Month: July 2006


Rocky Patel – Vintage 1990

Wrapper: Honduras Binder: Mexico Filler: Dominican Republic, Nicaragua Size Name: Toro Length: 6.50 Ring Gauge: 52 Strength: Mild – Medium I was looking through the humidor the other day and I realized that I was down to a few cigars from what Jerry sent me when he made a trip to Corona Cigar. The one […]

Stogie News

Seed to Soul DVD

I encourage everyone who wants to learn more about the stogie making process to check out a film commissioned by CAO called Seed to Soul on DVD. Our friend Gary Manelski who is the Cigar Guide for, recently reviewed this short documentary. I ordered myself a copy from CAO’s website and while it really […]


Fuente Fuente – Opus X

Size Name: Perfecxion #4 Length: 5.185 Ring Gauge: 43 Strength: Medium Thursday was my birthday, but due to being very busy with both work and night classes I couldn’t find the time to enjoy a cigar. On Friday I decided to smoke one of the very few Fuente Fuente Opus X cigars I had in […]


Hoyo de Monterrey – Factory Fresh Governor

Origin: Cafradia, Honduras Wrapper: Ecuador, Connecticut Binder: Connecticut Filler: Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua Size Name: Governor Length: 6.125 Ring Gauge: 50 Strength: Medium – Full Some time ago I purchased a sampler from Cigars International, called Heavy Honduran Hubbuba from their Friday Night Fights samplers. Included in the sampler I received were 5 CAO Brazilia […]

Site News

Got Opus X

Some news from RTDA by Rich Perelman at Got Opus X? As most Opus X fans know, there usually a limit of two cigars on the popular Fuente Fuente Opus X line. But soon, fans of the brand and those who would like to be introduced to the world of Opus X can increase […]

Stogie News

Anniversaries Everywhere!

RTDA news from Rich Perelman at Las Vegas, NV, July 18 “Anniversaries are important celebrations, whether for a birthday, wedding or a special event in one’s life.” Three cigars being showcased at the Retail Tobacco Dealers of America (RTDA) convention and trade show in Las Vegas celebrate significant milestones of some of the biggest […]

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