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Global Premium Cigars Ends Distribution with Boutiques Unified

Boutiques Unified, one of the cigar industry’s largest boutique cigar distributor, is implementing a restructure and modernization effort.      
                                                                                                          
Our goal has always been to utilize the latest technology to serve our retail partners well; to deliver great cigars as efficiently as possible. With the FDA regulations pending, all companies must do everything they…
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Added by Trippopolis on April 21, 2017 at 11:10am — 2 Comments


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Review: Emilio Fifteen

Emilio Fifteen

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Vitola: Torpedo

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano

Binder: Nicaragua

Filler: Nicaragua

MSRP: $?

Cigars smoked for review: 1

Cigars for review provided by: Emilio Cigars

Note: For this review…

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Added by 007MI6 on April 21, 2017 at 7:00am — 5 Comments


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IPCPR 2016 B Roll

As we lead into the Cigar Federation IPCPR 2017 coverage, it’s time to release another B roll video from the previous convention.

 

The idea for a B roll video was first given to use from Andre Farkas of Viaje Cigars. Since the initial video was well received, we’ve decided to carry on the tradition.

 

IPCPR 2016 B-Roll:…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on April 17, 2017 at 10:06am — 1 Comment


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Black Label Trading Company Announces Box-Pressed Last Rites Robusto for R. Field Wine Co.

April 13, 2017 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce the release of Last Rites Box Press Robusto as an R. Field Wine Co. exclusive.

I’m very excited to see the return of the Last Rites Box Press Robusto. R. Field Wine Co. does a great job promoting boutique cigars in Hawaii and the Last Rites will be a great addition to their exclusive portfolio. This cigar is robust, rich and earthy with tons of complexity. Many of our customers have been…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 13, 2017 at 10:33am — No Comments


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Review: Byron Serie Siglo XX Londinenses

Byron Serie Siglo XX 5 Anos

Size: 5 1/2 x 54

Vitola: Londinenses

Wrapper: Undisclosed

Binder: Undisclosed

Filler:…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 11, 2017 at 9:00am — 4 Comments


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Black Label Trading Company Shipping Bishop's Blend This Week

April 10, 2017 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce they are shipping Bishops Blend vintage 2017 to select retailers this week.

“It’s great to get Bishops Blend back in the market. This is a very special cigar. It is a representation of how I have grown…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 10, 2017 at 9:00am — 7 Comments


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Review: La Galera Maduro El Lector

Released at the IPCPR 2016 in Las Vegas, the La Galera Maduro joins a portfolio that already includes Connecticut and Habano wrappers. Owned by Jochy Blanco, they are  rolled out of the Tabacalera Palma factory out of the Dominican Republic.

The La Galera Maduro is offered in six vitolas: Vitola No. 1 (3-1/2x50), Pegador (6x46), Chaveta (5x50), Cabeza Caracol (7-1/4x50), Cortador (6-1/4x52), and El Lector (6x54).

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on April 10, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Article: My Trip To Havana March 24 - 28

Havana 2017

I just recently returned from another trip to Havana, my first since 2015. Having been down to Havana multiple times in the past, it’s always interesting to reflect on any changes I’ve experienced in the city.…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on March 29, 2017 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments


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Review: Fratello Oro Robusto

Fratello Oro

Size: 5 x 50

Vitola: Robusto

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade

Binder: Cameroon

Filler: Dominican and…

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Added by Trippopolis on March 29, 2017 at 9:00am — 5 Comments


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What are you smoking this weekend? CONTEST!!

Quick contest  for the weekend.  Post a pic of what you're smoking on CigFed this weekend, and we'll dig something out of the war chest for one lucky winner on Monday.

Rules:

- One entry per day will be counted

- Entries will be closed Sunday, March 26th at midnight PST

- Winner will be randomly selected on Monday, March 27th

- Winner gets a 5 pack from the CigFed war chest

Added by Trippopolis on March 24, 2017 at 1:30pm — 15 Comments


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Review: Southern Draw Firethorn Pome

Southern Draw Firethorn Pome

Size: 6.5 x 40

Vitola: Lancero

Wrapper: Habano Rosado

Binder: San Andres Mexican

Filler: Nicaraguan

Factory: Tabacalera Fernandez (Nicaragua)

MSRP: $8.99

Cigars smoked for review: 1

Cigars…

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Added by 007MI6 on March 22, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Press Release: Southern Draw Cigars ships the Rose of Sharon

“She don’t know she’s beautiful!”

Southern Draw Cigars ships the…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on March 20, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments


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Press Release: Stephan Qarimi joins the Drew Estate International Team

Monday, March 20, 2017 — Miami, FL – Drew Estate announced today the expansion of their international sales team to include Stephan Qarimi as International…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on March 20, 2017 at 4:28pm — No Comments


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Press Release: Mombacho Cigars announces new packaging for Tierra Volcan

Friday March 17, 2017:

GRANADA, NICARAGUA. - (13 MARCH 2016). Mombacho Cigars unveiled packaging updates for their Tierra Volcán line. The update features new branding, as well as new box sizes, for Tierra Volcán. Cigars with the updated bands have already…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on March 17, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

5th Annual Cigar March Madness Begins!

The annual tradition of Cigar March Madness continues! This year we've spiced things up a bit by adding a double elimination bracket. Anyone knocked out still has the opportunity to claw their way back and reign supreme!

Brackets were seeded with the cigars from…

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Added by Cigar Federation on March 8, 2017 at 8:38am — 1 Comment


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Review: Illusione Gigantes

Illusione Gigantes

Size: 6.5 x 56

Vitola: Toro

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut

Binder: Nicaragua

Filler: Nicaragua

Factory: Tabacalera Ventura

MSRP: $8.75

Cigars smoked for review: 1

Cigars for review provided by:…

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Added by 007MI6 on March 8, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Press Release: Logan Lawler Announces Launch Of Cigar Federation Tobacos, Kama Sumatra

March 7th, 2017:

Logan Lawler announced the formation of Cigar Federation Tobacos company today. Release as follows:

Today is a big day, some might even say historic, or at least I will. Today is the day…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on March 7, 2017 at 11:30am — 9 Comments


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Press Release: Pure Aroma Cigars And Espinosa Cigars End Distribution Agreement

March 6th, 2017: 

Effective immediately, Pure Aroma Cigars Inc. (D'Crossier brand) and Espinosa Premium Cigars have announced that they have ended their distribution agreement.

“Unfortunately at this moment, we are having difficulties meeting distribution demands.  This is a sad day for me, Erik and I started as acquaintances and quickly became like family.  However, I have faith that…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on March 6, 2017 at 11:44am — No Comments


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March 2017 Stogie of the Month Contest!

The Stogie of the Month is back.  This month, it's Joya De Nicaragua and to celebrate, we're giving away a 5 pack of cigars!

The Rules:

1. Post a picture of yourself smoking a Joya de Nicaragua using the hashtag #March2017COTM…

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Added by Trippopolis on February 28, 2017 at 10:30am — 14 Comments

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