Cigar Review: La Aurora Preferidos Diamond 1903 Edition

LaAurora Black DiamondIn the summer of 2012 La Aurora Cigars released the all-new La Aurora 1903 Edition Preferidos (Black) Diamond – a regular core line perfecto that comes in a Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro wrapper.  The Diamond is an extension to La Aurora’s Preferidos line which already consists of the following offerings:  Platinum (Cameroon); Emerald (Ecuadorian); Sapphire (Connecticut); Gold (Corojo) and Ruby (Brazilian Maduro).  Continue reading

2012 Year in Review Part V – Barry Stein of Miami Cigar

Today we’re continuing with our 2012 Year in Review.  This time we reach back in to the video archives to talk with Barry Stein, Miami Cigar Company’s assistant director of Marketing and Advertising.  In this clip, Barry discusses all the new cigar offerings from Miami Cigar, La Aurora and La Sirena.  We also were able to ask Barry about his recent transition from blog owner to landing a marketing job with a major cigar company – enjoy!

2012 Top 10 Cigars – Best of the Best

Now that our Top 10 lists for the best Light, Medium and Full strength cigars has been compiled and published – we continued crunching the numbers to come up with an “Over-All” Top 10 list of the Best Cigars for 2012.

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2012 Top 10 Full Cigars


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Welcome to Leaf and Grape’s first annual list for Top 10 Full Cigars. We decided to take a different approach with our “Best Of” lists. Instead of publishing one over-all list, we have 3 separate categories based on strength. While … Continue reading