July 8, 2013

Viaje Platino Five Fifty Eight

As is so often the case, my favorite blends in my favorite sizes don’t always work out well. And in fitting irony, some times, blends…

Weekly News (July 8, 2013)

Editor’s Note: It’s IPCPR time and that means things are a bit hectic, which led to this delay. The guide is out by the end…

Gurkha Purchases Martin Family of Cigars

With less than a week until the opening of the 2013 IPCPR Convention and Trade Show, halfwheel has learned that Gurkha Cigar Group has purchased…

Colibri Adds to Monza Collection at IPCPR

Colibri has announced that they will be releasing an updated collection of their Monza line at this year’s IPCPR Convention and Trade Show. James Miúdo…

Drew Estate Enters Pipe Business

One of the world’s largest manufacturers of premium cigars is entering the pipe business in a move inspired a lot by looking at its early…

Klin Groupe Takes Back Hammer + Sickle Distribution

Despite rumors the company had departed the cigar industry, Hammer + Sickle appears far form an exit. In less than a month, the company has…

Gurkha Adds 125th Anniversary Special Edition to IPCPR Releases

Gurkha has announced that they will be unveiling a new special edition line extension to their 125th Anniversary brand at this summer’s IPCPR Convention and…

Press Release: Herrera Cigars and Drew Estate Settle HERRERA Trademark Dispute

July 8, 2013 (Miami, Fla.) — Long time friends Frank Herrera of Herrera Cigars and Jonathan Drew of Drew Estate announced today that they have…

E.P. Carrillo to Expand NWC Line, Delays Perez-Carrillo to 2014

E.P. Carrillo has confirmed that they will be expanding their New Wave Connecticut line at the upcoming 2013 IPCPR Convention and Trade Show, as they…

Room101 Reveals Master Collection One

Room101 Cigars formally revealed the details of the new Master Collection One on Monday, less than a week ahead of the 2013 IPCPR Convention and…

Press Release: La Hoja Cigar Co. to Unveil Auténtico Maduro at IPCPR 2013

July 8, 2013 (Las Vegas, Nev.) — La Hoja Cigar Co., a revival of the famed Flor de Florez cigar company dating back five decades,…