Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Emily from NYC

Meet Sonia Emily Daliz, a sizzlin’ 32-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Bronx, New York. This smokin’ hot beauty, more commonly known as “Emily”, has been smoking cigars for more than ten years. “I had my first cigar with my father who loves cigars,” explained Emily. “I spent my summers as a child in Puerto Rico with my grandparents, and my grandfather always had a cigar in his mouth. I guess it runs in the family.” Despite her long-standing love affair with cigars, Emily does not like to play favorites. She loves…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Ashley from Iowa

Meet Ashley, a sizzlin’ hot 27-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Waverly, Iowa. This self-proclaimed “big geek” has had a lust for cigars since she was 18-years-old but didn’t start smoking them until three years ago. “I always had the love for the smells of tobacco as my father smoked a pipe growing up,” Ashley revealed. “The first time I smelled a cigar I knew this is something I was going to enjoy; however, I really didn’t get into cigars until the past three years.” Ashley’s introduction to the cigar world was…

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Ceron Premium Cigars is Industry’s Hidden Gem

Ceron Premium Cigars is a timeless tale born of passion with a commitment to use only the finest tobaccos on the planet. Javier Ceron, founder and president of Ceron Premium Cigars, vows to deliver a product that is sure to deliver an exceptional experience for today’s most discerning cigar smokers. According to Ceron, craftsmanship stretches well beyond the rolling process. It begins with the planting of the seedlings and extends through the entire development from curing, fermenting, aging and packaging. “Before I decided to launch my own brand I spent…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Amber from South Carolina

Meet Amber Branch, a sizzlin’ 32-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Sumter, South Carolina. Originally from Long Island, New York, this southern transplant began her journey into the enchanted world of cigars one year ago. As the owner of her own networking company, Thee Amber Branch, LLC, Amber found smoking cigars was a great way to network and expand her company. Now, this smokin’ beauty has fallen head-over-heals in love with what began as a platonic courtship of labor. “A fellow by the name of Kenneth Williams introduced me to my first…

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Jenneff Cigars: The Untold Story of a Cigar Maker and his Dream

Jenneff Cigars, a boutique cigar company based out of Pennsylvania, has been producing incredible cigars since its inception. Many smokers outside of the Northeast may not recognize the brand yet, but that is about to change. Jenneff Cigars, named after co-owners Jenn and Jeff (Jenneff) White, began like most other cigar companies. There was an underlining passion burning deep inside long-time cigar smokers who wanted to turn a dream into a reality. “I have been smoking premium cigars for 17 years,” said Jeff White. “There were so many cigars on…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Connie from Pennsylvania

Meet Connie Charles, a sizzlin’ 49-year-old married mother of three from Whitehall, Pennsylvania. This dazzling dame and her husband own one of Pennsylvania’s premier cigar lounges, G&E Smoke Shop and The Brick and Barrel Lounge in Allentown. Connie finally entered the enchanted world of cigars seven years ago after many years of pokes and prods from her husband. Her resistance was futile and she finally succumbed to husband’s urges. “My husband tried to get me to smoke cigars for years but I resisted. Once I tried my first cigar I…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Danielle from New Jersey

Meet Danielle, a sizzlin’ 46-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from New Jersey. Danielle is a sexy dame in law enforcement who loves smoking cigars. Danielle’s world has become much more exciting since she smoked her first cigar in 2015. The welcomed treat was a life-changing experience that she looks back on fondly. “I had my first cigar in May 2015,” Danielle recalls. “It was a hand rolled cigarillo dipped in cognac. It was absolutely delicious on my lips.” Like many cigar smokers, this smokin’ beauty loves to pair her sticks with a…

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Alec Bradley Limited Edition Cigar Art NOW Available

Summary: Ft. Lauderdale, FL – On October 27, 2016 Alec Bradley #CigarArt was introduced for sale. Twenty-nine limited edition styles of canvas were produced in small quantities, per style, for the inaugural release. Three sizes will be available for purchase- 18” X 18,” 18” X 36” and 36” X 18.” The canvasses will be sold under the under the moniker- ‘Alec Bradley #CigarArt.’  The canvasses will be available for purchase at Authorized Alec Bradley Retailers, as well as on the Alec Bradley website. MSRP for the 18” X 18” pieces…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Christine from Detroit, Michigan

