1502 XO Lancero

1502 Cigars Announces the XO Lancero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March, 12 2017 For all  you Lancero fans out there, Enrique Sánchez, founder of Global Premium Cigars the 1502 Cigar brand has announced today that the company will be shipping the next vitola in the limited 1502 XO line. The latest release of the 1502 XO, will be a 7 x 40 box pressed[…]

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1502 Nicaragua Robusto Cigar Review

Back in 2014, Enrique Sánchez introduced his first Nicaraguan Puro under the 1502 cigar line. That cigar was aptly named the 1502 Nicaragua and it is a tribute to the Enrique’s home country – Nicaragua. It should also be noted that the year 1502 is when Nicaragua was first “discovered” by Europeans when Christopher Columbus invaded from Honduras and[…]

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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[…]

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1502 Blue Sapphire Cigar Review – Proudly Nicaraguan 

It has been a while since I spoke about 1502 cigars and today I would like to present a review of the 1502 Blue Sapphire Cigar. At this years IPCPR I caught up with Enrique Sánchez, owner of Global Premium Cigars and the 1502 brand. Before we get into the review I thought you may[…]

Cigar Industry Talks about FDA Rules

During the 2017 IPCPR I took some time with numerous brand owners to talk about their blends and business in general. One of the questions I asked, was how are they handling the FDA regulations on the cigar industry. It is just about a year (August 8, 2016) since the FDA clamped down on our[…]

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Press Release House of Emilio Becomes ‘Boutiques United’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE House of Emilio Becomes ‘Boutiques United’ Vineland, NJ (January 18, 2016) – LJ Zucca is proud to announce it’s rebranding from “House of Emilio” to “Boutiques United”. Effective today Boutiques United, which also launched a new website and corresponding social media accounts, will be the name of the cigar distribution entity moving[…]