Cigar News: Joya DE Nicaragua Celebrates 200 Years of Nicaraguan Independence with Limited-Edition Dos Cientos Cigar

This year marks the bicentennial of Central America’s independence from the Spanish empire. After years of fighting, the region gained its independence and right to self-government, leading to the creation of five separate nations, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica and, of course, Nicaragua. Joya de Nicaragua, Nicaragua’s first premium cigar manufacturer and one of Read more about Cigar News: Joya DE Nicaragua Celebrates 200 Years of Nicaraguan Independence with Limited-Edition Dos Cientos Cigar[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua to Release Diplomatic Favorites—Numero Uno L’Ambassadeur and Le Premier

Originally given exclusively to world leaders by Nicaraguan ambassadors on official missions, Joya de Nicaragua’s Numero Uno has become a favorite for cigar enthusiasts everywhere since its introduction in the United States in 2019. Numero Uno has received numerous awards, becoming the top cigar of 2018 and 2019, and was recently named the No. 6 Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua to Release Diplomatic Favorites—Numero Uno L’Ambassadeur and Le Premier[…]

Cigar News: JOYA DE NICARAGUA INTRODUCES ANTAÑO GRAN RESERVA GT20

It was 2001 and in the dawn of the new Millennium, the cigar industry was still shaking-off the jabs and uppercuts of the last few years; blows that included natural catastrophes in Nicaragua and the implosion of the cigar bubble worldwide. It was then that Joya de Nicaragua once again demonstrated its strong character and Read more about Cigar News: JOYA DE NICARAGUA INTRODUCES ANTAÑO GRAN RESERVA GT20[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua to Release Annual Cinco Decadas Limited Edition Cigars

Three years ago, Joya de Nicaragua celebrated its 50th anniversary and released one of the most iconic blends in its portfolio, Cinco Decadas. As a commemorative cigar, Cinco Decadas pays tribute to the incredible individuals who have shaped the company, and the Nicaraguan cigar industry, over the last 53 years. Each year since 2018, Joya Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua to Release Annual Cinco Decadas Limited Edition Cigars[…]

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Cigar News: JOYA DE NICARAGUA INTRODUCES CUATRO CINCO – EDICIÓN AMERICANA TAA EXCLUSIVE

From the beginning, Joya de Nicaragua has had close ties with the United States. The US was the first market Joya de Nicaragua explored and during the early 1970’s, became the official cigar of the White House. The United States continues to be one of JDN’s most influential markets, gaining many amigos and partners, several Read more about Cigar News: JOYA DE NICARAGUA INTRODUCES CUATRO CINCO – EDICIÓN AMERICANA TAA EXCLUSIVE[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua to Celebrate Central America’s Bicentennial with Limited Edition Dos Cientos Cigar

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Central American independence from the Spanish empire. Emboldened by the independence movements in Latin America and throughout the Caribbean, and by the American War of Independence and French Revolution, Central Americans won their right to self-government and the stage was set for the creation of the nations of Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua to Celebrate Central America’s Bicentennial with Limited Edition Dos Cientos Cigar[…]

Cigar News: Joya De Nicaragua and Cigar Dojo Announce the Joya Ninjaragua

You read that right, it is not a type. The oldest cigar factory in Nicaragua and the team from Cigar Dojo and collaborated on a bold new cigar that is blended for the higher rank. The new cigar will be known as the Joya Ninjaragua, and according to Dojoverse Wisdom: “Ninjaragua, the legendary status achieved Read more about Cigar News: Joya De Nicaragua and Cigar Dojo Announce the Joya Ninjaragua[…]

Cigar News: Joya De Nicaragua Announces “International Only” Cinco Décadas El Embargo

The 1980s was a critical decade for Nicaragua and Nicaraguan cigars. Two events were fundamental in shaping the country’s history during that decade: the civil war and the economic embargo, declared by the United States against the Central American nation in 1985. The embargo became an enormous obstacle for Nicaraguan products, as they were prohibited Read more about Cigar News: Joya De Nicaragua Announces “International Only” Cinco Décadas El Embargo[…]

Cigar News: Fratello Cigars Announce “International Only” Sorella

Fratello Cigars and Omar de Frias have announced their latest creation – the Fratello Sorella. Sorella was introduced in June 2019 with the release of the Space Fresh Packs in 6 x 50 format and served as “market research” for Fratello as they investigated expanding their future product offering. This “Same Blend, New Look” version Read more about Cigar News: Fratello Cigars Announce “International Only” Sorella[…]

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: JOYA DE NICARAGUA ANNOUNCES CINCO DÉCADAS EL DOCTOR

Two years ago, when Fábrica de Tabacos Joya de Nicaragua reached its 50th anniversary, it released its most emblematic blend to date: Cinco Décadas, a commemorative cigar conceived as a tribute to all of those that have shaped the company and thus the Nicaraguan cigar industry. Every Cinco Décadas vitola has been named after historic Read more about CIGAR NEWS: JOYA DE NICARAGUA ANNOUNCES CINCO DÉCADAS EL DOCTOR[…]

Cigar News: Joya De Nicaragua Dares You To “SHUT THE BOX”

Back in 2012, Dr. Alejandro Martínez Cuenca, Chairman of Joya de Nicaragua, won his first game of Shut the Box. He was on tour, visiting old friends in the cigar industry, and in one stop at Havana Mix Shop in Memphis, TN, he was challenged to a game. As a numbers guy, backed by a Read more about Cigar News: Joya De Nicaragua Dares You To “SHUT THE BOX”[…]

Cigar News: JOYA DE NICARAGUA INTRODUCES NÚMERO UNO – LE PREMIER

A TASTE OF DIPLOMATIC PRIVILEGE IN ANOTHER REFINED AND ELEGANT VITOLA Since being released nationwide in the summer of 2019, Número Uno has become a preferred smoke for cigar enthusiasts everywhere. Originally blended for World Leaders and handed by Nicaraguan ambassadors on official missions around the globe, Número Uno is part of Obras Maestras, the Read more about Cigar News: JOYA DE NICARAGUA INTRODUCES NÚMERO UNO – LE PREMIER[…]

Cigar Review: Ventura Cigars Archetype Pupil – Rated 95

Introduced at the 2020 Tobacco Plus Expo Trade Show, the Ventura Cigars Pupil is the milder side of the two blend extension to the company’s Archetype line. The other was the Master which I reviewed last month. The company explains this new series as being: “Inspired by the studies of both Sigmund Freud and Karl Read more about Cigar Review: Ventura Cigars Archetype Pupil – Rated 95[…]