Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto Gran Toro

Cigar Review: Royal Agio Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto – Rated 89

Royal Agio cigars, is a name which American cigar smokers are familiar with from their Balmoral brand of cigars. Specifically, the Balmoral Añejo XO, which, for the past 3 years, Drew Estate handled the U.S. Market distribution. That relation ended this year when Royal Agio announced they were going handle distribution on their own and expand[…]

Balmoral Añejo XO Oscuro Rothschild Masivo

Cigar Review: Balmoral Añejo XO Oscuro Rothschild Masivo – Rated 91

At the 2017 IPCPR we learned Royal Agio Cigars was ending their US distribution agreement with Drew Estate and would be directly managing the US sales, distribution, and marketing from the company’s Bradenton, FL location. This year the company introduced two extensions to their prestigious Balmoral brand, with the addition of a Connecticut and an[…]

Balmoral XO

Royal Agio Balmoral Anjeo XO Masivo Cigar Review – Family Tradition

According to the Royal Agio Cigars website: “In 1904 Jacques Wintermans borrowed 200 Dutch guilders from his father to set up a small company. He named the business A.Wintermans & Sons. From 1950 onwards the company was known as Agio Cigars. The village of Duizel in Brabant at the heart of the historic cigar-producing region in[…]

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[…]

Stephan Qarimi

Stephan Qarimi joins the Drew Estate International Team

Stephan Qarimi joins the Drew Estate International Team Monday, March 20, 2017 — Miami, FL – Drew Estate announced today the expansion of their international sales team to include Stephan Qarimi as International Market Manager and Director of Travel Retail. Drew Estate products are currently distributed in over 50 countries as part of the company’s[…]

Cigars that are Making our Mouths Water

Last year there were well over 1200 new blends of cigars that hit the market, many of which were represented at the IPCPR.  Stogie Press had received a fraction of those new blends to sample as there are more suppliers than there is time to meet and greet. The same of course held true for[…]