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Press Release: Black Label Trading Company Announces Fabrica de Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua

February 12, 2015 — Black Label Trading Company is proud to announce the  formation of a new cigar factory; Fabrica de Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua.  The mission of Oveja Negra is a complete focus on small batch premium cigars.

Black Label Trading Co. is taking the next step in small batch,…


Added by Matt Ross on February 12, 2015 at 7:53am — No Comments

News: Punch Cigars Announces Signature

General Cigar contacted us with details on a soon-to-be-released Honduran-made collection called Punch Signature. Punch Signature will ship on March 2 and will be a full-time addition to the line.

Full blend details have not yet been released.  

Master Blender Agustin Garcia hinted…


Added by Matt Ross on February 11, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Press Release: Caldwell/Bellatto/Sears Announces Impromptu

February 7 2015 (Miami,FL/Niles, OH) 51 weeks ago Robert Caldwell announced the release of an uber-boutique collection of cigars under the name Impromptu. This was before Caldwell was Caldwell but still was Caldwell. The project was renamed Caldwell/Bellatto/Sears because Impromptu proved itself to be a much more complicated name than the latter. That is neither Here nor There. What is Here is another release from C/B/S. What was There was a really cool project that was…


Added by Matt Ross on February 9, 2015 at 6:30pm — 6 Comments

Press Release: Viva Republica Announces Limited-Edition Cigar: Jailbreak

Miami, Florida- Viva Republica, a premium handmade cigar manufacturer is ready to launch a limited edition, one of a kind blend named: Jailbreak. Jailbreak is the latest in unique and innovative lines put forth by Jason Holly, President of Viva Republica.…


Added by Matt Ross on February 4, 2015 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

Press Release: Punch Rare Corojo Returns with Two New Frontmarks

General Cigar announces that Punch Rare Corojo will make its annual return to retail beginning on February 16, 2015. The seasonal collection will welcome a new frontmark and a limited edition size available exclusively this year.

The 2015 release of Punch Rare Corojo marks the…


Added by Matt Ross on January 30, 2015 at 8:01am — 1 Comment

Press Release: "Untamed" by La Aurora, Best 2014 Dominican Cigar of the Year Award

(Miami, Florida) January 28, 2015 - The Dominican Cigar Review, noted as the most important cigar magazine in the Dominican Republic, has just made public its choice of “Untamed” by La Aurora as Cigar of the Year for  2014. La Aurora “Untamed” was unveiled last July in the IPCPR Show, in Las Vegas.…


Added by Matt Ross on January 28, 2015 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Press Release: Miami Cigar & Co. Celebrates a Milestone 25 Years in Business by "Paying It Forward"

(Miami, Florida) January 20, 2015— On the heels of coming out with their new image, Miami Cigar & Company closed out an amazing 2014. The company celebrated the end of their milestone 25 years in business with an exclusive Holiday Toy Drive. The function served as the company’s last soiree. It also marked a successful year which boasted a rebrand of the Nestor Miranda Collection.



Added by Matt Ross on January 21, 2015 at 2:13pm — 1 Comment

News: Warped Announces La Colmena Black Honey

Janaury 20th, 2015:

Kyle Gellis posted a teaser to Instagram andTwitter announcing that the La Colmena Black Honey would be coming soon.


Kyle just got back to us with some more information on the project.

La Colmena Black Honey was a…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on January 20, 2015 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

News: The Crowned Heads Announces Jericho Hill Shots Coming Next Month

Today, Jon Huber posted the following on @TheCrownedHeads Twitter account:

The Jericho Hill was named Cigar Federation's Top New Release of…


Added by Matt Ross on January 19, 2015 at 4:22pm — 7 Comments

News: Small Batch Cigars Announces Warped Exclusve

Today, Small Batch Cigars - the online presence for Maxamar Cigars in Orange, California - announced a forthcoming store exclusive from Warped Cigars.

Andrew from Small Batch posted the following:

We have a La Colmena exclusive (think Unico but bigger!) in the works and we…


Added by Matt Ross on January 16, 2015 at 11:45am — 10 Comments

Press Release: Jordan Alexander III Announces Corojo

DALTON, PA. Jordan Alexander III Premium Cigar Company’s newest release, the Jordan Alexander III Corjo will begin shipping to retailers on February 2, 2015. Originally announced as a mid-Fall 2014 release, the release will instead now mark the first release of 2015 for JA3 Cigars.

