J.C. Newman

Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 Episode 11 – Bobby Newman – J.C. Newman Cigars

In this episode, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Bobby Newman, Owner of J.C. Newman Cigars, to talk about what new with the oldest cigar factory in the US. We touch on the history and growth of the company over the last 125 years and delve into the renovation of the factory. Bobby Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 2 Episode 11 – Bobby Newman – J.C. Newman Cigars[…]

Cigar News: J.C. Newman’s El Reloj Cigar Factory Brings Back Lectors Celebrating Factory’s 111 Years of Cigar Making

Tampa’s most famous cigar factory, El Reloj, turns 111 years old tomorrow, Wednesday, March 31. J.C. Newman Cigar Company will celebrate this milestone all day long with free factory tours, special 1910 cigar prices, and by bringing back the first cigar factory lectors to Tampa since they were banned in 1931. Drew Newman, a fourth-generation Read more about Cigar News: J.C. Newman’s El Reloj Cigar Factory Brings Back Lectors Celebrating Factory’s 111 Years of Cigar Making[…]

Cigar News: J.C. Newman Announces the Havana Q

Did you ever wonder what makes Cuban tobacco so rich and flavorful? Is it the tropical climate? Maybe it’s the volcanic soil? Or is it because of the natural nutrients washed down from nearby mountains over the centuries that has made the soil so especially fertile? Whatever the reason, you can now experience the taste Read more about Cigar News: J.C. Newman Announces the Havana Q[…]

Cigar News: J.C. Newman Cigar Company Bricktoberfest 2020 Starts October 1st

J.C. Newman Cigar Company has announced the launch of their annual Bricktoberfest promotion which will begin next month. Like in past Brickotberfests, the company will be partnering with brick and mortar retailers to celebrate all things Autumn and Brick House! As part of the celebration of Brick and Mortar retailers, J.C. Newman is offering a Read more about Cigar News: J.C. Newman Cigar Company Bricktoberfest 2020 Starts October 1st[…]

Cigar News: J.C. Newman Introduces Yagua, A Cigar Recreated from the 1940s Cuba

J.C. Newman Cigar Co. announced this week the Yagua, a classic cigar from the tobacco fields of Cuba that the Newman family has recreated in Nicaragua. The Yagua story is one of Cuba from the 1940s. The cigar was inspired by J.C. Newman PENSA’s General Manager, Lazaro Lopez, who shared the following with Drew Newman Read more about Cigar News: J.C. Newman Introduces Yagua, A Cigar Recreated from the 1940s Cuba[…]

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: J.C. Newman Cigar Company Launches #BrickHouseAtMyHouse

Amid uncertainty for retailers, and a consumer population practicing social distancing, J.C. Newman Cigar Company is launching #BrickHouseAtMyHouse to bring a sense of normalcy to these unprecedented times. J.C. Newman will be partnering with retailers nationwide to offer a special on Brick House cigars. With every purchase of this deal, consumers will receive: Five (5) Read more about Cigar News: J.C. Newman Cigar Company Launches #BrickHouseAtMyHouse[…]

Cigar News: J.C. Newman Announces Brick House Ciento por Ciento

J.C. Newman has announced their 2020 Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) release, the Ciento por Ciento. All of the tobaccos in this special cigar are grown in the rich, volcanic soils of Nicaragua, hence the name, Ciento por Ciento, which means 100% in Spanish. Handcrafted in J.C. Newman’s Nicaraguan factory, Puros de Esteli Nicaragua, S.A. Read more about Cigar News: J.C. Newman Announces Brick House Ciento por Ciento[…]

Cigar Review: J.C. Newman Brick House Mighty Mighty Maduro – Rated 89

I recently received some samples of the Brick House Maduro from J.C. Newman for the purpose of reviewing on Stogie Press. It has been quite some time since I smoked a Brick House, and even then it was not the maduro, so I can say this was going to be a new experience for me. Read more about Cigar Review: J.C. Newman Brick House Mighty Mighty Maduro – Rated 89[…]

Cigar Review: Diamond Crown Black Diamond Radiant – Rated 89

The Diamond Crown brand is synonymous with excellence and was the first cigar of its kind when Stanford Newman launched it for J.C. Newman’s 100th anniversary. Stanford had a dream of launching the company’s first luxury cigar and did not care how much it cost to make or even if it sold. He just wanted Read more about Cigar Review: Diamond Crown Black Diamond Radiant – Rated 89[…]

Drew Newman

Cigar News: Drew Newman testified alongside Premium Cigar Association President John Anderson.

This morning, the U.S. Small Business Administration held a public roundtable on the regulation of premium cigars at its headquarters in Washington, D.C.  Fourth generation cigar maker Drew Newman testified alongside Premium Cigar Association President John Anderson.  Drew described his family’s 124-year history of rolling premium cigars.   Using The American as an example, he explained how Read more about Cigar News: Drew Newman testified alongside Premium Cigar Association President John Anderson.[…]

Save the Leaf

Cigar News: Senator Rubio Takes Another Shot for the Cigar Industry

Another year and a new congress takes hold as we once again take the fight to exempt premium cigars from FDA regulations. Back in July of 2018, Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fl  took to the Senate floor to fight for the premium cigar industry and co-sponored a bill, with then Senator Bill Nelson, D-Fla, to free Read more about Cigar News: Senator Rubio Takes Another Shot for the Cigar Industry[…]

Diamond Crown Maximus

Diamond Crown Maximus Cigar Review

Introduced in 2003, the Diamond Crown Maximus is described as a super premium cigar brand handmade by Tabacalera A. Fuente in the Dominican Republic for the J.C. Newman Cigar Company. The cigar is the bolder, more full-bodied cousin to the original Diamond Crown cigar. In making this cigar, the company uses wrapper leaves from Oliva Tobacco’s El Bajo farm that are Read more about Diamond Crown Maximus Cigar Review[…]