Archive for August, 2012

The Cigar Nut

Iconic Leaf Cigar Company is extremely proud to announce that today August 31st it will be doing a national pre release party of their first blend out of the Tabacalera Leyendas Cubanas factory called the RECLUSE at Outland Cigars in Charlotte North Carolina from 5-9pm.

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Cigar Inn to Launch Fernando Leon

Miami, FL – In 1997, Fernando Leon of La Aurora Cigars traveled to New York City with Nestor Miranda from Miami Cigar & Company. This was the first time the head of La Aurora traveled to the United States for a cigar event. The location was Cigar Inn and they were hosted by the Fakir Brothers.

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Gurkha Gives Back

Gurkha Cigars is a loyal supporter of the Eric Trump Foundation, a non-profit charity dedicated to improving the lives of children battling life-threatening medical conditions. Working in close conjunction with St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in New York, the Trump Foundation are committed to finding advance cures, research, treatment for children in need.

“It’s an honor and a privilege to support such a worthy cause and giving back has always been a big part of the Gurkha ethos,” said Kaizad Hansotia, Chairman of Gurkha Cigar Group.

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We all know that IPCPR has wrapped up for 2012 and although most of the ‘new items’ are already on shelves or en route – there are still some fun and interesting bits of information out there. I hope that everyone has taken their month off after the show, and that the gears are turning for next year’s convention and the months leading up to it. But – instead of talking about the past, lets talk about the future!

First up today, is a cigar called ‘Vista De Cuba’ by a company named Habana Cuba Cigar Company. No – this is a not a company from Cuba, nor does it appear to have anything to do with Cuba aside from using ‘Cuban Seed’ tobacco – but in our world of Cigars right now, doesn’t it seem like everyone is using Cuban seed tobacco? Well – the company started in 2005 and although there has been little to no change, looks like they made a change! New box – so how about some cigar porn.

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Yeah yeah yeah – I kinda fell off the page this month. One of the great things about having this as my hobby – I can take time off without catching too much shit, except for a hand full of you all haha! So you may be asking – what has taken you away from the reviews and the more frequent news updates? Short sweet and to the point – IPCPR came along and since I was not there, kinda hard to compete with the big dogs who did go.

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Here is a video, thanks to our sponsor, Abe at Smoke Inn!

Steve Saka’s proprietary blending process….CAUGHT ON TAPE…

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