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Be a Caribbean pirate! (ft. Vegafina and Diplomatico)

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014

Be a Caribbean pirate! (ft. Vegafina and Diplomatico)

Cigars and rum : a divine combination! I’m sure this pair sounds familiar to you. Doesn’t it remind you of your childhood? I do remember a lot of movies and cartoons with pirates fighting their enemies, drinking rum with cigars and singing pirates songs. As you probably know, Cuba is... read more

Online Dating: Will We All Eventually Find Love Online?

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014

Online Dating: Will We All Eventually Find Love Online?

Recently, after a long night of cigar smoking and rum drinking, I had a very insightful conversation with a good friend. We talked about the world of online dating. See, I had always viewed online dating the same way that many people do, as an avenue for three groups of people; weirdoes, the... read more

Aperitivo Review by 2GR

Posted by on Dec 28, 2013

Aperitivo Review by 2GR

Wrapper: Nicaragua (Jalapa) Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Pre-light: This Nicaraguan beauty is pulled together beautifully by an oily, mocha colored wrapper that has a very attractive shine. To the nose, it boasts of chocolate, caramel and mild tobacco. First-third: The first few puffs on... read more

Know Your Swing – It’s All About Impact

Posted by on Dec 27, 2013

Know Your Swing – It’s All About Impact

There aren’t two identical golf swings. It’s pretty much an impossibility if you think about it. Even Tiger has trouble reproducing his own swing on a consistent basis. All kidding aside we each have our own unique swing based on a number of factors – flexibility, co-ordination,... read more

Happy Holidays from the Hillbilly Hilton™

Posted by on Dec 27, 2013

Happy Holidays from the Hillbilly Hilton™

Happy Holidays from the Hillbilly Hilton™.  For those of you that don’t know the origin of the Hillbilly Hilton™ it all started when my wife saw me out on the patio smoking a cigar and watching a Football game thru the sliding glass door.  It was her idea that we create an outdoor man cave for my... read more

Caption Contest Winner

Posted by on Dec 25, 2013

Caption Contest Winner

Our first contest is over.  The winner is paola, who just happens to be Cigar_G’s mom.  We reached paola today – actually she was visiting Gino – and she graciously offered to give the Blogger’s Box to our 2nd place finisher #classymovebymom.  So our winner is t_herrm.  Congratulations!  Here were... read more

How To Pair Cigars And Drinks

Posted by on Dec 22, 2013

How To Pair Cigars And Drinks

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been asked that question I’d have enough money to buy myself a fancy wig! We all have our go to drinks when we light up. For some it may be a bold black cup of coffee for others a rare cognac or craft beer. But are our choices negatively affecting... read more

Make Your Own Way

Posted by on Dec 18, 2013

Make Your Own Way

This is the time of year when every website known to man is publishing Top 10 lists on everything you can think of.  Top 10 cigars.  Top 10 celebrities.  Top 10 political moments.  Top 10 moves to drive your man wild…  The list of lists is endless.  Hell, there’s even a list of the ten best top... read more

Review: Bodega Premium Blends – Digestivo Double Robusto

Posted by on Dec 18, 2013

Review: Bodega Premium Blends – Digestivo Double Robusto

Bodega Premium Blends was founded by Cigar G, and I was privileged to witness them joining the House of Emilio during IPCPR 2013.  I have heard about Bodega for a while, and about a month ago, the dam of information finally broke in this press release about their first cigar, Reunion. Here is the... read more

Top 10 Cigars of 2013

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013

Top 10 Cigars of 2013

This took me a few days to finalize! There were so many great blends brought to the market this year, and as a cigar fan, I want to say thank you, and great job to all of those in the premium cigar industry who make my passion possible. Now, take a look at my Top 10! I think you’ll find this list... read more