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Breaking News: Moya Ruiz Launching Habano Blend at IPCPR 2013

Tonight on CigarChat Danny told Rob and I that they are planning to release a Nicaraguan puro with a Habano wrapper at IPCPR. Danny said it should be at a lower price point than their initial La Jugada Prieto with the Mexican SA wrapper.…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 6, 2013 at 7:39pm — No Comments


Hialeah Gardens, Florida (June 6, 2013) - Espinosa Premium Cigars is proud to announce they will be introducing a limited edition cigar for their full bodied 601 La Bomba line called "Warhead" at IPCPR this year.  This is the first time the 601 La Bomba line is offered with a Connecticut Broadleaf maduro wrapper. The Warhead measures 6 1/2 inches by 54 ring and is semi-box pressed with the familiar fuse-like pig tail that is found on the 601 La Bomba line. "Although the wrapper is different,…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 6, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Dona Flor Teases New Cigar

Looks like Dona Flor has a new cigar in the works scheduled for Summer 2013.  The cigar is thus far called the Precioso (Precious) aka the P36 (I believe hinting at their 36 years in business).  Nothing else has been reported on the cigar thus far.  I've contacted Dona Flor for more information.  

For more information as soon as we get it and to check out the artwork in development for the Precioso project visit the full article at…


Added by The Cigar Lector (Tony) on June 4, 2013 at 2:59pm — No Comments

News: The Nat Sherman 1930

As previously reported exclusively by Cigar Aficionado, Nat Sherman has announced a new release.  The Nat Sherman 1930 is to be offered in five sizes: Corona (5.5" x 42), Corona Grande (6" x 46), Rothschild (4.5" x 52), Gran Robusto (5.25" x 54) and Inmenso (7" x 56).…


Added by The Cigar Lector (Tony) on May 23, 2013 at 2:02pm — 6 Comments


May 17, 2013 (Miami, FL) - Moya Ruiz Cigars has announced they are adding a 6 x 60 vitola called Ancho to their La Jugada - Prieto line. The line is available in five sizes, Robusto (5 x 52), Belicoso (6-1/8 x 52), Toro (6 x 52), Doble Corona (7-1/2x49), and now Ancho (6 x 60).

The Ancho vitola is now available and ready to ship to retailers. It is presented in boxes of 20 cigars with an MSRP of $8.80 a cigar.

Moya Ruiz Cigars introduced their first cigar brand in late 2012…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on May 18, 2013 at 3:00pm — 7 Comments

Gurkha to Unveil Cellar Reserve Limitada at IPCPR

Gurkha has announced a new cigar to be unveiled at this year's IPCPR event.  The special edition Cellar Reserve Limitada builds on one of the companies most successful cigar lines and has established itself as a flagship cigar in the Gurkha portfolio.  The Cellar Reserve Limitada is said to be an encore addition to the Cellar Reserve brand featuring many of the same…


Added by The Cigar Lector (Tony) on May 17, 2013 at 10:30am — 6 Comments


La Gloria Cubana® is making a bold departure from its Dominican roots with the launch of two new Nicaraguan collections, the first-ever La Glorias to have Nicaragua as the country of origin. Both expressions will mark the expansion of the top-selling Serie R line which started the large ring, full flavor craze back in 1999.

According to Michael Giannini, General Cigar’s director of innovation, “When Serie R debuted, we established a market for bold cigars, and inspired other…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on May 15, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Mod Forum Set For More Limited Edition Releases

On Saturday, Forum Owner Eric announced that two productions were being worked on for 2013 release.

First, the return of the very first BOTL™ cigar from 2010 - the…


Added by Matt Ross on May 10, 2013 at 12:58pm — 4 Comments

Cuba Fights Australia's Plain Packaging Act


Australia has passed some of the world’s toughest laws on the labeling of cigars, cigarettes and other tobacco products.  The Australian law, known as the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act, prohibits the use of logos, brand imagery, promotional text and strictly regulates the use of brand names.  Tobacco products in Australia are sold in standard dark green boxes…


Added by The Cigar Lector (Tony) on May 7, 2013 at 3:08pm — 8 Comments

La Palina to release Second Goldie - The Laguito No. 5

Goldie Drell Paley, the namesake of La Palina cigars, was the wife of Samuel Paley, who founded the company in 1896. Bill Paley, Sam’s grandson and current owner, created The La Palina Collection Goldie to celebrate the history, contributions and accomplishments of women in the cigar…


Added by The Cigarmy (Kip) on April 25, 2013 at 12:27pm — 2 Comments

Press Release: Macanudo Sponsors Big Break Mexico

Macanudo®, America’s best-selling premium cigar brand, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Golf Channel’s hit series Big Break. The reality competition’s 19th season, called Big Break Mexico, premieres on Monday, May 13 at 9 PM ET.

