July 20, 2014

IPCPR 2014: Flor de Gonzalez

Flor de Gonzalez, the company best known for its 90 Miles line, had a pair of new releases to show off at IPCPR this year,…

IPCPR 2014: Oliva & Padilla

The booth looks very familiar. There’s some slight changes, including the addition of a coffee bar to coincide with the launch of NUb Café. In…

IPCPR 2014: Boveda

While there was nothing “officially” new from Boveda this year, there are a few things that consumers may be seeing when they pick up their…

IPCPR 2014: Casa Fernández

Casa Fernández now shares a booth with Illusione, although the companies retain their own respective distribution networks. As for product, there’s a new JFR, which…

IPCPR 2014: Nat Sherman

The headlining cigar of the Nat Sherman booth was the one being created for company CEO Joel Sherman’s 75th birthday, and it is a gorgeous…

IPCPR 2014: J. Fuego

Jesus Fuego had an interesting story behind the new look for his booth — he and his team found themselves with some downtime over the winter…

IPCPR 2014: Padrón

We’ve been talking about what Padrón would have in store for the company’s 50th anniversary for seemingly two years, especially with a very subdued release…

IPCPR 2014: Day 0 Recap

And so it begins. If you are reading this, the IPCPR convention and trade show has kicked off. Expect live reporting throughout the next four…

IPCPR 2014: halfwheel Guide

Welcome to the 2014 IPCPR convention and trade show. As we have done the last few years, here’s a look at some of the nearly-500…

Win a Box of Standard Issue Robusto

Turns out we have one too many boxes (so we have two) of the Standard Issue Robustos (review here), the first cigar from television producer…