Cigar News: Switzerland Turns Psyko with Oettinger Davidoff Expo

Ventura Cigar Co. has announced that their acclaimed Psyko Seven Cigar line will be making their European Debut at the Oettinger Davidoff Expo in Lucerne, Switzerland October 20 – 21, 2018. The Expo,  which  hosts hundreds of attendees looking to bring Oettinger Davidoff brands and products into their retail outlets will be held at the Verkehrshaus der Schweiz.

Rick Charles, International Markets Manager of Ventura Cigars noted in the company’s press release:

“The Ventura Cigar Company and the Oettinger Davidoff AG have enjoyed a successful partnership for many, many years. Because we both have incredibly high standards for the quality of our products, and a mutual respect for each other and the industry, we’re able to create and shape this new opportunity, initially bringing Psyko Seven to Swiss retailers.

We think the European market is more than ready for the disruptive nature of the Psyko brand, and that it will do well here.”

Rick Charles, International Markets Manager of Ventura Cigar Company

Rick Charles, International Markets Manager of Ventura Cigar Company

As part of the debut, Charles will be accompanied with Michael Giannini, General Manager at Ventura Cigars and Psyko Seven’s Brand Ambassador. They’ll be on scene with swag from both Psyko Seven and Ventura Cigars, plus samples of the product for attendees to explore.

Giannini is ready to turn the Europeans Psyko and noted in the press release:

“We’re excited to head to Switzerland with Psyko Seven. Our US customers have enjoyed these cigars for years. It’s time we let Europe in on these incredible smokes. I’m looking forward to growing the brand here in Switzerland, and to really seeing it take off. I think this is just the tip of the iceberg.”

Michael Giannini, General Manager of Ventura Cigar Company

Michael Giannini, General Manager of Ventura Cigar Company

Gerhard Anderlohr, General Manager, Davidoff of Geneva Switzerland, Oettinger Davidoff AG noted:

“There’s something really unique about the Psyko Seven cigars. We’ve been impressed with their longstanding quality and success and are pleased to work with Ventura Cigars to bring this brand into Swiss retailers. I’m confident it will be well-received, and look forward at growing our partnership even more.”

The Psyko Seven Maduro, made the Stogie Press top 25 list of new cigars in 2015.  The cool, eye-catching edge of the Psyko Seven brand, and the high-quality craftsmanship of these cigars made at the Occidental Cigar Factory in the Dominican Republic, are expected to draw buyers from all over Switzerland, potentially leading to additional growth into other European countries.

Designed to strike a chord of taste and experience, the complex flavors of Psyko Seven’s blend of seven tobaccos offer a medium-bodied, extraordinary smoke that’s richly satisfying. The branding is equally attention-getting, with clean, white packaging and detailing that reads more like a doctor’s orders. Psyko Seven cigars have earned high ratings by top industry publications, and have become almost a cult classic in the United States market.

The Psyko Seven cigars include:

  • Psyko Seven Natural, which received over-90 ratings by Cigar Snob, Cigar & Spirits, and Cigar Aficionado,
  • Psyko Seven Maduro, which received an over-90 rating from Cigar Aficionado,
  • Psyko Seven Connecticut, a relatively recent release.
  • Maduro Psykorillos, conveniently sized for when you’re short on time.

So get ready Europe for turning Psyko in 2018 and we hope you enjoy them as much as we do here in the United States.

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