“Smoked Up” No.76

I hope everyone had a safe and happy Fourth of July. I had to work and working on holidays makes me realize how much working in retail can be a pain. I earlied out of work, went home, had a few beers and saw the town’s fireworks  show with my daughter. She had a blast […]


REINADO® GER Expands with an Aged Ecuadorian Connecticut Wrapped Petit Lancero

REINADO® Grand Empire Reserve Continues to Expand with the Introduction of an Aged Ecuadorian Connecticut Wrapped Petit Lancero New Ecuador Edition Petit Lancero provides a distinctive, complex flavor profile. Oradell, NJ, June 2, 2014 — (PR.com) — REINADO® Cigars eagerly announces the upcoming availability of its latest cigar in the Grand Empire Reserve line, a […]


“Smoked Up” No.46

The holiday season is getting into full swing. The stores have Christmas music playing, with trees, lights and other holiday accessories out. The weather is getting pretty brisk and Thanksgiving is Thursday as the year is creeping to an end. I hope everybody has a safe and happy Thanksgiving no matter what your plans are. Also realize we […]


“Smoked Up” No.44

2013 is flying past me at brisk pace. I usually start my holiday planning after the county fair and Halloween is over. Well, the fair ended last week and so was Halloween, so I am making lists of presents for the ladies in the house & other family. I am also starting looking at my […]


“Smoked Up” No.28

If you haven’t noticed, the 2013 IPCPR Trade Show was going on the first part of this week. What does that mean for us fellow cigar smokers you say? Well, all of the news and press releases from numerous companies has came to light and many people got first hand looks and tastes of the […]


REINADO® Recognized in Multiple Lists of Best 2012 Cigars

REINADO® Recognized in Multiple Lists of Best 2012 Cigars   REINADO Grand Empire Reserve receives critical acclaim and acknowledged as one of the best cigars in 2012 by three cigar industry experts. Oradell, NJ, January 08, 2013 –(PR.com)– Leveraging REINADO’s unique blend and signature fermentation process, REINADO’s recently introduced Grand Empire Reserve, a “soft box […]


Reinado Unveils the Grand Empire Reserve at the 80th Annual IPCPR Convention and International Trade Show

Industry participants eagerly await the Grand Empire Reserve from REINADO Oradell, NJ, July 03, 2012 – Following the success of the 92 rated Petite Corona known as the Habanito and the 91 rated Torpedo, REINADO will unveil the Grand Empire Reserve at the 80th Annual IPCPR Convention and International Trade Show in Orlando, Florida, in […]


Reinado Grand Empire Reserva Box Pressed robusto

As many of  you know, Reinado was one of my surprised of the year last year on my Top Cigars for 2011.  This cigar popped on the scene with very little fan fare but developed a passionate following.  Using a secret proprietary fermentation process on all the tobaccos in the cigar, the cigar has a unique, very […]


Reinado Habanito

Several months ago, I reviewed the Reinado torpedo and loved it.  At the time, it only came in three sizes, but after the popularity of the lines grew, more and more people called for a smaller size.  Not everyone had time for one of the large vitolas, due to either weather or time constraints.  Antonio […]


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.  […]