November 25, 2013

Weekly News (November 25, 2013)

Editor’s Note: It was a busy week at halfwheel, some of that has to do with legislation stories. Here’s the deal. We are going to…

Tortuga 215 Reserva Cedro No.5 Coming Next Month

Next month, Legacy Brands will be releasing a new vitola in its Tortuga 215 Reserva line, the 5 1/2 x 48 Cedro No.5. Pricing is…

Tobacco World Gets Exclusive from Ortega Cigars, New Series Coming

It appears that Eddie Ortega has plans to launch a new line of store-exclusive cigars line dubbed the South Eastern Series that will debut in…

Third Time May be the Charm for Cigar Lounges in Washington State

After a pair of attempts to create licensed cigar bars and lounges in the state of Washington, a persistent group of retailers and potential cigar…

La Aurora Adds Regional Preferidos Diamond Chicho’s Choice

Today, Miami Cigar & Co. announced that La Aurora will be producing a regional cigar for Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia,…

Sindicato Ships Affinity

Sindicato Cigars  has released the second of their three debut lines to retailers, as their Affinity line recently began showing up on store shelves. The…

E.P. Carrillo Smokin’ Joe’s Lounge Exclusive

It’s been a busy 12 months for Mike & Cody Hicks, the father-and-son team who operate a three-store operation in the Knoxville, Tenn. area. Just…

AVO Holiday Collection 2013 Heads to Retailers

The AVO Holiday Collection 2013 is on its way to retail shelves, with this year’s set comprised of five offerings. Headlining this year’s collection are…