Prerelease

Cain Daytona Lancero (2016) (Prerelease)

In 2011, Oliva was hosting some members of Cigar Journal at its factory in Nicaragua when Carlos Oliva gave the magazine what he thought were Cain…

Wunder|Lust Robusto (Prerelease)

For months, RoMa Craft Tobac co-owner Skip Martin has been teasing a new release, presumably destined for Europe: Wunder|Lust. Last month, Martin went to Europe to…

Crux du Connoisseur #2 (Prerelease)

At this year’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Crux Cigars showed off a trio of new cigars in smaller ring gauges: du Connoisseur. Like the…

AVO Serenata Robusto

What a difference two years makes. When we visited the Davidoff of Geneva USA booth at the 2013 IPCPR, the Camacho relaunch was in full swing…

Dissident HOME (Prerelease)

In June, Dissident Cigars announced a new release that would be officially launched at the 2015 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show. Dubbed HOME, the cigar…

Montecristo 80th Anniversary (Prerelease)

In 1935, Alonso Menéndez created the Montecristo brand—that sound familiar? That’s how my review of the Montecristo 80 Aniversario started. Yes, this is a different cigar…

Swinger 1895 #6 (Prerelease)

In 1895, the first U.S. Open was held at Newport Golf Club in Newport, R.I. At the 2015 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Swinger Cigar…

Padilla Criollo 98 Robusto (Prerelease)

At the 2015 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Padilla Cigars introduced a variety of cigars including three new lines all from the same factory. The…

Foundry Heritage Bolivar 660 (Prerelease)

Stepping into General Cigar Co.’s booth at this year’s IPCPR Convention and Trade Show, there was a good bit of mystery would be in the…

Dunhill Heritage Toro (Prerelease)

The Dunhill brand is an old and well known name with quite the rich history. Starting out with a line of automobile accessories and moving…

Freyja Valhalla Robusto (Prerelease)

In May, Las Cumbres Tabaco announced that its second full brand following Señorial would be a blend developed by Emma Viktorsson and Geraldito Perez, the production manager at the…