What Embargo Episode Catorce - Regional Editions

August 30, 2014

On What Embargo?, Episode Catorce, Catfish and Big Tuna talked about regional editions and their role in the Habanos portfolio. They discussed the pros and cons of the program and also talked about the limited nature of the program. They delved into limited editions in general as well and laid down their thoughts on the concept of making a cigar limited in production. 

CigarChat Episode 93 - Villiger Cigars

August 27, 2014

We chat with Fabian about the new look and director for Villiger USA.

Sharing Our Pairings Episode Seven - Wine

August 20, 2014

Surgeon gets into the weeds on pairing with wines. Since Surgeon really knows nothing about wine, he had a special guest, Tony Bellatto, from La Barba Cigars who happens to be a Master Sommelier. Tony gives a ton of insight into pairing cigars with wine.

CigarChat Episode 92 - La Barba Cigars

August 18, 2014

We chat with Tony, owner of La Barba Cigar, for the first time. We talk to him about his two cigars; red (aka Red Drink) and the purple (aka Purple Drink).

CigarChat Episode 91 - Epic Cigars

August 14, 2014

We have Dean, owner of Epic Cigars, on CigarChat for the first time. We talk about all three of this lines which include the Epic Corojo, Epic Maduro, and the newest release the Epic Habano.

Sharing Our Pairings Episode Six - Coffee

August 13, 2014

Surgeon and Catfish discuss coffee pairing and brew methods.  Omar from Fratello cigars stops by to talk briefly about Fratello coffee and coffee pairings.

What Embargo Episode Trece - Upcoming Releases and the Cuban Cigar Industry

August 12, 2014

Last night on What Embargo? Catfish and Big Tuna discussed the upcoming releases from Habanos. They talked about the increase in ring gauges on Habanos and the connection the United States market. They were also joined by Cigar Coop, an expert on the US cigar market, and the three began to compare the two markets, how they are different and related, and talked favorite smokes as well. 

CigarChat Episode 90 - Cigar Coop

August 12, 2014

We had the only and only, Cigar Coop from Stogie Geeks and Cigar Coop, come on and talk to us about IPCPR, new cigar releases, and the overall cigar industry as a whole.

Sharing Our Pairings Episode Five - Beer

August 6, 2014

Special guest Kevin Freer from Wellington Brewery was on to talk about beer making and we all discussed the finer points of contrasting vs. complimentary pairing.  Kevin talked about what goes into crafting a one off beer, and we all picked our favorite pairings for that show.