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Buffalo Cigars Announces Addition of Full-Time Cigar Roller

November 1, 2017 – BUFFALO, NY – Buffalo Cigars, WNY’s finest cigar shop and lounge, has added the services of a full-time cigar roller. Starting November 1, 2017, Nicolas Martinez, from Santiago, Dominican Republic, will be rolling premium cigars at the Buffalo Cigars shop and at events around Western New York.

Nicolas began rolling cigars at the age of 16 in his homeland of the Dominican Republic and during his almost 40 years of cigar rolling has worked for some of the most well-respected cigar manufacturers in the world, including La Flor Dominicana & Tabacalera del Norte. After moving to the United States, he continued to work as a master cigar roller in between his time as Class A baseball player in North Carolina and a year of professional baseball in Columbia. Nicolas traveled all over the country, working at Little Cigar Factory in Long Island, Portes Cigars in NYC, La Casa Grande Cigars in the Bronx and spent over 11 years at the Cigar Factory New Orleans. He now resides in Orchard Park and works full time for Buffalo Cigars.

In addition to sponsoring the VIP experience, Ventura Cigar Company will also have a regular vendor table set up alongside vendors such as XIKAR, Altadis, General Cigars & others.

“We are very pleased and fortunate to have someone with the experience and skill that Nicolas possesses, right here in Buffalo. He brings something highly unique and valuable to cigar enthusiasts around WNY. This will set us apart from our competition”, said Glen Smith, Proprietor.

In conjunction with bringing Nicolas in, Buffalo Cigars now offers comprehensive cigar rolling services for events including weddings, golf outings, stag parties, barbeques, corporate meetings, and more. Contact Megan Gordon directly for event pricing and availability.



Ventura Cigars Partners with Buffalo Cigar & Music Festival as VIP Sponsor

August 2, 2017 – BUFFALO, NY – Ventura Cigar Company has been announced as the official VIP sponsor of the upcoming Buffalo Cigar & Music Festival, taking place September 23rd in Orchard Park NY. Ventura will sponsor the VIP experience which includes a private VIP tent lounge where guests can enjoy comfortable lounge seating and exclusive meet & greets with special guests. The VIP ticket also includes extra beer tickets and a commemorative Buffalo Cigar Fest t-shirt.

“Ventura Cigar Company is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the VIP Tent for Buffalo Cigar Fest 2017. Our goal has always been to seek out opportunities to support our retailers and their customers whenever possible, and we couldn’t be more excited to be partnering with Buffalo Cigars to sponsor the VIP Experience at the upcoming Buffalo Cigar Fest. Attendees can look forward to exploring the Archetype Axis Mundi Toro, which received a 93 rating in the latest issue of Cigar Aficionado, along with exploring the latest releases from Ventura Cigar Company including the all new Hugo Chairman, and the unique Case Study cigar project,” says Benjamin Winokur, Brand and Marketing Manager for Ventura Cigar Company.

In addition to sponsoring the VIP experience, Ventura Cigar Company will also have a regular vendor table set up alongside vendors such as XIKAR, Altadis, General Cigars & others.

The Buffalo Cigar & Music Festival will be held from 12:00 – 8:00pm at The Wings Meeting Place Pavilion in Orchard Park, New York, adjacent to New Era Field. The one day mega event, hosted by Buffalo Cigars, is the first cigar festival of its kind in the WNY area. It will unite Western New York and all surrounding areas for a day to celebrate the pleasures of smoking premium hand rolled cigars, beer, food and an unbelievable live music lineup including Hair Nation and The Strictly Hip. Even Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas will be greeting all festival goers. There is something for everyone, cigar smoker or not.

Festival attendees will be greeted with a gift bag containing approximately 15 premium cigars, a cutter and other great cigar-related items. Food will be plentiful, with a huge Pig Roast on site, hamburgers, hot dogs and more (all included with an admission ticket). Beer will be provided and served by Hamburg Brewing Company, the festival’s official beer sponsor.

Concert-only tickets are available for the non-cigar smoking music lovers in the area.

Cigar Showcases will take place from 2:00pm – 6:00pm throughout the festival. Guests can stop by the Cigar Vendor Tent to watch various cigar-related presentations hosted by special guests from major cigar & accessory manufacturers. All cigar vendors will have their cigars and accessories available for purchase.

Buffalo Cigar & Music Festival will be promoted as far west as Cleveland, OH, as far south as Pittsburgh, PA, and as far north as Toronto, Canada.

Buffalo Cigars features more than 2,500 square feet of retail space, including the area’s largest walk-in humidor and more than 1,500 cigar, pipe, hookah and other tobacco product types and tens of thousands of cigars, including their exclusive line of Thurman Thomas Cigars. The store also features plush, comfortable seating, large screen TV’s, and music for customers to relax and enjoy. Additional information can be found at www.BuffaloCigars.com.



Buffalo Cigars Hires Full Time Cigar Roller; Begins Offering Cigar Event Services

June 30, 2016 – BUFFALO, NY – Buffalo Cigars has added the services of a full-time Dominican cigar roller. Alejandro Martinez, from Santiago, Dominican Republic, will be rolling premium cigars at the Buffalo Cigars shop and at events around Western New York.

Martinez will be available to roll cigars at golf outings, stag parties, wedding receptions, corporate meetings and other private events. Buffalo Cigars also offers a “non-roller” event option, in which a Buffalo Cigars representative will sell cigars and provide cutting and lighting services.

“We are very pleased and fortunate to have someone with the experience and skill that Martinez possesses, right here in Buffalo. He brings something highly unique and valuable to cigar enthusiasts around WNY. This will set us apart from our competition”, said Paul Eusanio, Owner.

