Tag: Connecticut

Camacho

Camacho Cured, Sauced & Smoked

Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in one of the most unique pairings I’ve ever experienced. While I’ve attended pairings featuring various liquors, beers, wines, chocolates, coffees, teas and even nuts, Camacho brought this event to a subject near and dear to my heart — BARBEQUE. The folks at Camacho had a blinding flash of the obvious and identified…

The Big Payback

The Big Payback By Room 101

In March of 2012 — nine years ago — Cigar Press magazine featured a small group of what have typically been referred to as boutique cigar makers that had taken the industry by storm. Pete Johnson of Tatuaje, George Rico of Gran Habano, Dion Giolito of Illusione, Jonathan Drew of Drew Estates, John Huber of Crowned Heads all joined cult…

NEW! La Aurora 1961 & 1987

La Aurora, the Dominican Republic’s oldest cigar factory, has just released two new cigars that we’re very excited about — La Aurora 1961 and La Aurora 1987. La Aurora 1961 The 1961 features a Dominican corojo wrapper over an Ecuadorian binder and fillers from the Cibao Valley in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. These tobaccos come together to produce a…