Cigar Podcast

The Nashville Cigar Club cigar podcast is hosted by Tom and Joe. Podcasts are recorded on site at different locations and events, then they are edited at the Robusto Room Studios.

We also do podcasts from local cigar shops and cigar events around the middle Tennessee area and we feature guests from cigar companies, tobacconists and anyone who loves a fine cigar.

Our podcasts are listed here and on iTunes and we try to do a show every two weeks.

Tim Ozgener CAO interview with Nashville Cigar Club

Note: Podcast files are large and may take a minute to download.

Show #01: NCC Cigar Podcast 01
Recorded on June 7, 2008 in the Robusto Room. Tom and Joe review the Rocky Patel Vintage 1992 Churchill. Discussion topics include initial details about the club, stories from the NUB event, and news about the upcoming debut of the CAO LX2.

Show #02: NCC Cigar Podcast 02
Recorded on July 1, 2008 in the Robusto Room. Tom, Joe, and Scott review the NUB Cameroon 358. Discussion topics include how they got into smoking cigars, storing, aging, collecting, and a rant on the embargo against Cuba and smoking bans.

Show #03: NCC Cigar Podcast 03
Recorded on July 25, 2008 at Smoke & Ale in Nashville, TN. Tom, Joe, Chris, and Tony are joined by store patrons in their review the CAO Brazilia Box-Press. Details about the store and some interesting impersonations of the owner Eddie are given. Several stories are told about Eddie, including Chuck Norris’s visit to his shop. Eddie is eventually convinced to step up to the mic for an interview.

Show #04: NCC Cigar Podcast 04
Recorded on August 1, 2008 at Briar & Bean Cigar Crib in Clarksville, TN. Tom, Joe, Chris, and several locals review the A. Pontillo Paragon Serie Sun Grown Robusto and Colorado Maduro, as well as, the All-American 1776 Perfecto. Details about the store are given and Anne the owner is interviewed. Discussion topics include how they got into smoking cigars and the embargo against Cuba.

Show #05: NCC Cigar Podcast 05
Recorded on September 1, 2008 at Uptown’s Smoke Shop in Nashville, TN. Tom, Joe, Brain, and others review the CAO LX2 at Uptown’s Grand Opening Celebration. Details about the store are given and Scott and Aaron the owner are interviewed. Discussion topics include cigar band collecting, storing cigars , the embargo against Cuba, and smoking bans.

Show #06: NCC Cigar Podcast 06
Recorded on September 25, 2008] at Smoke & Ale in Nashville, TN. Tom, Joe, Fred, and Stogie review the Macanudo 1968 Robusto and Perdomo Reserve 10th Anniversary Criollo. Discussion topics include motorcycles, Toys for Tots, and Eddie the owner is interviewed about preparing to open Old Havana Smoke Shop.

Show #07: NCC Cigar Podcast 07
Recorded on November 26, 2008 at Liquid Smoke in Murfreesboro, TN. Tom, Joe, John, Greg, and others get together for an Black Friday Herf and review the Rocky Patel Autumn Collection Robusto with a pairing of Magic Hat #9. Details about the store are given and Mike the owner is interviewed. Discussion topics include The Big Smoke, aging cigars, SCHIP, and several other political issues.

Show #08: NCC Cigar Podcast 08
Recorded on January 2, 2009 at Old Havana Smoke Shop in Franklin, TN. Tom, Joe, John, Ski, and others review the Rocky Patel Olde World Reserve Torpedo each pairing with a different beer. Details about the store are given and the owners Eddie and Sadie are interviewed. Discussion topics include how to properly cut a torpedo cigar, politics, and scotch.

Show #09: NCC Cigar Podcast 09
Recorded on April 4, 2009 at Uptown’s Smoke Shop in Nashville, TN. Tom, Joe, Greg, and others get together for the NUB Live event. Sam Leccia of NUB Cigar is interviewed. Discussion topics include the upcoming NUB Miami and Ron Zacapa Rum.

Show #10: NCC Cigar Podcast 10
Recorded on May 1, 2009 at Bowling Gren Pipe & Tobacco in Bowling Green, KY. Tom, Joe, Mike, and Adam partake in a blind tasting. Details about the store are given and Chris the owner is interviewed. Discussion topics include special occasion cigars and SCHIP.

Show #11: NCC Cigar Podcast 11
Recorded on February 16, 2010 in Tom’s Garage. Tom, Joe, Chris, and Pat review the Montecristo 75th Anniversary Sampler, each taking a different vitola, and pairing it with Cafe Du Monde coffee . Discussion topics include the new podcast format change and Pat recounts the story about a teenager’s first encounter with the Drew Estate Egg Maduro.

Show #12: NCC Cigar Podcast 12
Recorded on March 15, 2010 at Uptown’s Smoke Shop in Nashville, TN. Tom, Joe, Allen, Pat, and others review the Berger & Argenti Clasico Corona Gordo and 262 Paradigm while testing various accessories from Colibri and Xikar. Discussion topics include Tatuaje Cigars, upcoming events, and future podcasts.

Show #13: NCC Cigar Podcast 13
Recorded on April 24, 2010 at Old Havana Smoke Shop in Franklin, TN. Tom, Joe, Allen, Pat and others review the Illusione MK and some additional cigar accessories. With some disruptions from the tornado warnings, Stogie and crazy Eddie, we seem to have gotten enough recorded for show number 13. This was the stormy weekend prior to the Nashville flood of 2010.