For the 6th straight year, cigar connoisseurs and wine enthusiasts will gather in Paso Robles for the Central California Coast’s premiere festival, Crush & Roll West. This celebration of premium cigars, premium wine and the good life, takes place Sept. 5-6, 2014 in the heart of the wine country in San Luis Obispo Country. In addition to sampling world-class cigars and wines, attendees will learn the finer points of both from expert vintners and cigar manufacturers. This is a 2 day event, in which you can attend either day separately or together as a package.
This year, we decided to give you a tour of the show through the pictures we took while we were there. Some are of new items, and some are just things we thought were interesting. These manufacturers were not sharing booth space, we just combined them into a single slideshow due to the number of pictures we had from each.
Adin PerezAllBlind Cigar ReviewsChinnock CellarsEmmettFeaturedHondurasJason H.Mexican San AndresMiltonSandeepToro·
"This was an overall excellent cigar in my honest opinion. The flavors were constantly changing and there was never a dull moment. It wasn't a "pretty" one, but the flavor profile more than made up for its looks (or lack thereof). I'm excited to see what it is." -Milton (mjohnsoniii)
Aging RoomAllArturo FuenteBlack Label Trading CompanyBodegaC.L.E.CamachoCAOChinnock CellarsClaudio SgroiCuban StockDrew EstateE.P. CarrilloE.P. CarrilloEdgar HoillEiroa by CLEEspinosaEzra ZionFeaturedFlor de GonzalezGran HabanoHammer + SickleIPCPRJonathan DrewJoya De NicaraguaLa Flor DominicanaMombachoMy FatherNomadO.S.O.K.OlivaOrtegaPadillaPura SoulRocky PatelStudio TobacSWAGTatuajeVentura CigarsVeritas·
Since the show, we had been publishing the various slideshows of the different booths we took pictures of. Here you can see the full list and click directly to the slideshow as the manufacturers are listed in alphabetical order.
These Cremoir cigars were hand made by experienced rollers in the Compania Hondurena De Tabacos factory in Danli, Honduras. They were blended by Master Blender – Adin Perez and were made in the traditional Cuban method of hand rolling and finishing with a unique triple cap. The result is a medium body cigar with bold creamy flavors and a nutty finish.
AllBlind Cigar ReviewsBrianChinnock CellarsCraigDerekEmmettFeaturedJasonMiltonNaturalTorpedoUSAWilly Herrera·
"I really enjoyed this cigar, the flavor shifts were outstanding and the spice kept me on my toes. I would definitely buy at least a five pack of these. The performance technically was almost perfect, I never had to think about it after lighting it. The dynamic flavor profile may not be for everyone or all the time, but for me it was a fun ride." -Emmett (rhetorik)