All Blog Posts Tagged 'News' (518)


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Drew Estate Asking for Assistance With Locating Stolen Cigar Shipment

Drew Estate recently had a shipment of cigars stolen in Miami, and needs our help locating the stolen cigars.  Please contact Drew Estate immediately if you suspect that any of the stolen cigars are for sale in your area.

"On August 8, 2017, a truck containing a full load of Drew Estate premium handmade cigars was stolen in the greater Miami area. An active investigation into this theft is ongoing and involves numerous law enforcement…

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Added by Trippopolis on September 20, 2017 at 2:28pm — No Comments


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Press Release: John Drew Brands launches in Georgia

September 5, 2017--John Drew Brands announced today its distribution deal with Georgia Crown Distributing Co. in Georgia.  John Drew Brands was founded by Jonathan Drew in 2015, while maintaining his post as Founder & President of Drew Estate Cigar Company.…

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Added by Trippopolis on September 5, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments


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Quesada​ ​Cigars​ ​and​ ​The​ ​Cigar​ ​Shop​ ​Team​ ​Up​ ​for​ ​Quesada Oktoberfest​ ​Bayern

September 1st, 2017--For the past seven years, the seasonal small batch release of Quesada Cigars’ Quesada Oktoberfest, has become a tradition cigar enthusiasts look forward to each Fall. The Oktoberfest is a cigar line that has been designed to be enjoyed with one’s favorite beer. Over the years, Oktoberfest has been released in different vintages and different sizes which appeal to a wide range of cigar enthusiasts. This year, in conjunction with Carolina-based retailer…

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Added by Trippopolis on September 1, 2017 at 4:42pm — No Comments


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Donate to Help RoMa Craft raise $5000 for those devasted by the storm in Houston

Hi FedHeads,

Our friends over at RoMa Craft have started a fund raiser to help raise some money for those impacted by the storm in Houston this week.  Donations are being collected under the RoMa Craft team, but all donations go straight to All Hands Volunteers.

CLICK HERE TO DONATE

Added by Trippopolis on September 1, 2017 at 12:55pm — 1 Comment


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Press Release: Drew Estate Announces Herrera Esteli DeSocio for Alliance Cigar

Today, Drew Estate announced the release of Herrera Estelí DeSocio, an exclusive vitola manufactured for Alliance Cigar, a premium cigar wholesale distributor based in New York.  

The Herrera Estelí DeSocio is a 6 x 60 vitola featuring an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper, Honduran binder, and filler from Nicaragua, presented in 10 count boxes with an MSRP of $8.60 per cigar. Willy Herrera, Master Blender of Drew Estate stated, “I’ve been asked consistently over the years at…

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Added by Trippopolis on August 30, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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Press Release: General Cigar Honors Industry Legend Benji Menendez

August 29, 2017--General Cigar recently held a private reception at the IPCPR trade show to honor cigar industry legend Benji Menendez for his many contributions to the company and to thank him for his ongoing support.

General Cigar President Régis Broersma said, “Our relationship with Benji Menendez has continued long after his retirement from the company. To this day, he is a trusted advisor, mentor and friend to all of us in the General Cigar family. It was…

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Added by Trippopolis on August 30, 2017 at 11:13am — No Comments


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Press Release: Fabrica Oveja Negra Announces Expansion

August 25, 2017 —Fabrica Oveja Negra is announcing its move to a larger freestanding facility at the entrance of Esteli, Nicaragua.

The new building is located at the South entrance of Esteli, Nicaragua on the Panamerican Highway. Construction will be complete the first of October to include a large production area, tobacco storage facility, state of the art aging room, retail store, cigar lounge and exhibition space. Factory visits can be arranged by appointment.…

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Added by Trippopolis on August 25, 2017 at 10:02am — No Comments


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Press Release: Black Works Studios Shipping Boondock Saint This Week

August 23, 2017-- Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to announce the shipment of the BOONDOCK SAINT to select retailers this week.

The Boondock Saint is a perfect example of a balanced cigar. The profile is rich, complex and bold, with tons of subtle flavors. The cigar is both strong and refined, with a very elegant finish. The Pennsylvania Broadleaf wrapper combined with the Connecticut Broadleaf & Nicaraguan filler create flavors of…

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Added by Trippopolis on August 23, 2017 at 11:25am — 1 Comment


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Press Release: Drew Estate Launches Exclusive Cuadrados for JR Cigar and Casa de Montecristo

August 18, 2017— Drew Estate announces today the exclusive release of the Undercrown Maduro and Herrera Estelí blends in a box press Cuadrado format for JRCigars and Casa de Montecristo. The cigars are available today in 10-count soft packs. …

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Added by Trippopolis on August 18, 2017 at 4:38pm — No Comments


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Press Release: Drew Estate Moves Canadian Distribution to STG Canada

August 14, 2017--Drew Estate announces today that it has appointed STG Canada as its exclusive distribution partner for both domestic and Duty-Free premium cigar markets in Canada. This partnership will be effective August 28st, 2017, Vice President of International Business Development at Drew Estate Alex Goldman noted, “We are excited about our partnership with STG Canada, and plan to build on the success that we have enjoyed in this tough market over the past few…

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Added by Trippopolis on August 14, 2017 at 3:48pm — No Comments


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Introducing CAO Amazon Anaconda

For the final chapter in CAO's Amazon Trilogy, we set out to create something bold.

