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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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Cubariqueño Cigar Co. Announces Release of the Protocol Themis Lancero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pennsylvania (Thursday June 21, 2018)  – Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Themis Lancero for the 2018 IPCPR. This is the company’s third lanceo offering. Following the success of their prior lanceros which both took #1 Cigar of the year for 2016 on Cigar Federation and 2017 on Tiny Tim’s[…]

Mbombay MQBA

MBombay and Bombay Tobak Announce Release of MQBA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2018 Palm Springs, CA – Bombay Tobak is pleased to announce the release of their newest blend, the MQBA – pronounced “em-kyoo-bho“. Mel Shah – Bombay Tobak Owner states: In producing the MQBA, Bombay Tobak employed a vertical expansion of the company where we leased a 70 acre farm in Ventana, Ecuador.[…]

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Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Announces the Sin Compromiso

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2018 Sin Compromiso, without compromise, is our company mantra and the guiding ethos for everything we do here at Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust. Creating a cigar brand to manifest this expression into a tangible reality was an incredibly challenging task as this cigar simply had to be beyond exceptional. From[…]

Wayne D. Clarke

Hiram and Solomon Cigars taps Wayne D. Clarke for General Manager and Sales Director

For Immediate Release June 21, 2018 New York, NY–Hiram and Solomon Cigars, one of the fastest growing boutique cigars in the country, is excited to announce the hiring of Wayne D. Clarke as General Manager and Sales Director. He will begin work immediately and will be helping grow underdeveloped territories nationwide as well as work[…]

Gran Habano Expands Portfolio to Include Gran Reserva #5 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2018 Gran Habano Cigars has announced they will be expanding their cigar portfolio to include the new Gran Reserva #5 2012 which will be presented at this years IPCPR in Las Vegas in July. This cigar will be similar to the Gran Reserva #5 2011. The date 2012 refers to the year that[…]

Fratello Cigars Announces New Director of Operations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRATELLO CIGARS HIRES DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS   Springfield, VA (June 14, 2018) – Omar de Frias is proud to announce the hiring of Shannon Strang as the new Director of Operations for Fratello Cigars.  The Pittsburgh native comes to Fratello with a wealth of experience in accounting, business development, logistics and customer[…]

Hiram and Solomon Cigars Announces Veiled Prophet Toro

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June, 13 2018 Due to the great demand and success of the original Veiled Prophet introduction, Hiram & Solomon Cigars, are proud to announce the NEW limited production of the Veiled Prophet in the 6 x 54 Toro size! The new Veiled Prophet Toro is constructed with the same top quality and[…]