Diamond Crown Julius Caesar

by Michael Sclafani I originally tried this cigar a few years ago when I was very new to cigars. At that time, I was perusing my local cigar shop and was drawn to the label. I was also still a believer that an increase in price also corresponds to an increase in taste and quality.Continue reading “Diamond Crown Julius Caesar”

03/24/2022 – Dunbarton Tobacco and Trust

For our March event, the Cigar Board teamed up with Neptune Cigars and Tribeca Restaurant and Lounge in Miramar to host, one of my favorite brands, Dunbarton Tobacco and Trust. We had Pete Hernandez join us and talk to the attendees about DT&T. Pete gave us some background and history about Steve and the companyContinue reading “03/24/2022 – Dunbarton Tobacco and Trust”

02/26/2022 – The Great Smoke

Abe and the crew at Smoke Inn host an annual event for cigar aficionados called The Great Smoke. I believe 2022 marked their 16th event and was both an in-person and virtual venue. The event is a fun filled weekend with Pre-Parties, dinners, the main event, and a morning after breakfast. The show itself isContinue reading “02/26/2022 – The Great Smoke”

02/24/2022 – Rafael Nodal and Altadis USA.

Mr. Rafael Nodal and Susan Georgiou, the Territory Manager for Altadis USA joined us for our February event at Twin Peaks in Hollywood. We all got to sample the new H. Upmann 1844 Nicaragua Heritage blended by Nodal and AJ Fernandez. When these two premium cigar industry giants get together the result is magical andContinue reading “02/24/2022 – Rafael Nodal and Altadis USA.”

10/28/2021 – AJ Fernandez at Runway 84

Thanks to everyone that braved the weather last night and joined us at Anthony’s Runway 84 for a fantastic dinner and even better Cigars by the AJ Fernandez Cigar Company and Neptune Cigar Superstore – Fort Lauderdale. Luckily, after 7pm the skies dried up and allowed to enjoy the evening. Frank and crew from AJFContinue reading “10/28/2021 – AJ Fernandez at Runway 84”

10/02/2021 – Cigar Snob Magazine’s 15th Anniversary

What a terrific event tonight celebrating Cigar Snob Magazine’s 15th Anniversary. For a group of aficionados, this was an amazing peek behind the curtain. The event was first class all the way and there were so many cigar celebs in attendance! I was like a little kid running around trying to say a few wordsContinue reading “10/02/2021 – Cigar Snob Magazine’s 15th Anniversary”

09/30/2021 – Dinner and Cigars with Justo Eiroa and JRE Tobacco

Another month comes to an end, another great “meet and greet” with an industry legend was held and enjoyed . Twenty of us gathered last night to eat, drink, smoke and learn. We had some new members, some great friends, even has a few spouses along to enjoy the meal with us. Thank you toContinue reading “09/30/2021 – Dinner and Cigars with Justo Eiroa and JRE Tobacco”

07/22/2021 – Espinosa Cigars at Smoke on the Water

Here are some photos JB with The Iconic Smoker’s and I took at our Espinosa event. It was smaller than our normal monthly event but we more than made up for it with the venue and awesome Cuban buffet provided by Smoke On The Water Cigar Bar. You guys have to make it out toContinue reading “07/22/2021 – Espinosa Cigars at Smoke on the Water”

06/24/2021 – E.P. CARRILLO and Hollywood Twin Peaks

Just a few quick images from last night’s event. A big “Thank you” to all our loyal CORE members who come out, month after month, and enjoy these events we put together for YOU to enjoy. David Spirt, you are a true Brother of the Leaf and welcome to join us anytime. You shared soContinue reading “06/24/2021 – E.P. CARRILLO and Hollywood Twin Peaks”

05/27/2021 – Casa Cuevas Cigars and Gulf Stream Brewing Company

A special night for all the members that were in attendance at our May 27th event. Our group was among the first in the country to sample the upcoming Patrimonio blend from Casa Cuevas Cigars. The cigar was excellent… sweet, creamy, nutty and just the right amount of pepper to keep you engaged. Construction wasContinue reading “05/27/2021 – Casa Cuevas Cigars and Gulf Stream Brewing Company”