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News: Christian Eiroa Announces Box Buy Back Program

This was taken from the most recent IPCPR Newsletter. I think it is a smart move, for two reasons. It shows that Christian is "green friendly", and he is able to buy back boxes on the cheap, thus saving some production costs.

Beginning August 2013, we will start to buy back our reusable cigar boxes from our retailers. This is consistent with our BAYER Better Manufacturing Practices and Better Growing Practices initiatives to lower our impact on the environment. Our farms…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on August 22, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Press Release: With G.A.R Deli Anyone Can Blend Their Own Cigar

Miami, Florida – G.R. Tabacaleras Co. Cigar Factory. About three years ago, George Rico envisioned developing a project where his customers could create their own cigar blends without having to go through the very costly process of coming out with a line. This concept became a service now being offered at his G.R. Tabacaleras Co. factory in Miami, known as G.A.R. Deli. According to Rico, G.A.R. Deli was one of the primary reasons the Miami factory was opened. The factory was supposed to be a…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on August 22, 2013 at 2:28pm — 15 Comments

News: Cigar Surgeon Joins Cigar Federation as Moderator

Cigar Federation is pleased to announce the addition of a new moderator to the CF Team, John Reiner, also known as Cigar Surgeon.

John has been smoking cigars for over 7 years. John has been involved in many social cigar communities, including /r/cigars,…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on August 14, 2013 at 8:00am — 11 Comments

Grace Sotolongo announcement!

Grace has has partnered up with Christian Eiroa and together they will be doing her own cigar line! More info coming soon!

Excited for her!!

Added by Bill Williams on July 18, 2013 at 7:34pm — 4 Comments

Breaking News: Bodega Premium Blends Joins House of Emilio

I don't think I could be happier for @Cigar_G and company. I can't wait to see what their initial release is all about!

IPCPR - July 16, 2013 – Gino Domanico (aka @Cigar_G), Co-Founder and CEO of Bodega Premium Blends (BPB), and Gary Griffith, owner of House of Emilio, announced today they have entered into a distribution agreement.

House of Emilio has a long and…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 16, 2013 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Press Release: Joya de Nicaragua Adds Big Bull Vitola to Antano 1970

What is up with all these big vitolas that are coming out?

We dare you to take the bull by the horns and try our newest addition to the Antaño powerhouse! Estelí-Joya de Nicaragua, maker of the authentic Nicaraguan puro, is introducing a new vitola for its popular brand Antaño 1970 at this year’s IPCPR tradeshow in Las Vegas.

Antaño Big Bull 760 is a 7 x 60 cigar and is predicted to become the most powerful smoke in the trending large-ring formats. “Antaño was born thirteen…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 9, 2013 at 2:52pm — No Comments

News: Nat Sherman Releasing Sterling at IPCPR

Below was just released by Cigar Aficionado. I hope the Sterling is following in the footsteps of the Timeless, or I doubt I will smoke it.

Nat Sherman has announced the newest addition to its growing premium cigar portfolio: Sterling.

Featuring an all-Dominican binder and filler, Nat Sherman Sterling is covered by Connecticut wrapper leaf grown in Ecuador. According to the…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 9, 2013 at 2:42pm — 2 Comments

Press Release: La Hoja Annouces Hoja de Flores Auténtico Maduro

LAS VEGAS, NV, July 8 2013—La Hoja Cigar Co., a revival of the famed Flor de Florez cigar company dating back five decades, is proud to announce the release of the Hoja de Flores Auténtico Maduro at IPCPR 2013. The new line follows on the heels of the immensely popular Hoja de Flores Black Label, unveiled in early 2013.

Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 9, 2013 at 8:25am — 4 Comments

Press Release: Drew Estate and Herrera Cigars Settle Trademark Dispute

MIAMI, Florida (July 8, 2013) - Long time friends Frank Herrera of Herrera Cigars and Jonathan Drew of Drew Estate announced today that they have settled a dispute over the HERRERA trademark.

While the terms of the settlement are confidential, the agreement focuses on protecting the HERRERA brand under a license. Hispanic surnames are powerful indicators of quality in the premium cigar industry, and both parties have mutually agreed to protect the trademark HERRERA.

“This is a…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 8, 2013 at 7:49pm — 1 Comment

News: Grace Sotolongo Joins CLE

This news was just announced on Grace's Facebook page.

