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[…]

Mike Holmes

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[…]

Joya de Nicaragua - Joya Copper

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[…]

Quatro Cinco

Cigar News: Rare Cuatro Cinco Belicoso Coming to a Drew Diplomat Retailer Event Near You

When Cuatro Cinco was originally released in 2013, it immediately became a favorite amongst cigar enthusiasts around the world and it was dubbed one of Joya de Nicaragua’s true “Obras Maestras” (masterpiece). This summer, Joya de Nicaragua and Drew Estate are making an exclusive and limited beautiful smoke for cigar lovers across America: Cuatro Cinco Belicoso Read more about Cigar News: Rare Cuatro Cinco Belicoso Coming to a Drew Diplomat Retailer Event Near You[…]

Joya de Nicaragua Antaño 1970

Cigar News: A Trio of Joya de Nicaragua 4×32’s Now Shipping Nationwide

Drew Estate announced today, retailers nationwide are receiving a trio of Joya de Nicaragua 4 x 32 tins including the Joya de Nicaragua Antaño 1970, JOYA Black and JOYA Red. These 3 Joya de Nicaragua tins round out the 27 varieties in the Drew Estate 4 x 32 Tin Collection. These new tins are a Read more about Cigar News: A Trio of Joya de Nicaragua 4×32’s Now Shipping Nationwide[…]

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces TAA Exclusive Availability – Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente and Selección de Torcedor

One of the exclusive cigars featured at the 2018 TAA retailers meeting in Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic was the Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente. It was well received then and now Joya de Nicaragua has announced it is available again, for all Tobacconist Association of America (TAA) retailers around the country.  The Antaño Gran Reserva Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces TAA Exclusive Availability – Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente and Selección de Torcedor[…]

Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Décadas El General – Rated 93

Joya de Nicaragua was the first cigar factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. It was founded 50 years ago and besides the production of their own line, it has been the “go-to” factory for numerous cigar brands to get quality cigars manufactured and to access select leaf. After 50 years of success, the company put on a Read more about Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Décadas El General – Rated 93[…]

Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua JOYA Silver Ultra – Rated 90

The year 2018 was a banner year for Joya de Nicaragua, the oldest cigar manufacturer in Nicaragua. The company, celebrated 50 years in business and as part of that celebration they expanded their portfolio of cigars with some new blends and sizes. One of those was the new “JOYA Silver” which is the fourth blend Read more about Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua JOYA Silver Ultra – Rated 90[…]

Cinco Décadas: The Rise of the Nicaraguan Cigar

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Publishes Story, 50 Years in the Making

Did you ever wonder what its like to be the 1st, the one who started it all? Did you ever think about all the growth pains one had to go through, to reap the rewards for their perseverance against all odds? Well now you can read all about it, in the latest book published by Read more about Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Publishes Story, 50 Years in the Making[…]