Matt Ross's Blog – January 2014 Archive (10)

Press Release: Miami Cigar Commemorates 25th Anniversary With Limited Edition Humidor

MIAMI, FL – Twenty-five years ago Nestor and Mariana Miranda began distributing cigars out of the trunk of their car, visiting accounts that Nestor had built relationships with through his many years in the liquor business. Never in their wildest dreams would they have thought that twenty-five years later their hard work and…


Added by Matt Ross on January 23, 2014 at 4:48pm — No Comments

My Week (In Smoking) In Review - 1/21/14

I should really call this "My Past 2 Weeks in Review" as I haven't posted since 1/7.  With the winter weather in full bloom here in NJ (and a foot of snow expected today), smoking has taken a backseat.  I'll post this as it makes sense to highlight cigars I think need some highlighting.  It will be sporadic, but it is what it is.  The real reviewers on Cigar Federation will keep you in the loop to give you your review fix.  With that out of the way, let's go through what I've enjoyed over…


Added by Matt Ross on January 21, 2014 at 7:55am — No Comments

Press Release: Felix Assouline Cigars to Make Official Cigar Collection for "2SaintS"

Felix Assouline Cigars (FAC)makers of premium cigar brands EGO, Havana Sunrise Reserve, Ringo and Something Special, is proud to announce it has been selected by Frédéric Saint Romain, President of French jewelry maker Tournaire, (French established brand for the last 40 years, with its main boutique located 7 place Vendôme, Paris, France) to make the official cigar collection for the “2SaintS” men’s accessory brand (“2 Saints” (Paris – New…


Added by Matt Ross on January 20, 2014 at 3:38pm — No Comments

[Press Release] La Palina Announces Ultimate Cigar Experience!


La Palina cigars announces a Video Contest to win the ultimate upscale cigar experience in New York City. The contest winner and guest will join Bill Paley, La Palina, and industry insiders for a private dinner with Emeril Lagasse at the historic Nat Sherman…


Added by Matt Ross on January 17, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Press Release: Oettinger Davidoff AG establishes company in Spain

Oettinger Davidoff AG, the worldwide leading manufacturer of premium cigars, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, is terminating the collaboration with its current Spanish partner Proein SA. In future, the distribution of Oettinger Davidoff products in Spain will be handled by the wholly-owned subsidiary “Davidoff of Geneva Iberia”. This company will continue to employ the Proein SA workforce.

Basel, 15 January 2014 – Oettinger Davidoff AG is…


Added by Matt Ross on January 15, 2014 at 6:49am — No Comments

Press Release: Azan Cigars to Begin 2014 With the Unveiling of Their Ad Campaign

(Miami, Florida) January 13, 2013— Azan Cigars by Roberto Duran Premium Cigars begins 2014 with a bang as they unveil an ad campaign this week which highlights Azan’s outstanding quality and unique progressive flavor construction technique.
Roberto Pelayo Duran unveiled Azan Cigars at the 2013 IPCPR in Las Vegas promising to introduce a line of cigars that offers the same quality, construction, and detail which he exceeded from those he supervised…

Added by Matt Ross on January 14, 2014 at 3:25pm — 6 Comments

Next Generation Humidifiers from Cigar Oasis

New York, January 9th 2014 – Cigar Oasis is pleased to announce an update of its entire line of electronic humidifiers. The new units incorporate cutting edge technology and features that help today’s cigar smokers keep their cigars fresh without the hassle of constant monitoring. Cigar Oasis, the original developer and leading manufacturer of electronic humidifiers for the cigar industry, has once again raised the bar for active, controlled humidification for…


Added by Matt Ross on January 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

My Week (In Smoking) In Review - 1/7/14

Its been a while since I last posted a Week in Review here - about a month and a half actually!  Through a combination of holidays, NJ winter weather and the Cigar Federation Top Cigars of 2013, I just chose to forego posting this blog, but I think its time to bring it back!  I've smoked a lot of cigars over the past several weeks so I won't highlight them all, but I'll pull a few interesting ones out to…


Added by Matt Ross on January 7, 2014 at 4:36pm — 6 Comments

Press Release: Nomad Cigar Company Releases Two New S-307 Sizes

Estelí, Nicaragua (Jan 6, 2014) – Nomad Cigar Company is pleased to announce the release of two additional sizes to the S-307 cigar line.   
The S-307, a box pressed Sumatra wrapped cigar, was originally released in late 2013 in three sizes and enjoyed significant success from the start – landing on several “Best of 2013” lists. 
The initial sizes in 2013 were: 
Toro (6×50)

Robusto (5×50) and

Torpedo (6 1/2 x…

Added by Matt Ross on January 6, 2014 at 8:10am — 3 Comments

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