Cigar News: CRA Back In Court Seeking to End Regulation of Premium Cigars

Today, Cigar Rights of America (“CRA”) was back in federal court before Judge Amit P. Mehta reasserting the industry’s challenge to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) rejection of the Option 2 regulatory framework. This challenge is a final push solely by CRA to give our industry permanent relief from the egregious regulation that Read more about Cigar News: CRA Back In Court Seeking to End Regulation of Premium Cigars[…]

Cigar News: Reinado Grand Apex 6 X 60 Shipping in June

Reinado Cigars will begin shipping the new Grand Apex 6 X 60 in the next few weeks. Production is at Aganorsa’s TABSA factory in Nicaragua. Cigar Snob Magazine’s recent 91 rating of the Grand Apex Robusto Extra describes the blend as “A flavorful and intense blend covered with a dark brown wrapper with a toothy Read more about Cigar News: Reinado Grand Apex 6 X 60 Shipping in June[…]

Cigar News: Acosta To Represent Frontier Cigars Nationally

Frontier Brands, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Acosta as the exclusive national broker for Frontier Cigars. Frontier Brands, LLC is the owner of Frontier Cigars, a family of high-quality mass-market cigars. Offering two styles of cigars for the convenience store channel, Frontier Cheroots and Frontier XL, are both manufactured in their Dominican Read more about Cigar News: Acosta To Represent Frontier Cigars Nationally[…]

Cigar News: Warped Cigars Announces Return of Eagles Decent

Warped Cigars has announced the return of a fan favorite which was never released on a worldwide level, Eagles Descent! Originally released as a retailer exclusive in 2019 for R Field Wine Company in Honolulu, the blend has returned as a limited edition for all Warped retailers around the world. The Eagles Decent features components Read more about Cigar News: Warped Cigars Announces Return of Eagles Decent[…]

Cigar Lifestyle: No Joke Smoke 2022 – What If? – By Kalani Matsuura

The 13th annual No Joke Smoke 2022 dinner was held on 4/2/22 and hosted by Kalani Matsuura from Mokuleia Cigar Company. The theme this year was What If..?. After waiting for 2 years due to the pandemic, the Hawaii cigar community got to experience smoking with their fellow brothers and sisters of the leaf. Every Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: No Joke Smoke 2022 – What If? – By Kalani Matsuura[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 3 – Nick Syris – LH Premium Cigars

In this weeks episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie and Quinton Brown sit down with Nick Syris – Owner of LH Premium Cigars. Nick explains how his journey into premium cigars started during the 1990’s boom and then over to the Middle East where he opened Lavida Habano lounges and grew his Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 3 – Nick Syris – LH Premium Cigars[…]

Cigar News: Isabela Cigar Company Announces Release of PepperHead Mammoth LTD

Isabela Cigar Company is releasing the company’s first Ltd Edition of 2022 – the Mammoth 660 PepperHead! Based off of the company’s extremely popular “Mammoth” larger gouge portfolio, the Mammoth 660 is in a ‘more accessible” (6 x 60 vitola) with a hopped up blend of higher priming tobaccos. This tweak gives the smallest release Read more about Cigar News: Isabela Cigar Company Announces Release of PepperHead Mammoth LTD[…]

Lifestyle – Drew Estate Florida Barn Smoker and DE-25 Pre-Party – Game On!

Last weekend was all about Drew Estate and their 25+ years of re-birthing cigars. This was supposed to happen last year but was postponed due to the pandemic but the company did not disappoint their fans at this first of 5 major events celebrating DE25. This was the Florida Barn Smoker and DE25 pre-party. If Read more about Lifestyle – Drew Estate Florida Barn Smoker and DE-25 Pre-Party – Game On![…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Unleashes 2022 Liga Privada Unico Serie “Year of the Rat” Limited Edition

Drew Estate’s 2022 Liga Privada Unico Serie Year of the Rat is coming soon! The limited-edition cigars were showcased during Drew Estate’s “Freestyle Live: Special Edition” broadcast, on May 12 on the company’s Facebook Live page (facebook.com/drewestatecigar) and YouTube channel (youtube.com/drewestatecigar). Year of the Rat cigars will be available exclusively at Drew Diplomat Program partners beginning Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Unleashes 2022 Liga Privada Unico Serie “Year of the Rat” Limited Edition[…]

Cigar News: DTT Announces Temporary Window for New Purveyor Accounts

Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® (DTT) is announcing it will be temporarily opening New Purveyor Accounts until further notice. Steve Saka, the Founder and Co-Owner of DTT explained: “On August 13th, 2020 we were forced to cease opening any New Purveyor Accounts due to demand exceeding our capacity to supply our existing accounts. Since that time Read more about Cigar News: DTT Announces Temporary Window for New Purveyor Accounts[…]

Cigar News: STG Introduces the El Ray Del Mundo by AJ

El Rey del Mundo, the legendary Honduran brand, welcomes its first limited edition cigar with El Rey del Mundo by AJ. The new expression is available in one box-pressed vitola and features a blend from AJ Fernandez. El Rey del Mundo by AJ began shipping to all channels of retail this month. Steve Abbot, director of Read more about Cigar News: STG Introduces the El Ray Del Mundo by AJ[…]

Cigar News:  Joya de Nicaragua Adds New Número Uno Vitola Exclusively For Club de Amigos Retailers

Originally given exclusively to world leaders by Nicaraguan ambassadors on official missions, Joya de Nicaragua’s Número Uno has become a favorite for cigar enthusiasts everywhere since its introduction in the United States in 2019. Número Uno has received numerous accolades, becoming Halfwheel’s top cigar of 2018 and rated the best cigar of 2019 by Cigar Read more about Cigar News:  Joya de Nicaragua Adds New Número Uno Vitola Exclusively For Club de Amigos Retailers[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Introduces Antaño CT Lonsdale Exclusively for Club de Amigos of JDN

In 2001, Joya de Nicaragua launched Antaño 1970, a Nicaraguan puro that demonstrated the strong character and essence of Nicaraguan tobaccos, and quickly gained acclaim as one of the boldest cigars on the market. Since then, Antaño has become a favorite for cigar enthusiasts who appreciate its strong, full-bodied character, and Antaño 1970 has become Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Introduces Antaño CT Lonsdale Exclusively for Club de Amigos of JDN[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Introduces Liga Privada H99 Phineas Gage Lancero as Drew Diplomat Program Event Exclusive Cigar

During the recent May 12 “Freestyle Live: Special Edition” broadcast, that aired from 7 to 9 p.m. Eastern on the company’s Facebook Live page (facebook.com/drewestatecigar) and YouTube channel (youtube.com/drewestatecigar), Drew Estate announced that it is adding a new vitola, a 7 x 40 Lancero, dubbed Phineas Gage, to its Liga Privada H99 Connecticut Corojo lineup. Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Introduces Liga Privada H99 Phineas Gage Lancero as Drew Diplomat Program Event Exclusive Cigar[…]