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Cigar News: Premium Cigar Association Pushes CigarCon to 2021

August 21, 2019--The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) has announced that plans for CigarCon, a consumer event held in conjunction with its annual convention and trade show, will not take place in 2020 and will be considered for 2021. In addition to the date change, the PCA has also created a sub-committee to focus exclusively on CigarCon and expects participation from all classes of retailer and associate membership.

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Added by Trippopolis on August 21, 2019 at 11:16am — No Comments

Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces Brothers Of The Leaf Cigar

Drew Estate announces today the Rebirth of the BOTL, Brothers Of The Leaf as a Drew Diplomat Retailer brick and mortar exclusive. BOTL will be displayed in Drew Estate’s Booth at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, held June 29-July 2, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.





Harkening back to the early days of the interweb, a number of cigar communities formed that all shared one common bond, their love of the leaf. One of those early communities, BOTL.org, truly…

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Added by Trippopolis on June 25, 2019 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Drew Estate and Crowned Heads Partnering For La Coalicion

June 24, 2019--Today Drew Estate and Crowned Heads announce their partnership in the release of “La Coalicion”, manufactured by La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate and sold through Crowned Heads. “La Coalicion” will be displayed in the Crowned Heads Booth at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, held June 29-July 2, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.…

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Added by Trippopolis on June 24, 2019 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Oveja Negra Cigar Factory Forms Oveja Negra Brands

June 24, 2019--Oveja Negra Brands announces its arrival to the premium cigar industry. Consisting of Black Label Trading Company, Black Works Studio, Emilio Cigars, and Dissident, each brand maintains its own unique identity while combining talents and resources to bring a formidable representation and marketing strategy to the cigar world.…

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Added by Trippopolis on June 24, 2019 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Aganorsa Leaf following up Guardian of The Farm with Nightwatch

June 19, 2019--Aganorsa Leaf has announced the  follow-up to the award-winning Guardia of the Farm, named the Guardian of the Farm Nightwatch.



Guardian of the Farm Nightwatch is a darker, more intense version of the award winning blend created by our own Max Fernandez and Kyle Gellis of Warped Cigars.

Working alone…

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Added by Trippopolis on June 19, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Cubariqueño Announces Protocol Sir Robert Peel for IPCPR 2019

June 17, 2019--Cubariqueño Cigar Co. has announced the release of the Protocol Sir Robert Peel as a regular production release for the 2019 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas.

Produced at Erik Espinosa's La Zona Factory in Esteli, Nicaragua, Sir Robert Peel will be…

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Added by Trippopolis on June 17, 2019 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Cigar Dojo and Espinosa releasing Psychadelic Turtle This Friday!

May 31, 2019--Cigar Dojo, the first and largest social cigar app, and Espinosa Premium Cigars, a leader in the craft cigar space, announce 'Psychedelic Turtle,' a mind-bending project that tastes as loud as it looks.

Espinosa Premium Cigars, led by one of the most engaging personalities in the world of premium…

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Added by Trippopolis on June 3, 2019 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Miami Cigar & Company Brings Back Don Lino Africa For IPCPR 2019

May 28, 2019--Miami Cigar & Company announced on Tuesday morning that the legendary Don Lino Africa line

will be showcased at IPCPR 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.



"Anyone that knows Nestor knows his love of travel, and years ago his travels to the African continent inspired his creation of Don Lino Africa", said Jason Wood, Miami Cigar & Company Vice President. "Africa was an extremely popular line for us, and it made sense as part…

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Added by Trippopolis on May 28, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

Cigar News: Fratello Launches Imperfect Pairings YouTube Channel

May 22nd, 2019--Omar de Frias has announced the launch of a new YouTube Channel, Imperfect Pairings. “I have been working on this concept for years. I have been looking to pair my cigars with uncommon food or drinks such as oysters, tomato sauce, kombucha and tea amongst other things. Our viewers will have incredible content and learn what to pair or not pair with our cigars.” Said de Frias.…

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Added by Trippopolis on May 23, 2019 at 11:39am — No Comments

Cigar News: Emilio Cigars Brings Back The AF1 and AF2

May 14, 2019 — Emilio Cigars releases into general production the AF1 and AF2; hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.



