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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February 26th, 2018--The evolution of Macanudo continues with Macanudo Inspirado Red, a fiery new addition to the top-rated Inspirado portfolio. This bold, full-bodied offering represents the marriage of rich volcanic soil and profound aging techniques to achieve unmatched strength and refinement.
José de Castro, vice president of marketing for General Cigar’s Macanudo brand said, “As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Macanudo, we created Macanudo…Continue
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February 19, 2018--Mombacho Cigars announced the launch of its online merchandise store
today. The store will feature Mombacho branded merchandise for its fans to purchase. The store will not sell any tobacco products.…
February 12, 2018--The year is 1968 and General Cigar Company has just purchased the Temple Hall Cigar Factory in Kingston, Jamaica. With Temple Hall, the company acquired Macanudo, a small handmade cigar brand made just for the British market. If the then-owners of General Cigar had a crystal ball, would they have predicted that in 50 years, this small brand would have evolved to become a global icon? The answer is, without question, yes.
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January 31, 2018--Black Works Studios(stylized as BLK WKS), has announced that the 2018 release of the BLK WKS S&R will be shipping to select retailers this February. As with all of BLK WKS and Black Label Trading Company's limited edition releases, the S&R is expected to re-release annually, in limited production. S&R stands for "Serpents & Rainbows", though we haven't got any official word on the meaning behind it.…Continue
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January 24, 2018--Villiger Cigars has announced that they will be releasing the Villiger La Vencedora this year as a follow up to 2017's La Flor De Ynclan, which landed on multiple top 25 lists last year. The La Vencedora is slated to be Villiger's first entry into the full-bodied segment. La Vencedora translates to 'The Victor', and the name signifies Villiger's move into the premium cigar market over the last few years.…Continue
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Jan 2, 2018--Providencia Cigars is pleased to announce the launch of it's third premium cigar blend - the Trinitas on January 8th, 2018. This blend is being released following Providencia's two inaugural blends - the El Padre and the El Santo.
The Trinitas is a bold approach to the cigar design. It delivers a powerful punch as a triple ligero consisting of a San Andres wrapper with fillers including a Honduran leaf paired with the renowned Nicaraguan leaf. The Trinitas…Continue
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December 20, 2017--Casa Favilli, the factory owned by Mombacho Cigars, welcomed 1,842 visitors making it the most visited cigar factory in Nicaragua in 2017. Casa Favilli is located in the heart of Granada, Nicaragua and has welcomed cigar lovers and tourists from around the world since it opened in 2015.
Guided tours of Casa Favilli are typically available Monday through Friday with one of Mombacho’s expert curators who offer insights into the history of the…Continue
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December 15, 2017--Davidoff of Geneva USA, the US based subsidiary of Oettinger Davidoff AG, today announced that Dylan Austin, 36, has been named Vice President of Sales and Marketing - USA, effective January 1, 2018. Dylan Austin steps into this dual role from his current position as Vice President of Marketing, and will lead strategic and day-to-day oversight of the company’s sales organization and key account team.
Mr. Austin, who joined the industry in…Continue
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December 13, 2017— In a continual effort to engage consumers and loyal supporters, Villiger Cigars announces that the highly rated Villiger La Libertad has been repackaged in a new and much sleeker box. The new Villiger La Libertad packaging will boldly sport the red and black colors that were previously only expressed on the cigar band.…Continue
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December 11, 2017 — Black Label Trading Company (BLTC) is pleased to announce they are shipping DELIVERANCE NOCTURNE to select retailers this week. The Nocturne is handcrafted at BLTC’s own factory; Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua.
“This is the 3rd release of Deliverance…Continue
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December 7, 2017— Burmese Tobacco Trading Company announces collaboration with the world renowned Robaina tobacco family. The Burmese Tobacco Trading Company plans to roll out the Don Alejo Robaina Cigar brand in 2018, with plans to distribute in Europe, North America, and Asian markets. The Don Alejo Robaina brand…Continue
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