The success of Stogie Review is never our’s alone. We have lots of help. For the second year in a row, we had a lot of help getting time with AJ Fernandez. Lots of people played a role in making it happen and bringing all of us together to talk about AJ’s newest releases like Oval Maduro and what some are calling his strongest cigar to date, the new Pinolero. After a day of smoking on the show floor, I got back to our luxurious two star accommodations that Hewitt found us and I lit up a Pinolero. Wow…no kidding. I could still taste it and feel it. Will have to give it a go on a clean, fresh palate. Also, I saw one display that had the Pinolero in a beautiful figurado. Thanks again to AJ, Kris, Clay, Spence and Thomas for making this happen.
In September, I was lucky enough to meet up with our friend, Jon Huber of Crowned Head Cigars, during one of their Roadshow events that happened to be at one of my local shops, Harbor Cigars, in Destin, FL. The event was standing room only with great cigars, great deals, and great food and drinks. […]
And now, our coverage of IPCPR 2019 is complete. We hope you have enjoyed the videos. As is tradition, here is our complete list of interviews for your convenience. Enjoy! Now it’s time to get back to our regular cigar review programming. Have a fine weekend and a fine cigar!
And of course, it wouldn’t be a trade show without the next installment of the Minutes With Pete Johnson. That’s right, it’s time to talk Tatuaje. We get started talking about the stealth release of the full-sized Chuck and Tiff, now with the proper Monster Series treatment. Then there’s Mexican Eperiment, with a limited runs […]