Cigar News: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® Announces The DTT Timeshare Experience

With the ongoing challenges in the cigar industry with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® (DTT) has announced an innovative virtual initiative dubbed, with their tongues firmly planted in cheek called, “The DTT Timeshare Experience”. The program will be debuting in the 2nd half of July 2020 in response to the cancellation Read more about Cigar News: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® Announces The DTT Timeshare Experience[…]

Cigar News: Alec Bradley 10 Year Anniversary Fine & Rare Set to Go On Sale to Tobacconists

Alec Bradley Cigar Co. has announced that they will be celebrating the 10 Year Anniversary of their Fine & Rare series by releasing 500 limited edition boxes featuring all five of the Fine & Rare iterations. Fine & Rare is the result of Alec Bradley Cigar Co. founder, Alan Rubin’s goal of creating a cigar Read more about Cigar News: Alec Bradley 10 Year Anniversary Fine & Rare Set to Go On Sale to Tobacconists[…]

Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Cigars To Present “Retailer Only Access” Sales Event

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent cancellation of this years Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show, Casa Cuevas Cigars has announced today, they will extend a special week-long sales effort to all retailers starting Friday July 10th though July 17th. President of Casa Cuevas Cigars, Luis Cuevas Jr., said “With the PCA being cancelled, and Read more about Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Cigars To Present “Retailer Only Access” Sales Event[…]

Cigar News: Alec & Bradley Cigars to Feature Kintsugi on The Traveling Roadshow

Alec & Bradley Cigars, founded by brothers Alec and Bradley Rubin in 2018, announced today that their third full line release- Alec & Bradley ‘Kintsugi’ (pronounced Kint-Su-Gee) will be featured at “The Traveling Roadshow“, beginning July 13, 2020. Alec & Bradley announced ‘Kintsugi‘ in March of 2020. The goal was to have the new line Read more about Cigar News: Alec & Bradley Cigars to Feature Kintsugi on The Traveling Roadshow[…]

Cigar News: DC Court of Appeals Rules Against FDA Warning Labels on Cigars

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit unanimously ruled in favor of the Premium Cigar industry today, by striking down a former ruling that warning labels are required on cigar products. The court ruled that the FDA warning labels are “arbitrary and capricious.” The complete opinion of the court can Read more about Cigar News: DC Court of Appeals Rules Against FDA Warning Labels on Cigars[…]

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Partners with Tabacalera Pichardo to Produce Mil Dias

Crowned Heads announced today the introduction of “Mil Dias,” an ultra-premium cigar developed in partnership with Tabacalera Pichardo, the factory behind the highly successful “Juårez” brand launched in the latter part of 2018. Mil Dias translates to ‘one-thousand days,’ and is a reference to the three-year window of time it required to bring the project Read more about Cigar News: Crowned Heads Partners with Tabacalera Pichardo to Produce Mil Dias[…]

Cigar News: Mombacho Cigars Announces 4th Edition Cosecha Cigar

Mombacho Cigars has announced it will be releasing the fourth edition of its Cosecha annual limited edition. This years edition will be constructed entirely of tobaccos from the 2015 crop and as in previous vintages, it will be a Nicaraguan puro. Claudio Sgroi, Mombacho’s President and Master Blender Claudio Sgroi noted: “True vintage is almost Read more about Cigar News: Mombacho Cigars Announces 4th Edition Cosecha Cigar[…]

Cigar News: PCA Announces Changes in Response to COVID-19

The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) announced yesterday, temporary changes to its staffing and programs as a result of the enduring effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic hardships. In the press release they stated that as of July 15, the PCA staff will be furloughed, with benefits, as the board and executive committee Read more about Cigar News: PCA Announces Changes in Response to COVID-19[…]

Cigar News: Gurkha Cigars Re-Introduces Castle Hall Nicaragua

Under the new leadership of Gurkha Cigars CEO and President Jim Colucci, Gurkha Cigars has announced the release Castle Hall Nicaragua, a grandfathered brand originally released in 2013.  Castle Hall Nicaragua is Nicaraguan Puro and is an extension of the Castle Hall line of value cigars that was introduced earlier this year and made in Read more about Cigar News: Gurkha Cigars Re-Introduces Castle Hall Nicaragua[…]

Cigar News: Fratello Cigars Introduces – Fratello Arlequin Prensado Robusto & Toro

Fratello Cigars announced today, the introduction of the Fratello Arlequin Prensado. Originally introduced back in June 2019 and expressed in a 6 x 50 vitola packaged in “Space Fresh Packs”, the 2020 “Same Blend, New Look” version of the Arlequin will debut in 2 box-pressed vitolas, a 5 ½ x 52 Robusto and a 6 Read more about Cigar News: Fratello Cigars Introduces – Fratello Arlequin Prensado Robusto & Toro[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Cancels In-Person Event Participation for 2020

In a letter to the media, Robert and Sharon Holt stated the company will not be participating in any in-person events for the remainder of 2020. This decision was not reached easily, but the company recognizes the severity of he COVID-19 virus and felt it was best to follow the guidelines in place. The company Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Cancels In-Person Event Participation for 2020[…]

Cigar News: Fratello Cigars Expands European Footprint with Expansion to Spain

Omar de Frias is proud to announce Fratello Cigars newest distribution partner in Spain, Colonial Tabac SL. Colonial Tabac has been in the cigar industry since 2008 and headquartered in Barcelona Spain, working closely with the best cigar stores in the country that generate 80% of the cigar business in the area. Ernest Zacarias, co-founder Read more about Cigar News: Fratello Cigars Expands European Footprint with Expansion to Spain[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Introduces Leather Rose, the Wildest of the Deadwood Wild Bunch

Drew Estate launches the latest addition to the Deadwood lineup, “Leather Rose,” to all retailers nationwide. This release was showcased on Freestyle Live: Special Edition hosted on facebook.com/drewestatecigar June 11th. Uniting with her sisters Sweet Jane, Fat Bottom Betty, and Crazy Alice after spending time away robbing banks (as the folklore goes) the spicy “Leather Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Introduces Leather Rose, the Wildest of the Deadwood Wild Bunch[…]

Cigar News: Fratello Camo Bundles Start Shipping

Omar de Frias announced today that the Fratello Camo Bundles that showcased at this year’s TPE trade show are heading to stores this week.  Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic that halted operations in the Dominican Republic and placed the US on a “Stay At Home” order for several weeks, the original March release was delayed. Omar Stated: Read more about Cigar News: Fratello Camo Bundles Start Shipping[…]