The Oliva Serie V Melanio Maduro, a follow-up to last year’s Serie V Melanio, has been delayed until July. A representative from the company told halfwheel the cigar is now set to debut at IPCPR 2013 in Las Vegas, Nev. Originally, the cigar was slated as a Father’s Day 2013 release. While no further details [...]
The Serie V will be getting a new Maduro special edition next year, the Melanio Maduro. Representatives confirmed to halfwheel a single size of a Maduro version of Oliva’s newest cigar is planned for Father’s Day 2013. Earlier this year at IPCPR 2012, the Ecuadorian-wrapped version of Oliva’s popular Serie V line debuted in Orlando. [...]
Editor’s Note: The shipping frenzy continues, but not much else. Normalcy returns. Emilio Carpe Noctem — Again via Gary Griffith. Oliva Serie V Melanio Ships This Week — We reviewed it here. Jameson Santos de Miami Haven Parejo Ships — We reviewed it here. Colección Habanos 2011 Ships — Press release here.
The last time a new Oliva line was introduced it was 2007 at the Houston RTDA, now five years later the Oliva Serie V Reserva Melanio is set to debut at IPCPR 2012. It’s a cigar that has been in the work for years, something we fully chronicled a few weeks ago after the cigar [...]
Editor’s Note: Yesterday marked six months of halfwheel. Brooks and I still haven’t spoken at all about the relatively minor anniversary, but given each member of our staff once ran a cigar blog – six months is oftentimes a lot longer than most of these last. Over the next few weeks, particularly leading into IPCPR, [...]
Earlier today, the details of the Oliva Serie V Melanio were confirmed and released by David Savona. For many, even the name was a new concept, which is odd given Melanio Oliva is the patriarch of the family’s tobacco business, and perhaps more interestingly — the concept is hardly new. At the 2010 IPCPR, Stogie [...]