ROMEO Y JULIETA LAUNCHES “HOUSE OF VERONA” COLLABORATION CIGAR

Famous Smoke Shop Adds House Of Verona To Its Exclusive Lineup of Cigars  EASTON, PA – Famous Smoke Shop, the largest American-owned distributor of discounted premium cigars online, has announced a new cigar release: Romeo y Julieta House of Verona. This new premium cigar is debuting exclusively at Famous Smoke Shop, and is the latest they have done in collaboration with Romeo Y Julieta. Previously, RyJ and Famous collaborations have resulted in some highly rated and well-received cigars including House of Montague and House of Capulet. This exciting new addition…

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Cigar Experts’ Picks: Top Cigar Gifts of 2016

Advisors offer help for the “hard to buy for” with 20+ recommendations EASTON, PA–(Marketwired – December 09, 2016) – Cigar Advisor, the nation’s premiere online cigar magazine, proudly serves cigar enthusiasts with a uniquely down-to-earth perspective on the enjoyment of premium cigars. The Editorial team has compiled a new holiday buying guide that’s focused on cigar gifts, titled “2016 CA Report: The Advisors’ Christmas Cigar Gifts.” This newly published feature highlights cigar and cigar accessory selections that will please the experienced cigar enthusiast and the casual smoker alike, and on…

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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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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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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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The ‘Mad Science’ Behind Evil Genius Cigars

Evil Genius cigars is the brainchild of Alex Hirsch, a cigar enthusiast from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania who brings a unique perspective to the art of blending. Hirsch, who has been smoking cigars for more than 20 years, brings passion, knowledge and science to the cigar industry. “My former business partner was doing some lab work analyzing premium cigar blends trying to better understand them that way,” said Hirsch. “He had replicable data.” That “replicable” data translated into a company that produces carefully crafted cigars based on analysis and market research. The…

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Reincarnation: a Second Life for 7 Cigar Brands

Cigar Advisor Spotlights 7 Historic U.S. & Cuban Cigars That Have Made a Big Comeback EASTON, PA–(Marketwired – September 11, 2015) – La Palina, Gispert, 7-20-4, Brick House; these are just some of the great cigar brands of the past brought back from obscurity that are now enjoying success in today’s ever-expanding premium cigar market. In his article, “Reincarnation: A Second Life for 7 Cigar Brands,” Cigar Advisor managing editor, John Pullo, gives cigar enthusiasts a peek into the origins of seven cigars that were produced in both Cuba and…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Rachel from Arizona

Meet Rachel Pliess, a sizzlin’ 26-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Phoenix, Arizona. Rachel is a world traveler who smokes cigars almost every day. “When I am not at work I am doing my best to travel the world,” expressed Rachel. “I refuse to go a whole year without a big trip somewhere new.” When this gorgeous globetrotter is grounded, she works at Churchills Fine Cigars in Arcadia, Arizona as the lounge’s bar manager.  She has been working there for almost a year and credits the establishment for refining her love for…

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PrimerMundo Cigar Co. to release Larceny Lancero

With only 400 boxes available just as the original release, the Larency Lancero(7×38) will begin shipping in October. Made with Erik Espinosa at La Zona in Estel,i Nicaragua, each 20 count box will include 10 of each of the original Larceny blends. BLENDS:      Ecuador Oscuro Wrapper with Nicaraguan Binder & Filler and San Andres Maduro Wrapper with Nicaraguan Binder & Filler MSRP: $9.25 per cigar

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Randi from Tennessee

Meet Randi Hall, a Sizzlin’ 27-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#sotl) from Nashville, Tennessee. This sexy smoker is a southern transplant who is originally from South Dakota. She has been smoking cigars for the past six years and has developed quite a palate over that time. “I smoked my first cigar in 2009,” said Randi. “My husband was an avid cigar smoker from deployments with the Air Force.” Randi’s gateway cigar was the CAO Flavours but she has since refined her palate quite a bit since her infancy. “I prefer a full bodied…

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Gurkha Cigars – The World’s Oldest Cigar Company – Dedicated to Satisfying the Consumer’s Interest

Gurkha Cigars is one of the most famous brands of luxury hand-made cigars in the world.  The company is known for using extraordinary quality and premium blends of tobacco to produce limited release and rare tobacco products. It also has a long-standing reputation for using unique, artistically oriented packaging. Gurkha Cigars, often referred to as the ‘Rolls Royce’ of cigars, is enjoyed by many of the world’s elite, including members of royalty, military, leading government officials and celebrities. “We are successful only as far as our followers and consumers take…

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Cigar Review: Diesel Rage – Toro

It was a perfect evening in early June with the colorful blooms of spring blanketing my garden here in New Jersey, so I decided to plant myself in the middle of the foliage with a premium cigar and a fine cup of coffee. I moseyed out to the garden with the newly released Rage by Diesel in one hand and a freshly brewed espresso in the other. This Diesel Rage was a gift from CigarsCity.com and I owe them a million thanks for introducing me to this Nicaraguan dame that…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Rosa from New York City

Meet Rosa Polanco, a Sizzlin’ 35-year-old dame who was born on the Dominican Republic but lives in New York City. This sexy sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) started smoking cigars three years ago and hasn’t look back since “I started smoking cigars three years ago and I love it,” said Rosa This mom of two is quite impressive. Not only is she beautiful, but business savvy as well. She opened her first business, an ice cream shoppe, when she was 19 years old and has since added two grocery stores to her resume….

