Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Mirela from Switzerland

Meet Mirela, a sizzlin’ 34-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) living in Switzerland. This smokin’ beauty who was born in Romania and raised in Austria, has lived in Switzerland for the past eight years. She doesn’t consider herself a “typical girl” but more of an adventurous gal who enjoys doing “male” things. “I love big and fast cars, sports, guns, tattoos and cigars,” said Mirela. “Probably not that usual for a girl, I love shooting. I love guns and I love fun that comes with it.” Mirela knew early in life that she…

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DBL Cigars Announces 2018 IPCPR Releases

Derrame III This is the third installment of the highly acclaimed, limited edition Derrame brand. The Derrame III is the threequel in a limited edition series of delectable cigars with mouthwatering flavors and aromatic aromas. Similar to its predecessors, the Derrame III uses super premium, hand-selected tobaccos from highly respected growers. The silky, oily maduro wrapper is a stunning sun grown leaf from the San Andres Valley of Mexico. Its binder, from Ecuador, envelopes an extensively aged, proprietary Dominican filler blend that provides a rich and complex smoking experience.  Staying…

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Daniel Marshall Cigars and Humidors Announces IPCPR 2018 Releases

1.  Expand our unique and innovative “Cash for Clunker” Program to dealers Nationwide.  Daniel Marshall is determined to find a way to help cigar connoisseurs trade up to a top quality humidor they can trust. Marshall’s goal is to demonstrate and prove how much better cigars taste and how valuable the investment in cigars can become, when properly cared for with a quality humidor. “DM Cash for Clunkers” is the first program of its kind in the cigar world. Daniel and his team were inspired by the very popular “Cash for…

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Drew Estate Reveals IPCPR 2018 Releases

Joya de Nicaragua Commemorates its 50th Anniversary with CINCO DÉCADAS Estelí, Nicaragua. Because fifty years as pioneers and leaders of the Nicaraguan cigar industry deserve a superb tribute, Joya de Nicaragua is proud to present Cinco Decadas. A cigar not only made with an exclusive collection of tobaccos but also with fifty years of accumulated knowledge, experience and resilience unique to the first tobacco factory to craft premium handmade cigars in Nicaragua. Joya de Nicaragua isn’t just a cigar company; it is lifeline, it is struggle, it is will to…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Debra from Florida

Meet Debra Castaneda, a sizzlin’ 45-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Tampa, Florida. Debra is a gorgeous dame who runs a restaurant in the heart of the American cigar trade, Ybor City, Florida. She smokes at least two cigars a week but that number fluctuates depending on the week. “I love cigars and am currently learning more about them,” stated Debra.  “I have been smoking cigars for about four or five years.” The cigar industry and culture runs deep and vast in Ybor City, and Debra was captivated by her surroundings. She…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Elizabeth from Miami

Meet Elizabeth Borlado, a gorgeous Cuban-born sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) living in Miami. Elizabeth started smoking cigars in 1999 and today she smokes between two and six cigars per day. “As a child born in Camaguey Cuba, I grew up exposed to all the Cuban extraordinary smells like Cuban coffee, fresh smell of sugar cane and, of course, cigars,” expressed Elizabeth. “As an adult, my passion for cigars grew and from the first cigar I ever touched an incredible connection was made.” Elizabeth’s father and grandfather used to work at the biggest…

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Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Themis Lancero

Pennsylvania (Thursday June 21, 2018) —— Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Themis Lancero for the 2018 IPCPR. This is the company’s third lanceo offering. Following the success of their prior lanceros which both took #1 Cigar of the year for 2016 on Cigar Federation and 2017 on Tiny Tim’s Cigar World, the company says they will continue with more lancero releases. The cigars are being produced at Erik Espinosa’s LaZona Factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. The Themis Lancero will be available in a 7 1/2 X 38…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Jessalyn from Texas

Meet Jessalyn Daniels, a sizzlin’ 40-year-old married mom of four from Texas. This lovely lady-of-the-leaf (#LOTL), originally from Tennessee, is a true tobacconist. She is the CEO and face of SDS Cigars and has recently released her own line of cigars called, CigarElleEnvi. “I smoke cigars daily,” boasted Jessalyn. “I work in the industry and have for three years now. I am married to a master blender of SDS Cigars. I credit my husband for introducing me to cigars.” When choosing her perfect smoke, Jessalyn gravitates toward sticks with bold…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Veronica from Georgia

