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