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Wanda from Canada

Meet Wanda Ewasiuk, an absolutely stunning sister of the leaf who exemplifies the ideal woman in every facet of the imagination. She is elegant, successful and drop-dead gorgeous. Wanda, who resides in Alberta, Canada and Scottsdale, Arizona, is a professional matchmaker who is the founder of Tessa Loren Matchmaking Firm and Suregar.com. “I have a genuine love for people,” said Wanda. “I travel between Canada and the USA every two weeks. I live a busy lifestyle so I thoroughly enjoy some R&R.” Wanda prefers strong, robust cigars that are full-flavored…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Nicole from St. Louis

Meet Nicole Origas, a sexy 37-year-old sister of the leaf (SOTL), who absolutely loves smoking cigars. She is originally from a small, snowy town in Minnesota but currently lives in St. Louis, Missouri. She is a well-traveled dame who fills her days with music, classic American-made muscle cars and fine cigars. “I have had an affinity for good ol’ American muscle cars since I was a kid, explained Nicole. “Growing up around a ’69 GTO Judge really molds your idea what a muscle car is. Nothing compares to my ’67…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Kristie from Seattle

Meet Kristie Bell, a lovely 27-year-old sister of the leaf(SOTL) of Norwegian descent. This Viking is a well-traveled adventure seeker who has explored over 20 countries in the past seven years, having enjoyed layovers in Germany and Thailand, two places she called home for some time. Today Kristie is anchored in Seattle, Washington, but no one knows where the tide will wash up tomorrow. “Adventure is the one thing I have and will always want…I see life as a never-ending treasure hunt,” said Bell. “I’m drawn to people, places and…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring a Country Singer from Nashville

Meet Cheryl Desere’e, a sexy 32-year-old gal of Samoan and English/Irish decent who hails from Nashville, Tennessee. This devilish dame considers herself a nonconformist who always looks for a way to ‘customize’ every aspect of her life, and cigars are just one element. “When I’m home I can usually be found sitting outside with my guitar, a notebook, a smoke and a drink,” said Desere’e. “Creating empowers me. It reminds me of my strength, my worth and it closes the gap between my heart and my brain. All of that…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Marquitta from Dallas, Texas

Meet the Cigar Art Queen, Marquitta Grant Jackson. She is a 38-year-old cigar beauty from Dallas, Texas who has been smoking cigars for more than a decade. She was first introduced to cigars in the year 2000 by her uncle, but gained her vast knowledge from industry legends Pete Johnson, Matt Booth, Mike Ditka, and Dr. Martinez of Joya de Nicaragua. “My love for Cigars started from my Uncle. I saw him smoking and enjoyed the aroma and taste of the Cigar Leaf.” Marquitta, who smokes cigars every day, is…

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Rocky Patel Continues To Revolutionize the Industry – Reveals New Discovery

There is not a person in the cigar industry who works harder than Rocky Patel. His burning passion superseded the harsh stereotypes that were stacked against him when he ventured into the cigar industry during the back end of the ‘boom’ in the mid-1990s. It was a tumultuous time with cigar companies dropping by the hundreds. By the time it was over 400-500 cigar companies folded, but not Rocky Patel. He climbed from the rubble of the collapsed cigar boom and has since risen from the ashes as one of…

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Epic Maduro Reserva – Double Corona

This Epic was a gift from the North East sales representative, Victor Lucatorto and I owe him a million thanks for introducing me to this Dominican dame that deserves every one of the accolades that has been bestowed upon it. The company is a fairly new boutique brand that is quickly making quite a name for itself, and the passion behind these cigars could not be more evident with its flawless construction, striking appearance and savory flavor profile. This Latina is produced at the Charles Fairmorn factory on the Dominican…

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Woodford Reserve-Ideal Pairing for Relaxing Evening by the Fire

Woodford Reserve is a small batch bourbon produced in a distillery originally built by Elijah Pepper in Versailles, Kentucky in 1812, and it is one of the oldest of nine distilleries currently operating in Kentucky. In 1878 the distillery was purchased by Leopold Labrot and James Graham who, except during prohibition, operated it until 1941. Because of strict war-time restrictions, Labrot and Graham went bankrupt and the distillery was sold to the Brown-Forman Company of Louisville, KY, the owners of Jack Daniels and Old Forester brands. Woodford Reserve bourbon is…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Natasha from Switzerland

Meet Natasha Nicolazzi, an elegant woman with class, beauty and ambition. She was born in Upper-Valais, Switzerland, a righteous, region where divorce and abortion are unheard of and female cigar smokers are shunned. Therefore, at the ripe age of 23, this rebellious beau moved south to the French-speaking region, Lake Geneva where she currently resides more than 25 years later. “As a kid I got used to traveling and being in connection with gentlemen of high society,” said Natasha. “I learned to appreciate the nice smell of cigars at an…

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Jordan Alexander III Legend Corojo – Toro

An incredibly well-balanced cigar with an elegant appearance and savory flavor profile that will satisfy even the most discerning cigar smoker. From the website of Jordan Alexander III “The story of Jordan Alexander III Premium Cigar Company begins with family and friendship. We found a deep passion in the stories and lifestyle that a simple smoke brought to us. Spending years learning about the blends, the methods, and the simple pleasures of the industry, we began a venture to build a legend. Officially being launched to the public in 2013, the Jordan…

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