Today marks the one year anniversary of the passing of Gary J. Arzt, the widely-known Miami-based cigar personality. Amongst many new age smokers, Arzt was known as a media personality for his twice a month column, consulting work, role with the relatively short-lived Cigar Channel and constant presence in Miami. In late 2010, I learned [...]
I hope everyone has recovered from what hopefully was a fun and safe new years… (Awkward transition) And now the news… Pete Johnson tweeted about smoking a Black Label Petite Lancero, it will be a retailer exclusive stick, unsure about price and release date – although soon is what the birdies are saying. Yesterday I [...]
As was expected, New York’s new tobacco tax isn’t working out as well as planned. Just because Habanos lost one lawsuit, doesn’t mean they can’t start another. As if that’s not enough, your IPCPR releases (and a special surprise) after the jump:
Also a Day One gem… I stopped by the booth after some Twitter persistence from Nirka Reyes. Augusto introduced a couple of new lines, but I spent most time talking to Yaniv Erez, the man behind Erez cigars. The booth took home the award for best new small booth, or something along those lines.