Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 Episode 5 – CAO Master Blender Rick Rodriguez

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with CAO Cigars Master Blender and Brand Ambassador, Rick Rodriguez. We get into his growth in the industry and how he moved from sales to blending and what it is like to be the Brand Ambassador for CAO. Rick Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 Episode 5 – CAO Master Blender Rick Rodriguez[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 Episode 4 – Michael Herklots

In this video, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press welcomes the always dapper Michael Herklots to Taking It To the Nub. We venture into Michael’s past with Nat Sherman and then discuss his founding of a new cigar company Ferio Tego. Later in the show, we get some excellent cigar education from Michael who is a Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 Episode 4 – Michael Herklots[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – Episode 3 – Black Star Line Cigars

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Pres sits down with Ari Wimberly, the owner of Chicagoland Area – Black Star Line Cigars. Aric takes us on a journey of his brand and how he got into the cigar business. If you missed the live publication of this episode, Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – Episode 3 – Black Star Line Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 39 – Protocol Cigars

In this episode Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press welcomes Juan Cancel and Kevin Keithan from Protocol Cigars. Certainly the longest episode of the year – we talk cigars, history of the company and lots of shenanigans. If You missed the live broadcast you can watch it here.

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 35 – Maya Selva – Flor de Selva Cigars

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Maya Selva, founder and owner of Maya Selva Cigars, a woman owned business since 1995. Maya and her company are celebrating over 25 years in the premium cigar business. Maya is a degreed engineer. a native of Honduras, Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 35 – Maya Selva – Flor de Selva Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 33 – Todd Vance –Stallone Nicaragua Cigars

In this episode, Boston Jimmie has a cigar chat with Todd Vance – North American Vice President of Sales for Stallone Nicaragua Cigars. This 2014 founded company is owned by real time cowboy, Tony Barrios and uses Tabacalera La Perla in Nicaragua, owned by the famed cigar maker Guillermo Pena. Todd and Boston Jimmie talk Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 33 – Todd Vance –Stallone Nicaragua Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 26 Consumer Panel #2

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie is joined by a cigar consumer panel including Cigar Enthusiasts including, Princess J. and Joey B, along with one of the Bakersfield Gentlemen, Miguel Rodriguez. Princess J. joined us while getting a new tattoo, Joey called in from his home lounge in Massachusetts, and Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 26 Consumer Panel #2[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 25 – The Cigar Clowns

This episode of Taking It To The Nub, was a unique one, as Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down and has a cigar chat with two great BOTL, Nick Marzigliano and Raymond Kane – founders of the growing Facebook group Cigar Clowns. Having met these Brooklyn gentlemen only minutes before the show, Boston Jimmie Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 25 – The Cigar Clowns[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 24 – Oscar Valladares Cigars

In our 24th episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie sits down with Oscar Valladares, owner of Oscar Valladares Cigars. Oscar went from being a tour bus driver for Rocky Patel to owning and operating one of the highly acclaimed cigar factories that rolls out over 3.5 million cigars a year. Take a trip Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 24 – Oscar Valladares Cigars[…]