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J.C. Newman Cigar Co. Ships First 2024 Release of Yagua

May 25, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
This week, J.C. Newman Cigar Co. is shipping the first release of the year of its famous Yagua cigars.  A total of 1,550 boxes of Yagua are being shipped to 466 premium cigar retailers in 48 states. Read more

Dreamer Cigars Adds Three Pack to Dennis Rodman Cigar

May 19, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Dreamer Cigars unveils the three pack of its latest masterpiece: the Dennis Rodman Ring of Honor Cigar in celebration of Dennis Rodman’s birthday month. Read more

Spare Notes Series #56: Carlito’s 70th & Staff Changes

May 19, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
On this episode of the Spare Notes Series, Matt and Coop discuss some of the staff changes in the cigar industry, Coop's visit to Tampa for Carlito Fuente's 70th birthday party and more! Read more

Cigar Review: Dissident Heretic Corona Larga

May 19, 2024 By Mitchell Santaga
Dissident Cigars Heretic is a midwest regional exclusive with a bit of twist. Read more

Fratello Cigars Ships Arlequin Connecticut

May 18, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Originally unveiled in March 2024 at the Premium Cigar Association trade show in Las Vegas, the Fratello Arlequin Connecticut garnered significant attention from retailers and enthusiasts alike. Read more

Drew Estate Expands Liga Privada 10 Selección de Mercado with new “Corona Viva” Size for International Markets

May 18, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Drew Estate has announced the addition of a new vitola to its prestigious Liga Privada 10 Selección de Mercado line, “Corona Viva.” Read more

Cigar Review: Don Pepin Vintage Edition

May 14, 2024 By Dee Pitman
As kick-off to the 20th anniversary of Don Pepin Garcia cigars, the Vintage Line was released as a TAA exclusive in 2023. Read more

Tatuaje Opens Florida Warehouse in Doral

May 14, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Tatuaje has opened a new Florida Distribution Center to fulfill orders faster and optimize shipping costs and times for their retailers.  Read more

The Smokin Tabacco Show: David Swinburne of Sans Pareil

May 13, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
This week Matt welcomes on David Swinburne of Sans Pareil and they talk about who this brand is and what they are all about. Read more

E.P. Carrillo Cigars raises $14,700 in April to Benefit Els for Autism Foundation

May 13, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
E.P. Carrillo Cigars has announced The Pledge98 campaign, benefitting Els for Autism, has earned nearly $14,700 since beginning April 1st, 2024. Read more

Tyson 2.0 Undisputed by Gurkha Cigars Now Shipping

May 12, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Gurkha Cigar Group, Inc announced the Tyson 2.0 Undisputed are now shipping to a retailer near you. Read more

Macanudo Gold Label Returns with Limited Edition Vitola

May 12, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Macanudo Gold Label is now making its annual return, marking the occasion with a new, limited-edition size available this year only. Read more

Diesel to Launch Whiskey Row Founders Collection Mizunara Cigar

May 12, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Diesel and Rabbit Hole are marking their fourth collaboration with the release of Diesel Whiskey Row Founder’s Collection Mizunara, a cigar that highlights the mastery of blending. Read more

E.P. Carrillo Announces New E.P. Carrillo Maduro

May 12, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
E.P. Carrillo introduces the newest addition to its cigar lineup, the E.P. Carrillo Maduro, showcasing a sophisticated yet inviting cigar that promises a delightful medium-bodied and rich-flavored journey for enthusiasts. Read more

Alec Bradley Launches Safe Keepings Brand with the First Release from Its Founder’s Blend Book 

May 12, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Alec Bradley announced this week the launch of Safe Keepings, a new brand that will feature blends made according to recipes recorded in the Alec Bradley founder’s blend book. Read more

The Smokin Tabacco Show: Blind Tasting Exercise!

May 5, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
This week Matt and Kevin let their wives blind pick some cigars for them and they smoke together on the show and try to guess what the ladies came up with! Read more

Punch Releases Limited-Edition Retro Father’s Day Release

May 5, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Remember renting VHS tapes from a local video store and recording home videos on a bulky handheld camera? Neither do we. But your dad, Father-in-Law, and Grandad remember those days as the best of times. Read more

The Smokin Tabacco Show: Introducing 3 Leaf Cigars and Welcome Back Erik Wentworth!

May 1, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
This week Matt and Kevin help introduce 3 Leaf Cigars and welcome Erik Wentworth back to the industry. Read more

Cigar Review: Protocol Cigars Phoebe Couzins

May 1, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Protocol Cigars Lawmen Series sees its first tribute to a woman in the fourth iteration of this line. Read more

Bolivar Cofradia Oscuro Debuts on May 1 

May 1, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
The Bolivar portfolio will soon expand to include a three-cigar collection called Bolivar Cofradia Oscuro. The new, medium-plus blend ships to retailers today, May 1. Read more