Ventura Cigars CS 13

Cigar News: Ventura Cigars Announces Shipment of the Case Study 13 Cigar

Just in time for holiday gifting or smoking, Ventura Cigar Company has announced the arrival of the limited-edition Case Study CS/13. First announced at IPCPR 2018, Case Study CS/13 is now shipping, and will soon be available via select online retailers and premium tobacconists nationwide. This full-bodied cigar is a special blend from Drew Estate,[…]

Tabernacle Havana Seed CT No. 142

Cigar News: Foundation Cigars Starts Shipping Tabernacle Havana Seed CT #142

Through Email Blasts and Social Media Posts, Foundation Cigar Co. has announced they have begun shipping the new Tabernacle Havana Seed CT #142. The cigar was announced at this years IPCPR and the is of the most anticipated cigars for 2018. In the announcement the company quotes the most recent Cigar Insider article:  “Blending The[…]

2018 ISABELA Shape-Shifter

Cigar News: Isabela Cigars announces the 2018 Shape-Shifter

Isabela Cigars has announced their latest creation the 2018 ISABELA  Shape-Shifter described by the company as their “Most Aggressive Blend To Date“. The 2018 ISABELA Shape-Shifter is created with multiple varied strains of high-priming Nicaraguan Tobaccos, wrapped in aged Ecuadorian Connecticut and Nicaraguan Habano Prieto. According to the company: “Each and all of the tobaccos used[…]

Headley Grange Black Lab LE 2018

Cigar News: Crowned Heads to Release Headley Grange Black Lab LE 2018

Crowned Heads announced in a press release this week that the company will be releasing a new rendition of the Headley Grange cigar which will be known as the Headley Grange Black Lab LE 2018.  The orginal Headley Grange received quick notoriety among cigar enthusiasts and cigar media shortly after release. In the company’s press release, they[…]

Cigar News: Crux CigarsBegins Shipping Limitada PB5 Fourth Edition

Crux Cigars has announced the fourth release of their highly successfulLimitada PB5 limited edition cigar begins shipping next week to retail partners across the country. Consistent with previous editions, the Crux Limitada PB5 (PB54 – 2018 fourth edition) will be in a single 5.75 x 54 vitola featuring the proprietary Nicaraguan Engañoso wrapper leaf. The[…]

Cigar News: Gran Habano Announces Seasonal Release of LOS TRES REYES MAGOS

Gran Habano announced today, the limited seasonal release of its Culebra-style cigars, Los Tres Reyes Magos, just in time for the holidays. Los Tres Reyes Magos or “The Three Kings”, is a box of 10 “culebra” style cigars (three, 32 x 7 cigars tied together, each encased in its own coffin) using the Gran Habano[…]

Cigar News: Sinistro Cigars Teams up with Tiburan Boutique Cigars

Sinistro Cigars is proud to announce their partnership with Tiburon Boutique Cigars to represent the brand in the Texas Market.  Tiburon Boutique Cigars is owned by Carter Skinner, of Austin, Texas and Chris Osgood of Houston, Texas.  In a press release, James Agopian, co-owner of Sinistro Cigars, said; “We are pleased to have Chris and[…]

Cigar News: Swinger Cigar Company Halts Operations

Swinger Cigar Company announced today, the decision to cease doing business. The company founded in 2014 by Ryan Gallimore was built with the idea that people love cigars and people love golf, so why not have a cigar company that focused on that combination. Their introductory line of the Front 9 and the Back 9,[…]

Cigar News: FRATELLO CIGARS ANNOUNCES FRATELLO D.M.V.

Omar de Frias is proud to announce the launch of Fratello D.M.V and Delaware.  The D.M.V is an abbreviation well known to residents of the DC metro area as DC, Maryland and Virginia.  This blend will be sold exclusively to retailers in DC, Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware and manufactured at the La Aurora factory in Dominican[…]

Cigar News: KRETEK INTERNATIONAL, INC. ACQUIRES FOUNDRY TOBACCO COMPANY

 “The wheel is come full circle.” So said William Shakespeare long ago, but the notion is never more true than today. With Michael Giannini as General Manager at Ventura Cigars, parent company, Kretek International, Inc. has just acquired the Foundry Tobacco Company. This marks a return of a brand to its master, as under his[…]

Samuel Dietz

Cigar News: Fratello Cigars Hire Mid-Atlantic Sales Director

Omar de Frias continues to grow his Fratello Cigars brand both nationally and internationally. The company has announced the hiring of  Samuel Dietz, as the new Director of Sales for the Mid-Atlantic for Fratello Cigars.  In the company’s press release, Omar states: “Sam is an energetic and engaging young leader. With his background and sales acumen we[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Unleashes the Liga Privada Unico UF-4 on Casa de Montecristo October 25th

Drew Estate anounced today that they will be launching the limited annual release of the Liga Privada Unico UF-4 made exclusively for Casa De Montecristo in Countryside, IL. The release of the cigar will coincide with the annual Halloween party at the Casa de Montecristo with President and Founder of Drew Estate Jonathan Drew from[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Ships Annual Release of the Pappy Van Winkle Tradition

For those of you that have been waiting for the next release of the Pappy Van Winkle Tradition cigar from Drew Estate, the wait is over. The company has announced today that they have begun shipping the next annual release to Drew Diplomat Retailers nationwide. President and Founder of Drew Estate, Jonathan Drew notes: “The[…]

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Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – October 19, 2018

Ok, I did not win last nights Mega Millions Jackpot, so I guess i need to continue plugging away here at Stogie Press, but then again, if I did win, I would probably be doing this even more, as I would have a lot of time on my hands sitting on my yacht. So let[…]