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Cigar News: Ventura Ships Archetype Mini-Series

October 16, 2018 – Ventura Cigars is pleased to announce that the Archetype Mini-series is now shipping to tobacconists all over the United States. This 3-cigar collection- Crystals, Curses, and Cloaks- was released with fanfare in July 2018 at IPCPR, and instantly caught the eyes of the industry for its unique blends and backstory. And it’s now available for consumers on their own quest for standout cigars.…

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Added by Trippopolis on October 16, 2018 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Drew Estate Ships Florida Sun Grown Limited Edition Trunk Press

October 15, 2018--Drew Estate announces today the shipping of the Florida Sun Grown Limited Edition Trunk Press Toro to Drew Diplomat retailers across the nation. 



This prized cigar features a unique blend different from the core line as the Trunk-Press Toro utilizes a Connecticut River Valley Broadleaf wrapper, Mexican binder, with one full leaf of Florida…

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Added by Trippopolis on October 15, 2018 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Emilio Cigars ships Grimalkin Halloween Edition

October 1, 2018 — Emilio Cigars is pleased to announce the release of the Grimalkin Halloween Edition: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.

Grimalkin Halloween Edition will be available in limited quantities at select retailers beginning this week.

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Added by Trippopolis on October 2, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments

Cigar News: Drew Estate Rereleases Liga Privada Pork Beli for Hyde Park Cigars

September 19, 2018--Drew Estate announces today the shipping of the Liga Privada Unico Pork Beli, an exclusive to Hyde Park Cigars in Chicago, IL.



The Liga Privada Unico Pork Beli features a rich Connecticut River Valley Broadleaf wrapper, a spicy Brazilian Mata Fina binder and all Nicaraguan filler. Connoisseurs of Liga Privada will appreciate the depth of flavor and aroma, illustrated in this yearly offering. Master Blender Willy Herrera chose to use the same…

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Added by Trippopolis on September 19, 2018 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Room101 and Cigar Dojo Collaborate on [untitled] Project

September 14, 2018 — Denver, CO – Introducing the [untitled] Room101 Cigar Dojo Collaboration—one of the most unorthodox cigar collaborations from Cigar Dojo (aka “The Dojo") to date.

On a special impromptu episode of Cigar Dojo’s Smoke Night LIVE in February 2016,…

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Added by Trippopolis on September 15, 2018 at 9:25pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Ezra Zion Buys Nomad Cigar Company

September 13, 2018--In the open letter found below, Nomad Cigar Company founder and owner Fred Rewey announced this morning that Nomad Cigar Company has been sold to Ezra Zion(who also owns Cigar Federation).

"When I started Nomad in 2012, I had no idea where it would go. I was just another cigar enthusiast with an eagerness to learn more about the process in a hands-on fashion.

In my case, with an extensive marketing background, the…

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Added by Trippopolis on September 13, 2018 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Cigar News: Providencia Cigars Announces "The Hostage"

September 12, 2018--Providencia Cigars is pleased to announce the release of The Hostage, the company’s latest limited production launch. The Hostage is the 4th production blend for the young Texas cigar company and it promises to be as bold as the story behind the name.

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Added by Trippopolis on September 12, 2018 at 11:42am — No Comments

Cigar News: Drew Estate Ships Liga Privada No. 9 and T52 Line Extensions

August 28, 2018--Drew Estate announces today that the IPCPR Release of line extensions to the Liga Privada No. 9 and T52 Brand are shipping to Drew Diplomat Retailers nationwide this week.





The No. 9 and T52 Corona Viva, Short Panatela, and Petit corona are being introduced as core sizes of the No. 9 and T52 lines, featuring the Liga…

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Added by Trippopolis on August 28, 2018 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Sam Morales Resigns as Director of Marketing of Drew Estate

Drew Estate, The Rebirth of Cigars, a global manufacturer and distributor of premium cigars announced today that Sam Morales, Director of Marketing, has resigned from the company to pursue other interests. Morales will be actively working to transition his work and responsibilities at the company over the next several weeks. The Executive Team of Drew Estate has begun its search for a new head of Marketing.





Mr. Morales is a five-year Drew Estate veteran,…

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Added by Trippopolis on August 23, 2018 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Camacho Introduces A Throwdown For The Barrel-Ages

Camacho, the world’s leading brand of bold cigars, challenges you to stand with your Barrel-Aged Brothers and
fight for your spirit. This is Bourbon vs. Rum, Camacho style. From the Great Smoky Mountains of Kentucky to the sweet volcanic soil of Nicaragua, we’re bringing you bold barrel-aged blends that’ll kick you right in the taste buds.
Having first pioneered and perfected the art of aging Original Corojo…
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Added by Trippopolis on August 22, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Protocol Themis Corona Gorda Heading to Famous Smoke Shop

August 22, 2018--Cubariqueño Cigar Co has announced that the Protocol Themis will be launching in a Corona Gorda size as a shop exclusive for Famous Smoke Shop.