Martinez began working at Buffalo Cigars on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Customers can see him roll cigars in store at 2911 Southwestern Boulevard, Orchard Park NY 14127 most Friday and Saturday evenings. Cigar enthusiasts can also visit Martinez at Buffalo RiverWorks on July 3 and July 10, where he will be hand-rolling cigars from 2pm until 7pm. Buffalo RiverWorks is located at 359 Ganson Street, Buffalo NY 14203.

About Buffalo Cigars:

Buffalo Cigars features more than 2,500 square feet of retail space, including the area’s largest walk-in humidor and more than 1,500 cigar, pipe, hookah and other tobacco product types and tens of thousands of cigars, including their exclusive line of Thurman Thomas Cigars. The store also features plush, comfortable seating, large screen TV’s, and music for customers to relax and enjoy. Additional information can be found at www.BuffaloCigars.com.



Buffalo Cigars Hosts Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony; Awarded 2016 Beautification Honor

June 23, 2016 – BUFFALO, NY – Orchard Park town and chamber officials were on site yesterday, June 22, 2016, for a ceremonial ribbon cutting at Buffalo Cigars. The ceremony was to celebrate the recent opening of the shop, located at 2911 Southwestern Blvd in Orchard Park.

Buffalo Cigars was also presented the 2016 Business Community Beautification Award during the event. This award is given to an Orchard Park business who contributes to the enhancement of the local community. The award was given on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce.

Buffalo Cigars received a plaque in honor of the award, given to Buffalo Cigar’s owners, Paul Eusanio and Glen Smith. The award was presented by Orchard Park Town Supervisor Patrick Keem. Donald Lorentz, Executive Director of the Orchard Park Chamber, and Colleen Baker, Associate Director of the Orchard Park Chamber, were also in attendance.

A representative from Bee Group Newspapers was on site to take pictures.

“It is very rewarding for our store to get this award,” said Smith. “Paul and I have long talked about opening a place where people can simply relax and enjoy what became our own favorite pastime as friends. When we conceived the idea of a cigar store, we were concerned about how it would be viewed in the community. But after a highly successful first couple of months and the widespread accolades we received, we are extremely happy that we made the choice to invest in our home town of Orchard Park.”

Buffalo Cigars officially opened its doors to the public in April 2016 with a public grand opening celebration. The cigar shop features more than 2,500 square feet of retail space, including the area’s largest walk-in humidor and more than 1,500 cigar, pipe, hookah and other tobacco product types and tens of thousands of cigars, including their exclusive line of Thurman Thomas Cigars. It also features plush, comfortable seating, large screen TV’s, and music for customers to relax and enjoy. Additional information can be found at www.BuffaloCigars.com.



Buffalo Cigars Announces ONE NIGHT ONLY music series

June 20, 2016 – BUFFALO, NY – Buffalo Cigars, WNYs newest premium cigar shop and lounge, announced that it has launched the “One Night Only” music series. The series will feature live performances from local artists, including Buffalo’s own Zak Ward. Admission is free for this series.

The “One Night Only” series will allow guests to enjoy cigars while listening to talented local artists in a quaint, comfortable setting. All performances will take place at Buffalo Cigars store, located at 2911 Southwestern Boulevard, Orchard Park, NY 14127.

In addition to Zak Ward, the “One Night Only” series will feature the Jay McDonell Duo and various other artists. The Jay McDonnell Duo will be performing live on Friday, August 26. The acoustic duo plays hits from The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, The Eagles, and others.

Buffalo Cigars features over 2,500 square feet of retail space with plush, comfortable seating for guests to relax and enjoy the event in. Guests can choose from a selection of more than 1,500 cigar, pipe, hookah and other tobacco products. A hand-roller will also be available on select nights at the shop.

Guests can visit www.BuffaloCigars.com to view the upcoming event schedule, or visit the Buffalo Cigars Facebook event page.



Buffalo Cigars Opening a One-Of-A-Kind Cigar Shop & Lounge in Orchard Park, NY

January 1st , 2016 – BUFFALO, NY –Buffalo Cigars has announced that it has built the largest, most well-appointed cigar shop and lounge in Western New York, located at 2911 Southwestern Boulevard, Orchard Park, NY.

With more than 5,000 square feet of tastefully decorated and furnished interior space and over 3,000 square feet of outdoor patio space, this one-of-a-kind establishment is expected to be a destination for anyone with an interest in cigars, pipes, hookah, sports, entertainment or relaxation.

The cigar shop will feature 2,500 square feet of retail space with more than 2,000 products, 200 brands, and the largest walk-in humidor in WNY. In addition, the shop will include a wide selection of pipes, pipe accessories; hookah, hookah related accessories; as well as e-cigarettes, making it the largest smoke shop in the area.

The facility will also include a spacious 2,500 square foot smoking lounge that will be stylishly and comfortably furnished to allow its patrons to enjoy cigars, pipes, and hookah. The lounge will be open to customers and annual memberships will be available, along with humidor lockers for members to store cigars in. The Buffalo Cigars lounge will also feature two comfortably furnished outdoor patios for the enjoyment of its patrons, including a 2,000 square foot second story patio above the lounge.

The most unique feature of Buffalo Cigars will be the ‘Cigar Hall of Fame’ cigar museum. More than 200 historic and antique artifacts will be tastefully displayed throughout the shop and lounge. These displays will include antique cigar accessories, vintage cigar advertisements, classic cigar boxes, and more.

Buffalo Cigars will open the cigar shop at the end of January 2016 and the lounge is anticipated to open in April 2016. Architectural renderings, as well as building progress can be viewed at www.BuffaloCigars.com.