July 22, 2013

Habanos S.A. Deletion List Surfaces

A combination of some 22 brands and packaging formats are scheduled for deletion from the Habanos S.A. catalog in the near future, according to a...
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Don Pepin Garcia Series JJ Salomon

As is the case every July 22, members of the cigar world gather to pay honor to Jeremiah Cruz Jr., the late son of Stogie...
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IPCPR 2013: Leccia Tobacco

Sam Leccia is back. Last time the cigar trade show was in Las Vegas, Leccia was supposed to be back, but then legal complications got...
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IPCPR 2013: Drew Estate & Joya de Nicaragua

Even with an injured Jonathan Drew and a resigning Steve Saka, IPCPR 2013 might have been the best year ever for Drew Estate. KFC, Nica...
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IPCPR 2013: Graycliff

For the first time in a while, Graycliff’s booth actually took some work to find. This is a company that is interesting, it’s somewhat unclear...
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Winner: The Newsletter (June 6, 2013)

It’s a little late, but the winner of the box of Cain F Lancero is Darrell O. If your e-mail is [email protected]*****.com you are the winner....
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Meier & Dutch Get Exclusive on Oliva Viejo Mundo

Oliva’s recently-announced Viejo Mundo will be offered stateside exclusively through Meier & Dutch/Cigars International. A representative from the company confirmed to halfwheel the company would...
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CAO Discontinues The Sopranos Edition

A representative from General Cigar Company has confirmed that the CAO The Sopranos Edition has been discontinued, after online cigar retailer Cigars International mentioned it...
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IPCPR 2013: Daniel Marshall

It wasn’t easy to find, but there were gold skirts that helped lead the way to America’s premier desktop humidor builder. (Elie Bleu is French,...
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IPCPR 2013: Espinosa Premium Cigars

This was year two for Erik Espinosa’s own booth, which included his son’s award-winning coffee. Seriously. It’s good. There was also a special art warhead...
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IPCPR 2013: Viaje

I’ve said it many times, but the contrast between Andre Farkas’s actual personality and that crafted online by those who have never met him. Farkas...
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