Cigar News: Sinistro Cigars Announces Pre-Release of Never Walk Alone

Sinistro Cigars has announced they will be Pre-Releasing their latest craft “Never Walk Alone” this coming Thursday October 17th. The pre-release will be available only at Omertà Cigar Co. In Oklahoma City. This is the fourth brand in the company’s growing portfolio which includes; Sinistro, The Last Cowboy, and Habana Vieja. 150 ten-count boxes of Read more about Cigar News: Sinistro Cigars Announces Pre-Release of Never Walk Alone[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate and Pappy Van Winkle Go Brick & Mortar with Barrel Fermented

Drew Estate unveils today the national release of Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Barrel Fermented Cigars exclusively to brick and mortar Drew Diplomat Retailers. Until now, Barrel Fermented has been sold exclusively through Pappy & Company at pappyco.com, owned and operated by the Van Winkle Family. The Pappy Van Winkle Barrel Fermented cigar is a long-filler, Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate and Pappy Van Winkle Go Brick & Mortar with Barrel Fermented[…]

Cigar News: Jas Sum Kral to Release Zlatno Sonce Shop Exclusive

As in years past, Riste Ristevski, owner of Jas Sum Kral Cigars, will be releasing another exclusive cigar for his hometown Indiana lounge – Rudy’s Cigars in Fort Wayne. Back in 2017 Riste released the Rudy’s shop exclusive of the Crna Nok for the shop’s 4 year anniversary. This year, Jas Sum Kral will be Read more about Cigar News: Jas Sum Kral to Release Zlatno Sonce Shop Exclusive[…]

Cigar News: Crux Cigars Starts Shipping Newly Branded Products

Crux Cigars has announced they will begin shipping their newly branded product this week to retail partners across the country. Announced at the 2019 IPCPR Trade Show, the brand has undergone a complete refresh, including a new look and packaging design. The first phase will include the Epicure, Epicure Maduro, and Guild blends in various Read more about Cigar News: Crux Cigars Starts Shipping Newly Branded Products[…]

Ventura Cigars Sacred Scales

Cigar News: Ventura Cigars Starts Shipping Archetype Chapter 3

The story continues. Ventura Cigar Company (VCC) announced today that two new Archetype Chapter 3 cigars, are now shipping and will soon be available at online premium tobacco retailers and fine tobacconists around the United States. These unique blends, named Sacred Scales and Dawn of Destiny, were crafted by Cigar Master Ernesto Perez-Carrillo in collaboration Read more about Cigar News: Ventura Cigars Starts Shipping Archetype Chapter 3[…]

Cigar News: Villiger Cigars Refreshes Branding for La Libertad

Villiger Cigars has announced that the highly rated Villiger La Libertad will display an elegantly designed new cigar band, that prominently features the Villiger handmade premium cigar logo. The Villiger La Libertad originally featured a band with only the name “La Libertad” displayed. Villiger North America President Rene Castañeda said: “The Villiger La Libertad is a cigar that is personal Read more about Cigar News: Villiger Cigars Refreshes Branding for La Libertad[…]

Cigar News: Undercrown ShadyXX Drops on Drew Diplomat Retailers

Drew Estate launches the national release of the Undercrown ShadyXX to Drew Diplomat Retailers starting today. This limited-edition cigar was created in partnership with Shady Records’ President Paul Rosenberg to celebrate their 20th Anniversary. First released to only 10 Detroit area retailers in 2014, the Undercrown Shady remains one of the most consumer demanded limited Read more about Cigar News: Undercrown ShadyXX Drops on Drew Diplomat Retailers[…]

Dissident Bloc

Cigar News: Benjamin Holt Puts all His Energy Into Dissident Cigars

In a Facebook post today, Benjamin Holt, owner of Dissident Cigar Co. announced he has informed Oveja Negra Brands that he can no longer represent the brand as the lower Midwest representative. Oveja Negra Brands is owned by James Brown, best known for Black Works Studio and Black Label Cigar Co. In the announcement, Holt Read more about Cigar News: Benjamin Holt Puts all His Energy Into Dissident Cigars[…]

Undercrown Dojo Dogma

Cigar News: Undercrown Dojo Dogma Limited Release Now Shipping to Drew Diplomat Retailers

Drew Estate announces today that the 2019 limited release of the Undercrown Dojo Dogma is now shipping to Drew Diplomat retailers nationwide. The Undercrown Dojo Dogma and accompanying shelf merchandizer were showcased at the 2019 IPCPR trade show held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2014, the Dojo Dogma was the commemorative cigar for the one-year Read more about Cigar News: Undercrown Dojo Dogma Limited Release Now Shipping to Drew Diplomat Retailers[…]

CHC Reserve XVIII Full Court Press LE 2019

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces “CHC Reserve XVIII Full Court Press LE 2019”

Back in 2018, Crowned Heads released a brand inspired by and dedicated to its loyalists (the Crowned Heads ‘Court’) known as the CHC Reserve XVIII. That cigar, was received well by the industry and received high marks from the media. Stogie Press rated it a 96 and stated: “This cigar is certainly one of the Read more about Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces “CHC Reserve XVIII Full Court Press LE 2019”[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces Liga Privada Unico Pancetta as Liga Privada Lounge Exclusive

Drew Estate announces today the release of the limited edition Liga Privada Unico Pancetta as a Liga Privada Lounge exclusive for Wooden Indian Tobacco Shop in Havertown, PA and Barrister Cigars in Union, NJ.  This once a year release will be available at these two retail locations, beginning on October 19th, when each of these Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces Liga Privada Unico Pancetta as Liga Privada Lounge Exclusive[…]

Cigar News: Alec Bradley to Add ‘Chunk’ Size to Magic Toast

Alec Bradley Cigar Co. today announced that they are expanding the popular and critically acclaimed Magic Toast line of cigars. Alec Bradley will be adding a  4 ½” X 60 ring gauge cigar named the “Chunk” to the line as a permanent extension. Alec Bradley Magic Toast was first announced as the ‘Mystery Cigar’ prior Read more about Cigar News: Alec Bradley to Add ‘Chunk’ Size to Magic Toast[…]

Michael Serota

Cigar News: Michael Serota Named Alec Bradley Cigar Co. Vice President of Sales

Alec Bradley Cigar Co. founder Alan Rubin announced today the promotion of Michael Serota to Vice President of Sales. Michael joined Alec Bradley in May of 2011 and has worked his way through many different roles- including operations, sales support and, most recently, key account management. Alan notes: “Michael is an integral part of the Read more about Cigar News: Michael Serota Named Alec Bradley Cigar Co. Vice President of Sales[…]

Cigar News: AJ FERNANDEZ TO DISTRIBUTE VIVA LA VIDA CIGARS

AJ Fernandez will not only manufacture Viva La Vida cigars, but also distribute the brand as well.  The Viva La Vida was recently rated 95 on Stogie Press. Former New York City cigar retailers Billy and Gus Fakih released the brand in March and have now agreed to use AJ Fernandez’ sales force across the country. Read more about Cigar News: AJ FERNANDEZ TO DISTRIBUTE VIVA LA VIDA CIGARS[…]