Archive for October, 2013

J&D Allure Habano Toro

J&D Cigars is a boutique cigar company that was founded by David Insignares & Jorge Gil. Jorge Gil was born and raised in Cuba and was introduced to Tobacco at an early age. Now he lives and runs a successfully Tobacco business in Esteli Nicaragua. David Insignares’s family hails from  Colombia, but he was born and raised in […]

“Smoked Up” No.42

The fall is upon us here in the deep south. The days are more enjoyable and the nights are way more comfortable for sleeping with the windows open. That means the evenings are getting way better for cigar smoking out under the carport. The work week has been one of the worst I’ve had all […]

Guayacan Toro by Noel Rojas

The Guayacan by Noel Rojas has been out on the market for a bit over a year now. They made a good appearance at the 2012 Chatanooga Tweet-up. Noel Rojas has a deep history in the cigar business. Born in Pinar Del Rio, Cuba, he started working in the tobacco fields at the age of […]

“Smoked Up” No.41

The last few weeks have been very busy around the house. I took a week long vacation for a yearly hunting and camping trip with my buddies. The fresh air felt great in the lungs and was good to get away from the city life and enjoy nature. I packed a slew of cigars to […]

Delaware Cigars and Cigar Federation Announce Joint Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Gary Griffith of Delaware Cigars along with Kyle Hoover and Chris Kelly of Cigar Federation announce a new joint partnership. Cigar Federation will become the exclusive online retail outlet for the 30 Delaware Cigars retail locations. “There are many folks who don’t live close by a great cigar shop” Griffith noted, “We […]

“Smoked Up” No.40

The threat of Hurricane/Tropical storm/ Tropical depression/ rain shower Karen has come and gone. At one point, my hometown was in the bull’s eye of her path. Later on the path drifted to the east, the next thing I know, its about a 2hour hard rain shower. So much for that! The good thing is […]

Ventura Cigar Project 805R

The Ventura Cigar Company has been around for a good amount of time. They have numerous lines of cigars from the affordable “Cuban Rejects” up to their new line “Project 805”. I was contacted them in regards to doing a review on the new line “Project 805” recently and gladly accepted. I did a little […]

Outland Cigars Joins House of Emilio Master Retailer Family

Charlotte, NC October 3, 2013 Outland Cigars Joins House of Emilio Master Retailer Family Nathan McIntyre announced today the addition of Outland Cigars, Charlotte, NC as a House of Emilio Master Retailer.   “Tom, Mark, and the staff at Outland supported us early on,” says McIntyre.  “They’ve been dear friends and great supporters, and as […]


MIAMI FL, OCTOBER 2, 2013 – Kuuts, LLC is set to release a Special Edition Lancero under the Miró Brand mid-4th Quarter 2013 just in time for the holiday season. This Special Edition production is limited to 500 – 10 count boxes nationwide with an MSRP of $10.00 per Lancero. This will be a US […]

“Smoked Up” No.39

As I sit here on my patio, enjoying an Intemperance EC, enjoying the cooler fall-like weather, I realize the next few weeks are going to be enjoyable, but not. Enjoyable due to the fact that in a week and some days, we (friends & I) depart on a week long hunting/camping trip. But not so […]