2023 Cigar of the Year Candidates – Part 2

Today I offer the next set of candidates for the Stogie Press top cigar of 2023. As is the case every year, Stogie Press has three lists – one for large companies, one for medium companies and one for small companies. If you ask me how I decide the difference between large, medium, and small Read more about 2023 Cigar of the Year Candidates – Part 2[…]

Cigar News: The New Antaño Power play Sling Puck: Where Tradition, Play and Legendary Cigars Collide

—MSRP Was Updated by The Company— Playing has been shown to releases endorphins, improve brain functionality – and to stimulate creativity. And just because you are no longer a child, doesn’t mean you can’t benefit. Joya De Nicaragua recognizes the role that their cigars have in adult play; JDN cigars are often called calming, contemplative, Read more about Cigar News: The New Antaño Power play Sling Puck: Where Tradition, Play and Legendary Cigars Collide[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Presents Cinco de Cinco – “THE FIVE OUT OF FIVE JEWEL”

“AGE is just a number. But with age, comes wisdom” Esteli, June 28th- 2023 brings Joya de Nicaragua’s 55th anniversary and to mark the occasion, Nicaragua’s first cigar factory launches Cinco de Cinco, the latest edition to the ultra-premium Obras Maestras line. Juan Ignacio Martínez, Executive President of Joya de Nicaragua states: “This cigar was Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Presents Cinco de Cinco – “THE FIVE OUT OF FIVE JEWEL”[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces The Proud Return of Clásico Original to The USA

BACK in 1968, when Joya de Nicaragua was born, none could have foreseen how cigars would go on to shape the future of the town of Estelí in Northern Nicaragua. And retailers in the U.S. would not have believed that within just 50 years, their customers would be clamoring for Nicaraguan cigars – or that Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces The Proud Return of Clásico Original to The USA[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Presents Selección Antaño

In 2001, Joya de Nicaragua launched Antaño 1970, a Nicaraguan puro that demonstrated the strong character and essence of Nicaraguan tobaccos and quickly gained acclaim as one of the boldest cigars on the market. At the time, this cigar put everybody’s eyes on the now appreciated Nicaraguan Cigar Industry. Since then, Antaño has become a Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Presents Selección Antaño[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua to Release Número Uno Deluxe Humidor Limited Edition

Originally gifted exclusively to world leaders by Nicaraguan ambassadors on official missions, Joya de Nicaragua’s Número Uno became a favorite of cigar enthusiasts since it was first smoked as an event-exclusive cigar in the United States in 2018. Número Uno has received numerous accolades, becoming Halfwheel’s Top Cigar of 2018; it was rated the Best Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua to Release Número Uno Deluxe Humidor Limited Edition[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces the Cuatro Cinco Edición Europa

To continue building on Cuatro Cinco’s legacy, Joya de Nicaragua introduces Cuatro Cinco Edición Europa, a special edition that honors the strong relations that Joya de Nicaragua built with Europe during the most difficult times of its history.  In 1968, Juan Francisco Bermejo and Simón Camacho founded the first premium cigar factory in Nicaragua: The Nicaraguan Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces the Cuatro Cinco Edición Europa[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces Rebirth of Rosalones

In 1968, Juan Francisco Bermejo and Simón Camacho founded the first premium cigar factory in Nicaragua: the Nicaraguan Cigar Company, now known as Joya de Nicaragua. In the heart of the city of Estelí, these two entrepreneurs began to produce brands such as: El Caudillo, María Mancini, Count Christopher, Medal of Honor, Jericho, Camacho, Fifty Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces Rebirth of Rosalones[…]

Cigar News:  Joya de Nicaragua Adds New Número Uno Vitola Exclusively For Club de Amigos Retailers

Originally given exclusively to world leaders by Nicaraguan ambassadors on official missions, Joya de Nicaragua’s Número Uno has become a favorite for cigar enthusiasts everywhere since its introduction in the United States in 2019. Número Uno has received numerous accolades, becoming Halfwheel’s top cigar of 2018 and rated the best cigar of 2019 by Cigar Read more about Cigar News:  Joya de Nicaragua Adds New Número Uno Vitola Exclusively For Club de Amigos Retailers[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Introduces Antaño CT Lonsdale Exclusively for Club de Amigos of JDN

In 2001, Joya de Nicaragua launched Antaño 1970, a Nicaraguan puro that demonstrated the strong character and essence of Nicaraguan tobaccos, and quickly gained acclaim as one of the boldest cigars on the market. Since then, Antaño has become a favorite for cigar enthusiasts who appreciate its strong, full-bodied character, and Antaño 1970 has become Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Introduces Antaño CT Lonsdale Exclusively for Club de Amigos of JDN[…]

Cigar News: Cuatro Cinco Edición Americana 2022 No Available in TAA Retailers

Since its foundation in 1968, Joya de Nicaragua (JDN) has had an intimate relationship with the United States. The U.S. was the first market Joya de Nicaragua explored, and the “Clásico Original” becamethe official cigar of the White House during the early 1970’s. The United States continues to be one of JDN’s most outstanding markets, Read more about Cigar News: Cuatro Cinco Edición Americana 2022 No Available in TAA Retailers[…]

Cigar News: Joya Ninjaragua – The Cigar That No One Defeated

With the continuation of new blends and cigar introductions rolling out, welcome to the remake of the famed Joya Ninjaragua, a collaboration between Cigar Dojo, Joya de Nicaragua, and Drew Estate. The Joya Ninjaragua embodies the innovative spirit of two pioneers in the tobacco industry, who by themselves have ignited popular imagination: Cigar Dojo, the Read more about Cigar News: Joya Ninjaragua – The Cigar That No One Defeated[…]

Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Gran Reserva GT20 -Rated 95

Back in 2001, Joya de Nicaragua introduced a bold and strong cigar which they named the Antaño 1970. From it’s first incarnation it has been a well received brand garnering high marks throughout the two decades on the market. The company’s website notes: “Antaño in Spanish means ‘Yesteryear’, a word that perfectly expresses the soul Read more about Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Gran Reserva GT20 -Rated 95[…]