Added by Matt Ross on October 1, 2013 at 2:06pm — No Comments
Tatuaje Cigars just announced on Facebook the "Unlucky 13". These 13 retailers will be receiving the Tatuaje "Jason" dress boxes. Other retailers will have the Monster No.6 for sale, but not in dress boxes.
September 21st and UFC 165 marked an important milestone for new Emilio Family member Bodega Premium Blends.
Top level athleticism, mixed martial arts and cigars usually do not conjure the image of a match made in heaven... Until now. Bantamweight UFC phenom Mitch Gagnon, one of Canada's nay, world's finest 135 lb'er is known for his fierce fighting style and quick finishes yet when Mitch isn't in training camp, killing it on the mat or working his stand up game, he finds time…
ContinueSeptember 23, 2013 (Newark, Del.) — Gary Griffith of Emilio Cigars announced today that the second release in the Draig series, Cayuquero, will begin shipping to retailers within the next few weeks.Each year Griffith creates a new blend in the series, and production is limited to however many cigars can be made from the selected tobaccos.This years release will be available in four sizes: Corona, Robusto, Toro, and a small run of Torpedo.…
ContinueSeptember 23, 2013 (Newark, Del.) – Gary Griffith announced today that House of Emilio, which includes the Emilio, 1502, Ezra Zion, Nomad, Epicurean, Rodrigo, Guayacan, and Bodega Premium cigar brands has created a “Master Retailer” program.Participating retailers receive training for their staff on all House of Emilio brands and blends so as to best serve the consumer. Qualifying retailers carry facings from every brand in the line, assuring consumers the best…
Yesterday, Alec Bradley took to Facebook to announce that burglars had stolen nearly $600,000 (retail value - $300,000 wholesale) in product from their warehouse:…
Crowned Heads' Jon Huber confirms the Limited Edition Headly Grange will be a Lancero aptly named Drumstick. This news was first announced on Cigar Aficionado.
Drumstick has the same blend as found in other Headley Grange…
Reinado Cigars has confirmed to Cigar Coop that they have begun to ship the Reinado Grand Empire Reserve Premium Collection to retailers. This line adds three additional sizes to the…
August 26, 2013 (Miami, Fla.) — Grace Sotolongo is proud to announce her first cigar, Hechicera, from her newly formed partnership with Christian Eiroa.
The meaning of Hechicera is a female sorceress, who has the ability to captivate and enchant those around her with her beauty and charm. “I am very excited to be working on this project with Christian and to be starting my own cigar brand,” says Sotolongo. “The cigars are a medium-to-full bodied blend that are sure to mesmerize and…Continue
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Several sources and Jose himself have confirmed that his 2 yr contract with Joya de Nicaragua will not be renewed.Continue
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Kyle Hoover, co-owner of Ezra Zion Cigar Company and CigarFederation.com, announces the launch of a new cigar-themed Christian ministry, Blessed Leaf.
“Blessed Leaf is a unique idea, something that has never been done before. It’s a faith community--or in more basic terms--an “online church” for cigar smokers.” Noted Hoover.
On BlessedLeaf.com, aficionados can create a profile page to join the Blessed Leaf community. Members can post content, access media, read faith-based…Continue
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IPCPR 2013 -- CAO wants its fans to go full-throttle with a bold new blend called Flathead.
Inspired by hot rods and pin-up girls, the revved-up collection is box pressed across all four sizes, ranging from a lancero to a 7” x 70, and are hand-shaped to deliver a striking flat top.
CAO’s senior brand manager Ed McKenna said, “Rick Rodriguez and I were talking about the great people we’ve met at CAO events across the country, and about the conversations we’ve had with…Continue
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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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…Continue
John has been smoking cigars for over 7 years. John has been involved in many social cigar communities, including /r/cigars,…Continue
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!!
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…Continue
Added by Bill Williams on July 13, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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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…