Happy to announce my new venture joining the CLE family.

Grace previously worked for My Father Cigars. This was posted on My Fathers Facebook page on June…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 8, 2013 at 4:23pm — No Comments

News: Room 101 Master Collection One to Release at IPCPR

Via Cigar Coop the first installment in the Master Collection Series from Room 101, the Master Collection One, is scheduled to be released at IPCPR 2013. The Master Collection one will debut in five different formats with 20,000 cigars in vitola. The second cigar in the Master Collection Series, called the Master Collection Two, is set to be released sometime this fall.

The Master…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 8, 2013 at 2:16pm — No Comments

News: Costa Fuerte by Primer Mundo Cigars

Today, Sean Williams, president of Primer Mundo Cigars announced his second blend with PDR Cigars - the Costa Fuerte.

This has been a most anticipated release by many Primer Mundo enthusiasts.  Williams has said Costa Fuerte, while a different blend will be considered a line extension to La Hermandad

Cigar Preview: Costa Fuerte by Primer Mundo Cigars

Added by Cigar Coop on July 5, 2013 at 7:09pm — 1 Comment

News: Nica Rustica by Drew Estate

As many know, Drew Estate launched their Nica Rustica line.  A couple of months ago, I filmed a segment with CEO Steve Saka in which he talked about the project.  We include a little information on the origins of the rustica strain of tobacco - which according to Saka plays a key role in the blend.…



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Added by Cigar Coop on July 5, 2013 at 6:42pm — 3 Comments

News: Dona Flora Announces New Cigars for IPCPR

July 3rd 2013 – Dona Flor USA officially announced today the availability of the Alonso Menendez line of premium Brazilian cigars for US distribution. Chris Edge, president of Dona Flor USA stated that very few people and only a couple of stores in the US even know about the Alonso Menendez line.

The line was actually the first to be manufactured by Menendez Amerino under the guidance of Benji Menendez in 1980. Europe was the main market at that time and with the rich, deep flavor of…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 5, 2013 at 4:24pm — No Comments

News: Ashton Cigars Launches San Cristobal Revelation

According to Cigar Coop Ashton Cigars will extend their San Cristobal line this fall. The San Cristobal Revelation will be the fourth cigar in the San Cristobal family, and will be showcased at IPCPR in the coming weeks. 

The San Cristobal will contain a Nicaraguan filler and binder and be wrapped in Ecuadorian Sumatra.

 

Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 5, 2013 at 4:19pm — No Comments

News: Drew Estate MUWAT adds 7x70 Vitola

According to Halfwheel, Drew Estate is going to be adding a 7 x 70 vitola to their original MUWAT line. I know there is a trend in the market, which is moving towards smaller and larger ring gauges. MUWAT already comes in larger ring gauges. I think it would be interesting to see what the MUWAT is like in a smaller vitola. Just a thought.

In addition to the MUWAT Kentucky Fire…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 4, 2013 at 9:46am — 2 Comments

Press Release: Xikar Sells Cigar Lines to Cigars International

Cigarmy just posted the following press release. Personally, I think it is a solid move for Xikar.

Effective July 1, 2013 XIKAR will sell its cigar brands to Cigars International. Cigars International will…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 3, 2013 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Press Release: Oliva to Release Machine Made Cigar in the EU

I find myself asking why?

MIAMI, FL – July 2, 2013 – Oliva Viejo Mundo, the first machine-made cigar from the Oliva Cigar Company, will be introduced this month in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland and Switzerland.  Future plans include an introduction in the United Kingdom in October and the United States in 2014.  The Viejo Mundo is a full flavor cigar for the smoker who appreciates a rich premium tasting cigar at a machine- made price.

The Viejo Mundo is produced…

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Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 3, 2013 at 2:30pm — 5 Comments


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Press Release: T.L. Johnson Cigars & La Tradicion Cubana Cigars announce joint venture

Press Release, July 3, 2012 – Luis Sanchez of La Tradicion Cigars and Terry Johnson of T.L. Johnson cigars are excited to debut a new joint venture line of cigars that will release fall 2013. A limited release of the new blend will be available at the 2013 IPCPR in Las Vegas. The name of this…

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Added by RobbyRas on July 3, 2013 at 11:43am — No Comments

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