This dispatch is from Barry Stein, of A Cigar Smoker, delivered from the floor of IPCPR. Check back throughout the day and week for more. Barry writes: Davidoff had a cigar tasting yesterday that featured Henke Kelner. Also in attendance was the beautiful Danielle Hawthorne who is the brand manager for Zino. Henke was able [...]
This is the first in a series of dispatches that Barry Stein, of A Cigar Smoker, will deliver from the floor of IPCPR. Check back throughout the day and week for more. According to Barry, IPCPR in New Orleans on the first day is a “who’s who” of the cigar industry. The hot spot so [...]
What are you doing in February? Sure, it’s a bit early, but if you want to go to the ProCigar Festival next year, you might want to start nailing down the details now. The festival runs from February 6 – 11, 2010 in the Dominican Republic … and everyone will be there!
Winston Churchill is coming to De La Concha in Manhattan on July 14, 2010 from 1 PM to 6 PM. Of course, I’m talking about the cigar – there won’t be the rotting stinking corpse of a prime minister stretched across the three tables at the front of the shop. Show up for some special [...]
Well, it’s been a hell of a day for cigar launches, right? I just heard over Twitter that there’s another to be celebrated: the Zino Platinum Emperor Edition … and it exudes luxury. According to the announcement on the Zino Platinum Cigars Facebook page: Masterfully blended aged tobaccos create a cigar exceptional to the sight, [...]
At Rick’s Cabaret last week, I smoked a prototype for the new Davidoff Madison Avenue house cigar, thanks to Michael Herklots. We were attending an event thrown by A Cigar Smoker.
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Davidoff just released the Davidoff Royal Salomones, a perfecto that comes 50 to a box and uses aged tobacco to add a smooth flavor and nice burn. The best part? They’re $47 each. The box, available now for $2,385.00, is only available in Davidoff stores and features a mix of filler from the Dominican Republic [...]
When I was at the My Father factory in Esteli, Nicaragua back in February, I was able to sit down with Pete Johnson of Tatuaje for a few minutes to discuss what he has coming out this hear. He zeroed right in on his new vintage cigar, which is made in the manner of wine [...]
Davidoff released a wine-inspired cigar developed by Henke Kelner for wine and spirits importer Eric Hanson on May 26, 2010. The cigar, Second Growth, is a bit mild, according to Cigar Aficionado, and was developed to be paired with fine wines. The boxes are crafted from 50 wine barrels that Hanson bought “from a second-growth [...]