Cigar News: EL ARTISTA ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF ARTISTA STUDIO WORKS

El Artista Cigars has announced the creation and launch of Artista Studio Works. Artista Studio Works (ASW) is a collaborative effort between the El Artista Factory and Dominican Artists from all mediums. ASW seeks to bring the life and culture of the Dominican Republic to the rest of the world through works of art and Read more about Cigar News: EL ARTISTA ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF ARTISTA STUDIO WORKS[…]

Cigar News: El Artista Announces New 2020-2021 Products

Tabacalera El Artista announced today, two new line extensions for existing brands and one full rebrand. The company noted that the Fugly Cheroots and Buffalo TEN will get a new line and the eight-year-old Puro Ambar will get a whole new look and blend. Puro Ambar With regard to the Puro Ambar line, the company Read more about Cigar News: El Artista Announces New 2020-2021 Products[…]

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Cigar News: Tabacalera El Artista Joins 38 Member Dominican Republic Tobacco Delegation – Radhamés Rodríguez Makes Statement

On Saturday, September 12 2020, Radhamés Rodríguez of Tabacalera El Artista joined a delegation of 38 tobacco industry representatives from around the Dominican Republic to communicate their thoughts and concerns on the state of the tobacco industry to the new Dominican President Luis Abinader. Rodríguez penned and presented a letter as well as a prepared Read more about Cigar News: Tabacalera El Artista Joins 38 Member Dominican Republic Tobacco Delegation – Radhamés Rodríguez Makes Statement[…]

Cigar News: El Artista Announces Dominican Republic Exclusive Cimarron Brand

Tabacalera El Artista has announced the Cimarron Soft-Box-Pressed, a new line extension for the popular Cimarron cigar brand. Cimarron Soft-Box-Pressed is a Dominican island exclusive distributed by Belmare SRL. Radhames “Ram” Rodriguez noted: “Cimarron is our top selling brand in Dominican Republic, and is one of the most popular brands in many of the cigars Read more about Cigar News: El Artista Announces Dominican Republic Exclusive Cimarron Brand[…]

Cigar News: El Artista Cigars Announces Expansion into 7th European Country

El Artista Cigars announces another expansion in Europe, this time into Austria to be distributed by Dios Tobaco located in Wiener Neustadt. Austria is the 7th European country in which El Artista Cigars distributes cigars continuing the European strategy the Company laid out nearly three years ago. Dios Tobaco is committed to distribute three brands Read more about Cigar News: El Artista Cigars Announces Expansion into 7th European Country[…]

Cigar News: 2019 Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigar Candidates – 16 through 20

Here is hoping everyone had a fine Christmas, Hanukkah, Festivus, Kwanza time with your family and friends. As we continue with the unveiling of our 2019 Top 25 Boutique Cigars, today we present candidates 16-20. Remember, these are not yet ranked, they are only candidates, and like in the past, there will be 28 cigars Read more about Cigar News: 2019 Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigar Candidates – 16 through 20[…]

Cigar Review: El Artista Big Papi The Slugger – Rated 94

Shortly after David (Big Papi) Ortiz retired from a storied MLB career, Tobacalera El Artista released a cigar that was Ortiz’ personal blend – the Big Papi. That cigar went on to be the number 24 cigar on the Stogie Press top 25 of 2016. Now 3 years later, at this years PCA trade show, Read more about Cigar Review: El Artista Big Papi The Slugger – Rated 94[…]

Cigar Review: El Artista Buffalo TEN – Rated 90

By now you have read the numerous articles and reviews I have done on El Artista, one of the largest vertically integrated cigar factories in the Dominican Republic. This year the company showcased a value priced cigar, known as the Buffalo TEN, at the Premium Cigar Association Trade Show in Las Vegas. The cigar is Read more about Cigar Review: El Artista Buffalo TEN – Rated 90[…]

IPCPR/PCA News – A Cigar Chat with Ram Rodriguez of El Artista Cigars

Near the end of day one at the 2019 Premium Cigar Association Trade Show, I caught up with Radhames ‘Ram’ Rodriguez, President of El Artista Cigars at their booth. El Artista was showcasing two new introduction this year, The Slugger and the Buffalo Ten. In the video below, we talk about the new introductions, the Read more about IPCPR/PCA News – A Cigar Chat with Ram Rodriguez of El Artista Cigars[…]

Cigar News: David Ortiz & El Artista Cigars Announce Second ‘BIG PAPI’ Cigar Brand

EL Artista Cigars announced today, a new line extension for the David Ortiz line of cigars. Titled “The Slugger” after Ortiz’s signature Home Run style, the new brand is stronger and larger than its predecessor. The new blend features a stippled deep brown San Andres maduro wrapper, flavorful Dominican Negrito binder, and fillers from Dominican Read more about Cigar News: David Ortiz & El Artista Cigars Announce Second ‘BIG PAPI’ Cigar Brand[…]

Cigar News: El Artista Announces the Buffalo TEN

El Artista, the company that brought you the Big Papi, Cimarron, Exactus , not to mention, many fine boutique cigars from brands you know and enjoy, announces the launch of a new cigar brand for 2019 – the Buffalo TEN. The Buffalo TEN is described as complex blend composed of six different tobaccos from across Read more about Cigar News: El Artista Announces the Buffalo TEN[…]

Cigar Lifestyle: DBL Cigars Tour 5 – Days 3 & 4

By now you have read and seen the fun we all all had during the first two days of Dominican Big Leaguer (DBL) Cigars tour earlier this month. As promised, I am now going to take you through the last 2 days of this spectacular event hosted by Francisco Almonte, owner of DBL Cigars in Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: DBL Cigars Tour 5 – Days 3 & 4[…]

2018 Boutique Cigar of the Year Candidates 11-16

Eights days to go before we ring in 2019 and another year of cigars reviews, lounge visits, lifestyle, and news. Before we do that we first have to announce what we feel were the best boutique cigars smoked here at Stogie Press.  Today I present the next 6 candidates for the Stogie Press Top 25 Read more about 2018 Boutique Cigar of the Year Candidates 11-16[…]