Charlie Minato

About the author

I am an editor and co-founder of halfwheel.com/Rueda Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I handle the editing of our written content, the majority of the technical aspects of the site and work with the rest of our staff on content management, business development and more. I’ve lived in most corners of the country and now entering my second stint in Dallas, Texas. I enjoy boxing, headphones, the Le Mans 24-hour, wearing sweatshirts year-round and gyros. echte liebe.

Drew Estate Announces Nica Rustica Adobe

Drew Estate’s Nica Rustica brand gets a second line.

Peter James Launching Los Estoico 54 Cigar Lines Next Month

Peter James, best known for its leather cigar cases, is launching its first cigar line.

CRAFT 2022 Heading to Stores Next Week

CRAFT 2022 should arrive on shelves in the middle of next week.

Joya de Nicaragua Cuatro Cinco Edición Americana Returns for 2022

The Joya de Nicaragua Cuatro Cinco Edición Americana is back for a second consecutive year.

LaMirada Habano Viejo Debuts

The company formerly known as Bahamas Mamas adds a second premium cigar blend from Tabacalera Palma.

Crux Increasing Prices on May 16, 2022

Crux will increase prices by an average of 4.687 percent.

Davidoff Limited Edition 2022 Gran Toro Ships to Stores

The Davidoff Limited Edition 2022 Gran Toro is a massive 5 1/2 x 58 that combines elements of the Escurio, Nicaragua and Yamasá blends.

Cuesta-Rey No. 95 Cameroon Goes on Sale at J.C. Newman’s Tampa Factory

J.C. Newman celebrates its 127th anniversary today and the company now has a special Tampa-made cigar on sale at its Ybor City headquarters and factory.

Le Carême Belicosos Finos 2022 LE Shipping This Month

The Le Carême Belicosos Finos 2022 will be the largest release to date for the limited edition, round size of the Le Carême blend.