Meet Veronica Murray, a sizzlin’ 43-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) fom Atlanta, Georgia. Veronica, originally from Bronx, New York, is a customer relations specialist who enjoys fashion, art, comics Sci-Fi movies and, of course, cigars. “I smoke cigars on average four to five times during the week and I smoke my pipe about two to three times a month,” expressed Veronica. This lovely lady-of-the-leaf (#LOTL) began smoking cigars in New York when she was 22 years old. She took a 15-year hiatus from the leaf but returned to her beloved pastime about…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring KellyAnn from Alabama

Meet KellyAnn Sparks, a sizzlin’ sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Huntsville, Alabama. KellyAnn is an “Army brat” who has lived in the South her entire life. As the daughter of an Army colonel, Kelly grew up appreciating cigars. “My father got me interested in cigars as a teenager and I was hooked ever since,” said Kelly. Kelly, who considers herself “all girly” also enjoys cooking, interior design, refinishing furniture, playing the violin and reading non-fiction books. She is currently studying for the LSAT so she can attend law school to become a…

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Daniel Marshall Cigars and Humidors Announces Exclusive “Cash for Clunkers” Humidor Program

Los Angles, CA (May 17, 2018) – Daniel Marshall is determined to find a way to help cigar connoisseurs trade up to a top quality humidor they can trust. Marshall’s goal is to demonstrate and prove how much better cigars taste and how valuable the investment in cigars can become when properly cared for with a quality humidor. From his signature “Daniel Marshall Campfires” to his whisky and cigar pairing events, Marshall has become an industry expert on combining cigar community and culture over the past 35 years.  “DM Cash for…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Beatriz from Miami

Meet Beatriz Calis, a sizzlin’ 26-year-old Cuban-born sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Miami, Florida. This smokin’ beauty, born and raised in La Habana, Miramar, Cuba, is a professional model and dancer who loves smoking cigars. In fact, her modeling career is what enticed her to start smoking cigars. “In Cuba and Milano, Italy, I worked as a model and I remember that one of my first modeling jobs was at the Habano Festival in Cuba when I was 16 years old,” explains Beatriz. “And, there at the Habano Festival, I tried my…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Jennifer from New York

Meet Jennifer Magnanimi, a sizzlin’ 35-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from New York. Jennifer is a smokin’ beauty of Sicilian heritage who values smoking cigars as a family tradition rather  than a hobby. “I grew up with a father and brothers who smoked cigars so it has been a passion of mine for years,” said Jennifer. “It has been in my family and it is like a tradition.” Jennifer works at Matador Cigars in New York and smokes at least once cigar a day. “It is something that I look forward to…

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Cubariqueno Cigar Co. Releases NEW Cigar – Protocol Misconduct

Pennsylvania (Monday April 30, 2018) —— Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Official Misconduct. The cigars are being produced at Erik Espinosa’s LaZona Factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. Protocol Official Misconduct will be available in a 6×50 format in boxes of 10. The name continues with the Protocol theme of Law & Law Enforcement as owners Bill Ives and Juan Cancel are police officers & Bill Agathis an attorney. The blend consists of an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper, Nicaraguan binder and Nicaraguan fillers from Esteli / Jalapa. Kevin Keithan,…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Ross Nunez from the Dominican Republic

Meet Ross Nunez, a sizzlin’ 31-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic, the third largest city on the island. Today this smokin’ beauty resides in the cigar capital of the world – Santiago de los Caballeros, DR. Ross smokes at least 1-2 cigars per day. “I have been smoking cigars for nine or 10 years,” said Ross. “I like to try new blends.” Ross works in radio and TV public relations but used to work in a cigar lounge. That is where she fell in love with…

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The New Fuente Watch Designed by Manny Iriarte

Hublot asked the cigar industry’s most sought artist to design the Classic Fusion 45mm Fuente 20th Anniversary Special Edition. Manny Iriarte is perhaps the most sought-after artist in the cigar industry. His passion runs deep, his designs are meticulous, and his concepts are brilliant. For this, he was awarded the Cigar Trophy for Outstanding Art by Cigar Journal in 2013. And that’s also exactly why Hublot, a Swiss maker of luxury timepieces, hand-selected Iriarte to design the Hublot Classic Fusion 45mm Fuente 20th Anniversary Special Edition watch. “This was a huge honor and…

