November 29, 2022 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce the release of Ligero Hawaii as an R. Field Wine Co. exclusive; hand crafted at Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua.Continue reading BLTC Ligero Hawaii Release
LAMPERT CIGARS has begun shipping the updated “DON PATRON”, a 6 x 52 TORO, to retailers. While the box and the cigar band have changed, the blend remains the same.Continue reading LAMPERT CIGARS SHIPS DON PATRON TO RETAILERS
LAMPERT CIGARS has begun shipping the updated “Ocean Breeze”, a 5 x 54 Robusto Grande, to retailers. While the packaging has changed, the blend and cigar ring remain the same.Continue reading LAMPERT CIGARS SHIPS OCEAN BREEZE TO RETAILERS
Real Cigar Molds Numbered 1 Through 800, Containing Seven Limited Edition Figurado Cigars Heading to Appointed Tobacconists
Alec Bradley Cigar Company today announced that the 800 Limited Edition Reclaimed samplers, first reported on by Cigar Aficionado in October, are now shipping. Over the next several days, an exclusive group of Alec Bradley appointed US tobacconists will receive their share of the highly collectible, individually numbered sets. Presented in factory-worn molds, the aptly named Reclaimed samplers contain one Figurado iteration (6 1/4″ x 54 ring-gauge) each of Black Market, Medalist, Prensado, Magic Toast, Maxx, Gatekeeper and Tempus.Continue reading Alec Bradley Cigar Co. Now Shipping “Reclaimed”
Ocala, FL – Operation: Cigars For Warriors announced today that it is conducting a fundraising drive from now until November 29th
(Giving Tuesday). CFW is rebuilding its operating capital from a dramatic drop in donations (cigars and operating funds) due to canceled events and shop closures – mainly driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.
[Washington, DC — Nov 16, 2022] The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) announced today the promotion of Government Affairs Manager Ryan Parada to Senior Manager, Government Affairs and International Policy. The announcement comes on the eve of PCA’s second annual international policy summit.Continue reading PCA Announces Promotion of Ryan Parada to Senior Manager, Expands Role to Include International Policy and Programs
11.15.22 Ellington, CT – Foundation Cigar Company announces it has begun to ship its Highclere Castle Senetjer to select retailers throughout the county. Senetjer will strategically start to ship West Coast to East Coast, with the first fulfillment of product landing for everyone by the end of November. A subsequent fulfillment of orders will happen at the start of December, in advance of the holiday season.Continue reading Foundation Cigars & Highclere Castle to Begin Shipping Senetjer in honor of King Tut’s 100th Anniversary.
Dunbarton, NH – Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® (DTT) began shipping the inaugural annual Holiday release of its StillWell Star® handcrafted luxury pipe tobacco cigar to its Purveyors on October 27th, 2022.
Continue reading StillWell Star Holiday Y2022 Shipping Nationwide to Purveyors
Simply dubbed the “Holiday Y2022”, it is a liga of traditional black cigar tobaccos combined with a unique custom crafted aromatic pipe blend from the pipe tobacco maker Cornell & Diehl® (C&D).
November 2, 2022 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce the shipment of Morphine to select retailers beginning next week. Morphine is hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.Continue reading Black Label Trading Co.
Ocala, FL – Operation: Cigars For Warriors received official notification from GreatNonProfits that it has been named to the 2022 Top-rated list , which was formally announced October 28th, 2022.Continue reading Operation: Cigars for Warriors named to the 2022 “Top Rated List” By GreatNonProfits
Recommends Changes to FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products
[Washington, DC — Oct 24, 2022] Today, the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) presented to the Reagan Udall Foundation’s Independent Expert Panel conducting the operational evaluation of certain activities of the Food & Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products. PCA was represented by the association’s President Greg Zimmerman of The Tobacco Company (Harrisburg, PA) and PCA Deputy Executive Director and Head of Government Affairs Joshua Habursky.Continue reading PCA Presents to Reagan Udall Foundation:
AUSTIN, TEXAS, October 13, 2022 – SOUTHERN DRAW CIGARS, LLC today announced the date for the LIVE drawing of the GRAND PRIZE, 2nd and 3rd prizes and alternate winners on Black Friday, November 25, 2022, at 8:00 pm EST. The prize package is valued at over $250,000 and includes the grand prize, consisting of an all-expenses paid trip for two to Estelí, Nicaragua (options for travel 2023 and 2024 will be provided to winner for planning purposes), tours and instructions in the process of producing each hand made, premium cigar, selection of tobacco seed varieties, trips to the nursery, tobaccos fields and farms, curing barns, sorting rooms, fermentation rooms, rolling room and production floor, quality control process, aging room, quality and sorting of finished cigars, box press and other formats, banding, packaging and logistics required to import finished products. The grand prize package also includes access to and explanation of all tobaccos used in the PECCADILLOES blends, review of blending techniques, instruction into finalizing winners own blend, selection in size and format of winners cigar, access to design team for bands and packaging, and the production of 50,000 handmade cigars that will be produced, imported, marketed, and sold by Southern Draw Cigars, to benefit the charitable organization selected by the grand prize winner. Some restrictions apply.Continue reading SOUTHERN DRAW CIGARS ANNOUNCES LIVE DRAWING FOR PECCADILLOES “Small Sins” contest
OCTOBER 7, 2022
