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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cigar News: Mombacho Responds to Trademark Dispute Ruling

July 10, 2018--On July 6, 2018 the United States Patent and Trademark Office released their ruling on Mombacho Cigars’ 2015 petition for cancelation of Tropical Tobacco’s registration on the Principal Register for the mark MOMBACHO for “cigars” on the grounds of abandonment.



The USPTO dismissed the petition on the basis that Mombacho Cigars did not prove that Tropical Tobacco did not sell bona fide quantities of MOMBACHO branded cigars for three consecutive years (Tropical…

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Cigar News: Undercrown Dojo Dogma Returning at IPCPR 2018

July 9, 2018--Drew Estate announces the Undercrown Dojo Dogma will be returning to Drew Diplomat Humidors across the United States. “Dogma” was created originally to celebrate the one year anniversary of the online cigar community Cigar Dojo, a mobile application available on the Apple iTunes Store and Google Play Store. Undercrown Dojo Dogma will be displayed in Drew Estate’s Booth at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, held July 14-17, 2018 in Las Vegas…

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Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Unveils Cinco Decadas

July 6, 2018--Because fifty years as pioneers and leaders of the Nicaraguan cigar industry deserve a superb tribute, Joya de Nicaragua is proud to present Cinco Decadas. A cigar not only made with an exclusive collection of tobaccos but also with fifty years of accumulated knowledge, experience and resilience unique to the first tobacco factory to craft premium handmade cigars in Nicaragua.





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Cigar News: Fratello Announces Navetta Inverso

July 6, 2018-- Omar de Frias is proud to announce the debut of Navetta Inverso at this year’s IPCPR.  Translated “inversed shuttle” in Italian, Navetta Inverso is all about us using the same tobaccos we used under Navetta but literally inversing all the tobaccos.  The result of this change was incredible. 

 

It does not cease to amaze me how one leaf of tobacco can change a blend entirely.  In our case we changed it all.” Said de Frias. …

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Cigar News: Mombacho Ships Cosecha 2013

July 5, 2018--Mombacho Cigars S.A. announced today that the highly anticipated Cosecha 2013 has shipped to the United States. Cosecha 2013 is a vintage Nicaraguan puro and will be available at select cigar retailers in the near future. The shipment of this special cigar was delayed nearly two months due to the turmoil currently engulfing the country of Nicaragua. The cigars will be distributed to retailers around the world once they reach the US.



Cosecha is…

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Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces Joya Silver

The Joya line-up represents the adventurous and non-traditional side of the Most Nicaraguan Cigar. With it, JDN has pushed the limits of our factory and showcased the many sides of our people and products, varying from mellow and flavorful blends like Joya Cabinetta, going through fun and friendly cigars like Joya Red, and more sophisticated complex like Black.



The national release of Joya Silver is a shining representation in the Joya family of our…

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Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces Release Details For KFC Sweets

July 3, 2018--Drew Estate announces the IPCPR national release of Kentucky Fire Cured Sweets. Kentucky Fire Cured Sweets is a twist on the Kentucky Fire Cured Blend with a sweetened, savory tip. Kentucky Fire Cured Sweets 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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Cigar News: Island Lifestyle Importers Launching 2 New Tommy Bahama Lighters at IPCPR 2018

July 2, 2018--Island Lifestyle Importers is introducing two new Tommy Bahama lighters at this year’s International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Convention in Las Vegas. 



The…

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Cigar News: Ventura Expanding Archetype Series with Archetype Fantasy Miniseries at IPCPR 2018

July 2, 2018--The next chapter of the popular Archetype saga is set to be revealed this July, at the 2018 IPCPR show. Continuing the narrative of the hero’s journey, this three-cigar series unveils new details of the overarching story, a flavorful new tangent to be smoked and savored.

Crystals, Curses, and Cloaks, the cigars of the Archetype Fantasy Miniseries, have been custom-crafted and blended with rich, premium tobaccos at the acclaimed Oliva factory. Specifics…

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Cigar News: Ohana Cigars expanding with Left Hand Cigar Company at IPCPR 2018

July 2, 2018--Press Release: Left Hand Cigar Co is going to be the newest addition to the Familia Rodriguez Tobacos LLC, which is also the parent company of Ohana Cigars.

Left Hand Cigar Co. cigars will be produced under the supervision of Noel Rojas in Nicaragua, at a new undisclosed Factory where Ohana, as well as Noel’s personal projects are being manufactured. We are also excited to announce that in the near future, most of Ohana and Left Hand Cigar Co.…

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Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces IPCPR Exclusive Cedrus "The Hogan"

July 2, 2018--Discover CEDRUS by Southern Draw Cigars – only at IPCPR 2018.

A cigars ability to be different things to different people – and to be – in effect, the cornerstone of a tribute – was the starting point for the fifth core blend from Southern Draw Cigars.

We continue the Southern Draw Cigars tradition of sharing our faith, embracing the flora around us and by offering tribute to those people that have most inspired our family, through the branding…

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Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces Factory Smokes Bundle Line

June 29, 2018--Drew Estate announces today the national launch of “Factory Smokes by Drew Estate,” a collection of four blends, in four different sizes at a very friendly price point. Factory Smokes Maduro; Factory Smokes Shade; Factory Smokes Sun Grown; and Factory Smokes Sweet will be displayed in Drew Estate’s Booth at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow held, July 14-17, 2018 in Las Vegas Nevada.



Skillfully manufactured at La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate, alongside the same…

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Cigar News: Cornelius & Anthony to Release The Gent & Mistress

June 29, 2018--Cornelius & Anthony Premium Cigars is proud to release The Gent and Mistress lines at this summer’s 2018 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas. Both The Gent and Mistress are produced at the La Zona factory in Estelí, Nicaragua.

Both lines will be released in 4 sizes and presented in boxes of 20. The Gent and Mistress are limited production releases only available to retailers attending the 2018 IPCPR. They will be available again next summer,…

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