My Interview for Cigar Journal Magazine with Micallef Cigars

As many of you may know, I am one of the staff writers for Cigar Journal Magazine. While attending IPCPR 2017 in Las Vegas earlier this month I had the privilege of interviewing Al Micallef of Micallef Cigars. Here is the interview in its entirety. Look for the written version in the upcoming Fall issue of Cigar Journal.

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Cigar Advisors review entire Cohiba cigar lineup sold in the U.S.

EASTON, PA–(Marketwired – April 07, 2017) – 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 magazine has released a top-to-bottom brand overview of Dominican-made Cohiba cigars, one of the most popular premium cigar brands available in the United States. The Report is titled “The Essential Cohiba Cigars Tasting Guide” and contains full-length cigar reviews by each of the Cigar Advisor Editors. “I think a lot of brand extensions sometimes get confusing,” says Marcus Strom,…

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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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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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DANIEL MARSHALL AND RANALD MACDONALD HOST INAUGURAL CIGAR AND WHISKY TASTING EVENT IN CUBA

Daniel Marshall Cigars and Ranald Macdonald of London’s Boisdale Restaurant Group bring some of Nicaragua’s best Cigars and Scotland’s finest whisky to historic first-time tasting in Cuba Los Angeles, Calif. (June 7, 2016) – It was a memorable moment to be in the Salon Taganana, Hotel Nacional de Cuba with all the history, enjoying Daniel Marshall Red Label Cigars and rare Glenfiddich Whisky. The star-studded list of 55 cigar and whisky industry notables from around the globe, Hong Kong to Qatar, included the British Ambassador to Cuba, Tim Cole; Jemma…

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Cigar Advisor Releases List of Top Cuban Cigar Brands

EASTON, PA–(Marketwired – May 12, 2015) – 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. Well-known and highly regarded for providing acclaimed educational cigar content and behind-the-scenes industry articles from some of the business’s top names, the Cigar Advisor editors deliver an array of content that speaks directly to those who enjoy the cigar lifestyle. Many smokers today are asking, “Are Cuban cigars really better?” In response, Cigar Advisor has released their list of Top Original…

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Will Cuban Cigars Experience Success in America? Doubtful!

American cigar smokers clamor for a puff of the long-forbidden fruit – legally. Thanks to the new rules that went into effect on January 16, travelers can now legally enter the United States with $100 worth of Cuban cigars and booze collected from their worldly visits. But, is this just a tease or the start of an exciting future for cigar enthusiasts? The iconic cigars, which have been Cuba’s signature product ever since Christopher Columbus saw natives smoking rolled up tobacco leaves when he first sailed to the Caribbean island…

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