Cigar News: The End of Diesel Sunday Gravy – Introducing Porcellino

The sixth and final Diesel Sunday Gravy expression will ship to brick and mortar retailers on October 3. Diesel Sunday Gravy launched in August 2021 as a full-time line of seasonally-released, Nicaraguan-forward smokes, blended and handcrafted through Diesel’s winning partnership of AJ Fernandez and Justin Andrews. Blends have been released quarterly, sold until their limited Read more about Cigar News: The End of Diesel Sunday Gravy – Introducing Porcellino[…]

Cigar News: J.C. Newman Celebrates Cigar Trophy Win!

Cigar Trophies are the only awards in the cigar industry voted on by cigar consumers.  This year, tens of thousands of cigar enthusiasts from around the world voted for their favorite cigars.  Last night, Cigar Journal magazine hosted its annual Cigar Trophy awards gala at the Intertabac Trade Fair in Dortmund, Germany.   “I am thrilled that The Read more about Cigar News: J.C. Newman Celebrates Cigar Trophy Win![…]

Cigar News: CRA Files Comment On FDA Proposed Rule Regarding Flavors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Cigar Rights of America (“CRA”) filed a comment on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) proposal regarding flavored tobacco products. The CRA submission agrees with FDA that the Proposed Rule is inapplicable to premium cigars because premium cigars, by definition, do not have characterizing flavors. However, we remain concerned that certain Read more about Cigar News: CRA Files Comment On FDA Proposed Rule Regarding Flavors[…]

Cigar News: Hiram and Solomon Cigars Introduces “The Treaty”

Hiram and Solomon Cigars has introduced their latest craft coming out of the collaboration with Abe Flores and his PDR factory, The cigar is named “The Treaty” and is crafted exclusively to Celebrate the historic once in a life time treaty signing and mutual recognition between the Most Worshipful Prince Hall of Georgia and Most Read more about Cigar News: Hiram and Solomon Cigars Introduces “The Treaty”[…]

Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Announces “The Law Part 2”

Protocol Cigars is pleased to announce the sequel to the smash hit The Law with The Law Part 2. The Law Part 2 is for Omertà Cigar Company in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, once again. The success of The Law last year demanded a sequel. The Law Part 2 plays on cowboys and the Wild West Read more about Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Announces “The Law Part 2”[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Releases Exclusive Limited-Edition Cigar To Commemorate Smoke Inn’s 25th Anniversary

Last year marked the 25th Anniversary of the first Smoke Inn premium cigar store, and Drew Estate and Smoke Inn’s owner, Abe Dababneh, are celebrating the landmark achievement with the launch of a special commemorative Herrera Estelí cigar honoring Abe’s father and mentor, Raji Dababneh. The Herrera Estelí Miami Smoke Inn 25th Anniversary Raji (6 Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Releases Exclusive Limited-Edition Cigar To Commemorate Smoke Inn’s 25th Anniversary[…]

Cigar News: CAO Debuts Pilón Añejo

CAO is set to launch a blend called Pilón Añejo which pairs labor-intensive fermentation and finished cigar aging to deliver a cigar of great depth and character. The limited-edition line will ship to retailers in April and a total of 5,000 boxes will be released in the US. CAO Pilón Añejo is made with the Read more about Cigar News: CAO Debuts Pilón Añejo[…]

Cigar News: CAO Blender and Ambassador Rick Rodriguez Retiring from STG

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) has announced that Rick Rodriguez, blender/ambassador of CAO is retiring from the company on April 29, 2022 after more than 20 years with the company. Rick joined General Cigar in January 2000 as a sales representative in Florida. In 2005, he was given the opportunity of a lifetime by Edgar Cullman, Read more about Cigar News: CAO Blender and Ambassador Rick Rodriguez Retiring from STG[…]

Cigar News: Black LAbel Trading Co. Announces the MEMENTO MORI

Black Label Trading Company (BLTC) has announced the release of the MEMENTO MORI. This new release is symbolic of the inevitability of death and serves as a reminder tomorrow is not promised. Live life today. The company describes the blend as: Wrapper – Pennsylvania Broadleaf Binder – Ecuador Habano Filler – Nicaraguan Hand crafted at Read more about Cigar News: Black LAbel Trading Co. Announces the MEMENTO MORI[…]

Cigar News: Lampert Cigars Joins Growing Slovakian Cigar Market with Latest Debut

LAMPERT CIGARS has entered the Slovakian market through its appointed distributor MY & MI, the Slovakian market leader in the importation, distribution, and retail of premium cigars. The overall Slovakian cigar market is expected to grow to US$2.9m in 2022 and is expected to grow annually by 2.78% (CAGR 2022-2025) – per Statista. MY & Read more about Cigar News: Lampert Cigars Joins Growing Slovakian Cigar Market with Latest Debut[…]

Cigar News: PCA Cancels 2020 Trade Show

After much deliberations and plenty of social media conjecture, it is now verified that the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) has officially canceled their annual trade show for 2020. This is the first time in 87 years that the show has been canceled. Scott Pearce, executive director of the PCA noted in a prepared statement: “After Read more about Cigar News: PCA Cancels 2020 Trade Show[…]

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: Frontier Brands, LLC Appoints John Giese – Vice-President of Sales & Marketing

Frontier Brands, LLC announced today, the appointment of John Giese, Sr. as the Vice-President of Sales & Marketing.  In a career spanning 41 years in various executive management positions within the tobacco industry, Giese has a long-established resume of building successful brands and catapulting them to success within the tobacco industry.  As the Vice-President of Read more about Cigar News: Frontier Brands, LLC Appoints John Giese – Vice-President of Sales & Marketing[…]

Cigar News: MANUFACTURES LAUNCH “BULB” TO SUPPORT LOCAL RETAILERS KEEP THE LIGHTS ON!

ACE Prime and Crowned Heads provide details of the new BULB Initiative (TheBulbBox.com) – a new platform to help local cigar retailers to KEEP THE LIGHTS ON! TheBulbBox.com is a unique way to leverage the reach of national brands and the influence of cigar experts to generate sales and support local businesses. (Open for Subscriptions Read more about Cigar News: MANUFACTURES LAUNCH “BULB” TO SUPPORT LOCAL RETAILERS KEEP THE LIGHTS ON![…]