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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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June 24, 2013 (Miami, Fla.) — Drew Estate, Inc. announced today that they have acquired the Heavenly Cigar Company with headquarters in Naples, FL. As a result of the acquisition, Drew Estate will take ownership of all Heavenly Cigar brands, it’s current inventory and will take responsibility for all future sales and marketing activities. No changes are currently planned for Heavenly Cigar’s assortment of premium cigar products.
“We are extremely excited about this acquisition and…Continue
This info was unveiled on Cigar Dave yesterday, but very much went under the radar.
Royal Gold Cigars is the new premium cigar arm of Swisher International. They are launching a Cameroon cigar called Nirvana Cameroon Selection. There is a very familiar factory that is going to be making this cigar....none other than Drew Estate.
News: Royal Gold Cigars to Launch Nirvana Cameroon Selection…
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The East India Trading Company is proud to announce the much-anticipated launch of 'Prize Fighter', that will unveil at this summer's IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas, NV. Named after historic boxing fighters from the 1900's, Prize Fighter brings another meaning and a new dimension to the hand-made cigar category by offering a premium smoking experience at an affordable price-point.
Made under the blend masters from K Hansotia & Co, Prize Fighter is a consistent, mild-medium bodied…Continue
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MIAMI, FL – June 18, 2013 – Padilla Cigars will be introducing a new cigar to the successful Padilla line; Padilla Vintage Reserve. As with the other Padilla premium cigars; Padilla Reserva, Padilla Reserva Maduro, Padilla Connecticut, Padilla Miami, and Padilla 8 & 11, the Oliva Cigar Company will be manufacturing as well as distributing the Padilla Vintage Reserve both in the United States and internationally.
Vintage Reserve offers the most select and well aged…Continue
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Washington, D.C.-H.R. 792, also known as the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2013, has officially passed 100 cosponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives with the addition of Jeff Duncan (R-SC-3), Mike Kelly (R-PA-3) and Fred Upton (R-MI-6).
The bill, along with its counterpart S. 772 in the Senate, seeks to protect the premium cigar industry from potentially harmful government regulation.
The FDA seeks to regulate the premium…Continue
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Santiago, Dominican Republic – June 11th, 2013. Newly independent boutique cigar manufacturer Hendrik Kelner,…Continue
Join us for a seminar on Social Media by Logan Lawler. Logan is a Social Media Offer Development Consultant at Dell where he develops social media listening services and consulting for end clients. Prior to starting his career at Dell, Logan graduated from Mizzou with his BSBA in Marketing in ’06.
Logan is a passionate cigar lover who is active in social media cigar community. Logan co-founded CigarChat, a weekly live-streaming show which interviews manufactures and…Continue
Boutique Blends, the subsidiary of Oliveros Cigars is launching their first maduro under their umbrella. It is under the Swag Cigars line and it is called the Swag S Maduro. The cigar will be launched at the 2013 IPCPR Trade Show and will be geared toward big ring gauges.
Other than the "305", I have dug most of the Room 101 stuff. Looks like Matt Booth is going to release another cigar right before IPCPR.
Introducing the NEW Serie HN, the latest edition to the Room101 core line of cigars. Following the success of our most recent core offering, the Room101 San Andres, we’ve decided to take yet another unique journey with this new blend. Honduran Criollo is widely-known for it’s signature taste; rich, rugged and…
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I talked with Glen Case of Kristoff Cigars on the new Galerones line. If you saw Cigar Insider and Cigar Aficionado, some information on this new line was released.
Glen was kind enough to share some more details - including two of the blends not mentioned in the articles for Insider and CA. Here is the story I wrote:
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262 Cigars is gearing up for the 2013 IPCPR Annual Tradeshow in Las Vegas, July 13-17. This will mark 262’s second year to exhibit at the show. Located at booth #861/961, Clint and the guys will be unveiling the new Revere Lancero, scheduled to start shipping to retailers this Fall.
262 On Tour Updates
Clint Aaron is burnin’ it up all across the country this Summer and Fall with the 262 Revere Tour. Below are some upcoming tour dates. Visit …Continue
Miami, FL (06/17/2013): Along with the opening of the new Aladino Cigar Factory, Christian Eiroa is also releasing two new cigar lines made entire ly by the Aladino Factory. EIROA and CLE Plus will be available in late June/early July 2013 and bring something new to the Fabricas Unidas family and to the cigar industry as a whole.
“I am making the introduction of this new factory with two new blends that are representative of my passion for bold and full bodied cigars,” say Eiroa.…Continue
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According to Cigar Coop it looks like Viaje is going to be releasing a 2013 version of the TNT and C-4. Both of these will be summer releases and model the previous releases of this cigars, which was confirmed by Viaje.
Below is directly from Cigar Coop's website.
The Viaje TNT was introduced in 2010. The cigar has been a 6 1/4 x 54 Toro with a long…
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According a press release today on Cigar Aficionado Glen Case, owner of Kristoff Cigars, is planning to launch the Kristoff Galerones Series. There will be four cigars in Galerones Series, which will come in different sizes and use different tobaccos. The Galerones Series will be made by Abe Flores at his PDR Factory in Tamboril, Dominican Republic.
Below are quotes from Glen via…Continue
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Summer is heating up and once the again those crazy folks from Burns Tobacconist in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are gearing up for what has been terms “Party of the Year” (or #POTY for those on Twitter). The 2013 Chattanooga Tweet-Up and Cigar Festival will be held on Thursday, August 1, through Saturday, August 3.
Thursday night we will be at Burns East (110 Jordan Drive, just off Interstate 75 at the Shallowford Road exit) for the Tweet-Up Kickoff Party, this year…Continue
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PINELLAS PARK, FL (Wednesday, June 12th, 2013) –– Camacho, the world’s leading brand of bold cigars, today revealed one of the most brazen moves in their nearly fifty-year history. The brand is taking an aggressive stance on the future and aims to reset the bar for bold and full flavored cigars. Nearly all elements of Camacho have been intensified; starting with a bolder brand identity, a fierce assortment of revamped blends, stunning packaging, and an array of killer consumer experiences…Continue
June 7, 2013 (Miami, Fla.) – In a recent expedition to Lake Nicaragua, which archaeologists feel was once a large bay alongside the Pacific Ocean, a discovery was made. The dangerous mission to find treasures of the mermaid was met by sharks and other seemingly out of place aquatic animals. On the last day, in one of the deepest parts of the lake a cave was located with treasures of the mermaid.
Among these treasures was the Dubloon, a 7.25 x 56 Salomon. The name comes from the…Continue
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