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FAMOUS SMOKE SHOP DOWNLOADABLE CIGAR RING GAUGE & WRAPPER GUIDE

Now Cigar Smokers Can Get an Accurate Picture of Their Cigars’ Sizes, Wrapper Colors, and More EASTON, PA – Famous Smoke Shop, the nation’s #1 discount retailer of premium cigars online has just created another free, downloadable tool available for cigar smokers to check the ring gauge, length, and wrapper color of their cigars. As they did last year with the Cigar Advisor Cigar Flavor Wheel, which helps cigar smokers determine what flavors they can find in their cigars, the Cigar Advisor Cigar Ring Gauge Tool & Wrapper Guide is…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Jennifer from Florida

Meet Jennifer Jennings, a sizzlin’ 47-year-old divorced sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Jacksonville, Florida. Jennifer, who works in geriatric nursing for military veterans, is originally from Summerville, NC. She is a life-long Southern Belle who loves football and smoking cigars. “I have only been smoking cigars for a little over two years,” revealed Jennifer.  “I have a sweet tooth for flavored cigars. The maduro wrapped are usually my go-to cigars.” Jennifer is a smokin’ beauty who has a divine passion to educate and help those who suffer from mental health illnesses. She…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Juanita from Texas

Meet Juanita Rojas, a sizzlin’ 41-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Dallas, Texas. Juanita is a former pre-school teacher turned tobacconist. She is currently enrolled in Tobacco University’s retail accreditation program to earn her official certification. This smokin’ beauty began smoking cigars nearly ten years. Her ex-boyfriend’s dental office was above a cigar shop and they would frequent the lounge together during his down time. “I became a regular at the shop and fell in love with the sense of community. There was a ‘oneness’ among the customers,” said Juanita. “It was…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Samantha from California

Meet Samantha, a sizzlin’ sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Santa Barbara, California. “Sammie” or “Sam” as she is known in her social circles, was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and moved to the United States when she was eight years old. This dazzling dame has been smoking cigars since she was in her late 20’s. “Growing up I had an itch for cigars because my grandmother worked in a cigar factory in Danli, Honduras,” explained Sammie. “During my extended visits at her house, she would smoke them around me until I was brought…

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Leading Online Retailer Releases New & Improved Daily Cigar Deal Website

EASTON, PA – Famous Smoke Shop, the leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars, specializes in offering the web’s widest selection of cigars at the lowest prices. Famous has just announced the release of its new and improved Cigar Monster website. The release marks 10 years of growth and success for the company’s beloved sister site and price eating monster.  Famous Smoke Shop has now utilized its advanced technological offerings to make using Cigar Monster easy and fun, all while saving its customers money. Features Improved Aside from a dynamic…

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Cigar Dojo Collaborates with Cubariqueño on Protocol K9

Press Release submitted by Cubariqueño Cigar Co. DENVER, CO (TUESDAY, March 13, 2018) —— Cigar Dojo, the leader in cigar social media, and Cubariqueño, a heavy favorite in the craft cigar industry, have collaborated to introduce an intense smoking experience that manages to be all bark… and bite! Law enforcement have been aided by man’s best friend in hunting down criminals since the middle ages, using bloodhounds for their tracking capabilities. In modern times, more agile and powerful breeds have been selected, such as the German Shepherd, Belgian Malinois, and Dutch…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Lori from Atlanta

Meet Lori Denise Medley, a sizzlin’ 48-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Atlanta, Georgia. Originally from Pontiac, Michigan, this smokin’ beauty started experimenting with cigars about seven years ago when a colleague opened a cigar lounge. Her introduction to the enchanted world is interesting. “Initially I was just spending time at the lounge to support my friend’s business, but then over time cigar lounges/bars became the hottest trend,” revealed Lori.  “I think I developed a love of the cigar crowd first, which then led me to developing a love for the lifestyle.”…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Annie from Texas

Meet Annie, a sizzlin’ 25-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Texas. Annie is an outdoor enthusiast who loves everything from photography and fitness to hiking, biking and camping. She has been smoking for the past seven years.  “I have been smoking since I was 18,” she revealed. “I started smoking a pipe but gradually started smoking cigars. I never smoked cigarettes.”  This smokin’ beauty typically smokes while going on long walks, but does frequent cigar lounges on occasion. She prefers flavored and infused cigars over the traditional cigar.  “I love Acid by…

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