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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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 Marissa from Connecticut

Meet Marissa, a sizzlin’ 21-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Connecticut. Not only is Marissa a cigar smoker and tobacco enthusiast, but she is also a gorgeous tobacco farmer growing broadleaf and habano tobaccos on her Connecticut tobacco farm, which is also home to Drew Estate’s Connecticut Barn Burner event. “I have worked on a farm since I was 14 and started in the tobacco sector when I got a little older,” Marissa explained. “Now I work in the fields growing Connecticut Valley tobacco.” This smokin’ hot tobacco farmer started smoking cigars…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Lisa from Arizona

Meet Lisa Carrington, a sizzlin’ sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Phoenix, Arizona. Lisa, who is better known as the Cocktail Maven in social settings, is a smokin’ dame who entered the cigar realm fifteen years ago. “About 15 years ago on a cold rainy November weekend I found myself with my significant as the only two people in a tiny little bar in northwest Oregon,” explained Lisa.  “I asked him to teach me. I found out I really enjoyed cigars.” Today, the cocktail maven smokes about two to three cigars a week.…

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