently received an e-mail announcing a new high class, exclusive lounge that just opened in the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA. The lounge is titled Pívat – named after the Cahuilla Indian word for “smoking tobacco”. It is billed as an upscale smoking lounge that offers a selection of premium[…]

Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – September 28, 2018

With this being the last week of the regular season of Major League Baseball, I welcome you to the 15th installment of the Stogie Press “Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions”, where Boston Jimmie scours the world-wide web of cigars and summarizes relevant news and questions of the past week. On the following[…]

Cubariqueno Protocol Lancero

Protocol by Cubariqueno Cigar Review – A New Revolution

Back in May of 2015, a small boutique cigar company created a wave in the US market with the release of their inaugural blend, the Protocol. This company was the Cubariqueno Cigar Company founded by Bill Ives,  Juan Cancel and Bill Agathis. The company partnered with Erik Espinosa and the La Zona cigar factory to[…]

San Jeronimo Habano

Kafie Trading Company, LLC to be the exclusive distibutor of Tabacos San Jeronimo

Kafie Trading Company, LLC Kafie 1901 Cigars Kafie 1901 Coffee 8334 SW 193rd Street Cutler Bay, Florida 33157 305-255-6368/69 info@kafiecigars.com www.kafiecigars.com       For Immediate Release: May 27, 2016 Kafie Trading Company, LLC to be the exclusive distibutor of Tabacos San Jeronimo. The owner of Kafie Trading Company has reached a distribution agreement with[…]

Social Media for Cigar Lovers

The other day in Central Florida, a young woman decided it would be a good idea to document her experience with drunk driving on a social network called “Periscope”.  Periscope is a new app that lets users share a livestream video of what they are currently doing, using their smartphone. People viewing the stream can[…]

Ohana First Generation Toro – Cigar Review

It all about family and 2015 is turning into a wonderful start to the cigar industry with new boutique cigars starching to hit the market. Today we have the pleasure of reviewing one of these new introductions the OHANA, from Familia Rodriguez Tabacos LLC. OHANA Cigars are the creation of , Ryan Rodriguez, with the help[…]

BG Meyer Standard Issue Gordo 6×60 – Cigar Review

Rob Weiss, perhaps best known for his screenwriting in Entourage, also co-producer of the movie American Psycho,  collaborated with Davidoff and Camacho to release the BG Meyer Standard Issue.  The Standard Issue was released at the 2014 IPCPR. It received rave reviews by Cigar Aficionado along with a number of online cigar blogs.  I had[…]