Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces the TAA Exclusive Lost Angel 2020

Even with the TAA Annual Meeting and Convention being canceled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Associate Members have announced they will be shipping there blend to member shops. One of those is the Lost Angel 2020 by Crowned Heads which is the prequel to The Angels Anvil (2014-19), and explores the darker side Read more about Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces the TAA Exclusive Lost Angel 2020[…]

Cigar News: TAA Cancels 2020 Annual Meeting and Convention but Associate Members Still Shipping Blends

The Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) has announced that this year’s annual meeting and convention has been abandoned due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The meeting was originally scheduled for March 22- 26 in Cabo San Lucas Mexico. The association did note, they were considering rescheduling the event, but with the current conditions of the Read more about Cigar News: TAA Cancels 2020 Annual Meeting and Convention but Associate Members Still Shipping Blends[…]

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces – Four Kicks Capa Especial

In the middle of 2011, Crowned Heads began working with Ernesto Perez-Carrillo on what would become the inaugural cigar from the Nashville-based company, “Four Kicks” Close to a decade later, the Four Kicks brand thrives as a cornerstone to the Crowned Heads premium cigar portfolio. During those latter stages of the original Four Kicks blend Read more about Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces – Four Kicks Capa Especial[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Unveils Herrera Esteli TAA Exclusive for 2020

Drew Estate unveiled today the 2020 Herrera Esteli TAA Exclusive release. The Herrera Esteli TAA Exclusive is a 6 x 52 toro featuring a rich Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper, bold Brazilian Mata Fina binder, and lush Nicaraguan fillers. Blended by Drew Estate Master Blender Willy Herrera exclusively for the TAA, this cigar is a testament to the Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Unveils Herrera Esteli TAA Exclusive for 2020[…]

Cigar News: Dissident Shipping Partial Allocations of HOME 2020 to Assist Retailers During COVID-19 Crisis

Originally intended for a full release next month, Dissident is releasing a partial allocation of its limited edition HOME 2020 to select retailers this week in an attempt to support some of its retail partners. Dissident Cigars Owner, Ben Holt stated: “I was waiting until next month when the whole of the shipment was stateside Read more about Cigar News: Dissident Shipping Partial Allocations of HOME 2020 to Assist Retailers During COVID-19 Crisis[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Postpones Florida Barn Smoker From May 16th to November 14th

Drew Estate announced today it is postponing the Florida Barn Smoker until November 13th-14th, 2020 out of an abundance of caution due to ongoing health concerns surrounding COVID-19. On March 15th, the CDC issued the following statement, “CDC, in accordance with its guidance for large events and mass gatherings, recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Postpones Florida Barn Smoker From May 16th to November 14th[…]

Cigar News: DAV Cigars Releases Limited Lancero Box Set

DAV Cigars has announced they are extending their Mestizo and Aristocrat blends with a 7 x 38 Lancero Vitola. This new extension will be offered in limited, custom crafted, 10-count boxes, that include five of each blend. The boxes will retail for $80.00 and be limited to a 200 box run for a total of Read more about Cigar News: DAV Cigars Releases Limited Lancero Box Set[…]

Cigar News: Alec & Bradley Cigars Announces Third Full Scale Production Line: ‘Kintsugi’

Alec & Bradley Cigars, founded by brothers Alec and Bradley Rubin in 2018, announced today their third full line release- Alec & Bradley ‘Kintsugi’ (pronounced Kint-Su-Gee). Alec & Bradley created an elegant, multifaceted medium bodied cigar for ‘Kintsugi‘. A silky-smooth Habano wrapper is set atop a blend of Nicaraguan and Honduran binder and filler tobaccos. Read more about Cigar News: Alec & Bradley Cigars Announces Third Full Scale Production Line: ‘Kintsugi’[…]

Cigar News: Crux Cigars adds Two New Epicure Maduro Sizes

Crux Cigars has announced they will begin shipping two new vitolas of the Epicure Maduro next week.  For the first time, Crux Cigars ships the Epicure Maduro in Corona Gorda and Gordo vitolas. Released in 2018, the Epicure Maduro is the second blend released under the popular Crux Epicure line. The blend features a San Read more about Cigar News: Crux Cigars adds Two New Epicure Maduro Sizes[…]

Cigar News: Gran Habano Cigars Announces Price Increase

Gran Habano has announced that as of today, February 19, 2020, they will be implementing a price increase of five cents per stick on all the company’s cigar lines. In a press release today, Gran Habano notes: “Due to an increase in our importation costs, we are forced to increase prices in order to allow Read more about Cigar News: Gran Habano Cigars Announces Price Increase[…]

Cigar News: Crux Cigars Hires Direct Sales Executive

Crux Cigars hires another direct Sales Executive, Tony Haugen. Effective immediately, Tony will be covering select territories throughout the country.  His role will include servicing existing accounts, hosting events and growing the retail partner base.  Although Tony is a new direct hire, he’s been part of the Crux Cigars team for trade show operations since Read more about Cigar News: Crux Cigars Hires Direct Sales Executive[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces 2020 Barn Smoker Dates and Ticket Sales

Drew Estate has announced the launch of its 2020 Barn Smoker Program, with ticket sales for the Florida, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Kentucky and Louisiana events now available on www.barnsmoker.com. Drew Estate Barn Smoker illuminates the American Tobacco Experience, bringing the cigar enthusiast to the field and farm level, and educating consumers on the full gamut of growing, processing, Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces 2020 Barn Smoker Dates and Ticket Sales[…]

Cigar News: Premium Cigar Industry Scores a Court Win

The premium cigar industry scored a big win in court today. The Premium Cigar Association sent out a press release that reads as follows:   ”Today, United States District Court Judge, Amit Mehta, threw out the warning requirements for premium cigars contending that the FDA did not properly analyze the different usage patterns between premium Read more about Cigar News: Premium Cigar Industry Scores a Court Win[…]