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The Slugger

VODCast: America’s Favorite Pastime & Cigars

This week on The Cigar Authority broadcasting live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… Did we see into the future? We had this show scheduled for months and Baseball has reached a labor agreement. We welcome Radhames “Ram” Rodriguez from El Artista Cigars to the show as we talk about America’s favorite pastime & cigars! In the first hour we light up arguably the best cigar with athlete ties… Big Papi The […]

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Big Papi The Slugger Robusto Cigar Review

I am not often starstruck, but even though I am a Yankees fan I was in awe when I met David “Big Papi” Ortiz for the launch of his cigar at Two Guys Smoke Shop on March 3rd, 2017.  The cigars made at El Artista brought to the event a friend in Jose Manuel Victoria who I knew from my days at La Aurora. He took the time to introduce us and even arranged for […]

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David Ortiz & El Artista Cigars Announce Second Big Papi Cigar Brand

EL Artista Cigars has announced a new line extension for the David Ortiz line of cigars. “David’s brand recognition is growing across many of his projects,” states Radhames ‘Ram’ Rodriguez, President of El Artista Cigars, “and over the last 3 years we have seen good growth in the Big Papi cigar line and we want cigar fans to have something new.” Titled “The Slugger” after Ortiz’s signature Home Run style, the new brand is stronger […]

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