A very attractive dark Lonsdale with a very smooth wrapper. There are light aromas of sweet tobacco from the foot. The cold draw is perfect. Tonight’s beverage is a 903 Chupa Cabra stout.Continue reading Drew Estate Liga 9 10th anniversary
[Wed, July 20, 2022 — Washington, DC] The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) and the Boutique Cigar Association of America (BCAA) announced today a new collaborative relationship to highlight the boutique cigar industry within the world of premium cigars, and to effect solidarity within the cigar industry.Continue reading The Premium Cigar Association and the Boutique Cigar Association of America Begin a New Collaboration
Ferio Tego is committed to excellence—excellence in our products, with consistency in experience, availability and dependability, and excellence in our relationships. We believe that our time together in person at the PCA22 trade show is best spent learning more about your business, sharing more about our business and philosophy, and finding valuable ways to continue to support one another and grow our businesses together.
We are excited to spend some meaningful time with you at PCA22 and invite you to visit us in booth #1501!Continue reading Finish Your Cigar with Ferio Tego at PCA22
(Londonderry, NH Thursday, July 7, 2022) Vintage Cigar Distributors of New England is excited to announce they have hired James Shaffer to lead sales for the organization and continue growing the national distribution of their flagship 7-20-4 brand. Shaffer comes to Vintage Cigar Distributors with 20 years of Premium Cigar retail and wholesale experience. Also, with Shaffer’s previous experience as a National Sales Director, with Nat Sherman International, he brings to the company skills emphasizing excellence in market knowledge, business development, and leadership.Continue reading Vintage Cigar Distributors of New England Taps James Shaffer to Lead Sales
A very attractive cigar with a dark and somewhat toothy wrapper. The pre-light aromas are very light. The cold draw is perfect with light earthy and light sweet notes. Pairing with a 19 Crimes Snoop Dog Cali Red.Continue reading Foundation C142 Corona
A very nice looking cigar with a nice smooth wrapper. Light sweet notes from the foot in the perfect cold draw. Pairing with a 903 Sabor por Favor Mexican Lager.Continue reading Casa Cuevas Patromonio
This is a good looking cigar with a somewhat bumpy Colorado Claro wrapper. The notes from the foot are very light and mostly just tobacco. The cold draw is perfect and has a tiny bit of tequila twang to it. Pairing with a Reposado tequila pour.Continue reading Casa 1910 Robusto
The famed La Palina Goldie series is one of the most sought-after cigars in the world. Bill Paley, owner of La Palina, proudly states, “Goldie Prominente continues La Palina’s commitment to produce Goldie in classic styles and hyper limited quantities. Last year we offered 300 boxes of the Prominente as a PCA Trade Show exclusive and they were sold out within an hour of the show start. This year we are able to offer 500 boxes, in what we are calling Series 2.
We consulted with our team at El Titan De Bronze to utilize vintage tobaccos—which had been set aside for short run projects such as Goldie Prominente Series 2, and are pleased to offer this notable product to the retailers who support and attend the PCA22 in person later this week in Las Vegas.“
Very nice looking cigar with a dark wrapper. Light notes of tobacco from the foot. The cold draw is perfect. Pairing with a root beer on the recommendation of the manufacturer.Continue reading Tabac Trading Limitless
A Catalan expression that means “House of Ignition,” Mas Igneus is named for Ace Prime’s partner and award-winning winery located in Priorat, Spain. With a balanced PH, notes of dark chocolate and oak, and an unforgettable creamy texture, this cigar is set to be a new best coming from Ace Prime’s Tabacalera Pichardo.
Very good looking small cigar with a rich dark wrapper. The cold draw is perfect and elicits a light sweetness.Continue reading Platinum Nova 484 Nicaragua
El Septimo has announced that it will be introduce a series of 10 new cigars called The Emperor Collection at the 2022 PCA Convention & Trade Show, along with complementing humidors and other accessories.
