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![…]

Cigar News: Cigar Sense to Offer Free Virtual Seminars

Have you found yourself sitting at home, isolated from your cigar community? Maybe you have been part of numerous Virtual Herfs (V-Herfs) that have been popping up during this national crisis. Those are fun, but how would you like to get educated also? You are in luck, CigarSense.com has announced they will be conducting a Read more about Cigar News: Cigar Sense to Offer Free Virtual Seminars[…]

Stephan Qarimi

Stephan Qarimi joins the Drew Estate International Team

Stephan Qarimi joins the Drew Estate International Team Monday, March 20, 2017 — Miami, FL – Drew Estate announced today the expansion of their international sales team to include Stephan Qarimi as International Market Manager and Director of Travel Retail. Drew Estate products are currently distributed in over 50 countries as part of the company’s Read more about Stephan Qarimi joins the Drew Estate International Team[…]

Southern Draw Cigars ships the Rose of Sharon – Spring has Arrived

Back in August of last year, Southern Draw Cigars announced the introduction of some new blends to entice the palates of their growing following. One of those announcements was the Rose of Sharon.  Having planted the seeds of interest back in August, the Rose of Sharon has come to  blossom today. Robert and Sharon Holt of Read more about Southern Draw Cigars ships the Rose of Sharon – Spring has Arrived[…]

Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) Testifies Against Cigar Regulation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10,  2017   Yesterday Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture about the need for appropriations language exempting premium cigars from the FDA’s deeming rule. This testimony came during the Appropriations Committee’s annual members’ day. IPCPR applauds Congressman Posey and extends our thanks on behalf of Read more about Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) Testifies Against Cigar Regulation[…]

EL ARTISTA & DAVID ORTIZ PLAY DOUBLE HEADER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10,  2017 (New Hampshire) – On Friday March 3rd, El Artista Cigars in collaboration with Tobacco Haven and Two Guys Smoke Shop hosted the first-ever Double Header cigar event featuring Big Papi by David Ortiz. Despite freezing temperatures and snow flurries, hundreds of fans lined up as early as 3 hours Read more about EL ARTISTA & DAVID ORTIZ PLAY DOUBLE HEADER[…]