Alan Willner, vice president of marketing for General Cigar, parent company of Macanudo said, “Whether on the course or at the 19th hole, bonding with friends through golf often includes the enjoyment of a fine cigar. Aligning Macanudo to Big Break,…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on April 24, 2013 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

News: Nomad Cigar Company To Release Nicaraguan Cigar At IPCPR

Fred Rewey, founder and president of Nomad Cigar Company, formally announced the introduction of a Nicaraguan blended cigar to the Nomad family. The Nomad Estelí LE Lot 1386 will be released in July at IPCPR with future blends later in the year.

Until now, Nomad’s entire production has been limited to Dominican Republic. The move of expanding the line to include Nicaraguan tobacco seemed a natural one.

In keeping in line with Nomad’s philosophy, the release will have a few…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on April 23, 2013 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

News: Senate Bill 772 Introduced to Protect Premium Tobacco Industry from FDA Regulation

Washington, DC- Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced S. 772 on April 18th.  The bill aims to "to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration’s jurisdiction over certain tobacco products, and to protect jobs and small businesses involved in the sale, manufacturing and distribution of traditional and premium cigars.”

The bill already has four additional cosponsors: Senator Robert Casey…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on April 19, 2013 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments


For immediate release:, the premiere social networking website for cigar aficionados, announces the addition of CigarChat to its weekly live show lineup. The show will be aired exclusively on Cigar Federation every Thursday beginning April 18 at 4pm PST.

CigarChat is co-hosted and  co-founded by Robby Rasmussen and Logan Lawler. The industry insight and humorous dynamic between Rob and Logan have quickly propelled the…


Added by Cigar Federation on April 12, 2013 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Just Announced - Special Guest added to 2013 Tour de Panacea

2013 Tour de Panacea Update - Special Guest Announced


Troy Mason will be offering autographed copies of his debut novel OUTLAW at Potomac Point Winery on Sunday, May 26 as part of the 2013 Tour de Panacea.  He is a retired United States Marine, Iraq War Veteran, and an avid biker,…


Added by Ron Barker on March 26, 2013 at 8:08am — No Comments

Press Release: Davidoff Launches Short Pleasures Assortment

Basel, January 2013. Finding time to chill out can sometimes be a challenge. Davidoff’s new “Short Pleasures” Assortment responds to the rising need of aficionados to be able to enjoy a short, pleasing break in their hectic everyday lives. The assortment of four cigars composed of the Davidoff “Grand Cru” No. 5, Davidoff “Entreacto”, Davidoff “Millennium Blend” Short Robusto and Davidoff “Puro d’Oro” Gorditos create a symphony that allows the right cigar to be enjoyed at the…


Added by RobbyRas on February 14, 2013 at 11:13am — No Comments

SneakPeek- Ezra Zion JAMAIS Band Design

Ezra Zion Cigars announced this week that they are set to rename the Inception to JAMAIS Vu.  You can get all the details in the Press Release posted here: JAMAIS Vu Press Release.

ChrisKyle and …


Added by RobbyRas on February 10, 2013 at 1:14pm — 1 Comment

Re-Branding "INCEPTION" as "JAMAIS VU"

Ezra Zion Cigar Company, recipients of multiple Cigar of the Year Awards for 2012, are re-branding their inaugural cigar release, INCEPTION. The name of the blend will be changed to JAMAIS VU.

Chris Kelly explains, "After being cleared for use by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, we went into furious production on INCEPTION. Come to find out, the USPTO failed to inform us of another company that was using the same name and ended up awarding them the trademark… Continue

Added by Ezra Zion Cigar Company on February 8, 2013 at 6:28pm — No Comments

Press Release: Nomad Cigars Joins the House of Emilio

January 4, 2012 – Fred Rewey, owner of Nomad Cigar Company, makers of Nomad cigars manufactured in Dominican Republic, and Gary Griffith, owner of Emilio Cigars, announced today that they have entered into a distribution agreement. 

Under this arrangement, Emilio Cigars sales staff will bring the Nomad Cigar line to market while Fred Rewey will continue to focus on product development, brand expansion, and manufacturing.

Nomad Cigar Company was started by Rewey in 2012 and…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on January 4, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Press Release: Emilio Cigars Launch Los Regalos Quetzal

Gary Griffith of Emilio Cigars announced this morning that the first blend of the Los Regalos series, "Quetzal", made in Esteli, Nicaragua will begin shipping immediately.

"These cigars are being produced in a new factory for Emilio Cigars, and we are excited to have formed this new partnership," he said.

There will be a total of 4 blends in the series, as well as a limited edition cigar made entirely from 2006 harvest tobaccos.

"The Robusto, Toro, and Torpedo sizes are…


Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on December 28, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

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