The result?

The first cigar of its kind in the United States. It's rustic Fuma Em Corda Arapiraca and primitive Braganca wrapped in a Bahiano Habano leaf.

And it's coming soon.…

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Added by Matt Ross on August 10, 2017 at 1:58pm — No Comments


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Press Release: Drew Estate Launches Tabak Especial in Holland

July 19, 2017--Drew Estate announces today the launch of the Tabak Especial brand into Holland.  The Tabak Especial brand will be initially offered through Agio Starlounge members.​

Tabak Especial is a unique smoking experience of exquisitely pure tobacco velvet upon the…

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Added by Trippopolis on July 19, 2017 at 3:26pm — No Comments


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IPCPR 2017: Wall-To-Wall Coverage

John and Tripp are out in Vegas for this year's 85th IPCPR Industry Trade Show.  Stay Tuned to Cigar Federation for ALL your IPCPR updates.  We'll try to update this page regularly as more information comes along!

IPCPR Day Recaps

Booth Recaps…

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Added by Matt Ross on July 12, 2017 at 10:00am — 8 Comments


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Press Release: Drew Estate Announces Exclusive Florida Sun Grown "FSG" Brand with partner Jeff Borysiewicz



Sunday, July 9, 2017 — Miami, FL- Drew Estate announced today that the company will begin shipping Florida Sun Grown “FSG” Cigars nationally to DDRP accounts.  This brand features tobacco grown in Clermont, Florida, by Jeff Borysiewicz, owner of Corona Cigar Company and the Florida Sun Grown Farm. The brand will be displayed in Drew Estate’s booth (Booth #2608) at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, which will be held…

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Added by Matt Ross on July 11, 2017 at 8:27am — No Comments


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Press Release: Drew Estate debuts Pappy Van Winkle “TRADITION” for Drew Diplomat Retailers

Drew Estate announces the formal release of Pappy Van Winkle “TRADITION”. This extremely limited supply brand will be displayed in Drew Estate’s booth (Booth #2608) at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, held July 10-14, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Pappy Van Winkle Tradition will be exclusively available for sale through Drew Diplomat Retailers.…

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Added by Matt Ross on July 8, 2017 at 5:55pm — No Comments


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Press Release: Drew Estate Announces Kuba Kuba Candela And Three New Blondies

July 5, 2017--Today Drew Estate announces the release of ACID Green Kuba Candela, ACID Blondie Candela, ACID Blondie Red, and ACID Blondie Gold. The ACID Brand will be displayed in Drew Estate’s booth (Booth #2608) at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, held July 10 – 14, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.…

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Added by Trippopolis on July 5, 2017 at 3:31pm — No Comments


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Press Release: Ezra Zion Acquires Cigar Federation Store, CF Tobacos, & Community

July 5, 2017-- Ezra Zion Cigar Company has acquired Cigar Federation Tobacos, Cigar Federation Store, and re-acquired the Cigar Federation community.

This is a major step for us as a company, one that brings us full circle back to our CigFed roots. As the original founders of Cigar Federation, it’s a really cool homecoming.” stated Ezra Zion co-owner Kyle Hoover.

This acquisition will compliment Ezra Zion Cigar…

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Added by Trippopolis on July 5, 2017 at 12:00pm — 7 Comments


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Press Release: Black Works Studios Announces Boondock Saint Release

July 5, 2017--Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of BOONDOCK SAINT: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragaua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.

 

BOONDOCK SAINT will be available at select BLK WKS retailers for a limited time.  This offering will add to the BLK WKS portfolio consisting of the Killer Bee, Green Hornet, NBK and Rorschach.

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Added by Trippopolis on July 5, 2017 at 10:54am — 1 Comment


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Press Release: Joya de Nicaragua Launching Antaño Gran Reserva

July 3, 2017--The Antaño Gran Reserva asks you to do one thing only: to keep daring. It carries the same character as the Antaño 1970 but instead uses select extra aged, tobaccos only.

Over 15 years ago the Antaño cigar defined the standard of full bodied cigars. The Antaño 1970 is an iconic cigar in the Joya de Nicaragua portfolio. Not only because of its unprecedented strength, and rich Nicaraguan character, but also as our best seller cigar in…

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Added by Trippopolis on July 3, 2017 at 2:32pm — No Comments


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Press Release: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Opens Pre-Orders for Muestra de Saka Nactamale

July 1, 2017--Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust is currently taking pre-orders for the second liga in their very Limited Production Muestra de Saka series of cigars. The deadline for pre-orders is July 14th, 2017.

Muestra is the humble, common word for “sample”…

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Added by Trippopolis on July 2, 2017 at 2:15pm — No Comments

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