Category: Cigar News

La Aurora ADN Dominicano Blending Seminar — Friday, August 18, 2017 6 PM to 9 PM

La Aurora’s Master Blender, Manuel Inoa will be joining us here at Chesapeake Pipe & Cigar, Friday, August 18, 2017 from 6 PM till 9 PM. During his brief time with us, Manuel will be introducing us to his new signature ADN Dominicano Blending Seminar. ADN (which is DNA in Spanish,) Dominicano begins with tobacco fermented in an extremely rare…

UPCOMING RELEASES FROM MIAMI CIGAR & LA AURORA

Miami Cigar / La Aurora has released a Cameroon wrapped cigar in their value priced Time Capsule Series. This blend commemorates the year La Aurora opened — 1903. The 1903 Cameroon joins the 1987 Connecticut and 1962 Corojo. Several months ago, I got to sample a La Aurora cigar that really wasn’t on their US product release schedule for 2017.…

Rocky Patel Restock

We’ve recently restocked several selections from Rocky Patel: Edge Maduro Edge Corojo Edge Sumatra Edge Habano Edge Lite Ray Lewis #52 Vintage 1990 Vintage 1992 Vintage 1999 Vintage 2003 Decade Cameroon In addition to these more popular Rocky Patel products, we can special order anything from their portfolio.  

Broken Web Site

After a set of updates by our web host company, there are several ‘broken’ links, photos that won’t render and alike. We are working on fixing everything ASAP. If you can’t find what you need, feel free to email or call us. — Reverend Mike

Cellophane & Your Cigars

Why are a majority of the cigars on the market today wrapped in cellophane and what, if anything, does that mean to you? The primary reasons manufacturers go to the expense and trouble to wrap each cigar in it’s own cellophane cocoon is mostly based on protection of the cigar from damage. On the journey that cigar takes from the…

Wondering What’s Up?

It has been a whirlwind week and a half and I’m just catching my breath. Millions of business fail every year and Chesapeake Cigar & Tobacco Company is one of them. Our monthly rent obligation outstripped our income and we had no choice but to shutter the business as it existed in Edgewater. That’s the bad news. The good news…

Kafie Trading Company Cigars

I come across hundreds of new cigars a year through social media and blogs. Most are the passion project of some cigar fan that cobbled enough money together to stroke their own ego by having their toe dipped into the vast ocean that is the premium cigar universe, but few do it consistently right at a level high enough to produce…

Perdomo Habano Bourbon Barrel Aged

For those that have been fans of Perdomo for a while, the name Perdomo Habano isn’t new. But, the Perdomo Habano Bourbon Barrel Aged is! Perdomo introduced this latest iteration of their Habano line at the IPCPR Tobacco Show in July 2015. They began to ship to a handful of retailers in October of 2015 and have been steadily increasing…