General Cigar Co.

Cohiba Spectre (2018)

In November 2018, General Cigar Co. shipped the first incarnation of the Cohiba Spectre, a 7 1/4 x 54 Churchill extra that included a number of…

CAO Bones Matador

In the General Cigar Co.-owned chapters of CAO’s existence, the brand has not only been known for some solid cigars, but also for the inspirations…

Diesel Estelí Puro Robusto

No one has been more aggressive in getting other companies to make cigars at their factory quite like AJ Fernandez. Large brands like Altadis U.S.A….

CAO Expedición

Each year some of the cigar industry’s most prominent independent owners meet with a few dozen manufacturers as part of the annual Tobacconists’ Association of…

Macanudo Inspirado Green Churchill

It’s no secret that many cigar brands have reputations that precede them, and one of the first that comes to mind is Macanudo. With a…

Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure Selección No.2

If you asked me what General Cigar Co. has been doing with its version of the Hoyo de Monterrey brand lately, I’d say it’s been…

Cohiba Royale Toro

Among the brands in the General Cigar Co. portfolio, Cohiba has certainly gotten more than its share of attention in recent years. While it has…

Diesel Delirium

Since Diesel made the move from a catalog- and internet-only brand to one that is available to all retailers in 2017, there’s certainly been no…

Punch Chop Suey

In recent years, there’s been a growing number of manufacturers releasing cigars based on the Chinese Zodiac calendar, which is best known for naming each…

Warzone Toro

Late last year, Espinosa Premium Cigars released a new cigar in collaboration with General Cigar Co. that marked not only the first time the two companies had…

Cohiba Spectre CS19

In 2018, General Cigar Co. released the Cohiba Spectre, a cigar best known for its packaging and price. Its large red boxes—made to mimic the…