Cigar Industry News

Somm Cigars Begin Shipping BDX Corona Gorda

February 20, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
The limited production consists of only 2600 cigars, available in packs of 10, with an MSRP of $13 each or $130 for the pack. Read more

Atabey Black Ritos by Nelson Alfonso of Selected Tobacco is Now Shipping

February 20, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
After five years of post-roll age in Selected Tobacco’s aging rooms, the 2024 release is now shipping to only ten retailers across the country. Read more

Club Macanudo to Open New Location in Louisiana

February 18, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Club Macanudo hosted a grand opening event yesterday to celebrate the official launch of its second US location. Called Club Macanudo Bossier City, the luxury cigar lounge marks the first resort to host the Club Macanudo brand and follows the February 2022 premier of Club Macanudo Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Read more

Cigar Review: Cohiba Riviera Robusto

February 18, 2024 By Mitchell Santaga
Come read what we think about the new Cohiba Riviera Robusto boxpressed. Read more

S.T. Dupont Announces Year of the Dragon Collection

February 15, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
The Year of the Dragon collection draws inspiration from contemporary artists like Yayoi Kusama and her infamous polka dots and playful dragons from the world of Anime and street art alike. Read more

Alec Bradley Ships Black Market Filthy Hooligans Today

February 15, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
Filthy Hooligan and Filthy Hooligan Shamrock are based on the popular Alec Bradley Black Market blend which has been tweaked to complement the multiple wrapper format. Read more

Gurkha Cigar Group Announces Suspension of Colección Especial

February 15, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
The Colección Especial was released by Gurkha Cigar Group in 2022 as an annual limited run of cigars.  The Ecuadorian hybrid wrapper encasing the Colección Especial is scarce and difficult to cultivate, but was a crucial part of the cigar.  Read more

LH Cigars Introduce ‘Sofos’ Short Salomon to Nick Line Beginning March 1st

February 15, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
This cigar release pays homage to both LH founder & blender Nicholas Syris’s Greek heritage and the tradition and craftsmanship in the art of cigar-making. King Solomon was revered for his wisdom, and "Sophos," the Greek word for "wise" or "learned," perfectly encapsulates the essence of this cigar. Read more

United Cigars Announce Limited Gold Star Line to Benefit Families of Fallen Navy Seals for PCA 2024

February 15, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
This Gold Star limited-edition will be available in one vitola measuring 6” x 54 and will be presented in 20-count boxes. Limited to 4,000 cigars, this release honors the Navy Seals’ dedication and support of our way of life. Read more
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S.T. Dupont Releases ‘Memento Mori’ Collection

February 13, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
S.T. Dupont presents a reimagined and iconic skull design with philosophical meaning, creating a potent symbol serving as a reminder to embrace the preciousness of life and to live each moment to the fullest. Read more
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Erik Wentworth is Back – Launches 3 Leaf Cigars

February 12, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Erik Wentworth, formerly of Hammer & Sickle, announced today the release of 3 Leaf. Read more
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Cigar Review: Perdomo 30th Anniversary Connecticut Epicure

February 12, 2024 By Kevin Acuff
For a cigar company to celebrate a 30th anniversary is a major milestone. Looking back to where Nick started the company, it is hard to believe he and his wife Janine started the company, Nick’s Cigars back in 1992 in their garage while Nick worked a full-time job as an air traffic controller. Read more
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Espinosa Hires Chrissy Stratman to Southwest Territory Sales

February 12, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Espinosa Premium Cigars has announced the hiring of Chrissy Stratman. Chrissy joins the Espinosa Team as the new Southwest Territory Manager for the states of Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and New Mexico. Read more
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Lure Cigars Announce Release of Second line, Habano

February 10, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
The company was created by Lou Cross III to honor the memory of his late father, Lou Cross  Jr., a lifelong outdoorsman, avid fisherman, and a cigar enthusiast. Read more
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United Cigars Kills ‘Dragon Slayer’ and Leaves Unnamed

February 10, 2024 By Nicole Tabacco
United Cigars was poised to unleash a fiery masterpiece, draped in red and gold, dubbed the Dragon Slayer this week until the legal hands of justice sheathed their sword. Read more
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Aganorsa Leaf Unveils Supreme Leaf Gran Robusto Exclusively for Wooden Indian Tobacco’s 60th Anniversary.

February 9, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Aganorsa Leaf announced the release of its latest addition to the Supreme Leaf line – the Gran Robusto.  Measuring 5” x 56, this exclusive vitola commemorates the 60th anniversary of Wooden Indian Tobacco, a milestone for the Havertown, PA brick-and-mortar. Read more
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Allison Trainer Departs Hooten Young

February 9, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Allison Trainer is departing from Hooten Young to continue growing her cigar business consulting, Abbondanza. Read more
Davidoff Announces The Year of Collectors Edition Containing All Zodiac Releases 12 cigars

Davidoff Announces The Year of Collectors Edition Containing All Zodiac Releases

February 9, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
After twelve successful yearly launches dedicated to the Chinese zodiac, Davidoff surprises its aficionados and collectors around the world with an extraordinary collection: The Davidoff The Year of Collector's Edition Read more

S.T. Dupont Reveals New Koi Fish Collection

February 8, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
ST Dupont has a reputation for creating some really unique products among their existing models of cutters, lighters and non cigar related accessories. Their most recent creation comes to us today, they have announced their new Koi Fish collection. Read more
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CAO to Use AI For Virtual Hot Rod Dream Concept

February 8, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Cruising behind CAO’s release of the mammoth Resonator cigar is the “Flathead Dream Machine,” an AI tool that puts the CAO smoker in the driver’s seat. Read more