James Giehm

Cigar Review: J London Gold Series Toro

J. London is a brand that I was first introduced to during the PCA 2021 Trade Show. I was able to chat with the man behind the J. London brand, Jonathan Fiant. I can remember being impressed with the Gold Series ; so much so, that it ended up being one of our brands to…

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Episode 87: Cigar Media on Cigar Media w/Dan Ravanelli of 505 Cigar Review

While at the PCA 2022 Trade Show I sat down with Dan Ravanelli of 505 Cigar Review. Dan and I discuss this year’s trade show before finding out more about Dan’s cigar journey and how his 505 Cigar Review came into being. We talk about how he’s gained traction and how he’s been perceived by…

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PCA 2022: Thoughts from the Road and a COVID Induced Delerium

By the Numbers The PCA 2022 Trade Show has come and gone. All of our coverage of the show has been published and it’s been two weeks since its ended. It was only our second show but, to be honest, this was our first real PCA Trade Show. Last year’s show was much smaller due…

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Episode 86: PCA 2022 Trade Show Part 2

We continue our interviews from the PCA 2022 Trade Show floor with Rick Rodriguez of West Tampa Tobacco Co., Lee Marsh of Stolen Throne, John Laurendi of Peter James, Desiree Sylver of Drunk Chicken Cigars, Bradley Rubin of Alec Bradley Cigars, and Dan Thompson of Micallef Cigars. There is a lot of great information on…

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Cigars & Coffee Episode 65: PCA 2022 Trade Show Recap

James returns to Habano Cigar Lounge in Davenport, Iowa. He smokes a Padron and drinks some Phuck Cancer from Janus Coffee Roasters while recapping the PCA 2022 Trade Show.

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PCA 2022: Protocol Cigars

We catch up with Kevin and Juan from Protocol Cigars at their booth at the PCA 2022 Trade Show. The duo walk us through their law enforcement themed line-up, before talking about their latest releases. First, they go back to the full-bodied cigars that started the company with the Crime Scene Unit. Then they hit…

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PCA 2022: Casa 1910 Cigars

We stop by the Casa 1910 booth at the PCA 2022 Trade Show. Manolo Santiago walks us through their Revolutionary Edition, including this year’s new blend, and gives us the background behind the name Casa 1910.

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PCA 2022: Ciccar Life

We stop by the Ciccar Life booth at the PCA 2022 Trade Show and have Tyson walk us through what Ciccar Life is, how it works, and why you need one.

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PCA 2022: Sinistro Cigars

Your girl La’Cee hits up the Sinistro Cigars booth at the PCA 2022 Trade Show. Coleman shows off Sinistro’s latest offering, The Last Barbarian.

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PCA 2022: Howard G Cigars

Your girl La’Cee stops by the Howard G Cigars booth at the PCA 2022 Trade Show. They highlight their existing blends, as well as their new blends debuting at this year’s trade show.

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