Meet Christine Morgan, a sizzlin’ 36-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#sotl) originally from Detroit, Michigan. Ms. Morgan is more than a passionate cigar smoker, she is the proud owner of the newly established Lips, Sticks and Fingertips Mobile Cigar Lounge in Atlanta, Georgia. Christine is a sexy dame who has been smoking cigars for the past five years. She saw cigars as a great way to network and make business connections; however, she has evolved quite a bit since her days of schmoozing doctors and lawyers. She now smokes 10 to 15 cigars…

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Cigar Dojo Opens Its Doors to the Public for Exclusive Limited Edition Sarsaparilla II Cigar

Fewer than 500 of these “unicorn blend” bundles remain after private sale event EASTON, PA–(Marketwired – October 24, 2016) – After 2 years, Cigar Dojo and Espinosa Premium Cigars released the sequel to their Sarsaparilla cigar collaboration to a “members-only” sale; as of October 21st, Sensei’s Sensational Sarsaparilla II has finally been made available to the general cigar smoking public, exclusively through Famous Smoke Shop. Hand crafted as a private offering for the Cigar Dojo community, the supply of Sarsaparilla II cigars is extremely limited: only a thousand bundles –…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Leanne from Ohio

Meet Leanne Henderson, a sizzlin’ 35-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Dayton, Ohio. Leanne is one of the first ladies of the Big Six Tobacco Company, an up and coming cigar retailer in Ohio.  “We recently debuted our website www.bigsixtobacco.co and will soon be launching our online tobacco retail site,” Leanne revealed. “It will be followed by the brick and mortar location in the Dayton area.”  Leanne is not just a passionate cigar smoker but a future retailer shop owner as well.  “After a dream last December, my husband started on a…

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How to Smoke Cigars Without Looking Like a Jerk

By Aaron Goldfarb – Esquire Magazine Few things are as demonized nowadays as smoking and wealth. And, being that cigars kinda distill those two things into one delicious package, people tend to look at cigar smokers like they’re the kind of weasel who has Gordon Gekko on speed-dial. (I’m not talking about the Gekko from Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps either.) But perhaps you’re like me, the kind of fella who’d like to occasionally smoke a cigar, whether to celebrate something or to perhaps simply unwind, yet are scared…

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Real Cigar Aficionados Know Cubans Aren’t A Big Deal Anymore

By Dennis Green of Business Insider While every minor cigar fan is hooting and hollering about the possible return of Cuban cigars to the US, real cigar experts know the truth: There really isn’t all that much to cheer about. According to Michael Herklots, vice president for retail and brand development for Nat Sherman cigar brand, Cubans are not the greatest in the world anymore. Too many fantastic cigars have cropped up from other countries around the world, including Honduras, Dominican Republic, and Nicaragua — places Cigar experts flocked to after the…

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Why Cigar Aficionados Love Lanceros

Think of a lancero as the equivalent of drinking Scotch whiskey neat, as opposed to a cocktail, and you get the idea of what the lancero is all about… By George Rodriguez owner of Rodrigo Cigars Aside from the elegant profile, the traditional Cuban vitola is loved by cigar aficionados because it often delivers more flavor than other traditional sizes. A common belief is that the wrapper leaf gives the cigar its defining flavor. This is true when the binder and fillers are made up of lower primings to help…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Taylor from Maryland

Meet Taylor Rothwell, a gorgeous 23-year-old model from Ridge, Maryland. This sizzlin’ sensation is a beautiful sister-of-the-leaf (#sotl) who has been smoking cigars for the past two years. “A close friend brought me to a cigar shop in Baltimore, MD called “Dan’s” and had me try a Java,” explained Taylor. “It was different and I loved the atmosphere there.” Taylor spends most of her free time outdoors. Whether it be cheering on her family at the racetrack or helping her grandfather at his campground, she is always looking for an…

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George A. Rico of Gran Habano Cigars Featured on Cigar Advisor Podcast

