Isabela StarDust

Isabela StarDust to be Released November 15

November 13, 2017 Isabela Cigars, a small artisan craft cigar maker based out Miami, FL  announced today that they will officially released to market their latest creation – the Isabela StarDust Cigar on November 15, 2017. The Isabela StarDust is a 5.25 x 42 corona rolled in a barber pole style. The blend is described[…]

Stogie Press Recognized in Top 50 Cigar Blogs

Melbourne, FL November 10, 2017 Stogie Press has been recognized today as one of the top cigar blogs on the Internet by Feedspot.com   In a message from Feedspot.com, Anuj Agarwal, Founder of Feedspot noted: I would like to personally congratulate you as your blog Stogie Press has been selected by our panelist as one of[…]

Manuel Garcia

Vice President of Habanos S.A. Manuel Garcia Joins Villiger Cigars

As the world of cigars continues to evolve in the 21st century with merges, acquisitions, and collaborations, the market is just getting better. One of the most watched areas is how Cuba will be represented in this new world?  That questions has been addressed today by Villiger Cigars, as they announced Manuel Garcia, the head[…]

1502 Cigars

1502 Cigars Announces European Market Expansion

I do a lot of international travel in my business and have spent many visits to Europe including places like Germany, France, Sweden,  England,  and Belgium. Whenever I was there I would find a local  cigar shop to relax after work. I noticed over the years  the desire for other than Cuban cigars has grown[…]

Undercrown_Shade

Half Priced Drew Estate Undercrown Shade Cigars

This past Wednesday, September 20, 2017, Drew Estate Cigars  announced that there was a recent truck heist of that contained Tabak Especial Dulce Robusto and Undercrown Shade Belicoso cigars. The company has asked that if anyone sees these cigars being offered for sale by non-Drew Estate authorized suppliers or being offered for sale by any suppliers at[…]

Save the Leaf

Congress Moves Towards Premium Cigar Exemption

With all the disasters this country has seen over the past few weeks, something good came out of Washington today as the House of Representatives passed the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act of 2018, H.R. 3354. Why is that so great you ask? Well in H.R. 3354 is language that would provide a[…]

PRESS RELEASE – Boutiques Unified Expands Sales Team

PRESS RELEASE – Boutiques Unified Expands Sales Team August 22, 2017 (Vineland, NJ) — Boutiques Unified is pleased to welcome Koy Matta to the BU team. Effective immediately, Koy Matta will be representing Boutiques Unified in GA, FL, NC, SC, TN, KY, AL, and MS. Boutiques Unified distributes cigars for three long-standing boutique brands; Black[…]

Boondock PR Pic

Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) Shipping the BOONDOCK SAINT

PRESS RELEASE August 23, 2017— Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to announce the shipment of the BOONDOCK SAINT to select retailers this week. “The Boondock Saint is a perfect example of a balanced cigar. The profile is rich, complex and bold, with tons of subtle flavors. The cigar is both strong and refined,[…]

Stop the FDA

District Court Denies Public Health Groups Motion to Intervene in Lawsuit

BREAKING CIGAR NEWS The Cigar Rights of America (CRA) reports: Today, the District Court for the District Columbia rejected the motion of six public health groups to immediately intervene in the premium cigar industry’s joint lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The six groups, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Cancer Society[…]

Drew Estate Builds Across Northern Border

Drew Estate Partners with STG Canada for Exclusive Canadian Distribution Monday, August 14, 2017 — Miami, FL- Drew Estate announces today that it has appointed STG Canada as its exclusive distribution partner for both domestic and Duty-Free premium cigar markets in Canada. This partnership will be effective August 28st, 2017, Vice President of International Business[…]

Ventura Cigars Archetype Dreamstate

Please Let Me Dream – Ventura Cigars Dreamstate to be Restocked

Last year Ventura Cigars introduced a new cigar line known as the Archetype. There were 5 different blends in the line. One of those blends, the Dreamstate made #3 in our 2016 top Connecticut cigars. I suppose I was not the only one that enjoyed that blend, as Ventura Cigars has announced it is currently[…]

Nomad Cigars Heads West

PRESS RELEASE August 2, 2017 (Orlando, FL) — Nomad Cigar Company is pleased to welcome Frank Bellavia to the Nomad team.   Effective immediately, Frank will be representing Nomad in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona. “I am excited to have Frank on board. He brings a certain energy to the brand in an[…]

Smoking Shields

Epic Cigars Expands Production of Smoking Shields Cigar

At this years IPCPR, Epic Cigars was displaying and telling the story of their new release – the Smoking Shields cigar. Released in November of 2016, the Smoking Shields was a cigar created for the charity organization by the same name, The Smoking Shields Cigar Club, Corp. The organization was established in 2015 with a mission[…]

FDA Extends Cigar Pre-Market Deadline

It’s been a busy week in Washington, D.C.,  what with all the hoopla and such about the healthcare, administration shakeups,  and the never-ending Russia story. One thing that is not talked much about on the left or right mainstream news is the latest with regards to cigar regulation. Sometimes the only way the cigar business[…]