Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Announces Jane Doe 2.0

Once again, the Protocol Cigars team has an unidentified Jane Doe. This second release of the Jane Doe series is named Jane Doe 2.0. Like the original Jane Doe, the blend is described as: Wrapper: Unidentified Blinder: Unidentified Filler: Unidentified Jane Doe is the name given to unidentified females until identification can be made at Read more about Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Announces Jane Doe 2.0[…]

Cigar News: MoyaRuiz Cigars Returns to Roots

MoyaRuiz Cigars announced in a press release today that they are returning to their roots. The company which was founded in 2013, has created and offered exciting limited releases that featured clever packaging and an innovative marketing approach. This, along with their core lines, made MoyaRuiz brands a quick fan favorite in the boutique cigar Read more about Cigar News: MoyaRuiz Cigars Returns to Roots[…]

Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Pays Tribute to Eliot Ness as 2nd Cigar in the Protocol Lawmen Series

Protocol Cigars announced today, the release of The Protocol Eliot Ness. It is the second installment of the newly created “Lawmen Series.” Last year, the company essentially kicked off the series with the introduction of the Protocol Sir Robert Peel. With the release of the The Protocol Eliot Ness the company has officially forged the Read more about Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Pays Tribute to Eliot Ness as 2nd Cigar in the Protocol Lawmen Series[…]

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Cigar News: Espinosa Premium Cigars Cancels 2020 La Zona Palooza

In a letter to the cigar media today, Erik Espinosa, President of Espinosa Premium Cigars, sadly announced this year’s La Zona Palooza has been cancelled to the current COVID-19 pandemic. The letter does however note that the show will go on via an innovative virtual approach with details to be announced by August 15. The Read more about Cigar News: Espinosa Premium Cigars Cancels 2020 La Zona Palooza[…]

Cigar News: Espinosa Premium Cigars Hires Territory Manager

Espinosa Premium Cigars would like to announce the hiring of Tyler Jones as a Territory Manager for Espinosa Premium Cigars beginning on August 3, 2020. Erik Espinosa stated; “I saw this kid a few years and knew he had it, but he was working part-time at cigar shop in Ohio and serving his country in Read more about Cigar News: Espinosa Premium Cigars Hires Territory Manager[…]

Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Announces the Protocol Pool Party Year 1

Protocol Cigars has announced a special limited edition release cigar called the Protocol Pool Party Year 1. The cigars were produced at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona Factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The Protocol Pool Party Year 1 has a blend described as: Wrapper – Mexican San Andreas Maduro Binder – Connecticut Shade Filler – Nicaraguan Corojo Read more about Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Announces the Protocol Pool Party Year 1[…]

Cigar News: Espinosa Premium Cigars Announces Warhead VI

Fans of Espinosa Premium Cigars should be happy with the latest announcement for the company on the release of the latest Warhead VI. First released in 2013, the WARHEAD is a full bodied cigar packed with creamy sweetness and delicious spice. This is the 6th iteration of the highly acclaimed and iconic, annual release Warhead Read more about Cigar News: Espinosa Premium Cigars Announces Warhead VI[…]

Cigar Review: Amendola Family Cigars Cannoli – Rated 94

Earlier in June, we broke the news that Jeffrey Amendola and his Amendola Family Cigars company was parting ways with Tabacalera G. Kafie y Cia and moving manufacturing to Erik Espinosa’s La Zona factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The first product planned to be released from this new collaboration was going to be called the Cannoli, which Jeffrey Read more about Cigar Review: Amendola Family Cigars Cannoli – Rated 94[…]

Cigar News: Amendola Family Cigars Moves to New Factories

Durham, NC based Amendola Family Cigar Company has made the decision to move manufacturing operations away from Tabacalera G. Kafie y Cia to Erik Espinosa’s La Zona factory in Esteli, Nicaragua and possibly also Aganorsa Leaf. Amendola has been with Tabacalera G. Kafie y Cia since July of 2018. Jeffrey Amendola, founder and president, Amendola Read more about Cigar News: Amendola Family Cigars Moves to New Factories[…]

Cigar Lounge: Cordova Cigars – Pensacola Florida

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to visit Pensacola, Florida. The city is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle, just 13 miles from the border with Alabama. It is the home to Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) which was the first Naval Air Station commissioned by the U.S. Navy in 1914.  The city can boast being Read more about Cigar Lounge: Cordova Cigars – Pensacola Florida[…]

Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the Protocol Official Misconduct Corona Gorda

Cubariqueño Cigar Co. has announced the release of the Protocol Official Misconduct Corona Gorda as a new size & regular production release for the 2019 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas. The Official Misconduct will continue to be produced at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona Factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. This second size in the line – Read more about Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the Protocol Official Misconduct Corona Gorda[…]

Cigar Review: Espinosa Laranja Reserva Escuro – Rated 93

“I was just overwhelmed with how well it was received and how the people raved about it. I couldn’t wait for the IPCPR, I had to get it out to our retailers as soon as I could.” Erik Espinosa Erik was talking about the new Espinosa Cigars Laranja Reserva Escuro that was released to retailers Read more about Cigar Review: Espinosa Laranja Reserva Escuro – Rated 93[…]

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Cigar News: Cigar Dojo, Cubariqueño Cigar Company, and La Zona Introduce the Protocol Night Stick

Cigar Dojo and Cubariqueño Cigar Company are at again as they have joined forces to collaborate on a yet another cigar blend. Known as the Protocol Night Stick it will be a swift and just assault on the palates of die-hard cigar enthusiasts. In a press release today, the two companies stated: Following in the Read more about Cigar News: Cigar Dojo, Cubariqueño Cigar Company, and La Zona Introduce the Protocol Night Stick[…]

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Cigar News: Jack Toraño Joins Espinosa Premium Cigars as Director of Sales

After recently departing General Cigar Co., Jack Toraño has been picked up by Espinosa Premium Cigars as the new Director of Sales. Toraño has been with General Cigar Co. since mid 2016, when he was brought on as the Toraño brand ambassador, for the line of the same name they acquired back in 2014. We Read more about Cigar News: Jack Toraño Joins Espinosa Premium Cigars as Director of Sales[…]