Ventura Cigars Extends Archetype Cigar Line to include the Miniseries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2018 At the 2016 IPCPR, Ventura Cigar Company (VCC) made a big splash in the cigar world  and hosted a standing room only media event about their latest cigar line known as the Archetype.  As explained at that event: Archetype is inspired by the work of psychologist Dr. Carl Jung[…]

Discover CEDRUS by Southern Draw Cigars – only at IPCPR 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2018 Austin Texas -A cigars ability to be different things to different people – and to be – in effect, the cornerstone of a tribute – was the starting point for the fifth core blend from Southern Draw Cigars. We continue the Southern Draw Cigars tradition of sharing our faith,[…]

Corojo #5 Maduro Lunch Break

Cigar News: Gran Habano Introduces Coleccion De Elegancia Corojo No. 5 Maduro

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2018 As we get closer to the his years IPCPR in Las Vegas starting July 13, the news and press releases continue. If you are a fan of Gran Habano Cigars, then you should be pleased with the new launches that George Rico as been announcing.   The latest announcement from the Miami[…]

Senators Send Letter to FDA on Premium Cigar Exemption

The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Association reports that 17 US Senators sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb outlining the need for the quick adoption of a premium cigar definition by the agency and the ultimate exemption of that product category from current FDA regulations.  The letter was a bi-partisan effort led[…]

Drew Estate Joins the Bundled Cigar Market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2018 Miami, FL – Drew Estate announces today the national launch of “Factory Smokes by Drew Estate,” a collection of four blends, in four different sizes at a very friendly price point. Factory Smokes Sweet Factory Smokes Maduro Factory Smokes Shade Factory Smokes Sun Grown All four will be displayed[…]

New Ventura Cigars Partnership brings Consumers California Sunshine & Island Vibes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2018 Ventura Cigar Company is pleased to announce a new marketing and distribution partnership with Island Lifestyle Importers, the designers and manufacturers of Tommy Bahama luxury cigar accessories and Island Lifestyle Aged Reserve line of cigars. This union brings together two companies with well-established networks of premium product manufacturing and[…]

Southern Draw Code Duello Firethorn

Southern Draw Cigars announces general business updates and price increase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2018 Austin, Texas – Southern Draw Cigars will inform its valued retail partners of a price increase that will take effect on August 1, 2018. The little brand from Texas, says that the increase is due to the cost of FDA compliance, most notably the necessity to update package design to[…]

Foundation Cigars Joins the Lancero Downpour

As I have noted in past news, 2018 is going to be the year of the lancero, at first I thought it was just raining lanceros, but now I think it is a downpour as more cigar brands are filling out the portfolios of their most popular blends with the long-lost lancero vitola. The latest[…]

Cornelius & Anthony Premium Cigars to release The Gent and Mistress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2018 Cornelius & Anthony Premium Cigars is proud to release The Gent and Mistress lines at this summer’s 2018 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas. Both “The Gent” and “Mistress” are produced at the La Zona factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. Both lines will be presented in 4 sizes and presented[…]

Joya de Nicaragua Clásico

Joya de Nicaragua Brings Back Clásico to US Market

After 50 years, Joya de Nicaragua is bringing back the famed Clásico to the US market. The company has announced they have sealed an agreement with Casa de Montecristo & JR Cigars to re-introduce the Joya de Nicaragua Clásico – the cigar that started it all for the company 50 years ago. The re-introduction will come with revamped[…]

Crux Cigars Announces Epicure Galant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2018 Crux Cigars the company that has brought you palate pleasing, premium cigars, since its inception 5 years ago, has announced their latest creation – the Crux Epicure Galant. This cigar follows on the heels of the acclaimed and successful Crux Epicure that was released last year. The Crux Epicure Galant[…]

Villiger Cigars Expands Villiger La Flor De Ynclan Line

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2018 Before I get into this latest news from Villiger Cigars, let me just say that it is raining lanceros this year. Cigar brands are filling out their portfolios with line extensions and the most common extension this year is the lancero. So if you are a lancero lover, this is[…]

Crux Cigars is Planning a Double Cruxing at the 2018 IPCPR

For Immediate Release June 25, 2018 (Miami, Fla.) – Crux Cigars is adding two new vitolas to our highly sought after Limitada Series at the upcoming 2018 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show: The Limitada RedLine and the Limitada Gunner. As with the Limitada PB5 and the Limitada IPCPR, the two new releases will each be[…]

"One Off" by Illusione

Casa de Montecristo by Prime Cigar and Whiskey Bar Hosting the Illusione One Off Cigar Roll-out

You may or may not have heard the latest buzz about the Illusione Cigars re-introduction of the famed OneOff cigar brand. The OneOff brand was originally produced by Italian cigar magnate A.G. Molinari.  Mr. Molinari was a tobacconist who ran the Milan, Italy, La Casa del Habano during the turn of the century and decided to create[…]