La Palina Nicaragua Connecticut Robusto

La Palina Cigars has been around longer than any of us. The company’s roots go back to the late 1800s when Samuel Paley immigrated from the Ukraine to Chicago where he took on the job of a lector at a cigar factory. A lector is someone who reads books, newspapers etc… to the factory workers. […]


“Smoked Up” No.89

The last week or so has been one of the best I have had this year. I spent the better part of the last week in the Mississippi River Delta Swamp. I was with about 14 close friends on our yearly “man trip”. We camp, hunt, fish etc… all in the delta swamp woods. There […]


La Palina Black Label Now Available Nationwide

Black Label is the newest addition to the La Palina portfolio. The line made its debut at the 2014 IPCPR show. Black Label is being rolled in the Dominican Republic and is presented in boxes of 20. The La Palina Black Label is a cigar for those in search of a rich blend with complex […]


“Smoked Up” No.81

Life is good. Things are looking up in my neck of the woods. Work is going great as we are about a week ahead of schedule and the boss’s attention is now off of me and my crew. My friend has been progressing very strongly over the last few weeks. She is more alert & […]


“Smoked Up” No.80

From the amount of cigars I smoked the past week, I would say things are looking up. I added two cigars to my trip itinerary of seeing my friend at Oschner’s in New Orleans. It so happen to be a La Palina cigar both ways and made the solo trip a lot more manageable for me. […]


La Palina will debut the La Palina Black Label at 2014 IPCPR

 


La Palina debuts three sizes of the La Palina Collection Mr. Sam

Samuel Paley founded La Palina cigars in 1896, and Mr. Sam was the moniker bestowed upon him by the workers in his factory. The La Palina Collection Mr. Sam was initially released as an 850-box limited edition at the 2013 IPCPR Trade Show. Due to the overwhelming positive response, this spring the La Palina Collection […]


La Palina debuts an addition to its La Palina Collection: Mr. Sam

La Palina debuts an addition to its La Palina Collection: Mr. Sam Samuel Paley founded La Palina cigars in 1896, and Mr. Sam was the moniker bestowed upon him by the workers in his factory. As a Tribute to Samuel Paley, the La Palina Collection will unveil the Mr. Sam at the 2013 IPCPR Show in […]


La Palina releases the second Goldie from the La Palina Collection: The Goldie Laguito No.5

La Palina releases the second Goldie from the La Palina Collection: The Goldie Laguito No.5 Goldie Drell Paley, the namesake of La Palina cigars, was the wife of Samuel Paley, whofounded the company in 1896. Bill Paley, Sam’s grandson and current owner, created The LaPalina Collection Goldie to celebrate the history, contributions and accomplishments of  women in […]


La Palina releases the second Goldie from the La Palina Collection​: The Goldie Laguito No.5

  La Palina releases the second Goldie from the La Palina Collection: The Goldie Laguito No.5   Goldie Drell Paley, the namesake of La Palina cigars, was the wife of Samuel Paley, who founded the company in 1896. Bill Paley, Sam’s grandson and current owner, created The La Palina Collection Goldie to celebrate the history, […]