Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – GTO Dominican Cigars – Dr. Oscar Rodriguez

Those who know – Smoke GTO! Well after this episode you all should be more aware of and know GTO Dominican Cigars along with company Founder and Owner, Dr. Oscar Rodriguez. During this fast 1 hour show, the Doc imparts some great cigar knowledge and talks about the roots of his Boutique Vertically Integrated Cigar Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – GTO Dominican Cigars – Dr. Oscar Rodriguez[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – Dean Parsons – Epic Cigars

In case you missed this one. In this video, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press, sits down with the founder of Epic Cigars, Mr. Dean Parsons. Dean chimes in from a small boat in a bay in the Miami area. We talk about his 10 year journey in the cigar business and the trials and tribulations Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – Dean Parsons – Epic Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – Martinez Cigars NYC

In this video, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with David Rivera the Marketing and Sales Director for Martinez Cigars NYC. The company is the oldest and still operational cigar factory in the city of New York. I chose to do the broadcast from one of the newest cigar lounges near me, Smoke Rings Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – Martinez Cigars NYC[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Rodriguez Cigars Key West and Papas Pilar Rum

In this Taking it To The Nub episode, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Danny DiFabio the owner of Rodriguez Cigars Key West at Executive Cigar Shop and Lounge in Sanford FL. We talk about what is new and coming from his iconic brand along with some history of the company. Later in Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Rodriguez Cigars Key West and Papas Pilar Rum[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – Episode 23 – Nick Melillo – Foundation Cigars

In this interview, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Nick Melillo – Owner of Foundation Cigars. Nick is one of the most knowledgeable cigar men in the industry and we talk through his history in the business and discuss the Stogie Press 2020 Medium Company Cigar of the Year “The David”. This video Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – Episode 23 – Nick Melillo – Foundation Cigars[…]

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Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 Episode 11 – Bobby Newman – J.C. Newman Cigars

In this episode, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Bobby Newman, Owner of J.C. Newman Cigars, to talk about what new with the oldest cigar factory in the US. We touch on the history and growth of the company over the last 125 years and delve into the renovation of the factory. Bobby Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 Episode 11 – Bobby Newman – J.C. Newman Cigars[…]

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[…]