May 22nd, 2019--Omar de Frias has announced the launch of a new YouTube Channel, Imperfect Pairings. “I have been working on this concept for years. I have been looking to pair my cigars with uncommon food or drinks such as oysters, tomato sauce, kombucha and tea amongst other things. Our viewers will have incredible content and learn what to pair or not pair with our cigars.” Said de Frias.…Continue
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May 14, 2019 — Emilio Cigars releases into general production the AF1 and AF2; hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.
This is the first release of this line since the collaboration between Emilio Cigars and Black Label Trading Company (BLTC) was announced in January. The artwork and blending for these…
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Tuesday, May 7, 2019 — Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente, the TAA Exclusive featured in 2018 at Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic is now available again for all Tobacconist Association of America retailers around the country. This year, it is coming to stores with an additional promotional item, a 5-pack of Selección de Torcedor 2019, that is already being shipped to all stores that have ordered the Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente.
The Antaño Gran Reserva…Continue
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May 8, 2019--Altadis U.S.A., maker of world-renowned premium cigars is introducing Trinidad Espiritu – a collaborative effort with tobacco prodigy A.J. Fernandez – to deliver adult cigar connoisseurs the spirit of vintage Latin Caribbean culture through a series of special events nationwide.
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April 24, 2019--Diesel Cigars and Rabbit Hole Bourbon have reignited their partnership with Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask, a new, three-cigar collection shipping to all channels on June 3, 2019.
Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask is a cigar with epic depth and sublime flavor. Developed by Justin Andrews, blended by AJ Fernandez…Continue
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Debonaire House and Indian Motorcycle® announce the Indian Motorcycle® Cigars Connecticut Shade, launching in May as an exclusive for Canadian retailers through distribution partner Brigham 1906.
Re-introduced into the premium cigar market in 2015, Indian Motorcycle Cigars is a licensed product between Debonaire House & Indian Motorcycle /…Continue
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April 9, 2019 — Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of S&R: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra. S&R will be available at select BLK WKS retailers for a limited time.
“We are very excited for the second release of S&R. This cigar represents the broad spectrum of cigars…Continue
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April 4, 2019--Espinosa Premium Cigars today released its long awaited Laranja Reserva Escuro. The Escuro is the 2nd release in the Laranja Series.
Said Erik Espinosa, “We teased the Escuro, at our annual La Zona Palooza event this past November 2018. I was just overwhelmed with…Continue
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April 1, 2019--United Cigar is introducing a first-of-its-kind cigar that has been in the works for over 5 year now and we believe its time has finally come. A five tobacco blend surrounded by a Sumatra binder and an Ecuadorian wrapper might not sound that different but El Tallo is the first cigar to use all stems as the filler.
El Tallo is handmade in the Dominican Republic at Tabacalera Magia Cubana by master blender Jose Dominguez. …Continue
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March 22, 2019--Cigar Dojo announces the addition of Rob Rasmussen to the writing and contribution team.
Starting today, Rob will begin contributing to Cigar Dojo's cigar reviews, with the future potential of expanding into the space of live content, news, and more.…
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March 19, 2019--Mombacho Cigars, manufacturer of premium boutique cigars based in Granada, Nicaragua announced today five tastings in the Dominican Republic, which kick off its first international tour of 2019, always in its best interest to support the education of the culture of the tobacco and cigars globally.
Claudio Sgroi, Master Blender and President of Mombacho Cigars, will share valuable details of the history, science, culture and art that are hidden…
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March 18, 2019--Diesel is rolling out Hair of the Dog, a limited-edition release that’s hitting retail this month.
Developed by AJ Fernandez with Justin Andrews and handcrafted at Tabacalera AJ Fernandez in Esteli, Nicaragua, Diesel Hair of the Dog is a medium-to-full-bodied smoke with earthy flavor, notes of pepper and a…Continue
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March 15, 2019--Cigar Dojo, the first and largest social cigar app, and Cubariqueño Cigar Company, a rapidly growing favorite in the craft cigar industry, have collaborated for the second time, introducing the Protocol Night Stick—a swift and just assault on the palates of die-hard cigar enthusiasts.
Following in the footsteps of 2018's Hit Release: Protocol K9—a limited edition project that proved to be among Cigar Dojo's most acclaimed and fastest selling cigar…Continue
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March 15, 2019--Drew Estate announces today the release of ACID Croqueta Tubo to Drew Estate retailers nationwide. Attendees of the 2019 TAA Trade Show held March 17-21st in Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic will get the first look at this beautiful full ring gauge, short length expression.…Continue
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March 14, 2019—With much excitement, Villiger Cigars will introduce a European favorite, the Villiger La Meridiana to the U.S. consumer. Recently obtaining a 92 rating by Cigar Journal, the Villiger Meridiana was released in 1998 and has gained a loyal following, among full-flavored cigar enthusiasts in Europe. The Villiger Meridiana was conceived by Heinrich Villiger, as a way to pay tribute to some…Continue
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March 13, 2019--Drew Estate announces today the return of the Herrera Esteli Habano Edicion Limitada Lancero exclusively for Drew Diplomat retailers and will begin shipping immediately. This cigar will be displayed to Drew Diplomat retailers attending the TAA Trade show held March 17-21st in Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic.…Continue
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March 13, 2019--Manifatture Sigaro Toscano will attend the Tobacconists’ Association of America Meeting, happening March 17-21 at Casa De Campo in The Dominican Republic.
MST will be present with the entire Toscano cigars portfolio and its new retail displays. The new modular displays, exclusive to the United States, will allow retailers to sell Toscano cigars individually, inside (or out) of the humidor. The displays are stackable up to 3 units high and…Continue
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March 2, 2019--Ristefari ’19 Event Smoke Release – Crna Nok Solomon
The 2019 Ristefari cigar release will be sticking with the past trends to be a 7x56 Solomon. The 2017 blend was for the Red Knight series, the 2018 was the Zlatno Sonce, and to complete the core line of releases, the 2019 will be the Crna Nok. The event will be held on March 9th at Golden Leaf in Hobart, IN from 9am-closing. We have International guests flying in this year. …
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February 14, 2019--Drew Estate, a global manufacturer and distributor of premium cigars announced today that Jessi Flores, Director of Subculture Studios, is leaving the company to pursue new business ventures.
Jessi is a twenty-year veteran, having joined Drew Estate in 1999 after founder Jonathan Drew discovered his unique style of street art on the walls of Estelí, Nicaragua. During his tenure, Mr. Flores has been a driving force behind the…Continue
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February 13, 2019--Jas Sum Kral Cigars has announced that the upcoming Tyrannical Buc, which was announced in January, will be shipping to retailers this April.
"Fresh from the gifted intellect of creator Riste Ristevski, this first-rate cigar yields a true power house blend of entrancing flavors and palate-pleasing complexity…
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