Archive for May, 2010

General Cigar Company releases the La Gloria Cubana ARTESANOS DE TABAQUEROS

Richmond, VA—General Cigar is pleased to introduce Artesanos de Tabaqueros®, the second edition in the critically-acclaimed Artesanos series from La Gloria Cubana®. Created to showcase the artistry of La Gloria Cubana “tabaqueros” (artisan cigar makers), Artesanos de Tabaqueros cigars are a stunning embodiment of the time-honored craft of cigar making. So exacting is the skill […]


262 Paradigm Torpedo

262 is a new cigar company to the scene and has called for a revolution in the cigar world.  262’s name is based on the Cuban trade embargo that started in February 2, 1962….2-62.  After SCHIP and the FDA’s heavy handed move to oversee the cigar industry, 262 declares enough is enough….revolution.  In support of […]


Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real

Happy Friday everyone. In the interest of kicking off the weekend I’m going to keep things short today. I’m diving back into the humidor to take a look at a cigar from one of the “classic” cigar companies. Name: Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Company: Altadis U.S.A. Inc. Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: […]


Illusione ~88~

We’ve reviewed a few different Illusione products over the last year. But each cigar provides a different experience, so I thought I’d add one more to our library of Illusione reviews. Today I’m firing up the ~88~ which if memory serves me correctly was my first introduction to Illusione Cigars. Name: Robust ~88~ Company: Illusione […]