Sam Leccia

Cain Daytona Release & Other News from Oliva

The following is excessive. But I’m not going to lie… this is almost necessary to make the news post tomorrow readable, as Oliva sent out six press releases in a forty-eight hour period. But, we aren’t just reposting things. Info not found in any of the press releases: a release date for the much-hearelded Cain Daytona. Oliva also confirmed my prior report on the Cain F NUb and its release in January.

Ten Questions for 2011

Screw top ten lists… Okay, maybe not. My list will be out at some point for all four of you that care, but in the…

Weekly News (November 15, 2010)

Last week when I said Sam Leccia would not be the last one to leave a brand before the end of the year, Tim Ozgener…

Cain Daytona, Cain F Lancero & STUDIO TOBAC

Only a few days after Sam Leccia’s departure, STUDIO TOBAC has already announced their newest project, the Cain Daytona. It’s been in the works/rumored for…

Weekly News (November 8, 2010)

The big news this week, the story I broke on Thursday, Sam Leccia will be leaving Oliva Cigar Co. at the end of this year….

Sam Leccia Leaving Oliva

Hearing from a few sources that Sam Leccia will be out at Oliva Cigar Co. Still waiting on official word from Oliva, but it sounds…

Weekly News (September 20, 2010)

It’s unfortunately that time of the year again… smoking bans. New York City is proposing a ban on smoking in parks and beaches, at the…

Portraits: Sam Leccia

Last week, I posted some videos of the portrait shoot with Sam Leccia of Cain/NUb Cigars. Leccia was gracious enough to allow me a bit of…

Portrait Shoot & Cigar Rolling with Sam Leccia of Cain/NUb Cigars

In my never ending quest to photograph portraits of all of the Icons of Cigars, I asked Sam Leccia of Cain/Nub Cigars for five or…