Cigar Lifestyle News 

IPCPR Day 1 Recap

After months of waiting and a Sunday filled with seminars, (and, admittedly, a few drinks), the show floor finally opened at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV for the 84th Annual IPCPR (International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers) Trade Show! The atmosphere is electric as we walk onto the show floor and hear the sound of Kanye West songs playing from the enormous two-story booth that Drew Estate has located front and center on the show floor. As we begin our four day journey through the show, we…

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Cigar Review 

Cigar Review: Oliva Serie V Melanio Figurado

In 2012 Oliva released the Serie V Melanio, named to honor Oliva family patriarch Melanio Oliva.  The Melanio was released under the Serie V line was but was a blend of its own.  Recently the Melanio was named as the number one cigar of 2014 by one of the large cigar publication so I decided to see for myself and report my findings.  First, I want to say that I don’t agree with cigars that came out in another year being listed on a list for top items of one…

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