Archive for June, 2013

Camacho Party, A Win or Two and Some Scary Happenings by Frank Seltzer

    It was a hot and steamy night, but that didn’t stop Camacho from holding their national re-launch of their cigars outside in Dallas last Thursday hosted by Matt Booth of Room 101 and Mike Ditka.   According to Dylan Austin, Camacho’s marketing guy, the company started the process about 18 months ago as [...]

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Posted by F. Seltzer - June 25, 2013 at 08:26

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Davidoff Goes All In, Camacho Goes Bold and Smoking = Jobs by Frank Seltzer

Davidoff is expanding its core business—that is cigars.  Last week,  the Oettinger Davidoff Group released its 2012 results (basically its cigar brands grew at about 5 percent).  But the company is now changing its strategy.  Previously, Davidoff was a branded house, meaning it focused on the Davidoff label.  The company under the leadership of Hans-Kristian [...]

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Posted by F. Seltzer - June 19, 2013 at 10:04

Categories: Avo, Camacho Cigars, Camacho Triple Maduro, Cigars, Davidoff, Glendale bans smoking, SMoking means jobs, Spain, zino   Tags:

H. Upmann Legacy

This site hasn’t had video content in quite some time. Until Ed and I are able to get together next week, an old friend and I jumped on Skype to review the H. Upmann Legacy. This cigar has had mixed reviews, and Jay himself has had mixed experiences with it. We cover that in the […]

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Posted by Tom - June 16, 2013 at 23:00

Categories: Cigar Video Reviews, Cigars, H_Upmann, Legacy   Tags:

Joys of Blogging, New Cigars and Science Doesn’t Matter by Frank Seltzer

You may have noticed a lack of posts recently.  It was not for trying but instead word press decided to be uncooperative.  For about two weeks, none of us could get in.  Oh there were brief moments when it teased us and gae us some hope, but then it went right back to being ornery.  [...]

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Posted by F. Seltzer - June 11, 2013 at 11:30

Categories: Casa de Garcia, Casa Miranda cigars, Cigars, France to ban e-cog, La Gloria Cubana, science denied, Smoking science, Starbucks bans outdoor smoking   Tags:

Congratulations Zman!

All of us folks at JR would like to take a moment to congratulate Tommy (Zman) Zarzecki on his new position as the official spokesman for Famous Smoke Shop. We wish you good luck… And like you always say …. Just keep it real!  One of many from the archives… Friday, February 22nd, 2013   [...]

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Posted by JR Cigars Blog - June 4, 2013 at 09:25

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