August 13, 2010

IPCPR 2010: Davidoff

No disrespect toward anyone else, but the folks at Davidoff were some of the nicest at the show. Danielle and Michael made themselves and their…

IPCPR 2010: La Flor Dominicana

I don’t really have a clue what was new, but Litto Gomez brought out plenty of cool stuff for the show…

IPCPR 2010: J.C. Newman

I had the chance to sit down and talk to Eric Newman, grandson of Julius Newman, and discuss the new releases, history of the company…

IPCPR 2010: Viaje

Stopping by Mr. Farkas’ booth revealed quite a few new products, which isn’t shocking given that the company’s core line accounts for so little of…

IPCPR 2010: Augusto Reyes & Erez Cigars

Also a Day One gem… I stopped by the booth after some Twitter persistence from Nirka Reyes. Reyes introduced a couple of new lines, but…

IPCPR 2010: Tatuaje

Tatuaje’s IPCPR releases were announced a bit early, all but one at least. Following the release of the 2008 rendition of the La Vérité, Pete’s IPCPR showing…

IPCPR 2010: Illusione

After nearly causing me to go deaf the night before, Dion Giolito took me around the Illusione booth to go over the new releases and…

IPCPR 2010: Toraño Family Cigars

I am not really sure how this slipped through the cracks on Tuesday, but Toraño Family Cigars probably brought the most new stuff to New…

IPCPR 2010: Gran Habano

Gran Habano had the largest cigar of the show, but I think we already knew that going in. The Azteca was what drove all the…

IPCPR 2010: Habana Cuba Cigar Co.

Habana Cuba Cigar Co. (makers of Oliveros) launched a host of new products, including SWAG, an entirely new line. (It’s a Dominican puro made only…

IPCPR 2010: Drew Estate

Without a doubt, Drew Estate had the most talked about booth, if only because of the shoes. There were some new releases worth mentioning: T52…