Fratello oro

Fratello Oro Cigar Review – A pleasant Connecticut offering.

Introduced in 2016, the Fratello Oro was the cigar that completed the Fratello Cigars portfolio. Described as a Mild to Medium smoke it filled a void in the lineup. Now with its availability, Fratello Cigars has a complete line of cigars to fit the varied palates of the cigar market.  The name Oro translates to[…]

Cigar Industry Talks about FDA Rules

During the 2017 IPCPR I took some time with numerous brand owners to talk about their blends and business in general. One of the questions I asked, was how are they handling the FDA regulations on the cigar industry. It is just about a year (August 8, 2016) since the FDA clamped down on our[…]

Omar de Frias Takes Flight with the Fratello Navetta

Omar de Frias has made quite a name for himself these past few years in the cigar industry. Frias has an interesting story to tell. His original dream was to be a professional basketball player, yea he is like a 6′ 9″ Dominican, but his basketball dreams were grounded after a knee injury. He then[…]


Media Contact: Omar de Frias 202-679-1129 Email Address: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRATELLO CIGARS ANNOUNCES NEW BLEND “FRATELLO ORO” Springfield, VA (July 12, 2016) – Omar de Frias is proud to announce his third blend after Fratello was introduced in 2013 and Fratello Bianco in 2015. Fratello Oro is the company’s first time working with[…]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE FRATELLO BOXER SERIES IS BACK Springfield, VA (May 25, 2016) – After its debut November 2015, The Fratello Boxer Series is back for father’s day.  The Boxer Series will be limited in production and manufactured at Joya de Nicaragua. “Our success with the Boxer Series prompted us to release it for[…]


Omar de Frias is proud to announce the company’s latest blend, the Bianco Boxer.  The Bianco Boxer will be soft launched at 10 locations nationwide before making its official debut at this year’s IPCPR show in Las Vegas.  “Similar to the Fratello Boxer, we modified the filler blend in the Bianco Boxer to highlight a[…]


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRATELLO LAUNCHES AMBASSADOR PROGRAM Springfield, VA (May 5th, 2016) – Fratello Cigars launches the Fratello Ambassador Program.    Fratello has officially retained the services of Jon Palmer and Jeremy Seely to lead this endeavor.  “With a combined cigar retail experience of over 25 years, Jeremy and Jon will be supporting our[…]

Press Release: Fratello to Release the Boxer Series

Media Contact: Omar de Frias 202-679-1129 Email Address: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRATELLO INTRODUCING THE BOXER SERIES   Springfield, VA (October 15, 2015) – Fratello is unveiling their first limited run The Boxer Series. “The 2014 release of the Fratello Boxer was a great success for our company.  We tweaked the Fratello blend, box-pressed the[…]

IPCPR 2015 First Day sponsors

IPCPR 2015 Day 1 – New Orleans

Day 1 of the 2015 IPCPR has come to a close here in The Big Easy and it was a day of meetings and cigar smoking as usual. The day started with a retail marketing presentation that was sponsored by Sindicato Cigars featuring their Hex cigar. After a short lunch break we moved into a[…]