Archive for March, 2011

A Beautiful Weekend in the Dominican Republic with La Aurora Cigars

Several months ago I was approached by Jason Wood of Miami Cigars to see if I was interested in a trip to the Dominican Republic to visit La Aurora Cigars.  Need less to say, it didn’t take me long to answer with a YES.  I’ve never been out of the country before so this would [...]


Cigar Journal: Miraculous Templar Cigars

I was contacted a while back by David Rafaeli about his new line of cigar the Miraculous Templar Cigars. There’s a story behind the name for the cigar, and instead of reiterating it here, I’ll just point to to their website. For this “review” I’ve only smoked one of each of the cigars listed below. [...]


Press Release: SERIE N DAY MARKS FIRST VIRTUAL CIGAR TASTING

Richmond, VA—Team La Gloria Cubana® has designated Friday March 25, 2011 as Serie N® Day and will commemorate the occasion with the premium cigar category’s first-ever national virtual cigar tasting which will be broadcast on www.lagloriacigars.com/serien. On March 25, 2011, Team La Gloria members Michael Giannini (director of marketing), Rick Rodriguez (cigar master in training), [...]


Cigar Expo 2011: Cigarnival

Last year Brian and I had the opportunity to attend the Cigar Expo at Famous Smoke Shop and we had a great time. So when I received the press release for this years event I knew I wanted to post it here for anyone that does not regularly visit Famous Smoke Shop and would be [...]


Saint Patrick’s Day: Illusione ~888~ Candela

If you have been watching my reviews from the beginning, you know that St. Patrick’s day is a special day for me, being of Irish descent.  Every year I try to review a special cigar on this day and this year, Dion Giolito of Illusione Cigars gave me a cigar that made it easy for [...]


Berger & Argenti Clasico

A few months back I reviewed the Berger & Argenti Mooch which I really enjoyed. Shortly after trying the Mooch for the first time I began sampling the Clasico line. So a couple days ago I was digging though my humidor and found a couple of them in the bottom of a tray and decided [...]


Viaje Exclusivo Tower Cigars 45th Anniversary

Viaje has been releasing limited editions left and right lately and it can be overwhelming.  People are constantly searching for the latest and great Viaje blend, usually with limited success.  Luckily, we get a new Viaje and will be somewhat easier to find and buy.  That cigar is the Tower Cigars 45th Anniversary.  This cigar [...]


XIKAR Announces New Prices on HC Series Cigars

8 March 2011 XIKAR Announces New Prices on HC Series Cigars • XIKAR Becomes First Major Brand to Reduce Cigar Prices in 2011 • US Retailers Embrace XIKAR’s Dramatic Price Reduction Kansas City, MO. – March 8, 2011 – XIKAR, Inc., a leading cigar and accessory company, announced a bold new pricing strategy for its [...]


Tatuaje Havana VI Hermosos

So yesterday I made the 2 hour drive to The Humidour Cigar Shoppe in Cockeysville, MD for a Tatuaje event. After five plus hours of smoking Tatuaje cigars I just felt like I should keep the streak going today and review one. I decided on the Havana VI Hermosos because I can’t get enough Corona [...]


Reinado Torpedo

Recently, I was contacted by Antonio Lam about trying out his new cigar line.  I heard some buzz about Reinado at IPCPR, but I wasn’t able to make it by his booth.  Luckily, he found me on Twitter was sent me some samples of this cigar.  This cigar comes in a robusto, torpedo and churchill.  [...]