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.[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

Try the Green ACID! – Two Wrongs Make a Beautiful Right.

Every year in July, the cigar industry converges for a celebration of our lifestyle with brand owners, retailers, and media members. This event is known as the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) association convention. It is here where those responsible for creating the new blends introduce them to the those that sell them[…]

The Undercrown Takes in Some Sun – The Undercrown Sun Grown

Thursday, July 6, 2017 — Miami, FL – Drew Estate announces today the newest extension to the prized Undercrown Brand, the Undercrown Sun Grown. The new Sun Grown is the third Undercrown expression, complimenting Undercrown Maduro and Undercrown Shade. The Undercrown Sun Grown will be displayed in Drew Estate’s booth (Booth #2608) at the IPCPR[…]

Drew Estate Extends Acid Line

It seems like the Drew Estate team likes that candella leaf and what it does to a cigar. Last year the company sweetened up the Kentucky Fire Cured with it in the release of the Swamp Thang, and as we wrote in our review, it made for a sweeter and pleasurable smoke. Now the company[…]

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Antaño Gran Reserva to hit shelves in August

Let’s all  be honest here, if you like a bold, spicy, and strong cigar, and you walk into a shop and see the Antaño 1970 on the shelf, how many of you pick that up? I know I do more often than not. I have always enjoyed this blend from Joya de Nicaragua, with its rich,[…]

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Drew Estate and Debonaire House Announce the Debonaire Daybreak

As we get within days of this years IPCPR in Las Vegas, the press releases of new cigars keep coming. In this age of new FDA regulations one would not have imagined so many new blends to hit the market. The latest is the announcement from Debonaire House, an Ultra Premium brand distributed by Drew Estate.[…]