Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – May 25, 2018

Welcome to the 3rd edition of Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions by Boston Jimmie, where I find them and Kap Kaplowitz shreds them on his weekly pod cast. This week was rather light in the news but there were some tidbits of information I found worthy of discussing. Here are the points of[…]

Florida Barn Smoker 2018 – You ain’t shit without your homeboyz!

  The 3rd annual Drew Estate Florida Barn Smoker is in the books. The hundreds of attendees braved the weather and were rewarded with an outstanding event where they met old friends, made some new ones, and got to meet the Drew Estate staff. The event was held on Saturday May 19, on the grounds[…]

Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions – May 18, 2018

Welcome  to  the second installment of Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions, where your’s truly, Boston Jimmie, scrapes through Cigar Social Media Channels, Groups, and individual posts to find topics of interest for the week. Of course, once I write this, my friend Kap Kaplowitz will take it all in and shred it; like[…]

Drew Estate announces the pre-release of Liga Privada No. 9 CORONA VIVA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 1, 2018 — Miami FL – Drew Estate announces the pre-release of Liga Privada No. 9 CORONA VIVA exclusively for the Cigars International Super-Store in Hamburg, Pennsylvania for the 15th annual CIGARfest. The #9 Corona Viva blend features: Wrapper – Connecticut River Valley Broadleaf Oscuro Binder – Plantation grown Brazilian Mata Fina[…]

Debonaire Daybreak

Debonaire Daybreak Cigar Review

Just before the 2017 IPCPR, Drew Estate and Debonaire House announced the release of a new Connecticut shade cigar named the Daybreak. This introduction would be the third addition to the now familiar Debonaire Ultra Premium Cigars lineup. As part of the press release, Phillip S. Zanghi III, owner of Debonaire House, stated: “I have always wanted[…]

Joya de Nicaragua and Drew Estate Announce TAA Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 18, 2018 — Estelí, Nicaragua– Joya de Nicaragua and Drew Estate are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Tobacconists’ Association of America, Ltd (TAA), and 10 years of distribution partnership by introducing the Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente, exclusively for TAA. Five decades ago, two great institutions in the cigar world began operations.[…]

Jonathan Drew

Drew Estate Announces 2018 Barn Smoker Dates

For all you Drew Estate Fans and others that are interested, the company has announced the 2018 Barn Smoker dates and venues.  According the press release this week there will be 5 Barn Smoker events this year: Florida Barn Smoker in Clermont, FL on May 19th, 2018 Pennsylvania Barn Smoker in Strasburg, PA on June[…]

Heather Callahan

Felix Assouline Cigars Welcomes Heather Callahan as Director of Sales and Marketing

St. Petersburg, FL – Feb. 23, 2018 – Felix Assouline, founder of Felix Assouline Cigars, announced that Heather Callahan has joined the company as its new director of sales and marketing. Her main office will remain in St. Petersburg. “I was very humbled when Felix invited me to be a key component in the growth[…]

Joya de Nicaragua Cabinetta Serie

Joya de Nicaragua Cabinetta Serie Cigar Review – Truly Elegant

Back  in 2010, the oldest cigar manufacturer in Nicaragua – Joya de Nicaragua – introduced the Cabinetta Serie Cigar. For some it was quite a unique cigar in that there were two different wrappers on it, the bottom 2/3 had an Ecuadorian Shade and the top 1/3 had a Nicaraguan Criollo leaf. Unlike the “barber pole” style this[…]

Boris Wintermans

Royal Agio Cigars U.S.A. Corporate Headquarters Opens Doors

This past year at the IPCPR, I noted that Royal Agio Cigars had their own booth instead of being joined with Drew Estate as in years past. The reason was kept hush until today when the two companies put out the following press release announcing  Drew Estate & Royal Agio Cigars will officially end the[…]

Pappy Van Winkle Tradition

Drew Estate Pappy Van Winkle Tradition – It’s Pappy Day

Today is Oct 1, 2017 and this day is declared by Drew Estate cigars as Pappy Day. Today is the day that the new Pappy Van Winkle Tradition cigar is being released exclusively available to Drew Diplomat Retailers. Of course, if you attended the Kentucky Barn Smoker event this weekend, you got your hands on one[…]

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Half Priced Drew Estate Undercrown Shade Cigars

This past Wednesday, September 20, 2017, Drew Estate Cigars  announced that there was a recent truck heist of that contained Tabak Especial Dulce Robusto and Undercrown Shade Belicoso cigars. The company has asked that if anyone sees these cigars being offered for sale by non-Drew Estate authorized suppliers or being offered for sale by any suppliers at[…]

Todas Las Dias

Todas Las Dias Cigar Review – Any Day – Every Day

I assume everyone knows who Steve Saka is, and if you don’t, you may want to crawl out from under that old rock and join the 21st century cigar club. Steve is the owner of Dunbarton Tobacco and Trust, a cigar company he founded after parting ways as President of Drew Estate a few years[…]

Drew Estate Builds Across Northern Border

Drew Estate Partners with STG Canada for Exclusive Canadian Distribution Monday, August 14, 2017 — Miami, FL- Drew Estate announces today that it has appointed STG Canada as its exclusive distribution partner for both domestic and Duty-Free premium cigar markets in Canada. This partnership will be effective August 28st, 2017, Vice President of International Business[…]