Cigar News: H. Upmann Takes Adult Consumers on a Dominican Voyage

Altadis U.S.A., maker of world-renowned premium cigars, is introducing the newest in the H. Upmann series, the H. Upmann Hispaniola by Jose Mendez. The brand is partnering with Jose Mendez for this special project, which will serve as a passport to the island of Hispaniola. In 1492 Christopher Columbus came ashore this island and named it Hispaniola (today known as Read more about Cigar News: H. Upmann Takes Adult Consumers on a Dominican Voyage[…]

H. Upmann Nicaragua Papi

Cigar News: Altidas U.S.A Announces the H. Upmann Nicaragua Papi

Altadis U.S.A., has announced they will introduce a (4 x 38), handmade mini version of the H. Upmann Nicaragua by A.J. Fernandez. The new vitola, which will come packaged in 6-count tins,will be available in mid-June and carry an MSRP of $23.10/Tin. The original H. Upmann Nicaragua, was launched in 2017 and Altidas U.S.A. noted that cigar ‘exposed Read more about Cigar News: Altidas U.S.A Announces the H. Upmann Nicaragua Papi[…]

Trinidad Espiritu

Cigar News: Altidas USA Brings Back a Taste of Vintage Caribbean Culture With TRINIDAD ESPIRITU

Altadis U.S.A., has announced the introduction of the Trinidad Espiritu for June 2019. This Trinidad Espiritu is the result of a collaboration with tobacco prodigy A.J. Fernandez and Tabacalera USA. As part of the roll out, which will be before this years IPCPR, the company will deliver adult cigar connoisseurs the spirit of vintage Latin Read more about Cigar News: Altidas USA Brings Back a Taste of Vintage Caribbean Culture With TRINIDAD ESPIRITU[…]

Cigar News: Imperial Brands PLC Divesting Premium Cigar Business

Have a few nickles laying around? It is being reported today that Imperial Brands, PLC has announced it plans to sell its premium cigar business, a business that includes such major non-Cuban brands as Montecristo, Romeo y Julieta, Aging Room, and H. Upmann. You may recognize these top brands as part of the Atlidas S.A. Read more about Cigar News: Imperial Brands PLC Divesting Premium Cigar Business[…]

Montecristo Classic Mini Cigarillo

Cigar News: Montecristo Classic Now Comes in a Mini Cigarillo

For the many fans of the Montecristo Classic that don’t always have the time to enjoy an hour or two smoking experience, Altadis U.S.A. has announced they are now offering the Montecristo Classic as a Mini Cigarillo in a convenient and stylish tin carrying case. The new Montecristo Classic Mini Cigarillo uses the same Connecticut Read more about Cigar News: Montecristo Classic Now Comes in a Mini Cigarillo[…]

Cigar Review: Montecristo Nicaragua Series No. 2 – Rated 94

When we think of legendary cigars, the name Montecristo is one of the few that comes to mind. It is has its roots deep in the Cuban cigar world and has been an iconic brand for decades. The brand was founded in 1937 in Cuba, but after the Cuban revolution, Montecristo founder, Alonso Menendez and Read more about Cigar Review: Montecristo Nicaragua Series No. 2 – Rated 94[…]

Romeo San Andrés by Romeo y Julieta

Romeo San Andrés by Romeo y Julieta Cigar Review

Well, here we are in 2018 and the collaborations with AJ Fernandez continue where they left off in 2017. This time the cigar tobacco king has worked again with Altadis USA and included Rafael Nodal in the mix to create the latest Romeo y Julieta cigar – the Romeo San Andrés. You may recall AJ has worked Read more about Romeo San Andrés by Romeo y Julieta Cigar Review[…]

H. Upmann by A.J. Fernandez

H. Upmann by A.J. Fernandez – Old School meets New School

Last year A.J. Fernandez was all over the cigar map with collaborations with the largest to the smallest of brands, not to mention his own product releases. Today I would like to offer a review of one of those big box collaborations – H. Upmann. Now when you think about the H. Upmann cigar company you Read more about H. Upmann by A.J. Fernandez – Old School meets New School[…]

Gispert Intenso

Gispert Intenso Cigar Review – Another Fine AJ Fernandez Collaboration

Here is another review by Stogie Press’ newest associate; Zach Riley. We hope to have more reviews from this young but experienced palate in the months to come. Today’s review is on the new Gispert Intenso a cigar you may not heard much about. The Gispert Intenso is a collaboration between Altadis U.S.A. and A.J. Fernandez. The Read more about Gispert Intenso Cigar Review – Another Fine AJ Fernandez Collaboration[…]