Cigar News: Stogie Press Announces the Rocky Patel Grand Reserve Robusto as their 2020 Cigar of the Year

On the Stogie Press, Taking It To The Nub show kicking off the new year, Boston Jimmie, Editor and Publisher of Stogie Press, announced his pick for overall cigar of the year to be the Rocky Patel Grand Reserve Robusto. A 97 rated cigar, the Grand Reserve Robusto was just spectacular and though tied in Read more about Cigar News: Stogie Press Announces the Rocky Patel Grand Reserve Robusto as their 2020 Cigar of the Year[…]

Cigar News: Stogie Press Top 2020 Cigars Ranked and Stacked

I thought this day would never come, crossing over from 2020 to 2021, but here it is. The bells are ringing, the ball has fallen, and the champagne corks are flying. With that celebration, I would like to unveil the ranked and stacked list of the Top Cigars for 2020 on Stogie Press. It has Read more about Cigar News: Stogie Press Top 2020 Cigars Ranked and Stacked[…]

Cigar Review: Rocky Patel Grand Reserve Robusto – Rated 97

If you look at the Rocky Patel website, you will see the following write-up on the company’s Grand Reserve cigar line which was released to the International market in 2018: “As the demand for his cigars boom abroad, Rocky Patel decided to dedicate a special brand exclusive to the international market. It’s called GRAND RESERVE, and it Read more about Cigar Review: Rocky Patel Grand Reserve Robusto – Rated 97[…]

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 Read more about Cigar Lounge: Burn by Rocky Patel – Pittsburgh[…]

La Palina Bronze label

La Palina Bronze Label Cigar Review – A Unique Flavor Journey

Late last year, Bill Paley and his La Palina team got together with Rocky Patel and released another TAA only blend to the market. TAA stands for Tobacconists’ Association of America, which is a group of large and influential retail cigar shop and lounge owners along with a select group of brand owners. Together, the Read more about La Palina Bronze Label Cigar Review – A Unique Flavor Journey[…]

Visiting Burn by Rocky Patel

This past holiday season we had the pleasure of visiting  Burn by Rocky Patel in Naples Florida. This is the first of many lounge reviews we will be doing here at Stogie Press and hope to feature a new lounge every month. Burn by Rocky Patel stocks Rocky’s extensive line of cigars along with many Read more about Visiting Burn by Rocky Patel[…]

Rocky Patel Royale – Cigar Review

Rocky Patel has had a busy 2014 releasing quite a few new blends. Today we review the Royale, suitable for a King or Queen but in this case attainable by everyone. The new Rocky Patel 2014 introduction, the Royale is a cigar I would highly recommend you try at least once. The Royale is a  Read more about Rocky Patel Royale – Cigar Review[…]

November Cigar Gift Issue of Stogie Press now available

The latest issue of Stogie Press is now published. If you are looking for what gift to get your cigar loving friends check it out. Www.stogiepress.com We have some awesome cigar gift ideas and also a feature on Rum pairing. Pass the word. Boston Jimmie