March 25, 2013

Weekly News (March 25, 2013)

Editor’s Note: Yes, for the first time since in almost three years, there was no Weekly News, three times. A combination of technical and human…

Asylum 13 Corojo to Debut in April

Fresh off the release of the 7 x 70 barberpole Ogre, Asylum Cigars is adding the Asylum 13 Corojo, a Honduran puro that will debut…

CroMagnon Mode 5 Set for IPCPR National Release

Earlier today Skip Martin of RoMa Craft Tobac announced that the CroMagnon Mode 5 will become the sixth regular production vitola of the company’s debut…

La Palina Goldie Laguito No. 2

In the summer of 2012, La Palina released the Goldie Laguito No. 2, a 6 x 38 Petit Lancero rolled by a single person, Maria Sierra, who…

Montecristo Chicago Connoisseur Edition Shipping Next Month

As was reported last year, Altadis USA is preparing to launch its fifth regional edition next month, the Montecristo Chicago Connoisseur Edition. The Windy City…

H.Upmann Royal Robusto

In 2004, Habanos S.A. released the first in what would eventually become a regular occurrence, exclusives for the Habanos-licensed La Casa del Habano retailer. These…

Portraits: Avo Uvezian

On March 22, Avo Uvezian celebrated his 87th birthday. As has become standard, the legendary pianist and his eponymous cigar brand has planned a limited…