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News: Southern Draw Rose of Sharon Lancero Available at Famous Smoke Shop NOW!

January 15, 2018--Southern Draw Cigars have announced that the Rose of Sharon Lancero is launching exclusively with Famous Smoke Shop today, but will be available from other retailers in the future.  Buy the cigars HERE, or read the full press release below.…

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Added by Trippopolis on January 15, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Press Release: Providencia Cigars Announces The Trinitas

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…

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Added by Trippopolis on January 2, 2018 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Cigar Federation Top 25 Cigars Of 2017

The time has come again for everyone to release their favorite 25 cigars of the year.   This is my first time handling the top 25 list at CigFed, so in the interest of transparency, I’d like to explain how we arrived at it before getting into the list.…

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Added by Trippopolis on December 22, 2017 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Press Release: Mombacho's Casa Favilli Was The Most Visited Cigar Factory In Nicaragua In 2017

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…

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Added by Trippopolis on December 20, 2017 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Press Release: Davidoff USA Appoints Dylan Austin As VP of Sales and Marketing

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…

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Added by Trippopolis on December 15, 2017 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Press Release: Villiger Unveils New Packaging For La Libertad

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.…

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Added by Trippopolis on December 14, 2017 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Press Release: Black Label Trading Company Ships 3rd Release of Deliverance Nocturne

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…

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Added by Trippopolis on December 11, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Press Release: Robania Tobacco Family Partners With The Burmese Tobacco Trading Company

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…

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Added by Trippopolis on December 7, 2017 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Press Release: Drew Estate And Small Batch Cigar Announce New Herrera Esteli Inktome

December 1, 2017--Drew Estate announces today the launch of the second release of Herrera Estelí Inktome, the Exception. The Herrera Esteli Inktome is a Tienda Exclusiva or shop exclusive for smallbatchcigar.com.  



In 2016, the initial release of the Herrera Esteli Inktome received much fanfare utilizing a higher priming darker Ecuador Habano wrapper. After blending the initial…

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Added by Trippopolis on December 1, 2017 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Press Release: Southern Draw Cigars & Famous Smoke Shop Partner For New QuickDraw Corona Gorda

November 29th, 2017--Two American, family-owned cigar businesses have partnered for an exciting new cigar release.

 

Southern Draw Cigars, a Veteran-owned premium cigar brand, proudly announces a new addition to their QuickDraw line of cigars: a…

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Added by Trippopolis on November 29, 2017 at 8:32pm — No Comments

Press Release: Terence Reilly Joins Casa Fernandez

November 28, 2017--After his departure from Quesada Cigars last month, Casa Fernandez has announced that Terence Reilly has joined the company as National Sales Manager, effective December 1st. 

I cannot tell you how exited I am to join the CASA FERNANDEZ team,” said Terence Reilly. “The AGANORSA / CASA FERNANDEZ conglomerate has often been described as a ‘sleeping giant,’ and I look forward to helping the company reach its full potential. Stay…

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Added by Trippopolis on November 29, 2017 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Altadis Announces Montecristo x Crowned Heads Collaboration

 November 15, 2017--In its first collaboration with renowned boutique manufacturer Crowned Heads,Altadis U.S.A. is expanding its portfolio with the release of Montecristo Ciudad de Música, avibrant and luxurious blend.

 

“Ciudad de Música is a contemporary take on classic Montecristo selections, reflecting the creative ideology and artisanal quality of the Crowned Heads brand,” Altadis U.S.A. said in announcing the new release. “This…

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Added by Trippopolis on November 15, 2017 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Altadis Announces Montecristo x Crowned Heads Collaboration

 November 15, 2017--In its first collaboration with renowned boutique manufacturer Crowned Heads,Altadis U.S.A. is expanding its portfolio with the release of Montecristo Ciudad de Música, avibrant and luxurious blend.

 

“Ciudad de Música is a contemporary take on classic Montecristo selections, reflecting the creative ideology and artisanal quality of the Crowned Heads brand,” Altadis U.S.A. said in announcing the new release. “This…

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Added by Trippopolis on November 15, 2017 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Press Release: Fernando Zacarias steps down as National Sales Manager at Espinosa Premium Cigars

November 8th, 2017--Espinosa Premium Cigars announced today that Fernando Zacarias has left his post as National Sales Manager effective immediately.



Mr. Zacarias served as National Sales Manager for approximately three years and was actively involved in much of the company’s expansion and national exposure during that timeframe.



"Espinosa Premium Cigars wishes Mr. Zacarias much success and happiness in his future endeavors and thank…

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Added by Trippopolis on November 8, 2017 at 6:08pm — No Comments

Terence Reilly Departing From Quesada

October 30th, 2017--Quesada Cigars announced this morning that Terence Reilly will be resigning from his position as National Sales Manager. His last day with the company will be October 31st, 2017. 

Regarding his departure, Terence commented “After much thought and sleepless nights, I have decided to resign my position at Quesada Cigars to explore new opportunities for my professional growth. The company is heading in a new direction and I wish them much…

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Added by Trippopolis on October 30, 2017 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Press Release: Drew Estate Announces Liga Privada UF-4 Launching Tonight

October 26, 2017--Drew Estate has announce that the newest release of the Liga Privada Unico UF-4 will be launching this evening at Casa De Montecristo in Countryside, IL, during their annual Halloween Party with Jonathan Drew.  For more details, check out the press release below.





The Liga Privada Unico UF-4 features a lush Connecticut Habano wrapper, Brazillian binder and fillers from Honduras and Nicaragua; all…

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Added by Trippopolis on October 26, 2017 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Press Release: Villiger Adds Manuel Garcia To International Handmade Cigar Division

October 23rd, 2017--Villiger Cigars proudly announces that Manuel Garcia will join the Villiger International Handmade Cigar Division. This announcement comes as the company continues to bolster its rapidly growing premium handmade cigar presence in the market place,

 

Manuel Garcia gained global recognition as the Commercial Vice President of Habanos S.A. As the head of sales and marketing for 15 years at Habanos S.A., Morejon visited over 100 countries,…

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Added by Trippopolis on October 23, 2017 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Press Release: Mombacho Ships Cosecha 2012

Mombacho Cigars, S. A. announced today that their Cosecha 2012, has begun shipping to retailers after its release at the 2017 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas, NV.  Mombacho also announced that their popular Mombachito will begin shipping in new 10-count and 50-count boxes.



The Cosecha…

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Added by Trippopolis on October 18, 2017 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

Press Release: Black Label Trading Company Announces Second Release of Santa Muerte

October 11, 2017 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce the second annual release of SANTA MUERTE: Hand crafted in Esteli at Fabrica Oveja Negra.

 

Santa Muerte is being released Friday, October 13th, to commemorate the upcoming Day of the Dead. 

 

This is our second release of Santa…

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Added by Trippopolis on October 11, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Review: Pappy Van Winkle Tradition Toro

If you’re a bourbon drinker, chances are that you’ve heard the name Pappy Van Winkle, but chances are equally high that you’ve never gotten to sample any of their bourbons.  The legendary bourbon has a huge following, with demand that outstrips the supply by orders of magnitude.

 

In 2014, the Van Winkle family began a partnership with Drew Estate to create a brand of cigars exclusively for sale from the…

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Added by Trippopolis on October 10, 2017 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

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