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: 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: 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: ACE Prime and Tabacalera Pichardo Provide Generosity During COVID-19 Crisis

ACE Prime and Tabacalera Pichardo recently published an article on what they are doing to combat the COVID-19 crisis in their factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. In the article they describe how they empowered their workers and have been working tirelessly on a sustainable and healthy solution for their workers and the factory. The article starts Read more about Cigar News: ACE Prime and Tabacalera Pichardo Provide Generosity During COVID-19 Crisis[…]

Cigar News: MANUFACTURES LAUNCH “BULB” TO SUPPORT LOCAL RETAILERS KEEP THE LIGHTS ON!

ACE Prime and Crowned Heads provide details of the new BULB Initiative (TheBulbBox.com) – a new platform to help local cigar retailers to KEEP THE LIGHTS ON! TheBulbBox.com is a unique way to leverage the reach of national brands and the influence of cigar experts to generate sales and support local businesses. (Open for Subscriptions Read more about Cigar News: MANUFACTURES LAUNCH “BULB” TO SUPPORT LOCAL RETAILERS KEEP THE LIGHTS ON![…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 5 – The Cigar Militia

In this episode of Taking it To The Nub, Shirtless Mike and Boston Jimmie of Stogie Press are joined by special guest Kevin Parow “The Commish” of the Cigar Militia. We talk about his growing Facebook Cigar Group and delve into life of quarantine and smoking cigars.

Lifestyle:Virtual Herfs, The New Temporary Normal – By Mike Holmes

As of the weekend of March 20-22, the cigar community has seen a tremendous spike among cigar enthusiasts who have started herfing with brothers and sisters of the leaf from all parts of the United States. “Virtual Herfing” isn’t a new phenomenon, but the sudden spike in use of technology due to the Corona Virus Read more about Lifestyle:Virtual Herfs, The New Temporary Normal – By Mike Holmes[…]

Cigar News: TAA Cancels 2020 Annual Meeting and Convention but Associate Members Still Shipping Blends

The Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) has announced that this year’s annual meeting and convention has been abandoned due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The meeting was originally scheduled for March 22- 26 in Cabo San Lucas Mexico. The association did note, they were considering rescheduling the event, but with the current conditions of the Read more about Cigar News: TAA Cancels 2020 Annual Meeting and Convention but Associate Members Still Shipping Blends[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 4 – The Chaffiot Collection & COVID19

This week we had special guest Justin Chaffiot from the Chaffiot Collection. Justin cigar line is special in that he donates 10% of profits to fight Human Trafficking. We also had Terry Mayben who runs our local cigar group (Sticks and Spirits). This was a great show we not only dove into Justin’s mission, but Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 4 – The Chaffiot Collection & COVID19[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Postpones Florida Barn Smoker From May 16th to November 14th

Drew Estate announced today it is postponing the Florida Barn Smoker until November 13th-14th, 2020 out of an abundance of caution due to ongoing health concerns surrounding COVID-19. On March 15th, the CDC issued the following statement, “CDC, in accordance with its guidance for large events and mass gatherings, recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Postpones Florida Barn Smoker From May 16th to November 14th[…]