Cigar Industry News

Kafie 1901 Announces New Sweet Tip Cigar for PCA 2024

March 1, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
Liga De La Casa will arrive in April 2024, initially available in robusto and toro vitolas. Kafie 1901 has decided only to unveil the wrapper used in each blend. Read more

New England Cigar Expo Returns in September 2024

March 1, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
The New England Cigar Expo promises to be the largest cigar gathering in New England, showcasing the best and most beloved cigar brands in the industry. Read more

Room101 Hit & Run Redux Ships Today

March 1, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
Matt Booth describes the experience as being “sophisticated with depth and transition,” and notes that it “blends power with balance.” He says Hit & Run “pairs well with your favorite memory of the DMV.” Read more

Atabey Limited Edition Humidor Now Shipping

March 1, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
The Limited Edition Atabey Humidor features four compartments; two side drawers, a front drawer, and a traditional humidor tray to accommodate the 60 Atabeys inside. Read more

Club Macanudo Opens New Location in Jakarta, Indonesia

March 1, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
In addition to the five Club Macanudo locations in New York City, Bossier City, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei and Jakarta, Scandinavian Tobacco Group also operates a Macanudo-branded, luxury retail shop and cigar lounge in Copenhagen called “Cigar Shop Macanudo.” Read more

Black Star Line Cigars Announces Fifth Anniversary Cigar

March 1, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
The Marun blend consists of Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper and Nicaraguan binder and fillers, all in a 6 x 50 vitola. Read more

The Smokin Tabacco Show: Montana and Texas Life with Brandon Marsh

February 27, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
This week Matt and Mitchell host Brandon Marsh of Big Sky Cigar Co. Read more

Fratello Bringing Pocahontas to PCA 2024

February 27, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Fratello Cigars announced today the upcoming launch of its latest offering, the Pocahontas. Read more

OpusX “Heaven and Earth” Big B and OpusX the Lost City Carlito’s A Begin Shipping

February 27, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
A portion of the sales proceeds will be donated to Cigar Family Charitable Foundation, which provides education and health services to the underprivileged children in the Bonao region of the Dominican Republic, and the Lost City Scholarship Fund, which offers college scholarships to the students who graduated from the Cigar Family high school established by Cigar Family Charitable Foundation. Read more

Diesel Vintage Series Natural Will Begin Shipping March 1st

February 27, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
The five-cigar collection will debut in March, shipping to retailers on the first of the month. Diesel Vintage Series Natural compliments Diesel Vintage Series, the Maduro-wrapped line that launched last year. Read more

Black Star Line Cigars Add Vitolas to Dark War Witch and Lalibela Lines

February 27, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
Both new offerings will be shipping mid-April 2024. Read more

Cigar Review: J.C. Newman Brick House Bricktoberfest 2023

February 23, 2024 By Mitchell Santaga
Cigar Review: Come read what we think about the new J.C. Newman Brick House Bricktoberfest 2023 Read more

Los Statos Deluxe Limited Edition to Begin Shipping March 1st

February 23, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Los Statos Deluxe Limited Edition, a masterful collaboration created by Matt Booth, Justin Andrews and William Ventura will ship to retailers on March 1. Read more

Club Macanudo To Open in Taipei

February 22, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
Located in Xinyi, the central business district of Taipei, Club Macanudo is at the epicenter of Taiwan’s fashion capital where art installations, stunning architecture including the iconic Taipei 101 tower, world-class shopping and an array of cultural and culinary destinations draw a chic, well-heeled clientele.   Read more

E.P. Carrillo Cigar Co. Renames Factory to ‘Casa Carrillo’

February 22, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
Back in 2009, Tabacalera La Alianza opened in Santiago's Zona Franca (Dominican Republic) as a 40,000 square foot facility. Read more

Cigar Review: Perdomo 30th Anniversary Sun Grown

February 20, 2024 By Dee Pitman
In honor of Perdomo’s 30th anniversary in the cigar industry, the company released the 30th Anniversary cigar line to celebrate. Here is our review of the Sun Grown. Read more

The Smokin Tabacco Show: Juan Lopez’s Trip to Cuba and Year of the Dragon!

February 20, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Juan Lopez from Gurkha comes by to talk about the Year of the Dragon project as well as his trip back to Cuba. Read more

The Smokin Tabacco Show: Cynn & Josh Coburn Tease Boundary Pushing Cigar for PCA

February 20, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
On this episode, Matt and Kevin host Cynn and Josh Coburn of Dissident Cigars who teased a new cigar coming at PCA that will really "push the boundaries". Read more

German Engineered Cigars Partners with City of Palms Cigar Distribution for U.S. Distribution

February 20, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
City of Palms Cigar Distribution, a Fort Myers, Florida-based startup, is the new distributor for German Engineered Cigars. Read more

Foundation Rebrands Metapa to Aksum

February 20, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
Foundation Cigar Company proudly presents Aksum, a brand inspired by the resting place of the Ark of the Covenant. Formerly known as Metapa, this rebranded line continues to deliver the same exceptional blend. Read more