Matt Ross's Blog – October 2014 Archive (11)

Press Release: Emilio Cigars releases Mia Dora

Wilmington, DE  October 29, 2014
Gary Griffith of Emilio Cigars announced today yet another addition to the ever-growing portfolio of cigars available through the House of Emilio.
Mia Dora is produced by AJ Fernandez in Esteli, Nicaragua and features an Habano wrapper and Nicaraguan filler and binder.…

Added by Matt Ross on October 29, 2014 at 4:12pm — 2 Comments

Press Release: Cigar Dojo App Announces Loyalty & Rewards Program for Cigar Shops

Lakewood, Colorado (October 29, 2014) – Cigar Dojo, the social cigar app, is rolling out the all-new Loyalty & Rewards Program for brick & mortar cigar shops. With the Dojo’s huge install base and active community of cigar lovers, the new feature will take the Cigar Dojo app to a whole new level.…


Added by Matt Ross on October 29, 2014 at 11:45am — 1 Comment

Press Release: Sindicato Ships Its Newest Cigar, The Sindicato Maduro

Boca Raton, Florida – October 28th, 2014

Sindicato Cigars has shipped its newest cigar, the Sindicato Maduro, which debuted at the 2014 IPCPR. The Sindicato Maduro will be arriving at hundreds of retailers across the United States within the week.

The new…


Added by Matt Ross on October 28, 2014 at 11:08am — 1 Comment

Press Release: The Cuban Tradition Cigar Group Announces Return of Counsellor Cigars

Miami, Fl: The Cuban Tradtion Cigar Group is pleased to announce the return of Counsellor Cigars as part of the Cuban Tradition Cigar Group portfolio.

Counsellor Cigars has been a long established U.S. Cigar maker whose roots go back to 1894. T.L. Johnson Companies, LLC has registered the Counsellor Cigar brand trademark in the U.S. and the…


Added by Matt Ross on October 28, 2014 at 7:26am — No Comments

[News] Steve Saka Comments on Swisher International's Acquisition of Drew Estate

Steve Saka, former President and CEO of Drew Estate, posted the following on Facebook:

I have been getting slammed today with phone calls, texts, emails regarding Swisher's acquisition of DE. I have decided for good or bad I am going to share my thoughts.

Like every other jag off…


Added by Matt Ross on October 21, 2014 at 6:53am — 3 Comments

Press Release: Swisher International Announces Purchase Agreement to Acquire Drew Estate

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 20, 2014) — Swisher International Inc. and Drew Estate Tobacco Company disclosed today that they have entered into a definitive purchase agreement whereby Swisher International will acquire Drew Estate in its entirety. Drew Estate will continue to operate under its current management team as a subsidiary of Swisher.

“We began under the…


Added by Matt Ross on October 20, 2014 at 1:57pm — 21 Comments

Group Review: Verdict by Barrister Cigars

In the final installment of our look at the 3 different store exclusives offered by Barrister Cigars in Union, NJ, we take a look at the Verdict by Barrister Cigars today.  Our journey began about a month ago, when we provided an exclusive first look at the…


Added by Matt Ross on October 14, 2014 at 7:52am — 3 Comments

Press Release: Roberto P. Duran Premium Cigars Makes Another Bold Move As They Hire Jack Toraño

(Miami, Florida) October 9, 2014— Roberto Pelayo Duran is proud to announce that Jack Toraño of the Toraño cigar family will now oversee sales in Florida and the Caribbean for Roberto P. Duran Premium Cigars. This announcement comes only days after the announcement of the hiring of Miguel Shoedel and Frank Cuden.

Added by Matt Ross on October 9, 2014 at 11:31am — No Comments

Press Release: La Aurora to Donate 11 Cents for Every Picture Received via Social Media in Support of the Fight Against Diabetes

(Miami, FL)- October 8, 2014--One picture, eleven cents: #LA111th. La Aurora turns 111 years old today and wants to celebrate with all the smokers in the world, inviting them to toast with Guillermo and Michelle León in celebration of such a special date. That being a reason to celebrate is also a reason to “give back.”  The company has announced a target to collect funds for one of the social programs supported by La Aurora. For every picture received by the…

Added by Matt Ross on October 8, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments

Group Review: Justice by Barrister Cigars

Just about a month ago, we provided an exclusive first look at the Herrera Esteli Tienda Exclusiva for Barrister Cigars. With Barrister Cigars, located in Union, NJ, now gaining notoriety on a national scale, we wanted to delve a bit deeper into their offerings.  Beyond the Tienda Exclusiva, …


Added by Matt Ross on October 7, 2014 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Press Release: Roberto P. Duran Premium Cigars Announces Miguel Schoedel As National Sales Manager

(Miami, Florida) October 6, 2014— The cigar industry has been abuzz recently with major brands making major changes. Roberto P. Duran Premium Cigars is no different.  The company has now added Miguel Schoedel (previously at Toraño Family Cigar Company) as their National Sales Manager. Duran is also announcing the hiring of another former Toraño territory manager, Frank Cuden.

Added by Matt Ross on October 6, 2014 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

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