Micallef Cigars

Cigar Review: Micallef Blue

The Micallef Blue is a follow-up release of the Black from last summer. I have smoked a number of Micallef Cigars over the years and I believe that they are severely underrated. I appreciate the business discipline that they follow in keeping a strong relationship with their customer base through communication and releases such as…

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Cigar Review: Micallef Black Toro

Micallef announced at the end of May, 2023, that they would be releasing their first new blend since 2020 called the Micallef Black at the PCA Trade Show in July. While it won’t get a wide release until July, there are several retailers who have had access to “pre-release” events and have been able to…

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Episode 103: My Old Kentucky Herf 2023

James visits the crew of FatAsh Cigar Lounge in Ashland, Kentucky for the third annual My Old Kentucky Herf! James talks with Dwight Adkins, owner of FatAsh Cigar Lounge and founder of MOKH, to discuss what’s new this year. During the event, James speaks with Riste of JSK, Greg Free of Fuerte Y Libre, Oscar…

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06 Clear the Air: The Simply Stogies After Show

Tim, Nick, and James discuss the 100th episode of Simply Stogies. The trio discuss Micallef Cigars and Andy Yaffee’s  appearance, and what it takes to be a sales person in the cigar industry. They also discuss the industry as a whole, media, Simply Stogies role, the work that goes into making a podcast, and much…

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Episode 100: Micallef Cigars’ Andy Yaffee

[arve url=”” /]   James and Nick welcome our friend Andy Yaffee, the National Sales Director for Micallef Cigars, to the show. For our 100th episode, we ask Andy about the new sizes of the Micallef Leyenda that are releasing soon and what Andy has learned in his role as National Sales Director for Micallef….

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Cigar Review Rethink: Micallef A

Micallef, there is a lot to unpack with this brand. Full disclosure, I like the Micallef / Gomez Sanchez Family cigars, every one I have smoked I have enjoyed. I have had the chance to chat up their team at the PCA this year. If we are looking at the beginning of an end to…

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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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PCA 2022: Micallef Cigars

Dan Thompson of Micallef cigars took time to explain how the company operates. [arve url=”https://rumble.com/embed/v19jz9t/?pub=14sdft” /]

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Cigar Review: Micallef Cigars Reata Corona Extra

For those not in the know, the story of how Micallef cigars began is quite interesting. The story goes that Al Micallef was at his local cigar lounge for a cigar rolling event featuring the Gomez Sanchez family. Upon leaving the event, Al came upon a van that was broke down on the side of…

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Episode 81: Bonus at My Old Kentucky Herf

For this bonus episode, I chat with Luciano Meirelles of Ace Prime Cigars, Andy Yaffee of Micallef Cigars, Oscar Valladares of Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co, Nick Syris of LH Cigars, Greg Free of Fuerte y Libre Cigars, and Dwight Adkins of FatAsh Cigar Lounge and My Old Kentucky Herf. We find out why Dwight…

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