“Smoked Up” No.65

This installment of “Smoked Up” is a double installment. I didn’t smoke a whole lot of cigars over the last two weeks, so I decided to combine them all into one. I was enjoying the nice spring weather by playing with my daughter out in the yard, working in the garden, doing some much needed yard […]

Miami Cigar & Company to Release Nestor Miranda Grand Reserve 2012

Miami, Florida – May 16, 2012 – Following in the footsteps of the Cigar Aficionado 91-rated Nestor Miranda Grand Reserve, Miami Cigar & Company is set to release the 2012 edition at IPCPR in August. The 6 1/8 x 52 box-pressed maduro cigar will be limited to 1500 boxes of 10 cigars. Rolled in Esteli, Nicaragua, this year’s […]

Nestor Miranda Grand Reserve

Nestor Miranda released this cigar this year at the 2011 IPCPR as the pinnacle of the Nestor Miranda line.  Dressed in a beautiful Connecticut Broadleaf maduro wrapper and made in the My Father cigar factory in Nicaragua, only 10000 cigars were made.  Available in 10 count boxes for around $110 a box, this cigar runs […]

Nestor Miranda Special Selection Danno 2010 – Buckhead Cigars Edition

Nestor Miranda released the Danno last year as a special anniversary cigar, but with the overwhelming popularity of the cigar, Nestor Miranda released the Danno again this year. One of Miami Cigars, distributor of Nestor Miranda cigars, largest retailers, Buckhead Cigar wanted to create a special house blend using the Nestor Miranda Special Selection line. […]


Miami, FL, 11 July…Guillermo Leon and Nestor Miranda, in conjunction with W. Curtis Draper Tobacconists, Washington, DC’s oldest continuously operated tobacconists, will play host to the Congressional Cigar Association at a reception in the nation’s capitol on Tuesday, 20 July. While the event is a first for Leon and Miranda, the CCA holds quarterly events […]

Nestor Miranda Dominicano

Nestor Miranda released a new cigar named the Dominicano to complement the much heralded Special Selection line. The Dominicano was created to celebrate Domincan cigar heritage. This cigar is a collaboration between Guillermo Leon of La Aurora Cigars and Don Pepin Garcia. The largest difference between the Dominicano and the Special Selection is the wrapper which uses and special Dominican leaf. How does this cigar compare to the Special Selection? Watch the video and find out.

Nestor Miranda 1989

Nestor Miranda has release a new cigar called the 1989 aimed at the more value conscious cigar smoker.  Coming in at $5, this cigar represents a true value in today’s market.  Named after the year Miami Cigar Company was started, Nestor Miranda ask Don Pepin Garcia to create a cigar with certain flavor profiles, yet […]

Nestor Miranda Special Selection Coffee Break

First off let me apologize for not having a video review for this cigar, or pictures for that matter. With a wind chill in the single digits I sought refuge in one of my favorite B&Ms. I thought I would be able to shoot a video there, but the football crowd was huge, so the […]