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Cigar Industry News

Casa Cuevas Announces “Patrimonio”

May 7, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
Casa Cuevas Cigars announces that they will unveil the Patrimonio cigar brand at the Tobacco Expo Plus taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center from May 12th through May... Read more

Drew Estate Announces “Undercrown 10”

May 7, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
Drew Estate is commemorating ten years of Undercrown with the global release of Undercrown 10, a bold new ultra-premium addition to Undercrown’s current premium lineup of Maduro, Shade and Sun... Read more

United Cigars Announces first NFT Cigar: Atabey Black Ritos

April 5, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
United Cigars Director of Operations, Oliver Nivaud, has launched the first NFT (Non-Fungible Token) cigar. NFT is a unit of data on a digital ledger called a blockchain, where each... Read more

United Cigar Announces “Irish Car Bomb” Firecracker

February 21, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
With Spring approaching and clovers sprouting, United Cigars has a little more to share than just Irish well wishes. Expanding on their limited release offerings that were saved for Independence... Read more

Tatuaje Announces Return of LLE Capa Especial

February 15, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
Photo courtesy of Pete Johnson Pete Johnson of Tatuaje Inc has been hanging out down in Nicaragua where he has been spending time at the My Father factory. Johnson, who... Read more

Alec Bradley Filthy Hooligan and Filthy Hooligan Shamrock Return for 2021

February 15, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
Alec Bradley Cigar Company has announced that the popular Black Market Filthy Hooligan and Black Market Filthy Hooligan Shamrock limited edition cigars are now shipping to tobacconists worldwide. In September... Read more

Corona Cigar Co. 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Atabey & Byron Humidors

December 17, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
For those of you who follow along with the Smokin Tabacco Show, you know that last night we had Jeff Borysiewicz, owner of Corona Cigar Co. in Orlando, Florida as... Read more

Top 2020 Holiday Cigar Gift Picks brought to you by Jeff at Corona Cigar Co!

December 17, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
If you have no idea where to begin looking for gifts for your cigar aficionado, look no further! We did compile our own list of Smokin Tabacco holiday picks earlier... Read more

La Flor Dominicana Presents Their Annual Charity Dinner, “An Evening of Appreciation”

December 7, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
La Flor Dominicana in partnership with The Experience Brokers are proud to announce “An Evening of Appreciation”, an annual charity event to benefit the Movember Foundation and men’s health. “An... Read more

Best Cigar Gifts for the 2020 Holiday Season

November 24, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
It’s that magical time of the year folks, the Holidays! Many will be taking to the web in search for gifts for their loved ones, especially those who smoke cigars.... Read more

2021 XXIII Festival del Habano Officially Canceled

November 24, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
Today, Habanos S.A. announced the cancelation of the 2021 Festival del Habano due to the on going COVID-19 pandemic. We are still not out of the woods yet and cigar... Read more

Micallef Cigars Will Now Exclusively Sell to Brick and Mortar Retailers

September 23, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
On September 18th, Micallef Cigars announced they will cut ties with online cigar retailers Meier & Dutch, Cigars International, Thompson Cigar, and This means that they will now exclusively... Read more

Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Not Accepting New Purveyors

August 13, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust (DTT) is announcing an immediate moratorium on opening new Retail Accounts until further notice. But before you panic, read and listen to Steve Saka’s reasoning and... Read more

Micallef Cigars Release New “A” Series to Honor Ambassadors

August 9, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
Micallef Cigars releases the new Micallef A in partnership with its Ambassadors. The “Micallef A” is the name chosen by the Ambassador Community. The Ambassadors smoked the cigar in a... Read more

Not So Timeless: Nat Sherman International to Close

August 4, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
Once a giant in the cigar industry, Nat Sherman International will be a thing of the past by the Fall of 2020. Altria, the big tobacco company who now owns... Read more

Shooting at Cigars International Leaves Staff Disturbed

July 31, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
With tensions already high this year between COVID-19, protests and riots, employees at Cigars International are rightfully disturbed after an incident yesterday morning. A Pennsylvania man is on the run... Read more

Summer Smokes: What Have I Been Smoking?

July 7, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
Summer is now in full swing, and despite being locked down the last few months, I have been able to still have a steady flow of smokes. I spent a... Read more

Perdomo Firecracker Release

June 23, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
This past weekend, the United Cigars – Perdomo collaboration of the annual “Firecracker” cigar release, which I already reviewed on here and be sure to check out! But there was... Read more

Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust releasing Sobremesa Brûlée Sampler – So “STFU!”

June 11, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
I guess you could say that good ol’ Steve Saka is gotten sick and tired of everybody asking him whether or not the Sobremesa Brûlée has a sweetened tip. He... Read more

InterTabac 2020 CANCELLED

May 28, 2020 By Matthew Tabacco
I guess that saying that “everything happens in threes’ is true! InterTabac is now the third industry trade show to be formally cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more