As always, the cigars are being produced at Erik Espinosa's La Zona factory in Esteli, Nicaragua and consists of an…

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Added by Trippopolis on August 22, 2018 at 11:31am — No Comments

Cigar News: Nicaraguan Chamber of Tobacco Cancels Puro Sabor 2019

August 20, 2018--The Nicaraguan Chamber of Tobacco has announced today that the 2019 Puro Sabor Nicaraguan Cigar Festival has been canceled.  While they did not state a specific reason for the cancellation, it is likely due to the continued unrest, which started in April of 2018.…

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Added by Trippopolis on August 20, 2018 at 5:01pm — 2 Comments

Cigar News: Fratello Lauching Oro Churchill as Store Exclusive

August 20, 2018--Omar de Frias is proud to announce the Fratello Oro Churchill as an exclusive cigar to Leesburg Cigar and Pipe.  Located in Northern Virginia, Leesburg Cigar is celebrating 30 years in the premium cigar industry with this exclusive. 

 

Featured in a 6 ¼ x 47, the initial run of the Oro Churchill will be 150 Boxes of 20 cigars with an MSRP of $8.75 per cigar. 

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Added by Trippopolis on August 20, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Black Label Trading Company Launches 2018 Morphine

July 30, 2018 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce its Fifth Anniversary release of MORPHINE: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at BLTC’s own factory, Fabrica Oveja Negra.

This release commemorates the Fifth Anniversary of both the company and its first limited release, Morphine. To celebrate the Anniversary the Lancero features a barber pole with Ecuador Maduro and San Andres Wrappers. The Short Robusto comes in Box Press and the original release Corona vitola…

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Added by Trippopolis on July 30, 2018 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Cigar News: Mombacho Expands Distribution Globally and Reveals New Liga Maestro Packaging

July 25, 2018--Mombacho Cigars S.A. has broadened its international reach by adding distributers in four new countries. Germany, Japan, Mexico and Norway are now among the 16 countries where Mombacho Cigars are sold.



Awareness of our brand is not only growing in the US, but internationally as well,” said Robert Rasmussen, Brand Manager of Mombacho Cigars. “Our cigars can now be found in 16 countries worldwide and we are working diligently to…

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Cigar News: Drew Estate Reveals The Liga Privada H99

July 12, 2018--Drew Estate announces today that Liga Privada H99 Connecticut Corojo will join the Liga Privada No. 9 and Liga Privada T52 brand family. Liga Privada H99 Connecticut Corojo will be displayed in Drew Estate’s Booth at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow held, July 14-17, 2018 in Las Vegas Nevada.



Patience and a never-ending drive to craft the world’s most exceptional cigars are deeply rooted in the 10 year history of Liga Privada. Maintaining the…

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Added by Trippopolis on July 12, 2018 at 2:20pm — 1 Comment

Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces Small Ring Gauge Liga Privadas and Nasty Fritas

July 11, 2018--Drew Estate announces the Corona Viva, Short Panatela, and Petit Corona vitola extensions for Liga Privada No. 9 and T52, as well as the Unico Serie Nasty Fritas will be available for Drew Diplomat Retailers. Each of the DDRP releases will be displayed in Drew Estate’s Booth at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow held, July 14-17, 2018 in Las Vegas Nevada.…

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Added by Trippopolis on July 11, 2018 at 2:11pm — 1 Comment

Review: Espinosa Wasabi

Named for the spicy green condiment, and originally announced as part of the Espinosa Lounge exclusive Backroom Series, The Espinosa Wasabi was relaunched this year with a limited run of 500 10-count boxes.  

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Added by Trippopolis on July 11, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Cigar News: Villiger Adds La Vencedora Gordo

July 11, 2018--Villiger Cigars, which is celebrating its 130 year Anniversary, unveiled its first ever full-bodied Villiger Cigar brand, the Villiger La Vencedora in early 2018. Villiger Cigars will now unveil the Villiger La Vencedora “Gordo” which is a new 6X60 size vitola at the 2018 IPCPR in Las Vegas. Reviews by consumers and media alike have been strong as the Villiger La Vencedora received a 92 rating by CigarSnob Magazine, a 92 Four Star rating by Cigar Journal, and…

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Added by Trippopolis on July 11, 2018 at 10:52am — No Comments

Cigar News: Herrera Esteli Gets a Fresh Look, Reveals Brazilian Maduro and Full Miami Line

July 10, 2018--Today Drew Estate announces the rebranding of the Herrera Esteli flagship brand, as well as the national release of the Herrera Esteli Brazilian Maduro and Herrera Esteli Miami. The entire, updated Herrera Esteli brand will be displayed in Drew Estate’s Booth at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, held July 14-17, 2018 in Las Vegas Nevada.…

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