Didier Houvenaghel’s “The Cigar, from Soil to Soul – 2nd Edition” Goes on Sale

If this website isn’t technical enough for your understanding of cigars, Didier Houvenaghel—an agricultural engineer—has released the second edition of his book that documents the process of cigars from soil to finished product to enjoyment. The second edition includes an entirely new volume that focuses on how cigars can be stored, aged and enjoyed—all from the perspective of an engineer.

El Artista Rebrands to Artista Cigars

The company is also adding three new lines to its portfolio.

S.T.Dupont Ligne 2 Lighter Gets Matte Carbon Finish

The classic Ligne 2 lighter is now offered in a sinister color scheme. This is actually not the first time S.T.Dupont has offered a matte black lighter body, but it’s a relative rarity.

Ponce Sumatra Corona Largo

The second brand from Ponce Cigar Co. is the Ponce Sumatra, a three-vitola line that debuted in May.

Lampert Family Reserve 2021 Debuting at PCA 2022

The Lampert Family 2021 was rolled at the Kelner Boutique Factory in the Dominican Republic.

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Villiger TAA Exclusive 2022

This spring, Villiger released its third release for the Tobacconists’ Association of America, a limited edition only available at some of the country’s top tobacconists.

La Mezcla Cubana Rothschild

La Mezcla Cubana was started by Victor Vitale, a cigar distributor based in the northeast U.S. It was purchased by United Cigars, another northeast-based cigar distributor, who relauanched it earlier this year.

Supreme Tobacco Haiti Adding Colors Bohekio at PCA 2022, Showing Off Bohekio Toro Box-Pressed & Bohekio Sampler

During Supreme Tobacco Haiti’s second PCA Convention & Trade Show, the company will be debuting a new line as well as showing off an addition to its Bohekio brand and a new sampler box.

STG’s Sweet-Capped Evelio Returns to the Market

After a hiatus, the Evelio brand is returning to store shelves.

S.T.Dupont Sending Navy Blue Matte Collection Exclusives to the U.S.

Two S.T.Dupont lighters and one cutter will be offered in a matte dark blue finish. Retailers will get to see the collection next week and it’s scheduled to ship to stores in September.

Serino Showing Off BYGONE at PCA 2022

Carson Serino of Serino Cigar Co.and Dave Imber of CigarClub.com have teamed up on BYGONE, a 5 1/2 x 48 robusto extra priced at $9.95 each.