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[…]

Cigar Review: Ventura Cigars Archetype The Master – Rated 95

Ahhh, the story continues to be told, by Ventura Cigars. Building on the success of their premier Archetype cigar line, the company was making a splash at the Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) 2020 trade show last month. They showcased the release of 2 new blends – “The Master” and “The Pupil”. I got to hang Read more about Cigar Review: Ventura Cigars Archetype The Master – Rated 95[…]

Cigar Review: Joya De Nicaruagua Número Uno – Rated 97

During the 2019 PCA Trade Show, the Drew Estate booth was showcasing a very special cigar from Joya De Nicaragua known as the Número Uno “Obras Maestros”. This cigar was part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the company. Prior to this release, the cigar was previously the one the company gave out by Nicaraguan Read more about Cigar Review: Joya De Nicaruagua Número Uno – Rated 97[…]

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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[…]

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Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces the Joya Copper

Joya de Nicaragua proudly announces Joya Copper and extends an invitation to cigar lovers around the world to rediscover the modern essence of full-bodied tradition from the oldest cigar factory in Nicaragua. As the fifth member of the JOYA brand family along with Cabinetta, Red, Black and Silver, Joya Copper is a perfect complement that Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces the Joya Copper[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Offers Número Uno: A Taste of Diplomatic Privilege

Número Uno was originally blended for World Leaders. Handed out by Nicaraguan ambassadors on official missions around the world. In 2018, Joya de Nicaragua shared some with media and special audiences and got our highest rating in 50 years. The company is now releasing it nationwide as part of Obras Maestras, the designation of their ultra-premium Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Offers Número Uno: A Taste of Diplomatic Privilege[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Pay Tribute to Visionary Businessmen who Started it All

In 2018, Joya de Nicaragua celebrated its 50th anniversary by sharing with consumers around the world the best cigar that has ever come out of its factory: Cinco Décadas.  From the very first day the company’s strength has lied in its people, who have always been committed to achieving the highest levels of excellence.  Today Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Pay Tribute to Visionary Businessmen who Started it All[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces the Antaño CT

With its silky-smooth Connecticut shade wrapper, it may seem tamer than its bolder Antaño brethren. Don’t be fooled. Antaño CT is a masterful and paradoxical blend of what a cigar with attitude can be. A cigar that defies expectations; a smoke for those with defying souls.  Antaño in Spanish means ‘Yesteryear’, a word that perfectly Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces the Antaño CT[…]