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Watch: Charlie Minato on Smokin’ Tabacco (6:00 P.M. CST)

In case you didn’t think I talked enough last week, I’ll be back on someone else’s podcast tonight to talk about cigars and perhaps other…

Watch: Charlie Minato on Developing Palates (8:00 P.M. CST)

Tonight, I’ll join the team of Developing Palates as well as William Cooper of Cigar Coop on a show titled “Cigar Media 2021 Recap.” We’ve done…

TPE 2022: Day 3 + Closing Thoughts

While this might be the last “daily blog” regarding TPE 2022, this will not be the final post regarding things we saw at the 2022…

TPE 2022: Day 2

While the first day of the 2022 Tobacco Plus Expo was pretty busy on the red-carpeted corner of the room where the premium cigar and…

TPE 2022: Day 1

There was a time—maybe five years ago—when I spent one half of one day of TPE sitting in the Oliva booth watching a Champions League…

TPE 2022: Day 0

Las Vegas, we’re back. As the first one to arrive for our coverage of the 2022 Tobacco Plus Expo, I’m tasked with this post that…

2021 Reviews in Review

Before we start naming the winners of our various awards, we should probably think of a name for what we call it beyond “awards week.”…

Submit A List for The Consensus 2021

In two weeks, The Consensus 2021 will be published. Just about every cigar publication you’ve ever heard of—and plenty of them you’ve never heard of—have published,…

Watch: Charlie Minato on Meet The Professor (1:00 P.M. CST)

While Green Bay versus Baltimore will be interesting, the early slate of this week’s NFL games is not compelling. So come watch me on Fuente…

Watch: Brooks Whittington on Smokin Tabacco (6 P.M. CST)

I was scheduled to appear on Smokin’ Tabacco’s Thursday night show tonight but a lingering cough means Brooks is going to fill in for me….