Austin, TX — The Southern Draw Cigars family has been working late into the evening for years with the AJ Fernandez Cigar Co. to add a new maduro core blend to the family of brands. A warm, dark cocoa colored wrapper of Mexico’s finest San Andrés tobacco adorns this deep blend, and with it, we offer our respects to the efforts of the true masters that made this specific tobacco and modern fermentation techniques available to small family-owned brands such as ours.Continue reading Southern Draw Cigars – announces EVENING PRIMROSE blend – presales begin today
A total of 62 SKUs will no longer appear on Davidoff of Geneva USA’s pricelist, more than half of the 62 are Camacho cigars. Tomorrow, Oct. 7, Davidoff of Geneva USA’s new price list goes into effect and it is noticeably shorter than the December 2021 pricelist it is replacing.Continue reading FOUR CAMACHO LINES DISCONTINUED AS DAVIDOFF TRIMS PORTFOLIO
The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) is committed to defending premium cigars and pipe tobacco from legislative and regulatory overreach. Although the words “pipe tobacco” were removed from the Association’s name, efforts to protect this product category remain steadfast. The Association recognizes the importance of pipe tobacco in many retail tobacco shops and lounges, which is why the PCA government affairs team continues to advocate for its protection at the local, state, and federal levels of government.Continue reading PCA Position Statement on Pipe Tobacco
Southern Draw Cigars is HONORED to announce three additions to its Fall Release 2022 schedule with the fourth and fifth installments of the IGNITE some good charitable campaign as it joins forces with Warriors on the Fly and the United States Border Patrol Fallen Officers Scholarship Fund to share their respective missions via the release of these entirely new cigars, available in a specially designed IGNITE DRAWpak samplers.Continue reading Southern Draw Cigars – IGNITE 2022
Alec Bradley Cigar Company today announced that Double Broadleaf- Experimental Series, which debuted to great fanfare at the 2022 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) Trade Show, July 8-12 in Las Vegas, Nevada, just started shipping to tobacconists. The third installment in the company’s Experimental Series, and the first full cigar line release by Alec Bradley since 2020’s Project 40 Maduro, the Alec Bradley Double Broadleaf- Experimental Series is a welcomed and unique addition to the company’s cigar portfolio.Continue reading Alec Bradley Cigar Co. to Begin Shipping PCA Debut: Double Broadleaf- Experimental Series
The Ecuadoran Habano Rosado is smooth and inviting. The filler is a blend of Dominican Seco and Ligero tobacco. The cold draw is perfect.Continue reading Hiram & Solomon The Sublime Prince
The SOTL Global Movement has officially launched its program that will certify Women Friendly Cigar Lounges.Continue reading An Aficionada Inspires Elegance
Cayman Cigar Company is the world’s only premium cigar company to donate 100% of net profits to charity.
CAYMAN ISLANDS – Cayman Cigar Company is one of the world’s first luxury cigar brands to offer consumers premium cigars and the knowledge every purchase provides financial support to charities around the world. The company is unique in two ways. First, its collection of hand-rolled cigars provide a level of quality on par with Cuban cigars – minus the expense and hassle of sourcing Cuban cigars. Second, every dollar that doesn’t immediately go back into rolling its next cigar is donated to international charities – as well as those closer to home for the company.Continue reading Cayman Cigar Company: Luxury Cigar Brand to Focus on Charity
Dunbarton, NH – Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust® (DTT) has recently added Uniflame, SA in Greece to its growing list of International Cigar Distributors.Continue reading DTT Expands International Distribution
[Washington, DC — Sept 7, 2022] Today, the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) briefed Dr. Brian King, the new Director of the Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), on the industry’s issue set and the association’s priorities. The briefing, which was one of Dr. King’s first engagements with stakeholders, covered material facts about the uniqueness of the products, legislative history, current health data, economics, and impact of regulatory efforts. Director King was joined by several other members of the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), including Michele Mital, Deputy Director of the Center for Tobacco Products, and the PCA was represented by Greg Zimmerman (The Tobacco Company), Scott Regina (Emerson’s Cigars), Mike Condor (Crowned Heads), Scott Pearce (PCA), Joshua Habursky (PCA), and Patrick Anderson (PCA consultant).Continue reading PCA Hosts Introductory Meeting with Center for Tobacco Products Leadership
Nashua, NH- YAYA from CigarZona made its US launch at this year’s PCA (Premium Cigar Association) trade show in Las Vegas, NV. YAYA landed in the United portfolio after its hometown launch in 2021 that then led to a branded lounge in owner Carlos Gonzalez’s backyard of Santiago, Dominican Republic. The Yaya name has a rich history to the people of the Dominican Republic but an even deeper meaning to Carlos and his family. On his grandfather’s campo, an old lady would roll cigars and the grandchildren would sneak cigars from her. She was lovingly known as YAYA and now the memories that Carlos has of her live on trough the line.Continue reading YAYA CIGARS BEGIN SHIPPING TO RETAILERS
This cigar has a mostly smooth Dominican Habano wrapper. The binder and filler are Dominican. The cap is finished with a nice pigtail. The cold draw is perfect with light earthy notes.Continue reading Jake/Wyatt Lithium Corona
September 5, 2022— Emilio Cigars (Emilio) releases the new Limited Edition AUDIOPHILE and SUAVE MADURO; both hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.Continue reading Oveja Negra announces two new Emilio cigars