Cigar News: Cigar Rights of America Elects New Leaders

The Board of Directors of Cigar Rights of America (CRA) has elected new leaders.  The Board elected Gary Pesh of Old Virginia Tobacco Company as Chairman of the Board and Karen Smith of Arturo Fuente as President.  They are succeeding Robert G. Levin of Ashton who had served in both roles since 2014. Pesh noted: Read more about Cigar News: Cigar Rights of America Elects New Leaders[…]

Cigar News: Tarazona Cigars Taps Willy Marante for VP of Sales & Marketing

Tarazona Cigars has announced the recent hiring of Willy Marante to be their new VP of Sales & Marketing for the US. Speaking to owner, Eddie Tarazona, he noted that Willy was the perfect fit for Tarazona Cigars. Willy spent the past six years developing retail accounts for Miami Cigars most recently in the Florida Read more about Cigar News: Tarazona Cigars Taps Willy Marante for VP of Sales & Marketing[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 Episode 14 – Brad Berko – Bahama Mama Cigars

In this episode, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press, has a cigar chat with Brad Berko, the Managing Director for Bahama Mama Cigars. Brad takes us on a journey down memory lane explaining how he got to where he is now in the cigar industry and introduces the audience to the latest from Bahama Mama Cigars Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 Episode 14 – Brad Berko – Bahama Mama Cigars[…]

Cigar News: Get Ready for DE25 – An Epic 25th Anniversary Party Planned by Drew Estate is Scheduled for Texas

On the May 6th Freestyle Live event, Jonathan Drew, Founder and President of Drew Estate dropped the biggest bomb in the history of the company, with the announcement of an epic 25th Birthday Bash for the company. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Drew Estate and The Rebirth of Cigars Movement. To celebrate this Read more about Cigar News: Get Ready for DE25 – An Epic 25th Anniversary Party Planned by Drew Estate is Scheduled for Texas[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Unveils Undercrown 10 to Commemorate its “Decade of Dedication”

As part of the Big Reveal on the May 6 edition of Freestyle Live, Drew Estate exposed what the mystery cigar was in the special Freestyle Live package many purchased over the past few weeks. That cigar is now officially known as the Undercrown 10. Drew Estate is commemorating ten years of Undercrown with the Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Unveils Undercrown 10 to Commemorate its “Decade of Dedication”[…]

Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Cigars to Debut Patrimonio at TPE 2021

Casa Cuevas Cigars announces that they will unveil the Patrimonio cigar brand at the Tobacco Expo Plus taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center from May 12th through May 14. The Patrimonio cigar brand translates to Patrimony in English. It is dedicated to Luis Cuevas Sr. and to the paternal lineage of the Cuevas Read more about Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Cigars to Debut Patrimonio at TPE 2021[…]

Cigar News: ZANDER-GREG Starts Shipping new Nat Cicco Aniversario Sizes

ZANDER-GREG has announced they have begun shipping two new sizes for their Nat Cicco Aniversario series. The Nat Cicco line is hand crafted in Nicaragua at Agroindustrial Nicaraguense De Tabacos S.A. Shipping to retailers started May 1, 2021 NAT CICCO ANIVERSARIO 1965 Double Toro The blend is described as: Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Read more about Cigar News: ZANDER-GREG Starts Shipping new Nat Cicco Aniversario Sizes[…]

Cigar News: Joya DE Nicaragua Celebrates 200 Years of Nicaraguan Independence with Limited-Edition Dos Cientos Cigar

This year marks the bicentennial of Central America’s independence from the Spanish empire. After years of fighting, the region gained its independence and right to self-government, leading to the creation of five separate nations, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica and, of course, Nicaragua. Joya de Nicaragua, Nicaragua’s first premium cigar manufacturer and one of Read more about Cigar News: Joya DE Nicaragua Celebrates 200 Years of Nicaraguan Independence with Limited-Edition Dos Cientos Cigar[…]

Cigar News: Boutique Cigar Association Announces Boutique Cigar Festival

The Boutique Cigar Association. Inc. (BCA) was founded in August of 2016, by Dr. Gaby Kafie of Kafie 1901 Cigars, along with a select Board of Directors as a way of building a collective voice of over 45 different member boutique cigar companies against Federal regulations. From the onset of the BCA, the vision has Read more about Cigar News: Boutique Cigar Association Announces Boutique Cigar Festival[…]

Cigar News: Dissident Cigars Ships HOME 2021

Dissident cigars will begin shipping HOME 2021 this week to qualifying retailers. According to owner, Benjamin Holt; “This is my third year to release HOME. It has become a highly anticipated release amongst the fans of Dissident, and I know they’ll enjoy it as they have with the previous two years” The HOME 2021 has Read more about Cigar News: Dissident Cigars Ships HOME 2021[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua to Release Diplomatic Favorites—Numero Uno L’Ambassadeur and Le Premier

Originally given exclusively to world leaders by Nicaraguan ambassadors on official missions, Joya de Nicaragua’s Numero Uno has become a favorite for cigar enthusiasts everywhere since its introduction in the United States in 2019. Numero Uno has received numerous awards, becoming the top cigar of 2018 and 2019, and was recently named the No. 6 Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua to Release Diplomatic Favorites—Numero Uno L’Ambassadeur and Le Premier[…]

Cigar News: J.C. Newman Celebrates Founder’s Day

J.C. Newman Cigar Company is excited to host their first ‘Founder’s Day’ celebration at the company’s cigar factory, El Reloj, in Tampa, FL. You can join the J.C. Newman team on Saturday, May 15th from 10 am – 2 pm for tours, food trucks, lawn games, entertainment, and factory store deals. This is a family Read more about Cigar News: J.C. Newman Celebrates Founder’s Day[…]

Cigar News: Kretek International, Inc. Announces Departure of Patrick Hurd, CSO

Kretek International, Inc., a leading American cigar and specialty tobacco manufacturer, importer, wholesaler and distributor announces the departure of long time Chief Sales Officer Patrick Hurd after two decades with the company. Hurd’s exit from the company is expected as of May 31, 2021. Patrick Hurd originally joined Kretek in November 2000, while launching its Read more about Cigar News: Kretek International, Inc. Announces Departure of Patrick Hurd, CSO[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate to Release 2021 Limited Edition Undercrown Dojo Dogma Maduro and Sun Grown Cigars

Drew Estate and Cigar Dojo team up once again to release the 2021 limited edition Undercrown Dojo Dogma Sun Grown and Undercrown Dojo Dogma Maduro. The pair of box-pressed Undercrown Dojo Dogma cigars will be available exclusively for Drew Diplomat Program participants and will be showcased on “Freestyle Live: Special Edition” on Drew Estate’s Facebook Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate to Release 2021 Limited Edition Undercrown Dojo Dogma Maduro and Sun Grown Cigars[…]