The new blend is…


Added by Matt Ross on January 8, 2015 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Press Release: Fratello Lancero is Headed to Stogies World Class

Springfield, VA (January 7, 2015) – Omar de Frias is proud to announce the launch of the Fratello Lancero as its first store exclusive cigar.  Fratello Cigars newest vitola will be featured exclusively at Stogies World Class in Houston Texas.

Production of the 7x38 Lancero is limited to 500…


Added by Matt Ross on January 7, 2015 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

Press Release: Espinosa Premium Cigars to Release the Backroom Series

Hialeah Gardens, Florida (December 5, 2014) - Erik Espinosa of Espinosa Premium Cigars proudly announces the release of The Backroom Series, an Espinosa Lounge Exclusive.  The Backroom Series will feature cigars exclusive and limited only to Espinosa Lounges.  

Its first release, "The Alibi", is a secretly blended, 6 x 48, Small Churchill, wrapped in a dark Ecuadorian Habano Oscuro wrapper.  The Alibi is made at Erik Espinosa’s own La Zona Cigar factory in Esteli,…


Added by Matt Ross on December 5, 2014 at 8:02pm — No Comments

A.J. Fernandez to Introduce the New World Connecticut Exclusively for Event at the "Cigar Inn"

(Miami, Florida) November 25, 2014— A.J. Fernandez Cigars, known for producing consistently highly rated cigars will introduce a limited batch of New World Connecticut cigars for a one-night only sit down dinner event taking place at the world famous “Cigar Inn” located in New York City.  Event will take place on Monday, December 1, 2014 at Cigar Inn located at 1016 2nd Ave. NY, NY 10022.

Added by Matt Ross on November 25, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Press Release: Drew Estate Announces Undercrown ShadyXV Premium Cigar And Partnership with Shady Records

Estelí, Nicaragua – Drew Estate announced today the release of the Undercrown ShadyXV, a line extension to their coveted Undercrown line, produced in partnership with Shady Records. The NY and Detroit-based Shady Records celebrates their fifteenth anniversary in 2014 and will be working with Drew Estate on the release of the Undercrown ShadyXV. ShadyXV, a compilation celebrating the label's anniversary and featuring greatest hits alongside new music from Shady Records…


Added by Matt Ross on November 21, 2014 at 1:30pm — 9 Comments

News: Barrister Cigars Announces Second (And Final) Release of Herrera Esteli Tienda Exclusiva

David Mallow of Barrister Cigars in Union, NJ just posted the following on Facebook:

So here it is. The final shipment of Tienda Exclusiva has arrived. To honor the occasion Jonathan Drew and Willy Herrera will be joining us Friday December 5 starting at 3 pm. There will be box specials and other surprises. We will be…


Added by Matt Ross on November 21, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Press Release: To celebrate the Chinese Year of the Sheep, Davidoff introduces a range of exciting Limited Edition Cigar Accessories

Basel, November 2014. Davidoff delights aficionados across the globe with an exclusive Limited Edition range of accessories to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Sheep. This new range is the perfect complement to the recently introduced Limited Edition Year of the Sheep Cigars.

An elegant porcelain ashtray designed by Chinese designer Chen Jiang, prestige lighters and unique custom-made scissors will give beautiful cigar experiences which befit this time…


Added by Matt Ross on November 20, 2014 at 11:35am — 6 Comments

News: Partagas Releases Club 10 Internationally (First Pictures)

Our own Cigar Surgeon, John, is in Habana, Cuba this week attending the 27th Meeting of Partagas' Friends - Encuentro Amigos de Partagas.  John just sent the following pictures about Partagas' big new release - Serie Club 10:…


Added by Matt Ross on November 19, 2014 at 9:30am — 10 Comments

Press Release: Drew Estate Releases Liga Privada Único Serie Ratzilla To Drew Diplomat Retailers

Miami, FL – Drew Estate announced today that the Liga Privada Único Serie Ratzilla would be launched as a limited holiday release to retailers participating in Drew Estate’s Drew Diplomat Retailer Program.

Retailers who participate in the Drew Diplomat program are given priority allocations on new cigar releases, limited editions, and commemorative cigars and products. Diplomat retailers are also granted access to Drew Estate’s boutique brands, including Liga Privada and…


Added by Matt Ross on November 18, 2014 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Announcing the Buckingham by Crowned Heads


Today, I am proud to announce the newest Cigar Federation community cigar, Buckingham by Crowned Heads


I approached Crowned Heads after I purchased Cigar Federation in July to create a cigar which would commemorate the “changing of the guard”, hence the…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on November 18, 2014 at 9:56am — 49 Comments

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