All Blog Posts Tagged 'News' (602)

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…


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…


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.…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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

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…


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

Press Release: Nomad Cigars To Launch S-307

We posted the other day the breaking news about Nomad Cigars full production run this call. Here is the press release, announcing more details.

Esteli, Nicaragua (July 1, 2013) – Nomad Cigar Company is pleased to announce a new fall Nicaraguan blend called the Nomad S-307.

The cigar scheduled to be released in September/October (2013) and will…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on July 1, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

News: Emilio Cigars Carpe Noctem Shipping in November

In this Twitter update Gary Griffith announced the Carpe Noctem would start shipping in November. Cigar Coop provides some great additional information about the Carpe Noctem.

It was about a year ago when Griffith mentioned plans for the Carpe Noctem. This is a cigar that…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 28, 2013 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Press Release: Omar de Frias Launches Fratello Cigars

Springfield, VA – Entrepreneur Omar de Frias is pleased to announce the launch of the Fratello cigar (label/brand). Fratello will compete in the premium cigar market.  de Frias is test marketing Fratello at select stores in the Greater Washington DC area with an official launch scheduled for September, 2013.  The new (label/brand) will also be featured at the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) Annual Convention & International Trade show this July 13-17…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 28, 2013 at 8:13am — No Comments

Press Release: Arandoza to Unveil White Label at IPCPR

June 27, 2013 — The Evolution of the Arandoza Cigar line has arrived!

Arandoza announces the “rebirth” of the Arandoza Blue with its new bold label representing the strong solid foundation of this Cigar Family. Its bold taste, yet smooth finish, is a well-known flavor in this industry.

With a solid foundation, comes the opportunity to grow and expand. Stay tuned for the upcoming launch and unveiling of the Arandoza White Label at the IPCPR this July! This new label provides a…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 28, 2013 at 8:08am — No Comments

Breaking News: Nomad Cigars Teases Nicaraguan Full Production Fall Release

On CigarChat tonight Nomad Cigars owner Fred Rewey announced he will be launching a full production Nicaraguan cigar this fall.

Right now the cigar is still in development and there are more details to come.

Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 27, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

News: Emilio Teases Mia Dora on CigarChat

Tonight on CigarChat with Nomad Cigars, Gary popped into the show out of the blue. He teased the new Mia Mora, which is slated to come this fall. Look for more information on this cigar in the coming weeks.

Below is a shot of the band.…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 27, 2013 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

Press Release: Torano Launches Exodus Finite

June 26, 2013 — Toraño Family Cigar Company is releasing just 3,000 boxes of Exodus Finite, their latest boutique cigar. The cigar is a true puro, not seen from Toraño for many years. Hand-made in Nicaragua, Finite contains only Nicaraguan tobaccos from four different growing regions … their diverse flavor profiles enhance the balance and harmony between them.

Finite’s blend combines an all-Nicaraguan filler of Esteli, Condega and Ometepe tobaccos, a Jalapa binder, and Habano-seed…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 27, 2013 at 7:56am — No Comments

News: Boutique/Aging Room/Swag Cigars

I posted up some news I gathered around the interwebs last week, but failed to list it here on CigFed.  Boutique Cigars has seen a flurry of activity on their upcoming releases,.....

Activity has begun to increasingly rise as we head into full throttle IPCPR season.  Boutique Cigars (Aging Room; Swag Cigars) is no exception, with company…


Added by The Cigarmy (Kip) on June 26, 2013 at 8:55pm — 3 Comments

Press Release: George Rico Announces American Puro Cigar

Miami, Florida, June 26, 2013 – G.R. Tabacaleras Co. Cigar Factory of Little Havana, announces the release of the George Rico Miami “American Puro” cigar.  This will be Rico’s first release from his new George Rico S.T.K. Miami line, made in his factory in Miami.   The “American Puro” is 100% all-American, boasting tobaccos from Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Kentucky, and manufactured in the U.S.A.  The American Puro cigar will come in a 4 3/4 x 52, 5 7/8 x 54, and a 5 5/8 x 46. MSRP prices…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 26, 2013 at 2:10pm — 1 Comment

Press Release: Pinar Del Rio Cigars Announces New Signature Lines

June 17, 2013: Doral, Florida based boutique cigar maker, Pinar Del Rio (PDR) Cigars is excited to announce the release of two new signature cigar series to debut at this summer’s IPCPR show in Las Vegas, to be held at the Sands Expo Center from July 13-17. The AFR-75 is a rich, full bodied cigar with a balanced blend of Nicaraguan Criollo 98, Connecticut Broadleaf, & Dominican filler enveloped in a beautiful San Andres Maduro wrapper. The AFR-75 will be available in three sizes; the…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 26, 2013 at 8:14am — No Comments

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