Cigar News: Drew Estate Launches Undercrown Corona Pequena Line Extension

Drew Estate announced today the national launch of the Undercrown Corona Pequena in both Maduro and Shade wrappers. These cigars will be showcased at the upcoming TPE trade show held in Las Vegas, NV on January 29th-31st. The Undercrown Corona Pequena is a 4” x 44 petite corona, perfect to light up on the go Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Launches Undercrown Corona Pequena Line Extension[…]

Cigar News: Ventura Cigar Company Expands Archeype Portfolio for TPE 2020

Unveiling new insights in the Archetype story, Ventura Cigar Company has announced it will be expanded their successful Archetype Cigar brand portfolio with the introduction of the Master and Pupil. These two new cigars examine strength and transitions through rich tobacco blends crafted by Juan Martinez and Doctor Cuenca from Joya de Nicaragua. Ventura Cigar Read more about Cigar News: Ventura Cigar Company Expands Archeype Portfolio for TPE 2020[…]

Cigar News: Island Lifestyle Importers breaks with Kretek International

Island Lifestyle Importers has announced the termination of their exclusive marketing and distribution agreement with Kretek International for ‘Island Lifestyle Importers’ Tommy Bahama Luxury Cigar Accessories. The company noted: “Effective immediately all marketing and distribution functions will be facilitated by Island Lifestyle Importers out of their Florida headquarters. All sales and marketing inquiries should be Read more about Cigar News: Island Lifestyle Importers breaks with Kretek International[…]

Cigar News: Kretek International Will Not Attend the 2020 PCA Trade Show

Kretek International, Inc. announces today that it will not exhibit at the 2020 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show and convention this July. Kretek International, Inc., parent company to Phillips & King, Ventura Cigar Company, and Tobacco Media Group (TMG) is America’s number one importer, marketer, and distributor of specialty tobacco products sold by convenience, Read more about Cigar News: Kretek International Will Not Attend the 2020 PCA Trade Show[…]

Cigar News: Jas Sum Kral Announces the не за секого

Jas Sum Kral cigars announced today that they will be celebrating 5 years in the cigar business with the introduction of a special anniversary cigar, the не  за  секого. Jas Sum Kral Inc. hit the cigar scene in November of 2015 and in the words of the company founder, Riste Ristevski, ‘what a journey it has been’.   Read more about Cigar News: Jas Sum Kral Announces the не за секого[…]

Cigar News: Villiger Cigars Launching “Villiger Do Brazil” at TPE 2020

Moving into 2020 Villiger Cigars will be showcasing a new cigar brand, the “Villiger Do Brasil” (Villiger of Brazil) at the upcoming Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE 2020), January 29-31 at the Las Vegas Conventions Center. Created to celebrate Villiger’s century long history with Brazilian tobacco, the Villiger do Brasil is a Brazilian puro which features Read more about Cigar News: Villiger Cigars Launching “Villiger Do Brazil” at TPE 2020[…]

Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars Announces Exclusive TX, LA, and OK Rep

Hiram & Solomon Cigars announced today that Jennifer Nichole will be the company’s exclusive representative for Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma regions. Jennifer has been a brand ambassador for a number of brands over the past few years and has spent extensive time on the road traveling to lounges and cigar events across the United States Read more about Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars Announces Exclusive TX, LA, and OK Rep[…]

Cigar News: Crux Cigars Hires First Direct Sales Executive

After more than a half a decade in the premium cigar business, Crux Cigars announced today they have hired their first direct Sales Executive, Sam Ventura. Mr. Ventura will cover the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas territory of the US. The company stated that Sam’s roll will include servicing existing retail partners and hosting events, Read more about Cigar News: Crux Cigars Hires First Direct Sales Executive[…]

Cigar News: La Flor Dominicana Declares Support for the PCA

In an open letter to the cigar industry, Litto Gomez, owner of La Flor Dominicana has declared his support for the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show. In the introductory statement, he notes: “For 25 years since the founding of our company my wife and I have attended the trade show, and though the name Read more about Cigar News: La Flor Dominicana Declares Support for the PCA[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Declares no Price Increase for 2020

In a press release today, Southern Draw Cigars has declared they will not have any price increases on their cigars for 2020. Sharon Holt a.k.a. The Rose of Sharon shared the company’s thought process: “We wish to avoid spending too much time on price increase (and justification) discussions with our staff and current valued retailer Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Declares no Price Increase for 2020[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw to Showcase the CEDRUS Lancero at TPE 2020

Southern Draw Cigars announced today they will be showcasing a lancero extension to their famed CEDRUS blend at the TPE 2020 Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV being held later this month. In the press release, Robert Holt, owner of Southern Draw Cigars stated: “Southern Draw Cigars has been quietly enjoying this size for several Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw to Showcase the CEDRUS Lancero at TPE 2020[…]

Cigar News: Stogie Road Cigars™ to Release the Sweet Grass Gringo

Greenville, SC based – Stogie Road Cigars™, has announced the release of the Sweet Grass Gringo. This 6 x 52 barber-pole style toro is the secind blend to come out of this small boutique brand and has a blend described as: Wrapper – Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade/Nicaraguan Candela Binder – Honduran Filler – Nicaraguan and Honduran Read more about Cigar News: Stogie Road Cigars™ to Release the Sweet Grass Gringo[…]

Cigar News: Famous Smoke Shop Withdraws from 2020 PCA Trade Show

In an open letter to the industry, Famous Smoke Shop President and CEO, Arthur Zaretsky, announced his 80 year old company has made the decision not to attend this year’s Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show. The letter cites reasons different than some of the others we have seen recently. Most notably is that the Read more about Cigar News: Famous Smoke Shop Withdraws from 2020 PCA Trade Show[…]

Cigar News: Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) 2020 Update

TPE 2020: New Products Releases, Streamlined Scheduling, Smart Panels, and 1 Big Party Tobacco Plus Expo 2020 (TPE 2020) is less than 2 weeks away and it is shaping up to have the largest premium cigar footprint ever. Being the first trade show of the year, TPE is happening Wednesday, January 29, 2020 through Friday, Read more about Cigar News: Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) 2020 Update[…]