“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 […]


Valerosa Primavera Animoso

Travel back in time to when the famed Gilberto Leon was rolling cigars in Havana Cuba. Gilberto was a mere 14 years of age when he started rolling cigars. Then, in 1971, he moved to Los Angeles where he founded Leon Cigars, which was soon voted as “Best Cigar in LA”. Speed up to present […]


“Smoked Up” No.25

I am back into the swing of things and getting this week’s “Smoked Up” out a little early. I usually put it out on Tuesday, but I will be on a vacation starting Tuesday. So my editing time will be none while on vacation. My corneal ulcer from the previous week is gone, so that’s a plus […]