Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Plans Protocol Pool Party Year 2

Protocol Cigars has announced a special limited edition release cigar called the Protocol Pool Party Year 2. It is a follow up to last year’s release. The cigars are produced at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona Factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The Protocol Pool Party Year 2 will be the company’s first ever barber pole cigar. The Read more about Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Plans Protocol Pool Party Year 2[…]

Cigar News: Mombacho Cigars S.A. Hires Jared Ingrisano as New Director of Global Sales

Mombacho Cigars S.A. has hired Jared Ingrisano as its new Director ofGlobal Sales. Ingrisano brings seven years of industry experience ranging from Territory Manager to Brand Entrepreneur, with a strong foundation in both U.S. and International cigar markets, as well as tobacco and experiential-based business in Cuba and across the globe. Cam Heaps, President of Read more about Cigar News: Mombacho Cigars S.A. Hires Jared Ingrisano as New Director of Global Sales[…]

Cigar News: ACE Prime Foundation To Help Impoverished Cigar Workers In Jalapa – You Can Help Too

There is a small rural town, sitting so closely to Nicaragua’s northern border that while walking through its farms and fields you may accidentally step into Honduras without realizing it. It is stunning — colored with fields of coffee, wild flowers, corn, beans, and, of course, tobacco. Within the cigar industry, Jalapa, Nicaragua, is well-known Read more about Cigar News: ACE Prime Foundation To Help Impoverished Cigar Workers In Jalapa – You Can Help Too[…]

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Limited Edition Returns for 2021 Juarez Shots

Crowned Heads has announced that Juarez Shots will be returning for 2021′, once again, as a limited edition release. The ‘Winter seasonal’ release was brought back as a result of the popularity of last year’s limited edition extension to the sought-after Juarez brand. The Juarez Shots are classified as a petit robusto, measuring 4” x Read more about Cigar News: Crowned Heads Limited Edition Returns for 2021 Juarez Shots[…]

Cigar News: TAA Donates $50,000 to PCA to Aid State Advocacy

The Tobacconist Association of America (TAA) Board of Directors voted at their Winter Meeting to donate $50,000 to the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) to aid in the industry’s growing work in local and state legislation impacting the premium cigar and pipe industry. CA Executive Director Scott Pearce noted: “The PCA would like to thank the Read more about Cigar News: TAA Donates $50,000 to PCA to Aid State Advocacy[…]

Cigar News: Mombacho Cigars Announces Founder Cam Heaps as New Corporate President

Mombacho Cigars S.A. has announced that the company’s Founder, Cam Heaps, will be stepping into the role of President of Mombacho Cigars as the company celebrates its momentous 15th Year Anniversary. Having founded the company in 2006 on a back-packing trip to Central America, Heaps’ was captivated by the spirit of the Nicaraguan people, their Read more about Cigar News: Mombacho Cigars Announces Founder Cam Heaps as New Corporate President[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Final Episode – Honest Abe Dababneh – Smoke Inn

In this 2020 season wrap up of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Smoke Inn owner – Honest Abe Dababneh and discusses the history of the cigar lounge chain, online cigar business, and the upcoming virtual 2021 Great Smoke. We also talk about the Stogie Press top cigars Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Final Episode – Honest Abe Dababneh – Smoke Inn[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 39 – Protocol Cigars

In this episode Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press welcomes Juan Cancel and Kevin Keithan from Protocol Cigars. Certainly the longest episode of the year – we talk cigars, history of the company and lots of shenanigans. If You missed the live broadcast you can watch it here.

Cigar News: Stogie Lives – A Cigar Themed Social Media Platform is Launched

Cigars is the one thing that brings people together. Valerie Marszalek who is a writer, technical advisor and new to cigars has designed a platform where cigar lovers 21 and older can join and not have to worry. Valerie was tired of hearing about people having restrictions placed on their social media accounts due to Read more about Cigar News: Stogie Lives – A Cigar Themed Social Media Platform is Launched[…]

Cigar News: FDA Marks Historic Public Health Milestone with Finalization of Two Key Rules for Companies Seeking to Market New Tobacco Products

Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized two foundational rules for the premarket review of new tobacco products. These final rules provide additional information on the minimum requirements for the content, format and review of premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) and substantial equivalence (SE) reports. PMTA and SE are two of the pathways through which a manufacturer can Read more about Cigar News: FDA Marks Historic Public Health Milestone with Finalization of Two Key Rules for Companies Seeking to Market New Tobacco Products[…]

Cigar News: Jessi Flores Introduces Victms1975 Ambassador Program

Jessi Flores has always lived his dream to network with great people in the industry he loves. He has supported small businesses for more than 20 something years. We have been smoking cigars and enjoying the brotherhood that bonds us together so what better way to unite the worlds of art and cigars than have Read more about Cigar News: Jessi Flores Introduces Victms1975 Ambassador Program[…]

Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars Continues European Expansion

Hiram & Solomon Cigars has announced they have signed a new distribution deal for the UK market with Bright Leaf Distribution Ltd. Bright-Leaf Distributions leads the wholesale trade in UK. They are an established Cigar and Cigar Accessories importer and distributor suppling all the main retail and on-line specialist tobacconist and cigar merchants throughout the Read more about Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars Continues European Expansion[…]

Cigar News: Tarazona Cigars Expands Team with VP of International Sales and Southwest Regional Manager

Tarazona Cigars has announced the hiring of two new “passionate” team members to their growing boutique cigar brand. Benigno (Ben) Rosario has been hired as VP of International Sales and Development with responsibility to continue to grow the Tarazona Cigars brand foot print overseas. Ben was most recently the Vice President at Don Kiki Cigar Read more about Cigar News: Tarazona Cigars Expands Team with VP of International Sales and Southwest Regional Manager[…]

Cigar News: Underground Cigar Shop Announces Virtual NFG21 Event

The Underground Cigar Shop in Fort Worth, TX is one of the best boutique cigar houses in the country and every year in March, they host an amazing and fun filled cigar event known as No Fucks Given (NFG). The shop recently moved down the road to a larger building this year and after all Read more about Cigar News: Underground Cigar Shop Announces Virtual NFG21 Event[…]