The Fabulous Montecristo White Vintage Connecticut Cigars

When the first settlers came to the Connecticut Valley in the early 1600’s, the native population was already growing tobacco! Today, the Connecticut River Valley is home to what many consider the best cigar wrapper leaf in the world.  The … Read More

The New Acid Route 10

The famous Acid Kuba Kuba was one of the biggest selling herbal infused cigars every created.  It’s flavorful and smooth and it put Drew Estate on the cigar world’s radar.  Acid Kuba Kuba continues to be a top seller for … Read More

The New Face Of Te-Amo Cigars

  When you think of Mexican cigars, the word Te-Amo surely comes to mind. Founded in 1963, this cigar quickly rose to prominence. In fact, for three decades, this cigar was one of the top selling brands in … Read More

Davidoff: Black Edition

For years, Davidoff cigars have been seen as the Rolls Royce of the cigar world.  They were mild, smooth, and perfectly constructed.  Their higher price point and high-end style made them the cigar of choice for the more upper … Read More

JR Delves Into Uncharted Territory

JR has requested that I write an unbiased review of the new Uncharted premium handmade cigar. However, this cannot be an unbiased review because I work here, and if I say it stinks, I’ll lose my job and be forced … Read More

Drew Estate Connecticut Valley Barn Smoker

This weekend I had the absolute pleasure of attending another great cigar event hosted by Drew Estate.  The Drew Estate Connecticut Valley Barn Smoker is the second such event organized by the company, the first being last … Read More

Some Great Places to Smoke Outdoors this Summer

Spontaneous road trips are fun—even more so when you’re by yourself! There’s nothing better than finding a cool roadside spot, and heading out onto the open road with nothing but good music and some smokes. One of my favorite road … Read More

The Incredible Camacho American Barrel-Aged Cigars

Founded by Simon Camacho in 1961, Camacho Cigars has played a major role in offering the consumer some of the best Honduran smokes for many generations. Born in Cuba, Simon started his career in the cigar business in Miami, … Read More

Here’s a Toast To The Perdomo Special Craft Series Cigars!

It sure took a heckuva’ long time, but finally a premium cigar company is showing some respect for the zillions of beer drinkers.  You see, many of us love to relax while throwing back a few cold ones and puffing … Read More

Padron Cigars – The Whole Story

The legendary José Orlando Padrón founded the now famous Padrón Cigars in 1964.  Jose is a Cuban born refugee that comes from a family of tobacco workers. José Padrón was forced to move from his homeland in 1961 at age 35 after the … Read More

When Smoking Was Considered Cool

As someone who grew up in New Jersey, or “New Joisey” in the turbulent 1960’s and 70s, I remember that every home had a milk box, a clothesline, and a wall phone that was attached to a cord which barely … Read More

Robert Caldwell

Robert Caldwell may not seem like your typical old-school cigar manufacturer. He is over six feet tall with blond hair and what is, may I say, a unique and awesome fashion sense. Seeing him on the street, you … Read More

IPCPR Day 4

It is sadly the last day here at the 2015 IPCPR.  We’ve laughed, we’ve cried, we did a lot of different bodily functions.  The buyers have done a great job picking up the best products for our customers and ensuring … Read More

Vape Expo NJ – No Vaping Allowed?

A dense fog of fruity-smelling smoke hangs in the air. The hall is filled with row after row of tables and elaborate displays of juices, tanks, mods, atomizers, batteries, wick and wire, and even t-shirts and caps. Anyone … Read More

IPCPR Day 3

In my mind day three seemed to be the most important day of the show.  The glitz and glamour of the big manufacturers was fantastic, yet in terms of the cigars, well most of them have been announced for a … Read More

IPCPR Day 2

Another fantastic day here at the trade show.  Some of these booths are absolutely phenomenal and the cigars I’ve tried have been great!  Yesterday I had the pleasure of sitting down with Matt Booth of Room 101 for a … Read More

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