The American Double Robusto

There have been some ambitious projects in the cigar industry, but in the decade-plus that I have been actively covering the premium cigar industry, few…

The Top 25 Cigars 2021

Over the course of the last decade, halfwheel has produced many different Top 25 Cigars lists, though all have been centered around the same mission: trying to find…

Madison Auction & Pacific Cigar Launch Cigar Auction Platform

Pacific Cigar Ltd., the distributor of Habanos S.A. products in the Asia Pacific region, and Hong Kong-based auction house Madison Auction have launched a new…

Oliva Serie V 135th Anniversary Edición Limitada

There are quite a few different series of cigars on the market today, but if you had to ask a person who is somewhat knowledgeable…

Casa Cuevas Bringing Back Limited Edition Flaco Habano & Maduro at TPE 2022

A pair of Casa Cuevas limited editions are coming back to the market, as the company has announced that it is rereleasing its Flaco Habano…

General Cigar Co. Increases Prices

General Cigar Co., one of the largest companies in the premium cigar industry, increased its prices last Monday, Jan. 10. A spokesperson for the company…

Watch: The Top 25 Cigars of 2021 Live (12:00 P.M. CST)

The moment is finally here, well sort of. Watch as Brooks Whittington, Charlie Minato and Patrick Lagreid unveil halfwheel’s Top 25 list for 2021. The full…

HVC Cigars Increasing Prices on Feb. 1

HVC Cigars has announced that it will increase the price of its products on Feb. 1, 2022. The company says the increase will amount to…

Tarazona Debuting Corned Beef & Cabbage at TPE 2022

Saint Patrick’s Day is the cue for many cigar companies to release limited edition candela-wrapped cigars and this year Tarazona will join the tradition. Its…

Lampert 1675 Edición Rojo Debuting at TPE 2022

First it was blue, now it’s time for red. Next week, Lampert Cigars will introduced the new Lampert 1675 Edición Rojo, the company’s newest line. It…

Drew Estate Debuting ACID 20 Connecticut Toro at TPE 2022 (Update)

During Thursday night’s Freestyle Live event, Drew Estate announced the upcoming release of the ACID 20 Connecticut Toro. It’s a 6 x 54 vitola, with…

Colorado Legislature to Debate Ban on Flavored Tobacco

A bill has been introduced into the Colorado Legislature that would ban the sale of all flavored tobacco and nicotine products. House Bill 1064 was…

Alec Bradley’s New Fine & Rare Slated for April

Alec Bradley has announced that its newest Fine & Rare release is scheduled to hit store shelves beginning in April, approximately six months after the…