Dominican Republic

AVO Syncro Caribe Toro

In 2015, Davidoff of Geneva USA kicked off a rebranding of the entire AVO portfolio that involved discontinuing a number of existing lines as well…

Hiram & Solomon Curamus

In February, Hiram & Solomon released a new limited edition that was created specifically for MW Robert V. Monacelli, grand master of the Most Ancient and Honorable…

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…

Casa Cuevas Patrimonio Toro

Family operations are nothing new in the cigar business, and neither are cigars that celebrate the patriarchs of a company. In 2021, the Cuevas family…

Villiger TAA Exclusive 2021

Last year, Villiger Cigars North America introduced its first cigar for the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) Exclusive Series Program. This year, Villiger has another…

J. London Gold Series Fat Robusto

I don’t remember exactly who I was having this conversation with recently, but the topic of small cigar brands came up, and not what we…

Montecristo Epic Vintage 12 No. 2

It is no secret that Altadis U.S.A. has a huge portfolio of cigars that it produces, many of which fall under the headers of some…

La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero A Oscuro Natural Collector’s Edition

At the 2013 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, La Flor Dominicana showed off a brand new Gran Corona vitola—otherwise known as an “A”—named the Double Ligero…

Weller by Cohiba

One of the more interesting cigar projects of 2021 has been Scandanivaian Tobacco Group’s (STG) collaboration with Sazerac. Chances are that you probably better know…

AVO Regional East Edition

By now, I’d have to think that a good majority of the cigar smoking population of the U.S. and possibly the world has at least…

Taíno Heritage Hamaca

In 2018, Serino Cigar Co. introduced a brand new line bearing the name Taíno, which is a reference to a group of native peoples of Cuba,…