This is the first release of this line since the collaboration between Emilio Cigars and Black Label Trading Company (BLTC) was announced in January. The artwork and blending for these…

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Added by Trippopolis on May 14, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua announces 2019 TAA Exclusives

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 — Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente, the TAA Exclusive featured in 2018 at Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic is now available again for all Tobacconist Association of America retailers around the country. This year, it is coming to stores with an additional promotional item, a 5-pack of Selección de Torcedor 2019, that is already being shipped to all stores that have ordered the Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente.

The Antaño Gran Reserva…

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Added by Trippopolis on May 8, 2019 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Trinidad Launching Espiritu This June

May 8, 2019--Altadis U.S.A., maker of world-renowned premium cigars is introducing Trinidad Espiritu – a collaborative effort with tobacco prodigy A.J. Fernandez – to deliver adult cigar connoisseurs the spirit of vintage Latin Caribbean culture through a series of special events nationwide.

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Added by Trippopolis on May 8, 2019 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Diesel Formally Announces Whiskey Row Sherry Cask

April 24, 2019--Diesel Cigars and Rabbit Hole Bourbon have reignited their partnership with Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask, a new, three-cigar collection shipping to all channels on June 3, 2019.

 

Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask is a cigar with epic depth and sublime flavor. Developed by Justin Andrews, blended by AJ Fernandez…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 26, 2019 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Debonaire House Launches Exclusive Shade-Grown Indian Motorcycle for Canada

Debonaire House and Indian Motorcycle® announce the Indian Motorcycle® Cigars Connecticut Shade, launching in May as an exclusive for Canadian retailers through distribution partner Brigham 1906.

Re-introduced into the premium cigar market in 2015, Indian Motorcycle Cigars is a licensed product between Debonaire House & Indian Motorcycle /…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 16, 2019 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Cigar News: BLK_WKS Announces 2019 Release of S&R

April 9, 2019 — Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of S&R: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra. S&R will be available at select BLK WKS retailers for a limited time.

We are very excited for the second release of S&R. This cigar represents the broad spectrum of cigars…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 10, 2019 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Espinosa Releases Laranja Reserva Escuro

April 4, 2019--Espinosa Premium Cigars today released its long awaited Laranja Reserva Escuro.  The Escuro is the 2nd release in the Laranja Series.

Said Erik Espinosa, “We teased the Escuro, at our annual La Zona Palooza event this past November 2018. I was just overwhelmed with…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 4, 2019 at 4:58pm — No Comments

Cigar News: United Cigar Announces El Tallo

April 1, 2019--United Cigar is introducing a first-of-its-kind cigar that has been in the works for over 5 year now and we believe its time has finally come.  A five tobacco blend surrounded by a Sumatra binder and an Ecuadorian wrapper might not sound that different but El Tallo is the first cigar to use all stems as the filler. 

El Tallo is handmade in the Dominican Republic at Tabacalera Magia Cubana by master blender Jose Dominguez. …

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Added by Trippopolis on April 1, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Rob Rasmussen Joins Cigar Dojo!

March 22, 2019--Cigar Dojo announces the addition of Rob Rasmussen to the writing and contribution team.

Starting today, Rob will begin contributing to Cigar Dojo's cigar reviews, with the future potential of expanding into the space of live content, news, and more.…

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Added by Trippopolis on March 25, 2019 at 11:15am — No Comments

Cigar News: Mombacho Announces International Tour

March 19, 2019--Mombacho Cigars, manufacturer of premium boutique cigars based in Granada, Nicaragua announced today five tastings in the Dominican Republic, which kick off its first international tour of 2019, always in its best interest to support the education of the culture of the tobacco and cigars globally.



Claudio Sgroi, Master Blender and President of Mombacho Cigars, will share valuable details of the history, science, culture and art that are hidden…

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Added by Trippopolis on March 19, 2019 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Diesel Follows Up Whiskey Row With "Hair Of The Dog"

March 18, 2019--Diesel is rolling out Hair of the Dog, a limited-edition release that’s hitting retail this month.

 

Developed by AJ Fernandez with Justin Andrews and handcrafted at Tabacalera AJ Fernandez in Esteli, Nicaragua, Diesel Hair of the Dog is a medium-to-full-bodied smoke with earthy flavor, notes of pepper and a…

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Added by Trippopolis on March 18, 2019 at 6:54pm — No Comments

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