The Exciting New Hoyo La Amistad by AJ Fernandez

The new Hoyo La Amistad by AJ Fernandez brand is a joint venture between the famous General Cigar Company and a man known for producing some of the very best tasting, and most highly sought after blends in the boutique industry— AJ Fernandez. Expertly rolled in AJ’s renowned Tabacalera Fernandez factory in Nicaragua, this splendid […]

The Amazing Macassar Cigar from Cohiba !

Introducing Macassar, an exciting new release from the famous Cohiba Company. This ultra-premium masterpiece, handmade in the Dominican Republic by General Cigar, draws its name from the rare wood that is exquisite but difficult to procure. Just as rare are the top-quality tobaccos used in a one-of-a kind recipe that includes a six-year old Connecticut […]

A HOT New Cigar from the Famous PDR Company!

A top contender in the premium small batch market, the famous PDR Cigar Company has been cranking out one great blend after another. With master blender Abe Flores at the helm, this should come as no surprise, because using the very best Central American tobaccos; this man can whip up an astounding stick. For his […]

A Very Different Cigar from Macanudo

The famous General Cigar Company has really outdone themselves with their latest release – the Macanudo Mao 2016. Waxing nostalgic, they have tapped into their vintage seed vault to reawaken a tobacco varietal found in the original Macanudo blend when the brand debuted in the 1960s. They planted this seed mixed with another strain in […]

So, What is an “Entubar” Style Cigar?

The oldest, most labor intensive, but best method for “bunching” cigars is the “entubar” method. This process involves rolling up to eight separate tubes of filler tobacco each forming a separate channel for smoke to pass through. Then, these tubes, which resemble swizzle sticks, are tightly rolled within the binder and wrapper. The creation of […]

IPCPR 2016 – Day 2

At first I thought there was no way that day 2 at this show could be as insane as its predecessor.  Let’s just say I was dead wrong.  It is great to say this industry coming out in full force to support each other.  The releases keep getting bigger and bigger and our customers have […]

Nat Sherman 1930

Any cigar smoker who has ever set foot in New York City has always had one name on their mind.  It is the name of one of Americas most iconic tobacconists, a New York landmark, and a world-renowned cigar family.  That name is the legendary Nat Sherman.  With their first store opening up 86 years […]

The Bold New Alec Bradley MAXX Cigar

In 1996, Alan Rubin decided to pursue his favorite passion in life, premium handmade cigars, so in a very daring move he sold his family import business and founded the Alec Bradley Cigar Company. Right from the very start this decision turned out be a wise one as the brand quickly caught the attention of […]

Introducing the Davidoff JR 45th Anniversary

In 1971, a young cigar visionary named Lew Rothman opened the doors to his first retail tobacco store in Manhattan.  This tiny, but stocked to the ceiling little shop had a sign that read “World’s Largest Cigar Store”.  A bold statement indeed, because at the time, the Big Apple had a local tobacco shop on […]

My Hoops Madness Final Four Stogies!

If you happen to be a fan of college basketball, then it’s a real good bet that for the last couple of weeks you were glued to your flat screen binge watching the March ritual of Hoops Madness simultaneously playing out on three separate cable channels. Well, finally after endless hours of little sleep,(and a […]