E.P. Carrillo

E.P. Carrillo TAA 2021

In May 2018, E.P. Carrillo showed off its first ever exclusive blend for the Tobacconist’ Association of America (TAA) during the organization’s annual convention. That year…

E.P. Carrillo Short Run Retro 2021 Extended Play

Since launching E.P. Carrillo in 2009, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr. has introduced a plethora of blends, most under his eponymous company’s portfolio, along with a fair…

E.P. Carrillo INCH Ringmaster 5 3/8

Since it debuted in 2012, E.P. Carrillo Cigar Co.’s original INCH line has added a number of different line extensions, including the INCH Maduro, INCH Colorado, INCH…

Perez-Carrillo Encore 656

For the past several years, one of the first clumps of stories about new cigars each year has the same three letters attached to it:…

E.P. Carrillo Pledge Prequel

Earlier this year, E.P. Carrillo announced the newest addition to its Perez-Carrillo Series: Pledge. Following the La Historia and Encore brands—which were introduced in 2014 and…

E.P. Carrillo INCH Edición Limitada 2019

For the first half of its existence, every year would see E.P. Carrillo release an annual limited edition. That started with its first cigar—Edicion Inaugural…

Perez-Carrillo Encore 10th Anniversary

Our annual packaging award list is always an interesting activity for me. All four of us nominate and vote on items and it sheds a…

Perez-Carrillo La Historia 10th Anniversary

Regardless of which industry you’re talking about, 10 years in business is certainly nothing to overlook and is definitely cause for celebration. In the cigar…

E.P. Carrillo Edición Limitada 2013

The same year that E.P. Carrillo debuted as a company, it released the first of what would become an annual creation until 2015. That debut…

E.P. Carrillo INCH Ringmaster 5 3/8

The 2016 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show had its share of memorable moments, but one that will always stick out to me was the changes…

E.P. Carrillo TAA 2018

This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most important trade organizations in the cigar industry: the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA). Up…