Cigar News: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® (DTT) is pleased to announce distribution agreement with Media Rueda™ for Belgium and Luxembourg

Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® (DTT) cigars will now be available in the Belgium and Luxembourg markets through Media Rueda™. Steve Saka, the founder and co-owner of DTT had this to say about the arrangement: “When I began Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust I had a single purpose in mind: to create handmade cigars of the absolute Read more about Cigar News: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® (DTT) is pleased to announce distribution agreement with Media Rueda™ for Belgium and Luxembourg[…]

Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Muestra De Saka Unstolen Valor – Rated 94

According to Steve Saka, owner of Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust, the Muestra De Saka is ‘one the company’s most popular and yet, of their most misunderstood lines’. Steve likes to say the ‘MDS’ brand is the home for some of his best work. It is his ‘personal playground’ and allows him to experiment and create Read more about Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Muestra De Saka Unstolen Valor – Rated 94[…]

Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sobremesa Brûlée Blue – Rated 93

If you recall, back in 2019, Steve Saka – owner of Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust, released a special new Connecticut blend known as the Sobremesa Brûlée. Though conceived in 2015, the Sobremesa Brûlée, finally made it to market in 2019. When asked about this special liga, Steve Saka noted that the Sobremesa Brûlée is: “…recreation Read more about Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sobremesa Brûlée Blue – Rated 93[…]

Cigar News: Steve Saka Opts For Quality Over Quantity With Moratorium on New Retail Accounts

In a bold move, Steve Saka, founder and co-owner of Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust (DTT), has announced an immediate moratorium on opening new retail accounts until further notice. In a press release today, Saka noted: “As a small family business that has been working relentlessly to establish our brands on the best Retailers’ shelves for Read more about Cigar News: Steve Saka Opts For Quality Over Quantity With Moratorium on New Retail Accounts[…]

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[…]

Mike Holmes

Cigar Lifestyle: Eleven Cigars Most Talked About in 2019 – Mike Holmes

A note from Boston Jimmie Alright now – 2019 is over, cigar media have posted their top lists and the debates have begun. You may agree or disagree with the ratings, rankings, and selections on them, or then again you may not even care, but one thing every consumer should pay attention to is what Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: Eleven Cigars Most Talked About in 2019 – Mike Holmes[…]

Cigar News: Steve Saka Announces the Mi Querida® Triqui Traca

Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® will be showcasing its Mi Querida® Triqui Traca of handcrafted cigars at this year’s 87th Annual Convention of the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 28th through July 2nd, 2019. Steve Saka, Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Founder and Master Ligador notes: “Mi Querida Triqui Traca, Read more about Cigar News: Steve Saka Announces the Mi Querida® Triqui Traca[…]

Cigar News: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Announces the Sobremesa Brûlée Debut

Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® will be debuting the Sobremesa Brûlée® blend of fine handmade cigars at this year’s 87th Annual Convention of the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 28th through July 2nd, 2019. Owner of Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust and Master Blender notes: “Sobremesa Brûlée is a recreation Read more about Cigar News: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Announces the Sobremesa Brûlée Debut[…]

Cigar Review: Muestra de Saka Exclusivo – Rated 89

Introduced in 2017, the Muestra de Saka Exclusivo is one of at least two Muestra de Saka lines coming out of Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust – Steve Saka’s company. The other is the Muestra de Saka Nacatamale which we did a review of in late 2017. The phrase Muestra de Saka translates to “Samples of Read more about Cigar Review: Muestra de Saka Exclusivo – Rated 89[…]

Cigar Review: Sin Compromiso Selección No. 5 – Rated 95

A lot of buzz was spreading across the IPCPR 2018 floor this past July and even leading up to it, as Steve Saka from Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust  released his latest creation, Sin Compromiso – “without compromise“. As was noted in the press release leading up to the show: Creating a cigar brand to manifest Read more about Cigar Review: Sin Compromiso Selección No. 5 – Rated 95[…]

Cigar Industry Talks about FDA Rules

During the 2017 IPCPR I took some time with numerous brand owners to talk about their blends and business in general. One of the questions I asked, was how are they handling the FDA regulations on the cigar industry. It is just about a year (August 8, 2016) since the FDA clamped down on our Read more about Cigar Industry Talks about FDA Rules[…]

Muestra de Saka

Muestra de Saka Nacatamale – Get Them While You Can!

Steve Saka and Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust announces pre-orders time frame for the second liga in the very Limited Production Muestra de Saka series of cigars.   Muestra de Saka Nacatamale Release Dunbarton, NH – Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust is currently taking pre-orders for the second liga in their very Limited Production Muestra de Saka series of cigars. Read more about Muestra de Saka Nacatamale – Get Them While You Can![…]

2016 Top 25 Boutique Cigars la parte final

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 29, 2016 Well it has been a fun and exciting year in the cigar industry as we close out 2016. There were numerous new boutique blends that hit the market this year as Manufacturers and Brand owners worked to beat the FDA deadline of August 8th, so they have time to Read more about 2016 Top 25 Boutique Cigars la parte final[…]

Mi Querida by Steve Saka

Dunbarton Mi Querida – Rough Cut Cigar Review

It looks like Steve Saka from Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust, has a new mistress. In this case the Mi Querida. Although the phrase translates as “my Dearest”, Steve notes; “it is a rather provocative word within Nicaragua used to describe your secret mistress.” The Mi Querida is Steve’s second introduction since leaving Drew Estate, he introduced Read more about Dunbarton Mi Querida – Rough Cut Cigar Review[…]