National Cigar Day is Coming Soon

Mark your calendars on February 27 because it is National Cigar Day. This is an event commemorating the cigar machine invented by Oscar Hammerstein, a German merchant with a penchant …

Festival!

So I missed the great UK snowstorm of 2019, I’m pleased to say, whilst I was sunning myself in Central America. I understand it lasted all of 36 hours! That …

Casa Cuba Doble Cinco Review

From the family that catapulted the cigar boom days into another stratosphere with the release of the Opus X in the 90’s, the Fuente family has spent decades creating outstanding …

Film Review – Glass (2019)

Apologies are due for what I intend to be a brief opening rant. Feel free to skip to the “Glass” subheading below, but for those otherwise inclined I would share …

Perez-Carrillo Encore Celestial

Ernesto Perez-Carrillo, or E.P. Carrillo, dreamed of becoming a jazz drummer in his youth; he moved to New York at age 25 to pursue this dream. Encore, being a musical …