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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…

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


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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…

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


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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…

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


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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:…

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


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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…

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


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Announcing the Buckingham by Crowned Heads

FedHeads,

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

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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…

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


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Press Release: Viva Republica Announces Limited-Edition Fundraising Cigar to benefit Operation: Cigars for Warriors

For Immediate Release                                   November 5, 2014                           Contact: Jason Holly                                      jason@vivarepublica.com
 
Miami, Florida-  Viva Republica, a premium handmade cigar manufacturer, and Operation: Cigars for Warriors, a nonprofit dedicated to serving U.S. military members serving  in combat zones, are…
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Added by Matt Ross on November 6, 2014 at 6:30am — 1 Comment


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Press Release: Emilio Cigars releases Mia Dora

Wilmington, DE  October 29, 2014
Gary Griffith of Emilio Cigars announced today yet another addition to the ever-growing portfolio of cigars available through the House of Emilio.
Mia Dora is produced by AJ Fernandez in Esteli, Nicaragua and features an Habano wrapper and Nicaraguan filler and binder.…
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Added by Matt Ross on October 29, 2014 at 4:12pm — 2 Comments


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Press Release: Cigar Dojo App Announces Loyalty & Rewards Program for Cigar Shops

Lakewood, Colorado (October 29, 2014) – Cigar Dojo, the social cigar app, is rolling out the all-new Loyalty & Rewards Program for brick & mortar cigar shops. With the Dojo’s huge install base and active community of cigar lovers, the new feature will take the Cigar Dojo app to a whole new level.…

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Added by Matt Ross on October 29, 2014 at 11:45am — 1 Comment


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Press Release: Sindicato Ships Its Newest Cigar, The Sindicato Maduro

Boca Raton, Florida – October 28th, 2014

Sindicato Cigars has shipped its newest cigar, the Sindicato Maduro, which debuted at the 2014 IPCPR. The Sindicato Maduro will be arriving at hundreds of retailers across the United States within the week.

The new…

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Added by Matt Ross on October 28, 2014 at 11:08am — 1 Comment


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Press Release: The Cuban Tradition Cigar Group Announces Return of Counsellor Cigars

Miami, Fl: The Cuban Tradtion Cigar Group is pleased to announce the return of Counsellor Cigars as part of the Cuban Tradition Cigar Group portfolio.

Counsellor Cigars has been a long established U.S. Cigar maker whose roots go back to 1894. T.L. Johnson Companies, LLC has…

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Added by Matt Ross on October 28, 2014 at 7:26am — No Comments


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[News] Steve Saka Comments on Swisher International's Acquisition of Drew Estate

Steve Saka, former President and CEO of Drew Estate, posted the following on Facebook:

I have been getting slammed today with phone calls, texts, emails regarding Swisher's acquisition of DE. I have decided for good or bad I am going to share my thoughts.

Like every other jag off…

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Added by Matt Ross on October 21, 2014 at 6:53am — 3 Comments


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Press Release: Swisher International Announces Purchase Agreement to Acquire Drew Estate

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 20, 2014) — Swisher International Inc. and Drew Estate Tobacco Company disclosed today that they have entered into a definitive purchase agreement whereby Swisher International will acquire Drew Estate in its entirety. Drew Estate will continue to operate under its current management team as a subsidiary of Swisher.

“We began under the…

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Added by Matt Ross on October 20, 2014 at 1:57pm — 21 Comments


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Press Release: Roberto P. Duran Premium Cigars Makes Another Bold Move As They Hire Jack Toraño

(Miami, Florida) October 9, 2014— Roberto Pelayo Duran is proud to announce that Jack Toraño of the Toraño cigar family will now oversee sales in Florida and the Caribbean for Roberto P. Duran Premium Cigars. This announcement comes only days after the announcement of the hiring of Miguel Shoedel and Frank Cuden.
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Added by Matt Ross on October 9, 2014 at 11:31am — No Comments


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Press Release: La Aurora to Donate 11 Cents for Every Picture Received via Social Media in Support of the Fight Against Diabetes

(Miami, FL)- October 8, 2014--One picture, eleven cents: #LA111th. La Aurora turns 111 years old today and wants to celebrate with all the smokers in the world, inviting them to toast with Guillermo and Michelle León in celebration of such a special date. That being a reason to celebrate is also a reason to “give back.”  The company has announced a target to collect funds for one of the social programs supported by La Aurora. For every picture received by the…
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Added by Matt Ross on October 8, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments


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Press Release: Roberto P. Duran Premium Cigars Announces Miguel Schoedel As National Sales Manager

(Miami, Florida) October 6, 2014— The cigar industry has been abuzz recently with major brands making major changes. Roberto P. Duran Premium Cigars is no different.  The company has now added Miguel Schoedel (previously at Toraño Family Cigar Company) as their National Sales Manager. Duran is also announcing the hiring of another former Toraño territory manager, Frank Cuden.
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Added by Matt Ross on October 6, 2014 at 8:30am — 4 Comments


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Press Release: Black Label Trading Company Announces Catacomb Exclusively for Underground Cigar Shop

September 23, 2014 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce the upcoming release of CATACOMB: Hand crafted in Esteli NICARAGUA this cigar is made exclusively for the Underground Cigar Shop in Fort Worth, TX.…

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Added by Matt Ross on September 23, 2014 at 9:00am — 5 Comments


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Press Release: Black Label Trading Company Announces Deliverance

September 18, 2014 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce the upcoming release of DELIVERANCE: Hand crafted in Esteli NICARAGUA featuring a quadruple wrapped cap and Mexican San Andrés Natural wrapper.…

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Added by Matt Ross on September 18, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments


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Press Release: General Cigar Hires Sam Leccia and Acquires Brands

Richmond, VA — General Cigar Company is excited to announce today they have hired Sam Leccia as “Cigar and Blend Specialist.” General Cigar has also acquired the Leccia Tobacco Company cigar brands, as part of the Foundry Tobacco Company, and will market and distribute the Black, White and Luchador lines, effective today.

Sam has built a strong reputation in the premium cigar category through his non-traditional approach to cigar making and brand…

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Added by Matt Ross on September 17, 2014 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments


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Press Release: Cigar Dojo Sarsaparilla Cigar Announced

Hialeah Gardens, Florida (September 17, 2014) – Sarsaparilla was very popular drink in the old west and was often believed to be a remedy for a number of health conditions. Sarsaparilla remains popular to this day because of its distinct and complex flavor.

Eric Guttormson, AKA Master Sensei, owner and…

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Added by Matt Ross on September 17, 2014 at 12:51pm — 7 Comments

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