Simply Stogies Podcast

A cigar journey.

Hosted ByJames Giehm

Simply Stogies is a podcast for the cigar enthusiast and the veteran cigar aficionado. Join James on his journey through the world of cigars as he covers a variety of topics that are important to cigar smokers. Cigar and cigar accessory reviews, cigar news, reviews with those in the cigar industry, and discussions about all things premium cigars are all on the dockett.  Sit back, relax, light up a stogie, and enjoy the show.


All Episodes

Episode 93: The Cuban Sub-Series Finale with Nick Syris

We wrap up our Cuban Sub-Series with our friend, and new Simply Stogies Podcast host, Nick Syris of LH Cigars. Nick and I wrap up our sub-series in a...

Episode 92:The Cuban Sub-Series Cohiba’s 55th Anniversary Interview

I welcome Nick Syris, owner and blender of LH Cigars, back to the show. Nick discusses the impact Hurricane Ian had on Cuba. He also lets us know if Cuba...

Episode 91: Lucas Da Silva of Oxford Cigar Company

I return from vacation and catch up with Lucas Da Silva, owner of Oxford Cigar Company. We discuss our experience at Grand Cathedral Cigars in Tampa, FL before we jump into the...

Episode 90: A Conversation with Rick and Sara Rodriguez of West Tampa Tobacco Co.

This episode, I am joined by the father and daughter team of Rick and Sara Rodgriguez of West Tampa Tobacco Co. The three of us discuss how Rick started...

Episode 89 The Cuban Sub-Series: Cuban Soil & More

James is joined by his Cuban Sub-Series host, Nick Syris of LH Cigars, as they discuss what makes Cuban cigars so unique…the soil. Before they discuss the unique properties...

Episode 88: Janus Coffee Roasters

In a simulcast with Simply Stogies Presents: Cigars & Coffee, James welcomes his co-host from Cigars & Coffee (Timothy Allen) back to the podcast. They also welcome Shad and...

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...

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,...

Episode 85: PCA Trade Show 2022 Part 1

James takes to the PCA 2022 Trade Show floor to interview Jeremy Casdagli of Casdagli Cigars, Uncle Bobi of XhaXhi Bobi Cigars, Dr. Stephan Lampert of Lampert Cigars, and...