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 2 – Episode 2 – Cigar Smoking Tents

Smoking Tents are a thing, and in this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie of Stogie Press assembled a panel of consumers that show off their innovative ways to enjoy smoking in the cold weather. Each is unique and provides entertainment and warmth while enjoying your favorite cigars and spirits even when Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – Episode 2 – Cigar Smoking Tents[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – Episode 1 – Cigars Of The Year

In this, the first episode of Season 2 of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press welcomes a panel of cigar influencers, shop owners, and brand owners to discuss the Stogie Press top cigars for 2020. Guests included, Mike Holmes (Team Shirtless Mike), Todd Vance and Tony Barrios (Stallone Nicaragua Cigars), Mike Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 – Episode 1 – Cigars Of The Year[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Final Episode – Honest Abe Dababneh – Smoke Inn

In this 2020 season wrap up of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Smoke Inn owner – Honest Abe Dababneh and discusses the history of the cigar lounge chain, online cigar business, and the upcoming virtual 2021 Great Smoke. We also talk about the Stogie Press top cigars Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Final Episode – Honest Abe Dababneh – Smoke Inn[…]

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 36 – Ladies Of the Leaf

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie leads a panel with six wonderful and varied ladies of the leaf. We discuss their cigar hobbies, cigar businesses, and love of the cigar culture. We also touch on what it is like to be a woman cigar enthusiast along with their pet peeves Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 36 – Ladies Of the Leaf[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 38 – Drew Estate

In this episode, Boston Jimmie sits down with Joe Gro and Ryan Gallimore from Drew Estate and discusses what’s new and how the company continues to engage consumers even in a COVID – 19 year. Joe is the Digital Marketing Manager and Ryan is the Manager for Consumer Engagement at Drew Estate. If you missed Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 38 – Drew Estate[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 37 – BIGTIME TOMMIE

One of the best shows this year. Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press and Steve Boik Owner of Frontline Cigars sit down with Cigar Chomping, Movie/TV Star and Instagram Sensation – Tommie Romola AKA BIGTIME TOMMIE to talk Cigars, Good Fucking Wine, Freestyle Music, Cannolis, Pizza and Cadillacs. BIGTIME TOMMIE is best known for his Thoughts Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 37 – BIGTIME TOMMIE[…]

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 34 – Hac Coker – Tres Leones Cigars

In this episode, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Hac Coker, co-founder of the small central Florida cigar company – Tres Leones Cigars. Hac talks about his latest journey into the cigar business and explains the lessons learned as a new brand owner. In case you missed it, we have now archived it Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 34 – Hac Coker – Tres Leones 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 31 – Greg Free – Fuerte y Libre Cigars

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie has a cigar chat with Fuerte y Libre Cigars Founder, Gregg Free and his National Sales Director Randy Karl. Mr. Free, an educated horticulturist, is a unique figure in the boutique cigar world as he not only understands the blending and rolling processes, but Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 31 – Greg Free – Fuerte y Libre Cigars[…]