Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars Announces Exclusive TX, LA, and OK Rep

Hiram & Solomon Cigars announced today that Jennifer Nichole will be the company’s exclusive representative for Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma regions. Jennifer has been a brand ambassador for a number of brands over the past few years and has spent extensive time on the road traveling to lounges and cigar events across the United States Read more about Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars Announces Exclusive TX, LA, and OK Rep[…]

Cigar Review: Joya De Nicaruagua Número Uno – Rated 97

During the 2019 PCA Trade Show, the Drew Estate booth was showcasing a very special cigar from Joya De Nicaragua known as the Número Uno “Obras Maestros”. This cigar was part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the company. Prior to this release, the cigar was previously the one the company gave out by Nicaraguan Read more about Cigar Review: Joya De Nicaruagua Número Uno – Rated 97[…]

Cigar News: Crux Cigars Hires First Direct Sales Executive

After more than a half a decade in the premium cigar business, Crux Cigars announced today they have hired their first direct Sales Executive, Sam Ventura. Mr. Ventura will cover the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas territory of the US. The company stated that Sam’s roll will include servicing existing retail partners and hosting events, Read more about Cigar News: Crux Cigars Hires First Direct Sales Executive[…]

Cigar News: La Flor Dominicana Declares Support for the PCA

In an open letter to the cigar industry, Litto Gomez, owner of La Flor Dominicana has declared his support for the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show. In the introductory statement, he notes: “For 25 years since the founding of our company my wife and I have attended the trade show, and though the name Read more about Cigar News: La Flor Dominicana Declares Support for the PCA[…]

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Cigar Lifestyle: Eleven Cigars Most Talked About in 2019 – Mike Holmes

A note from Boston Jimmie Alright now – 2019 is over, cigar media have posted their top lists and the debates have begun. You may agree or disagree with the ratings, rankings, and selections on them, or then again you may not even care, but one thing every consumer should pay attention to is what Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: Eleven Cigars Most Talked About in 2019 – Mike Holmes[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Declares no Price Increase for 2020

In a press release today, Southern Draw Cigars has declared they will not have any price increases on their cigars for 2020. Sharon Holt a.k.a. The Rose of Sharon shared the company’s thought process: “We wish to avoid spending too much time on price increase (and justification) discussions with our staff and current valued retailer Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Declares no Price Increase for 2020[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw to Showcase the CEDRUS Lancero at TPE 2020

Southern Draw Cigars announced today they will be showcasing a lancero extension to their famed CEDRUS blend at the TPE 2020 Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV being held later this month. In the press release, Robert Holt, owner of Southern Draw Cigars stated: “Southern Draw Cigars has been quietly enjoying this size for several Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw to Showcase the CEDRUS Lancero at TPE 2020[…]

Cigar Review: La Sirena Aniversario Especial – Rated 85

The year 2019 was special for La Sirena Cigars founder, Arielle Ditkowich. It was the year to celebrate 10 years in the cigar business, a business she and her father Danny started back in 2009. To celebrate the event, the company reached out to Nueva Matacapan de Tabacos S.A. de C.V. in San Andrés, Mexico Read more about Cigar Review: La Sirena Aniversario Especial – Rated 85[…]

Cigar News: Stogie Road Cigars™ to Release the Sweet Grass Gringo

Greenville, SC based – Stogie Road Cigars™, has announced the release of the Sweet Grass Gringo. This 6 x 52 barber-pole style toro is the secind blend to come out of this small boutique brand and has a blend described as: Wrapper – Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade/Nicaraguan Candela Binder – Honduran Filler – Nicaraguan and Honduran Read more about Cigar News: Stogie Road Cigars™ to Release the Sweet Grass Gringo[…]

Cigar News: Famous Smoke Shop Withdraws from 2020 PCA Trade Show

In an open letter to the industry, Famous Smoke Shop President and CEO, Arthur Zaretsky, announced his 80 year old company has made the decision not to attend this year’s Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show. The letter cites reasons different than some of the others we have seen recently. Most notably is that the Read more about Cigar News: Famous Smoke Shop Withdraws from 2020 PCA Trade Show[…]

Cigar News: Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) 2020 Update

TPE 2020: New Products Releases, Streamlined Scheduling, Smart Panels, and 1 Big Party Tobacco Plus Expo 2020 (TPE 2020) is less than 2 weeks away and it is shaping up to have the largest premium cigar footprint ever. Being the first trade show of the year, TPE is happening Wednesday, January 29, 2020 through Friday, Read more about Cigar News: Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) 2020 Update[…]

Cigar Review: Crowned Heads Buckeye Land – Rated 97

Every now and then I come across a cigar that I would describe as special in multiple dimensions of flavor, construction, and burn. So when I was visiting the Crowned Heads Cigar Co. headquarters last summer, I was more than pleased when the company’s co-founder, Jon Huber, presented me with some of his company’s craft, Read more about Cigar Review: Crowned Heads Buckeye Land – Rated 97[…]

Cigar News: Kafie 1901 Brands Raising Prices in 2020

Dr. Gaby Kafie, President of Kafie Trading Company, LLC and founder of Tabacalera G. Kafie & Co. sent a letter to the industry this week announcing an across the board 5% increase on the company’s line of premium cigars. The letter in its entirety is as follows: “Kafie 1901 Brands announces a price increase of Read more about Cigar News: Kafie 1901 Brands Raising Prices in 2020[…]

Cigar News: ACE Prime Releases Diamond Edition, Dominique Wilkins Commemorative Box

As part of the roll out of ACE Prime, a new cigar distribution company, last year, one of the cigars offered in the line-up was the special Dominique Wilkins M.X.S. Signature Series cigar. Now, as Wilkins turns 60 years old, Jan 12, 2020, ACE Prime is celebrating by releasing 60 boxes of reserved, super-aged first batch Read more about Cigar News: ACE Prime Releases Diamond Edition, Dominique Wilkins Commemorative Box[…]