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Press Release: Drew Estate and Royal Agio Cigars deepen their commitment to USA Retailers

June 9, 2017—Royal Agio Cigars announces the opening of a wholly owned USA headquarters demonstrating their commitment and focus within the US market.…

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Added by Trippopolis on June 9, 2017 at 2:59pm — No Comments


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Press Release: XIKAR and RoMa Craft Tobac Announce License Agreement

June 9, 2017--XIKAR, Inc. and RoMa Craft Tobac are pleased to announce a long-term license agreement under which XIKAR will manufacture and market an exclusive assortment of cutters, lighters, travel cases, mobile ashtrays and other accessories bearing RoMa Craft brand logos and artwork.

 

The agreement between the two industry leading brands will add value to cigar retailers and provide RoMa Craft’s loyal consumer base an additional…

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Added by Trippopolis on June 9, 2017 at 10:26am — 3 Comments


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Press Release: Serino Cigar Co. Formally Announces Wayfarer

June 6, 2017--The Serino Cigar Company has announced Wayfarer will be in full production and distribution at this year’s IPCPR. The blend has become known as Carson Serino’s “personal cigar,” previously sold naked as ‘The Wayfarer’ to select retailers and handed out as an event exclusive. The blend will initially be available in three vitolas, later to be expanded to five. Two will be special releases.…

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Added by Trippopolis on June 6, 2017 at 6:08pm — No Comments


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CAO Teases 'Amazon Trilogy'

June 6, 2017-- CAO Cigars has released a teaser site for the upcoming follow-up to the wildly popular CAO Amazon Basin.

The original Amazon Basin was released in 2014, with an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper over a Nicaraguan binder, with fillers from the Dominican Republic and Columbia.  In addition to the fillers, it showcased the Brazilian Braganca tobacco. Brazilian Braganca is a tobacco harvested once every 3 years in the Amazon Rainforest.

The cigar was an…

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Added by Trippopolis on June 6, 2017 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment


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Cornelius & Anthony Adds Cornelius Lonsdale For 2017 IPCPR

Cornelius & Anthony has announced that they will be releasing a new size of their Cornelius at the upcoming IPCPR. The latest offering will be a 6.5x42 Lonsdale.

"Produced at the El Titan de Bronze factory in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Cornelius is made under the supervision of owner Sandra Cobas.  The Cornelius blend has a layered complexity with notes of both sweetness and spice.  The blend has a refined balance that culminates with a buttery smooth…

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Added by Trippopolis on June 5, 2017 at 12:32pm — 1 Comment


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Drew Estate Begins Selling Cigar Safari Tickets for 2017-2018 Season

May 31, 2017-- Drew Estate has announced that tickets for the late 2017/Early 2017 Cigar Safari season are now available.

As described by Drew Estate, "Cigar Safari is a 4-day all-inclusive Nicaraguan Tobacco Experience at La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate. You will learn every facet of the…

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Added by Trippopolis on May 31, 2017 at 1:08pm — No Comments


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Gurkha Cigars Holding Cigar Themed Scavenger Hunt in Atlanta, GA

TAMARAC, FL— Gurkha Cigars, known for selling the finest, most expensive cigars in the world and incredible packaging, is hosting a cigar centered interactive “smokin’” scavenger hunt in Atlanta. The hunt will be held throughout Atlanta on Saturday, June 3rd , 2017, from…

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Added by Trippopolis on May 22, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments


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Ezra Zion Leaves Boutiques Unified, Begins Self-Distributing

May 15th, 2017-- After 4 years together, Ezra Zion announced today that they are leaving Botiques Unified, and will begin self-distribution, effective immediately.

"First of all let us just say, everything is good. Everybody loves everybody. We are so grateful for our friends at LJ Zucca. The years…

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Added by Trippopolis on May 15, 2017 at 12:19pm — 2 Comments


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Patina Cigars Habano and Connecticut Ship to Retailers

May 11th, 2017-- Mombacho Cigars S.A. announced today that Patina Cigars have been shipped to the US and will reach retailers later in the coming weeks.

Patina Cigars are made in partnership between Mombacho Cigars and Mo Maali, Owner of Patina Cigars and National Sales Manager…

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Added by Trippopolis on May 11, 2017 at 10:53am — 1 Comment


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General Appoints Sean Williams as Brand Ambassador for Cohiba

May 1, 2017 -- General Cigar announced today that the company has appointed Sean Williams as a full-time brand ambassador for Cohiba. Williams is former owner of El Primer Mundo Cigar Company, a boutique collection of highly-rated cigars made in the Dominican Republic.

“We have brought Sean on board as part of the continued expansion of our experiential platforms,” said General Cigar President Régis Broersma. “Our focus is on deepening retailer and consumer…

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Added by Trippopolis on May 3, 2017 at 11:42am — No Comments


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Mombacho Cigars announces Mo Maali as National Sales Manager

April 25, 2017-- Mombacho Cigars S.A. announced today that Mo Maali has been named the company’s National Sales Manager.

I'm thrilled to have Mo on board. His experience in the cigar industry will bring strength to the Mombacho Cigars organization and his extreme passion for our brands is endless. Mo has the knowledge and personality to guide our sales team and I wish him all the best,” said Mombacho President and Master Blender Claudio…

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Added by Trippopolis on May 1, 2017 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment


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Cubariqueño announces Protocol Themis, Probable Cause Lancero, and Guadalupe

May 1, 2017-- Cubariqueño Cigar Company is proud to announce that it is releasing its third blend, Protocol Themis, at the 2017 International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailer trade show in Las Vegas. "We are super excited to announce the Protocol Themis,” stated Bill Ives, managing partner of Cubariqueño Cigar Company. “These cigars will launch at the 2017 IPCPR trade show with a soft launch on May 13th at our 2 year anniversary party located at Berkeley Humidor,…

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Added by Trippopolis on May 1, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments


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Espinosa Cigars announces Eminent Domain

April 27, 2017-- Espinosa cigars has announced the Eminent Domain as the second installment of their Backroom Series.

Hector Alfonso from Espinosa describes the new cigar as "A medium bodied 6x50 Toro, wrapped in a rustic Habano wrapper."…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 27, 2017 at 1:16pm — No Comments


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Drew Estate Ships Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang & Swamp Rat

April 26, 2017 – Drew Estate announced today that the Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang & Swamp Rat will start shipping in April 2017. Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang and Swamp Rat were formally introduced at IPCPR 2016 and soft released at the 2016 Kentucky Barn Smoker. …

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Added by Trippopolis on April 26, 2017 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments


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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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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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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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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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Mombacho Cigars Celebrates 11th Anniversary

The annual festivity celebrated the Mombacho team, retailers, friends and family of Mombacho Cigars.

February 23, 2017--The annual festivity celebrated the Mombacho team, retailers, friends and family of Mombacho Cigars.Hosted on a private island in Lake Nicaragua last month, the 11th Annual Mombacho Cigars Anniversary Party celebrated the continued growth of the Mombacho family. Mombacho…

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Added by Trippopolis on February 23, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

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