Empire Cigars

The Promise

There’s no shortage of stories and inspirations that come with new cigar releases. Some are subtle and simple, some more elaborate and almost extravagant. For…

My Father El Picador

Almost exactly two years ago, I reviewed on of My Father’s smallest vitolas, the El Picador, a custom size and blend made for Empire Cigars…

Weekly News (April 9, 2012)

Editor’s Note: Quietly, it became a busy week. I believe halfwheel is back on track, apologies for the delays. La Aurora 100 Años W. Curtis…

Press Release: Let the Bidding Wars Begin

April 6, 2012 (Raleigh, NC) — The “Holy Grail” of cigar auctions is within reach. Beginning 12:01am April 7,2012 Empire Cigars will hold an online…

My Father El Picador

About two weeks ago, I heard that a new My Father cigar had been released at Empire Cigars in Raleigh, N.C. It seems that the owner…