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July 15, 2013

Oliva Serie V Melanio Maduro Torpedo (Prerelease)

Building upon the success of the Oliva Serie V Melanio, last December Oliva announced that they were working on an Oliva Serie V Melanio Maduro...
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IPCPR 2013: Vato Cigars

We’ve been handed a lot of cigars, but only one booth has given us chocolate-covered bacon. Vato Cigars is based out of Binion’s in downtown...
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IPCPR 2013: Nomad Cigar Co.

One of the seven House of Emilio brands, Nomad’s IPCPR 2013 was largely about going to Nicaragua. Brand owner Fred Rewey told halfwheel that he...
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IPCPR 2013: Reinado

We’ve been asked quite a bit about “hidden gems” of the trade show, Reinado is the easiest thing to come up with even if it’s...
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IPCPR 2013: Sindicato

Going into IPCPR, Sindicato was one of the big storylines: a group of retailers coming together to launch their own cigar company with former Altadis...
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IPCPR 2013: Casa Fernandez

Casa Fernandez continues to grow their Miami-made portfolio, as they showed off a new regular production cigar and a limited edition stick. The Casa Fernandez...
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IPCPR 2013: J. Fuego Cigars

The J. Fuego booth was fairly minimal, with four display cabinets containing the company’s trimmed, refreshed and rebranded offerings. Fuego recently trimmed some sizes and...
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IPCPR 2013: Curivari

While they’ve been available in Europe since 2005, the U.S. presence of Curivari is fairly recent and still fairly limited. The booth seemed to get...
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IPCPR 2013: La Cosecha Cigars Inc.

One of the new companies at the show is La Cosecha Cigars. Their initial release four months ago consists of the brand El Cuje with...
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IPCPR 2013: Boveda

Boveda’s resdesigned packaging from last year’s trade show is in full effect as the company’s new booth lines up with the light blue and browns...
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Nica Rustica (Prerelease)

In case you missed it at the end of last week, we posted a news story for Drew Estate’s only entirely new brand they are releasing...
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