Cinco Décadas: The Rise of the Nicaraguan Cigar

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Publishes Story, 50 Years in the Making

Did you ever wonder what its like to be the 1st, the one who started it all? Did you ever think about all the growth pains one had to go through, to reap the rewards for their perseverance against all odds? Well now you can read all about it, in the latest book published by[…]

Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – September 21, 2018

Happy autumn to everyone and welcome to the 14th installment of the Stogie Press “Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions”, where Boston Jimmie scours the world-wide web of cigars and summarizes relevant news and questions of the past week. On the following Monday, my friend Kap Kaplowitz then shreds my writing and puts[…]

Cigar News: Island Club Cigars Begin National Distribution

Leading up to this years IPCPR back in July were news articles about the forthcoming Island Club cigars. Island Lifestyle Importers, the exclusive manufacturer of Island Lifestyle Cigars and Tommy Bahama Luxury Cigar Accessories, presented the latest line at the show and  have announced today, Island Club cigars will be shipping to dealers across the country. The[…]

Marrero Cigar Company - By Felix Gonzalez

Cigar News: When Art Becomes Smokable – Marrero Cigar Co./Fabrica MCR

The other day I received a press release from Joel Vazquez Marrero, owner of the Marrero Cigar Company, announcing the opening of a new cigar factory in Tamboril, República Dominicana. This is not going to be your ordinary cigar factory, in fact one could call it an art studio that produces cigars like no other. Marrero teamed[…]

Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – September 14, 2018

Welcome to the 13th installment of the Stogie Press “Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions”, where Boston Jimmie scours the world-wide web of cigars and summarizes relevant news and questions of the past week. On the following Monday, my friend Kap Kaplowitz then shreds my writing and puts his unique commentary on select[…]

Providencia Cigars - Meritage

Cigar News: Providencia Cigars Announces the Meritage “Aromatic Aged Cigar”

It seems it was just the other day that we heard about this small Texas cigar company, but as they say down there, everything is bigger in Texas, and Providencia Cigars is certainly growing into their boots. The latest announcement comes just 48 hours from the previous one and this time the company has announced[…]

Cigar News: Providencia Cigars Releases The Hostage

Providencia Cigars, the little Texas cigar company that could, has announced the release of its 4th blend. Known as “The Hostage“, the cigar is said to be a bold entry for Providencia Cigar and founders Jim Faber, Reed Grafke, and Raymond Zinar. The cigar is a tribute to the harrowing experience Faber had while volunteering[…]

Cigar News: Crux Cigars Starts Shipping the Crux Limitada IPCPR Show Exclusive

It’s that time of the year when we get an opportunity to pick up one of the most exclusive cigars showcased at the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) trade show. I am talking about the Crux Cigars Limitada IPCPR Show Exclusive. In a press release, Crux Cigars noted that this years  Limitada IPCPR Show[…]

Cigar News: Omar de Frias and Fratello Cigars Head to Norway

Fratello Cigars announced today, they have secured the company’s newest distribution partner, Nordic Cigars. Founded in 2017, Nordic Cigars is headquartered in Sandnes, Norway, the 5th largest city in the country. It is no surprise that de Frias, one of the tallest men in the cigar business with a Nordic first name, chose a Norwegian[…]

Cigar News: Drew Diplomat Retailers to Start Receiving Liga Privada No. 9 and T52 Line Extensions

Drew Estate announced today that the Liga Privada No. 9 and T52 Brand line extensions showcased at the 2018 IPCPR Release are shipping to Drew Diplomat Retailers nationwide this week. As showcased at the IPCPR, there were three new vitolas for both the Liga Privada No. 9 and T52 Brand: Corona Viva –  152 mm x[…]

Villiger Cigars

Cigar News: Villiger Cigars Begins Shipping New Line Extensions

Villiger cigars announced today shipping of two new line extensions of their highly acclaimed winning La Flor De Ynclan and La Vencedora will start this week. At the 2018 IPCPR, Villiger Cigars showcased the La Flor De Ynclan Lancero Especial and the La Vencedora Gordo as line extensions to their portfolio. La Flor De Ynclan Lancero[…]

Celebrando 30 anios

Fratello Cigars Celebrates Leesburg Cigar and Pipe 30th Anniversary With Fratello Oro Churchill Exclusive

In celebration of the Leesburg Cigar and Pipe 30th anniversary, Omar de Frias announced today that Fratello Cigars has created an exclusive cigar for the shop. The 6 ¼ x 47 Fratello Oro Churchill, named Celebrando 30 Anos, will have an initial run of 3,000 consisting of 150 boxes of 20. The MSRP has been[…]

Nicaraguan Chamber of Tobacco Postpones Puro Sabor 2019

With just about five months to go, before the 8th annual Puro Sabor festival, the Nicaraguan Chamber of Tobacco has announced that it is delaying the event. Since its inception, Puro Sabor, otherwise known as the Nicaragua Cigar Festival, has been a celebration of Nicaraguan cigars and the culture of the beautiful Central American country it[…]