Monthly Archives: November 2011

Rockford Tinder Box/Vino 100 Owner Designs Signature Ascorti Pipe

It isn’t very often that a tobacconist is asked to design a signature briar pipe, but that is exactly what happened to Dennis Lambert, owner of Rockford’s Tinder Box/Vino 100. Dennis is a longtime friend of Roberto Ascorti, son of … Continue reading

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Tinder Box Cherry Almond Pipe Tobacco – Get Set to Enjoy

Cherry Almond Tobacco Cherry Almond is one of four cherry-flavored aromatic pipe tobaccos at the Tinder Box. While all four cherry-flavored tobaccos are great and have their own distinct qualities, Cherry Almond’s aroma has been described by curious noses as … Continue reading

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La Aurora C-1 a Good Smoke, Great Value

La Aurora C-1 – A Fine Smoke, Great Value One of the best-kept secrets at the Tinder Box is the C-1 cigar from La Aurora. This Dominican 6 X 60, which is priced at $6, is a very good cigar … Continue reading

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Ascorti 2011 Christmas Pipe

Ascorti 2011 Christmas Pipe Only 6  Produced World Wide Connoisseurs the world over recognize that Ascorti pipes are simply the best. This well cured, century old briar is carved by hand to the optimum shape dictated by the natural grain … Continue reading

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La Sirena

King Poseidon 6×60 Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro Binder: Nicaraguan Habano & Corojo Filler: Nicaraguan Criollo ’98 & Corojo ’96 Strength: Medium/Full The La Sirena is a medium to full bodied cigar that is full flavored and complex. The dark oily … Continue reading

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La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero

Before I decided to purchase the La Flor Dominicana as one of our cigar offerings I tried many of the blends they have to offer. After trying the “Double Ligero” it was a no brainer. “Full Bodied”  This is definitely … Continue reading

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La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero

La Flor Dominica Double Ligero Rich and full bodied, the La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero line is a complex blend of robust tobaccos that lend the cigars unique flavor. Ligero is the name of a priming from the tobacco plant … Continue reading

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Morgon Cuvee Tradition

Morgon Cuvee Tradition France Aromas of red and black fruits, licorice and spices are extended to the palate of this nicely balanced wine.

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Warre’s White Port

Warre’s White Port Portugal – Duoro Clean aromas of fragrant fresh fruit on the attack that twirls on the tongue to shift into a nutty nuance upheld by juicy acids that balance the sweetness. White Port remains a rarity that … Continue reading

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The Prisoner

The Prisoner 2010 Napa Valley Red Wine Dark red, almost garnet hue with bright red on the rim. Ripe cherry and cedar on the nose with hints of dried rose petal and sweet oak. Lovely entry that leads into a … Continue reading

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