People Behind the Profile — @stogielads

Thank you very much for accepting our interview, it is a pleasure to personally meet you. Who are you?

What motivated you to start producing content for the community?

How is the cigar scene in your country?

Do you prefer having a cigar alone or with others?

Enjoying a cigar: inside or outside?

We’re going to talk about cigars, no matter their origin. However, we have to ask: Are you more of a Cuban or a non-Cuban cigar person?

Imagine that the embargo on Cuba is lifted. What will happen next?

You recently started a podcast. How is it going so far?

If someone reading this wants to start a podcast also, what is your main advice?

Usually, people have two first-time moments: the first cigar and the cigar that ignited the passion you have today. What were yours?

What’s the best cigar you have ever had?

Based on that, what’s the perfect pairing for that specific cigar?

Everyone has their ritual when starting a cigar session. What’s yours?

Tell us about your collection. What does your humidor look like?

When we meet someone, we usually give away one cigar as a gesture of good faith. What was the best cigar you have been offered?

And the worst?

What do you think about cigars as a type of investment, like watches and cars?

You can have as many cigars as you want, forever BUT it always has to be the same. What would you pick?

We all made some honest mistakes on our cigar journey. Tell us about your most embarrassing one.

As a customer, what do you look for in a cigar retailer?

With the smoking restrictions in almost all places, do you see the private club scene growing?

What’s your favorite cigar accessory?

Are you a soft-flame or a torch lighter person?

Talking about accessories, tell us more about your merchandise. What inspired you to produce it?

What is your favorite personality in the cigar community and why?

Fake cigars are a real problem, we see them popping everywhere. What’s your take on the counterfeit industry and what can we do to minimize the damage?

How do you see the future of Cigars on social media?

Did something surprise you in the cigar community?

What is the most overrated cigar for you? And the most underrated?

What brand have you never smoked and probably never will?

What is your “Unicorn” cigar?

What are your Top 5 favorite cigars?

Finally, do you want to send a message to the community?

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