Cigar News: PLASENCIA CIGARS TO RELEASE “THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT”

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower since 1865, announces the release of the limited edition “The Year of the Rabbit”.  The cigar brand commemorates the Chinese New Year (January 22, 2023), which is the start of the “Year of the Rabbit”. The Year of the Rabbit will be a limited-edition brand offered only in a Read more about Cigar News: <strong>PLASENCIA CIGARS TO RELEASE “THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT”</strong>[…]

Cigar News: Plasencia Set to Release Limited Edition Plasencia Ehtëfal

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower, established in 1865, announces the release of the limited edition Plasencia Ehtëfal. The word Ehtëfal is Arabic for celebration. The Plasencia Ehtëfal will make its official launch in Qatar, the home of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Only 2,500 boxes of the limited edition Plasencia Ehtëfal were created Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Set to Release Limited Edition Plasencia Ehtëfal[…]

Cigar News: Plasencia Alma Fuerte Eduardo I to be Showcased at 2022 PCA

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower established in 1865, announces that the Plasencia Alma Fuerte Colorado Claro will now be available in a Toro Box Pressed 6 1/4 x 54. The vitola named Eduardo I is in dedication to the very first generation of the Plasencia tobacco family. Pre-orders of the new vitola will Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Alma Fuerte Eduardo I to be Showcased at 2022 PCA[…]

Cigar News: Plasencia Limited Edition “Year of the Tiger” is Released

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower established in 1865, has announced that the limited release “Year of the Tiger” is now shipping. This launch was unveiled at the Tobacco Plus Expo which took place at the Las Vegas Convention Center this past January. In the Chinese Zodiac this is the Year of the Tiger Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Limited Edition “Year of the Tiger” is Released[…]

Cigar News: Plasencia Alma Del Fuego 3-Pack Shipping to Retailers

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower, established in 1865, announces that the acclaimed Plasencia Alma del Fuego will now be offered in a 3-pack. The sleekly designed three pack will contain the three vitolas that the Alma del Fuego is offered in. This includes the Plasencia Alma del Fuego Concepcion which received a 93 Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Alma Del Fuego 3-Pack Shipping to Retailers[…]

Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Announces the Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon – Colorado Claro

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower Established in 1865, has announced that the Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon – Colorado Claro is shipping to retailers. This blend, a line extension to the Plasencia Alma Fuerte brand, features a unique smoking experience by combining Plasencia’s innovative Hexagon shape with ten-year aged tobacco. Plasencia Cigars Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Announces the Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon – Colorado Claro[…]

Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Announced International Exclusive “YEAR OF THE OX”

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower, has announced the release of the limited edition the “Year of the Ox”. The cigar brand commemorates the Chinese New Year this coming February 12, 2021, which is the start of the “Year of the Ox”. The Year of the Ox will be a limited-edition brand offered only Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Announced International Exclusive “YEAR OF THE OX”[…]

Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Begins Shipping Alma Del Campo Travesia Box Press

Plasencia Cigars, a world leading premium tobacco grower, announced today that the Alma del Campo Travesia in its new Box Press incarnation, is now shipping to retailers. This new expression of the blend represents the first line extension in the wildly popular Alma del Campo series, which launched at the 2017 IPCPR. This updated version Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Begins Shipping Alma Del Campo Travesia Box Press[…]

Cigar Review: Plasencia Cigars Alma Del Fuego – Rated 94

All the buzz at the Plasencia Cigars booth, at this years Premium Cigar Association Trade Show, was around the new Alma Del Fuego. The cigar is a a continued nod from Nestor Plasencia Jr. to the island of Ometepe, the twin volcanic region of Nicaragua that grows some of the best cigar leaf in the Read more about Cigar Review: Plasencia Cigars Alma Del Fuego – Rated 94[…]

Plasencia Reserva Original Robusto

Cigar Review: Plasencia Reserva Original Robusto – Rated 91

Presented at the 2017 IPCPR, the Plasencia Reserva Original is a cigar blend that Plasencia Cigars describe as an “organic cigar“. This means the cigar is made from tobacco certified by the Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA). What does this mean to you the consumer? According to the OCIA websiite: No chemicals or non-natural fertilizers have Read more about Cigar Review: Plasencia Reserva Original Robusto – Rated 91[…]

Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions – May 18, 2018

Welcome  to  the second installment of Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions, where your’s truly, Boston Jimmie, scrapes through Cigar Social Media Channels, Groups, and individual posts to find topics of interest for the week. Of course, once I write this, my friend Kap Kaplowitz will take it all in and shred it; like Read more about Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions – May 18, 2018[…]

Hiram and Solomon Veiled Prophet

Hiram and Solomon Veiled Prophet Cigar Review – This no Joke!

Released in 2016, the Veiled Prophet is Hiram and Solomon Cigars limited release that brings to their portfolio a large format cigar. It weighs in at 7 x 60 and is the result of master blender David Blanco and Plasencia Cigars. The name is a tribute to the Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm Read more about Hiram and Solomon Veiled Prophet Cigar Review – This no Joke![…]

Cigar Industry Talks about FDA Rules

During the 2017 IPCPR I took some time with numerous brand owners to talk about their blends and business in general. One of the questions I asked, was how are they handling the FDA regulations on the cigar industry. It is just about a year (August 8, 2016) since the FDA clamped down on our Read more about Cigar Industry Talks about FDA Rules[…]