Archive for March, 2014

Puro Vida Maduro Toro

The Puro Vida cigar company is one that hails from the great state of Mississippi. It is a local company based out of Biloxi and is the brainchild of personal friend Eddie Rivers. Puro Vida was launched a few months ago. With the help of myself, Ben Lee of and a few other local cigar smokers, we […]


JR Cigar, the world’s largest cigar store, proudly announces it will now offer their vast, discerning customer base a diverse selection of highly regarded tobacco products and smoking accoutrements by Davidoff Cigars. The long-awaited collaboration between these two esteemed leaders in the premium-cigar landscape is exciting news for cigar enthusiasts. The Davidoff name is synonymous […]

“Smoked Up” No.63

Now that my “cold of death” is pretty much gone after its two plus week stay in my body, I  have enjoyed a few more smokes this past week. I am getting my strength back and more active than I was the last few weeks. I hate when something gets the best of me and […]

Nomad S-307 Toro

I live in the deepest south of Mississippi that you can get and I have yet to come across a Nomad cigar in a local shop. They seem to be more seen in the northern US via various forms of social media. Seeing all the buzz about Nomad, they have been on my want list for some […]

Drew Estate Announces Undercrown “Dogma” Commemorative Cigar & “5 Days of ‘Dogma’” Giveaway

Miami, FL, March 24, 2014:  Drew Estate announced today their plans to release a new size within their Undercrown cigar line. The size will be called Undercrown “Dogma”, and has been created to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the online community Cigar Dojo. The blend of “Dogma” is based on the Undercrown Corona ¡Viva! and […]

Blessed Leaf Announces Kairos

March 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kyle Hoover and Chris Kelly, the leaders of, a Christian cigar-based ministry, announce the release of the long anticipated Blessed Leaf Kairos. “This is a project that has been in our hearts for over a year. Our vision was to produce a great cigar with vintage tobaccos and […]

Miami Cigar to Serve as Exclusive US Distributor of Viva Republica

MIAMI – March 19, 2014   Viva República, Inc. and Miami Cigar Co. are pleased to announce an exclusive distribution agreement effective April 1st 2014. Miami Cigar will sell and distribute all Viva República lines in the United States. In addition to the brand joining Miami Cigar’s premium product offerings, the brand creator, Jason Holly, […]

“Smoked Up” No.62

Like I said a few times before, with the crazy weather here, its amazing I haven’t gotten sick yet. It finally happened and for the last few weeks a cold has been floating around in my area. I caught it and have been fighting it for over a week now with various types of medications. […]

Fratello Cigars Announces New Vitola

FRATELLO CIGARS ANNOUNCES 6 ¼ x 52 BOX PRESSED VITOLA   Springfield, VA (March 17, 2014) –Omar de Frias is proud to announce a new addition to the Fratello line of cigars.  The new vitola will be a 6 ¼ x 52 Box Pressed Torpedo.  “We are very excited about this new vitola, it has […]


CIGAR PACKAGE DESIGN LOOKING TO FILL VOID IN THE CIGAR INDUSTRY   (Miami, FL) March 18, 2014—Can I Have your Attention (CIHYA) Advertising and Branding announces the creation of “Cigar Package Design.” Cigar Package Design is making waves in the cigar industry with their branding and design campaigns.   Based in Miami Beach, FL, managing […]