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Bodega Reunion Aperitivo – Stogies on the Rocks

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014

Bodega Reunion Aperitivo – Stogies on the Rocks

Quick Review If you are a cigar smoker (of course you are, why else would you be here???) and spend anytime on Twitter, you surely know who Cigar_G is. Until the end of last year, he was just some goofy, kind-hearted guy who frequently gave away cigars from his own stash. Now, he is the goofy,... read more

My After Dinner Reunion with the Digestivo Cigar

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014

My After Dinner Reunion with the Digestivo Cigar

As you may have guessed, I use Twitter (@RobustoBabe) to find out about new cigars, follow interesting people and sometimes enter contests for sticks I really want to try. It’s also my favorite place to join with friends from around the world for a virtual Puff-by-Puff Cigar Review  that... read more

BODEGA PREMIUM BLENDS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ICON MANN™ FOR 2ND ANNUAL “POWER 50” PRE-OSCAR DINNER EXPERIENCE

Posted by on Feb 22, 2014

BODEGA PREMIUM BLENDS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ICON MANN™ FOR 2ND ANNUAL “POWER 50” PRE-OSCAR DINNER EXPERIENCE

BODEGA PREMIUM BLENDS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ICON MANN™ FOR 2ND ANNUAL “POWER 50” PRE-OSCAR DINNER EXPERIENCE   Los Angeles – February 20, 2014 – Bodega Premium Blends @BodegaCigars today announced their support of ICON MANN™ and the 2nd Annual pre-Oscar event.  ICON MANN™ is... read more

Port – The World’s Most Famous Fortified Wine

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014

Port – The World’s Most Famous Fortified Wine

The History of Port Made for centuries in the rugged region of northwest Portugal’s Douro Valley, Port is a fortified wine that leans heavily on the sweeter spectrum and comes in a variety of styles ranging from youthful Ruby Port, to aged Tawnies, and Late-Bottled Vintage Ports down to the... read more

What Does Smoking a Cigar Mean to You?

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014

What Does Smoking a Cigar Mean to You?

Smoking a cigar is so much more than simply the mechanics of drawing smoke into your mouth, savoring the flavors and aromas and exhaling.  Everyone has their own reasons for enjoying their favorite stick and those reasons may even vary from day to day. In addition to the fact that cigars are... read more

Does Price Really Matter? Episode 1

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014

Does Price Really Matter? Episode 1

Last week, during my Thursday night cigar gathering, I decided to try something a little different.  Rather than my normal practice of bringing out a cigar for each person (usually all the same blend and vitola), I selected two different cigars to faceoff head-to-head in a blind taste test.  To... read more

New Years Evolution

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014

New Years Evolution

Every year people make the same tired resolutions desperately trying to improve themselves come January 1st. They flood gyms, swap cookies for carrots and try life without their favorite vice. But seriously…cookies are awesome and you can’t get a better relaxation aid than a fine stick and some... read more

The Wild Ride Begins

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014

The Wild Ride Begins

Well, I told you in my last post that that “opportunities will be abundant” and to “stay tuned it’s going to be a wild ride.”  That wild ride is now in full swing as my wife and I are in the process of selling our home and preparing to move 2,400 miles to upstate New... read more

The Best Thing

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014

The Best Thing

If I posted a survey on this site and asked everyone to tell me the best thing about cigars, I’d venture to guess I’d receive a wealth of different responses.  The tastes, the varieties, the different regions, the drink pairings, the food pairings, all the things there are to learn about, the... read more

The Scotch whisky brands to watch in 2014

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014

The Scotch whisky brands to watch in 2014

Anecdotal evidence suggests 2013 will have been a mixed year for Scotch with shrinking sales in Southern Europe and a clampdown on conspicuous consumption in China offset by healthy growth in emerging markets from South East Asia to Latin America. Scotch dominates spirits in travel retail whose... read more