Ferio Tego will celebrate a decade of the Timeless blend with the Timeless Ten Years. The limited-edition smoke comes in one size, Robusto Grande, which measures 5 3/4 inches long by 54 ring gauge. It will be on display this weekend at the PCA trade show.Continue reading Ten Years of Timeless Being Celebrated With New Cigar
The Romeo y Julieta story keeps getting better as the revered Reserva Real line expands with a twist. The Reserva Real Twisted Love Story and the Reserva Real Twisted Toro. Each cigar is rolled with two different wrapper varietals consisting of alternating Ecuadorian Habano and Ecuadorian Connecticut shade tobacco. Each hand-crafted cigar features filler made from the finest Dominican and Nicaraguan tobaccos available. The binder is Nicaraguan and, as noted above, the wrapper is alternating with specially selected Ecuadorian and Connecticut shade tobacco.
This is the darkest of the Pecadilloes. The wrapper is dark and smooth. There are light aromas of earth and leather from the foot. The cold draw is perfect. Today’s beverage is a cold brew Colombian coffee.Continue reading Southern Draw Pecadilloes Nettle
Today United States District Court Judge Amit Mehta rendered a ruling, as part of the Premium Cigar Association’s litigation against the Food and Drug Administration, striking down the FDA’s decision to regulate premium cigars as arbitrary and capricious.Continue reading FDA Regulations Struck Down
(Tamboril, Dominican Republic) – Artista Cigars, formerly El Artista Cigars, announces the completion of a full rebrand, a new brand strategy, and the launch new cigar lines including a new Master Brand: ARTISTA.
Beautiful box pressed cigar with just a few wrapper flaws . Otherwise the construction looks excellent. Light earthy tones from the foot; the cold draw is perfect.Continue reading Padron 1964 series Toro
LAMPERT CIGARS will be unveiling its newest limited release – Family Reserve 2021, at PCA 2022 in Las Vegas that will be held on July 9-13, 2022.Continue reading LAMPERT CIGARS DEBUTING FAMILY RESERVE 2021 AT PCA 2022
June 2022, Ellington, Connecticut – The Olmecs are the early Americas’ most mysterious and ancient civilizations. The Olmecs pre-date the Mayans and Aztecs and are considered the “mother culture” of Mesoamerica. They are the first to create mathematically precise pyramids, calendars, and, as far as we know, the first to smoke cigars. The Heart Land of the Olmecs is the tropical lowlands of modern-day Mexican states of Veracruz, Tabasco, and San Andrés Tuxtla. Today, this is the same region that grows some of the finest San Andrès Negro wrapper tobacco. This seed variety is considered one of the oldest seed varieties in the world.Continue reading Foundation Cigars Introduces New Core Line – Olmec
Short but attractive cigar with a nice dark brown Maduro wrapper. There are light sweet notes from the foot and has a perfect cold draw. Tonight’s beverage is a pour of Bulleit Bourbon.Continue reading Emperors Cut Shawty
In August of 2020 the State of California passed SB 793, prohibiting the sale of all flavored tobacco products and the Governor proceeded to sign it into law on August 28, 2020. Three days later this law was challenged using the state’s veto referendum mechanism before the ban could take effect.Continue reading Coalition Forms on California Flavor Referendum
Yes, Steve, this is another PCA21 sample. I have the other two, but wanted to get the one with the most age. The aromas from the foot are very light and the cold draw is perfect. As with the rest of the Stillwell Star line, the filler is a mixture of long leaf and pipe tobaccos.Continue reading Dunbarton Tobacco and Trust Stillwell Star Navy No. 1056
The Padrón Family is proud to introduce its newest addition to the Family Reserve Series, the No. 96.Continue reading Padrón Announces PCA22 Exclusive Cigar Only Available to Trade Show Attendees
Espinosa Premium Cigars has announced the release of two anniversary cigars that will debut at the PCA in July 2022.
Continue reading Espinosa announces two new releases for PCA22
The first is the La Zona 10 Year Anniversary cigar. This cigar is a celebration of the La Zona factory, where Espinosa Cigars started
making cigars in 2012 when Erik formed his own company. “Everything about this cigar is a tribute, from the cigar blend to the box design and the band. They are all throwbacks to when we first started out,” said Hector Alfonso.