The 4th Generation Cuban Heritage Cigar Maker Talks FDA Regs., New Releases, and More EASTON, PA–(Marketwired – September 22, 2016) – Learning the tobacco trade from his father, Guillermo, a third generation Cuban expatriate tobacco grower and blender, George A. Rico developed his own special talent for blending cigars. Now celebrating their 20th year in business, it is that hereditary instinct which has led to the singular flavor and complexity of Gran Habano cigars, and what distinguishes this boutique cigar manufacturer from all others. George recently sat down with Cigar…

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How to Raise your Status around Girls

Today I wanted to talk about this idea of “status.” What do you think of when you hear that word? STATUS The word used to intimidate me. I used to picture the guys at the club with bottle service, who seemed to know everyone, surrounded by hot chicks, dressed in trendy clothes… And I’d hear things like “you’ve got to have status” and it would frustrate me. I’d sort of remember back to the high school hierarchy and how some girls just seemed so damn out of reach. But then…

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FAMOUS SMOKE SHOP RELEASES THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS PREMIUM CIGARS EDITION

New Selection Offers a Wickedly Satisfying Range of Flavors in Seven Unique Shapes EASTON, PA – Famous Smoke Shop, the leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars, specializing in offering the web’s biggest selection of cigars at the lowest prices, has announced the release of “Seven Deadly Sins,” a new, handmade premium cigar line blended and manufactured by Plasencia Cigars S.A. in Estelí, Nicaragua. The brainchild of Famous Smoke Shop Vice President of Operations and Marketing, Michael Vandenstockt, and Nestor Plasencia, Seven Deadly Sins represents the online cigar retailer’s most…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Jennifer from Pennsylvania

Meet Jennifer, a sizzlin’ 42-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Cressona, Pennsylvania. This smokin’ hot mother of two relies on cigars and her Harley as means to escape from her demanding 40-50 hours a week job. “I Love riding my Harley and being with my family, but when I need “me” time it’s at Cigars International in Hamburg, PA,” said Jennifer. Jennifer, who started smoking cigars four years ago, enjoys puffing on the Acid Blondie by Drew Estate and the Black Chapel by Evil Genius Cigar Co. Her preferred libation to pair…

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Daniel Marshall Humidor Breaks Records at Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Annual Gala

An extremely rare humidor hand crafted by Daniel Marshall for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger topped the charts for highest amount paid for a modern day humidor with new world cigars. Los Angeles, Calif. (August 26, 2016) – An extremely rare and never-sold limited edition humidor hand crafted by No. 1 rated humidor designer in the world, Daniel Marshall, brought in 750,000 Euro (~$920,000 USD) at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) Annual Gala. The Foundation had their third annual event at the Domaine Bertaud Belieu vineyard in St. Tropez, France, and featured a fabulous…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Elizabeth Bell of Maryland

Meet Elizabeth Bell, a sizzlin’ 38-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Baltimore, Maryland. Often referred to as ‘Ebell’, Elizabeth has been smoking cigars for the past four years. “My interest in smoking cigars started about four years ago,” explained Elizabeth.  “Although I don’t proclaim myself to be a cigar aficionado, I am very enthusiastic about the culture itself.” Throughout the past four years, Elizabeth has developed quite a passion for the leaf. So much so, that her life’s most pleasurable experiences usually involve a cigar and a camera. “My most pleasurable experiences…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Brenda Scott from Texas

Meet Brenda Scott, a sizzlin’ 43-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Ft. Worth, Texas. This smokin’ hot dame is a busy single mom of five who works full-time in the travel industry. She has been smoking cigars for about year, entering our enchanted world last December. “I am actually new to cigar world,” stated Brenda. “I started smoking December of last year, but prior to that I had a cigar maybe twice a year a few times.” Brenda is a cultured gal who fills her days with travel, music, art, movies, photography and…

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VUDU “BLOOD” CIGARS NOW AVAILABLE AT FAMOUS SMOKE SHOP

New Line Extension Blended by Jesus Fuego is 4th in VUDU Cigars Series EASTON, PA–(Marketwired – August 16, 2016) – Famous Smoke Shop, the leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars, specializing in offering the web’s widest selection of cigars at the lowest prices, has announced the arrival of VUDU Blood cigars, the fourth installment in the VUDU cigars’ lineup, and it comes with a very attractive price point. As the name suggests, VUDU Blood carries forward the themes inspired by the mystical Haitian religious practices, which are also reflected…

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