May 21, 2018--Diesel presents Whiskey Row, a collection blended by AJ Fernandez and developed in partnership with Rabbit Hole Bourbon, a maverick new distillery making its mark on the bourbon category. Whiskey Row features binder leaves aged in bourbon barrels, in a proprietary process developed by AJ to enhance the profile of the cigar.
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May 17, 2018--Villiger Cigars continues global growth, with the opening of its new factory in Brazil, Villiger Do Brasil (which translates from Portuguese to “Villiger of Brazil”). Heinrich Villiger was present at the opening of the new factory, marking the next evolution of a long relationship between Villiger Cigars and Brazilian tobacco,…Continue
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May 1, 2018--Drew Estate announces the pre-release of Liga Privada No. 9 CORONA VIVA exclusively for the Cigars International Super-Store in Hamburg, Pennsylvania for the 15th annual CIGARfest.
The #9 Corona Viva features a Connecticut River Valley Broadleaf Oscuro Wrapper, a Plantation grown Brazilian Mata Fina Binder, and Nicaraguan and Honduran Fillers. Similar in concept to the Undercrown Corona Viva, released in 2012, the No. 9 Corona Viva features the…Continue
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April 30, 2018--Cubariqueño Cigar Company has announced the fourth regular release cigar for Protocol, the Official Misconduct. The Official Misconduct is a 6x50 Toro which is being produced at Erik Espinosa's La Zona factory in Esteli, Nicaragua, and will be packaged in 10 count boxes.…Continue
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April 30, 2018--IGNITE project release #2 will be an exciting new size for the award winning Rose of Sharon. The medium bodied blend that was blessed as the 2017 #1 Cigar of the Year by Stogie Geeks (Joe D.) and Tuesday Night Cigar Club, #2 Cigar of the Year by Phillip Kohn a.k.a. the Katman with a perfect 100 rating, the #8 Cigar of the Year by HalfWheel – the Consensus, and 10 other Top 25 Cigars of the Year will now be offered in a special round format.
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April 28, 2017--Regis Broersma, president of General Cigar announced today that Chris Tarr, regional sales manager, has been named the company’s vice president of marketing.
“Chris is the right person to lead the marketing organization and I am very pleased he accepted the position. He brings a strong background in on-premise marketing, having worked for seven years at Coors Brewing Company before joining General Cigar in 2008. Together with his expertise…Continue
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April 24, 2018--CASA FERNANDEZ has a new name and look. The Miami based cigar company, owned and operated by Eduardo Fernandez and his son Max, serves as the distribution center for their eponymous cigar lines as well as the JFR, LUNATIC, and GUARDIAN OF THE FARM brands among others, and will now be operating under the name AGANORSA LEAF. The name change and new logo are designed to align the company with the Fernandez family’s massive leaf growing operation in Nicaragua,…Continue
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April 18, 2018--Joya de Nicaragua and Drew Estate are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of TAA, and 10 years of distribution partnership by introducing the Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente, exclusively for TAA.
Five decades ago, two great institutions in the cigar world began operations. The Tobacconist Association of America (TAA), and also, Fábrica de Tabacos Joya de Nicaragua. TAA is a group of selected tobacco retailers and specialists…Continue
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April 18, 2018--Originally released in 2011, Grimalkin was widely acclaimed and became a breakout cigar for Emilio Cigars.
“Grimalkin was always a cigar that stood out in the Emilio portfolio. It was intriguing, so when Scott Zucca, owner of Emilio cigars, asked me to recreate a…Continue
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April 17, 2018--Just months since becoming Creative Director, the Ventura Cigar Company (VCC) is pleased
to announce Michael Giannini’s promotion to General Manager. A charismatic innovator, Giannini has been leading the brand vision and development for VCC and its proprietary products. He will retain his role as Creative Director, continuing to drive the direction and evolution of Ventura Cigar Company and its exemplary products.
“I am so proud and…
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April 17, 2018 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce they are shipping Bishops Blend vintage 2018 to select retailers later this month. Bishops Blend is hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.
“I’m very excited about the third release of Bishops Blend. This is one of our most anticipated releases of the year and the 2018 vintage will not disappoint. The 2018 boasts big bold flavors of anise, pepper, raisins and a sweet…Continue
April 11, 2018--After announcing their new charitable endeavor named IGNITE some good earlier this week, Southern Draw Cigars has announced that the Jacob's Ladder Lancero will be the first of 5 cigars in the series for…Continue
April 6, 2018--Teaming up with premium cigar retailers and sponsors to help select charities, Southern Draw Cigars is proud to announce its new charitable strategy as we endeavor to IGNITE some good.
IGNITE, is a creative way for Southern Draw Cigars to dedicate NEW release cigars to provide hope, morale and charity to those in need. Southern Draw Cigars with its partners will join together by voluntarily assisting in all…Continue
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March 26, 2018--Drew Estate announces the launch of its 2018 Barn Smoker Program and live ticket sales on www.barnsmoker.com. ; Drew Estate Barn Smokers highlight the American tobacco experience, bringing the cigar smoker to the barn level and teaching them about the ins and outs of tobacco growing, processing, and manufacture.
This year, Drew…
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March 23, 2017--Drew Estate announces today that Liga Privada No. 9 and T52 Coronets (4x32 size) have shipped exclusively to Drew Diplomat Retailers across the United States.
Introduced at the 2017 IPCPR, the Liga Privada Coronets are a convenient 4x32 size and have an MSRP of $125.00 for a 50ct sleeve or an MSRP of $25.00 per tin of 10 cigars. The wrapper is of carefully selected, small cuts from the same leaf used for core LP No.9 and…Continue
March 20, 2018--Jeremy Jack Cigars has announced that the JJ14 Lancero, and that the cigars are ready to ship to retailers immediately. The newest addition to the JJ14 lineup is a 7.5x40 Lancero, available in 20 count boxes and uses an Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapper over Nicaraguan binder, with fillers from Aganorsa. The MSRP is $9-$11, depending on state taxes.…Continue
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March 8, 2018--TripAdvisor.com, a travel review website that boasts over 500 million traveler reviews, has ranked the Mombacho Cigars factory (Casa Favilli) as the top destination for tourists in Granada, Nicaragua. Casa Favilli also had the honor of being the most visited cigar factory in Nicaragua in 2017. In addition to these honors, Casa Favilli was also awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2017.…Continue
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March 1st, 2018--Ezra Zion is pleased to announce it’s latest company venture: a partnership with Oak & Eden Inspired Whiskey.
Ezra Zion rounds out the ownership team which includes brothers Joe and Jamie Giildenzopf; who serve as CEO and Master Distiller, respectively.
“We’re elated to bring innovative, small-batch, ‘boutique’ whiskeys to our friends in the cigar community.” stated Kyle Hoover, Ezra Zion co-owner. “Everyone knows there’s…Continue
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March 1, 2018--Altadis U.S.A. is expanding into national distribution the latest extension of the modern Henry Clay lineup— Henry Clay Rustic Cheroot -- this heritage brand’s third such entry.
Rustic Cheroot is a robust cigar that follows in the traditions set by the previous Henry Clay Tattoo and …Continue
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Feb 28th, 2018--50 years ago, Joya de Nicaragua pioneered the Nicaraguan cigar industry. In 1968, it became the first tobacco factory to craft premium handmade cigars in Nicaragua. Since day one, Joya has been committed to achieving the highest levels of excellence, and has therefore established itself as the standard for Nicaraguan cigar quality.
Smoking a Joya de Nicaragua cigar means smoking the most Nicaraguan cigar. Not only the one that started it all, but also the one…Continue
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