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PCA Announces New Opening Night Reception

June 28, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
We are less than two weeks away from the beginning of the PCA 2021 Trade Show & Convention. This week, PCA announced that they will be holding a reception opening... Read more

Spare Notes Series #2: The Year of the Cigar Advent Calendar

June 26, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
On our second episode of Spare Notes, Coop and Matt talk about Cigar Advent Calendars, the possibility of a Connecticut indoor smoking ban, and Coop’s feeling on being used for... Read more

Protocol Cigars Announces 6 x 60 “Blue Line” Extension

June 23, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
Protocol Cigars has announced a 6 x 60 Gordo line extension in the Protocol “Blue” Line debuting at the 2021 PCA Trade Show. The Protocol “Blue,” which it has unofficially... Read more

United Cigars Launches “Abuelo” Line

June 16, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
United Cigars made the decision a couple years back that they wanted to find the right tobacco and partner with the right manufacturer for their latest launch; Abuelo. For the... Read more

Amendola Family Cigar Co Announces Florida Representation

June 16, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
Amendola Family Cigar Co. announces that they are now represented in the State of Florida. Tobacconists in Florida who are interested in Amendola Family Cigar Co. are asked to please contact... Read more

E.P. Carrillo Announces “The Retro Short Run” Limited Production Line

June 12, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
With the Retro we bring back the beloved Short Run. Our last Short Run was in 2016, and we’ve been hoping to bring it back ever since then! Music is... Read more

Spare Notes Series #1: Cigar Manufacturing Ethics & PCA Expectations

June 12, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
On this special episode of a new series between William Cooper and Matt Tabacco, the boys talk about topics and subjects that may have been missed or left out of... Read more

J.C. Newman Cigar Co. Petitions to Import Cuban Tobacco Again

June 7, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
J.C. Newman Cigar Co., the last operating cigar factory in the “Cigar City” of Tampa, Florida, filed a petition with the U.S. Department of State requesting authorization to import Cuban... Read more

Amendola Family Cigar Co Releases Cannoli “Green” and “White” Line Extensions

May 29, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
Amendola Family Cigar Co. announces the release of the Signature Series Cannoli Green and Cannoli White cigar brands. The release of these two brands completes the Signature Cannoli Series which... Read more

Leading Cigar Manufacturers Announce Support and Presence at PCA 2021

May 29, 2021 By Matthew Tabacco
“We truly believe that members of the PCA are an extension of our family, and the annual trade show is the single most important event in keeping our families strong... Read more