I had a couple of things I wanted to accomplish: I wanted to see a show. I wanted to see the fountain at the Bellagio. I wanted a great meal. I wanted to gamble a little. And, I wanted to smoke at least one great cigar.
Perdomo Grand CRU Maduro Robusto The Perdomo Grand CRU line is a blend of Cuban-seed Nicaraguan tobaccos, wrapped in either a Corojo or Maduro wrapper. This stick just happened to tag along in a sampler that I bought from my local cigar shop. It looked like a pretty interesting cigar, and I saw mixed […]
CAO Italia Gondola What a cigar! When I chose this stick for my first smoke of “Stogie & Poker Night: Take 6”, I had no idea that I was about to discover one of my new favorites. The CAO Italia is one of few lines of cigars that features Italian tobaccos, which are rare because […]
G’day fellow Brothers and Sisters of the Leaf. I am extremely excited to be a part of FineTobaccoNYC. I have known Matthias for almost 3 years now and have enjoyed watching him fall in love with premium tobacco just as I did as well as helping him on his journey when I could. So when he came to […]
Don Diego “Playboy” Lonsdale Don Diego “Playboy” Lonsdale If I was honest, I would admit that the first time I saw the label of this cigar, I was tempted to think of it as a simple novelty cigar: some company wanted in to the cigar industry, so they produced some overpriced, subpar cigars. Boy was I […]
UPDATED AUG. 20, 2018 When people ask me, “what are you afraid of?” My response is usually, “Hm… uh… well I dunno… spiders maybe?” The fact is, there just haven’t been many things in my life that truly terrify me, although if I were honest I’d say that the idea of moving back to Oregon […]
Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva – Churchill Tonight I enjoyed an Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva Churchill that was given to me by a good friend of mine. I’ve been blessed with many friends, including a few who bless me with cigars from time to time – that is always a treat. I’ve probably had five of […]
Tatuaje P4 – Churchill The Tatuaje P4 – Click to enlarge The Tatuaje P4 Churchill that I enjoyed this evening was a strange cigar. Lots of highs, and about as many lows. From what I’ve read from other reviewers, P4 line cigars are normally medium bodied cigars. Tonights stick just couldn’t seem to decide whether […]