Cigar News: Fratello Camo Bundles Start Shipping

Omar de Frias announced today that the Fratello Camo Bundles that showcased at this year’s TPE trade show are heading to stores this week.  Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic that halted operations in the Dominican Republic and placed the US on a “Stay At Home” order for several weeks, the original March release was delayed. Omar Stated: Read more about Cigar News: Fratello Camo Bundles Start Shipping[…]

Cigar News: Sinistro Cigars Announces Pre-Release of Never Walk Alone

Sinistro Cigars has announced they will be Pre-Releasing their latest craft “Never Walk Alone” this coming Thursday October 17th. The pre-release will be available only at Omertà Cigar Co. In Oklahoma City. This is the fourth brand in the company’s growing portfolio which includes; Sinistro, The Last Cowboy, and Habana Vieja. 150 ten-count boxes of Read more about Cigar News: Sinistro Cigars Announces Pre-Release of Never Walk Alone[…]

Cigar Review: Karl Malone Barrel Aged Robusto by La Aurora Cigars – Rated 90

One of the cigars being featured at the Miami Cigar Co. booth at this year’s Premium Cigar Association Trade Show was the Barrel Aged Karl Malone. Yes, this is a collaborative effort between NBA Basketball star Karl Malone and La Aurora. The process used to make this cigar is described by the company as aging Read more about Cigar Review: Karl Malone Barrel Aged Robusto by La Aurora Cigars – Rated 90[…]

Cigar Review: Sinistro Cigars Last Cowboy Maduro – Rated 91

Mr. Red, Mr. Black, Mr. White; it sounds like part of the cast for the Reservoir Dogs, but in reality it is the core lines of Sinistro Cigars, a Glendale, CA based cigar company founded by James Agopian. The company has been in existence since 2015 and has been growing year over year. Adding to Read more about Cigar Review: Sinistro Cigars Last Cowboy Maduro – Rated 91[…]

Cigar News: Sinistro Cigars Teams up with Tiburan Boutique Cigars

Sinistro Cigars is proud to announce their partnership with Tiburon Boutique Cigars to represent the brand in the Texas Market.  Tiburon Boutique Cigars is owned by Carter Skinner, of Austin, Texas and Chris Osgood of Houston, Texas.  In a press release, James Agopian, co-owner of Sinistro Cigars, said; “We are pleased to have Chris and Read more about Cigar News: Sinistro Cigars Teams up with Tiburan Boutique Cigars[…]

Senorial by Jose Blanco 65th Anniversary

Senorial by Jose Blanco 65th Anniversary Cigar Review

October 27, 1949 – that is the day José Blanco was born. Señor Blanco started his long career at the age of 25 as a rum salesman in the Dominican Republic. After 6 years he moved over to Grupo León Jimenes as a salesman for Presidente beer and Marlboro cigarettes. He quickly moved up the ladder, taking on ever-increasing positions in the Read more about Senorial by Jose Blanco 65th Anniversary Cigar Review[…]

La Aurora 1987 Connecticut

La Aurora 1987 Connecticut Cigar Review

Founded in 1903, the La Aurora factory is the oldest in the Dominican Republic. The company was started by an 18 year man, Eduardo León Jimenes, who had tobacco knowledge in his genes since birth. Eduardo’s father and grandfather were both tobacco growers and taught him all the traditions he needed to be successful. That knowledge, Read more about La Aurora 1987 Connecticut Cigar Review[…]

La Aurora CAMEROON 1903

LA AURORA CAMEROON 1903 NOW SHIPPING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24,  2017 (Miami, Florida) April 24, 2017 – La Aurora is pleased to release the La Aurora 1903 Cameroon. The 1903 Cameroon is a line extension of the “time capsule” series, which also boasts the 1962 Corojo and 1987 Connecticut.  These blends are dedicated to the years in which they began Read more about LA AURORA CAMEROON 1903 NOW SHIPPING[…]

La Aurora Cameroon

La Aurora Cameroon Cigar Review – Heart of Darkness

It has been quite sometime since I enjoyed a Cameroon wrapped cigar, so when a little care packaged showed in the mail a few weeks ago with a collection of La Aurora cigars I was chomping at the bit to fire up the Cameroon. For those that are not up on Cameroon, let me say, Read more about La Aurora Cameroon Cigar Review – Heart of Darkness[…]

Falto Yagüez Arawaco

Falto Yagüez Arawaco Cigar Review – Powered by Experience and Knowledge

What do you get when take a young college student with ambition and a passion for cigars and place him in the peak of the cigar boom of the mid 1990’s? Some would say an epic fail do to the lack of fine tobacco that was already owned by the goliaths at the time. But Read more about Falto Yagüez Arawaco Cigar Review – Powered by Experience and Knowledge[…]

La Aurora 107 Cosecha 2006

La Aurora 107 Cosecha 2006 Cigar Review

A hundred and seven years (107), that is a long time to be in business. Two World wars, revolutions, rise and fall of nations. A lot happens in 107 years, and in the cigar business that is more than one lifetime. In fact, with the many ebbs and tides, regulations, and laws in the tobacco Read more about La Aurora 107 Cosecha 2006 Cigar Review[…]

Viva Republica Art of War

The Art of War by Viva Republica – Rough Cut Cigar Review

“Warfare is important to a nation. It is a matter of life and death. It is the way to survival or to destruction. So study it.” – Sun Tzu This is the first passage of the first chapter of the infamous literary work, The Art of War, by Sun Tzu, written over 2,500 years ago in China. Read more about The Art of War by Viva Republica – Rough Cut Cigar Review[…]

Baracoa Cigar Co. The Voyage

The Voyage by Baracoa Cigars – Rough Cut Cigar Review

I personally met Baracoa Cigar Company owner, Danny Vasquez, at this years IPCPR in Las Vegas and then again we stood together, brothers in arms, at the Save The Leaf “herf” in Washington D.C. in early August. Danny and his company, Baracoa Cigars, presented their inaugural release “The Voyage” at this years IPCPR and I am Read more about The Voyage by Baracoa Cigars – Rough Cut Cigar Review[…]

art of war

Appear weak when you are strong – Viva Republica Introduces Art of War

MIAMI – On July 21th, 2016 attendees of the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailer trade show will be introduced to Viva Republica’s Art of War, a larger sized parent brand to the company’s popular Warfare Series. The Art of War, handmade at La Aurora, along with all of the company’s releases, will be featured Read more about Appear weak when you are strong – Viva Republica Introduces Art of War[…]