July 21, 2014

IPCPR 2014: Ortega Premium Cigars

Eddie Ortega kept a pretty relaxed vibe at his booth, with the attention focused pretty squarely on his new Ortega Serie D Black, which has…

IPCPR 2014: Reinado

Antonio Lam’s Reinado line grew by just one cigar this year, but the reviews on it so far have been pretty favorable. The Reinado Grand…

IPCPR 2014: Global Premium Cigars

Enrique Sánchez, owner of Global Premium Cigars, is smiling. It’s probably due to the success of 1502 Nicaragua—which is going quite well if the empty…

IPCPR 2014: My Father Cigars

My Father Cigars kept its new release list fairly tight this year, with the My Father Connecticut the only true “new” cigar from the company. The…

IPCPR 2014: A.J. Fernandez

There’s a New World for A.J. Fernandez, literally. The reality is the booth looks much the same, but the name of the company’s newest release…

IPCPR 2014: Leccia Tobacco Co.

With Toraño distributing Leccia Tobacco, Sam Leccia’s presence was part of Toraño’s booth and seemed to be getting a good amount of traffic each time we…

IPCPR 2014: PDR Cigars

It’s a new look for PDR Cigars at this year’s trade show with the booth adding a lot of red. The star of the show…

IPCPR 2014: Toraño

Toraño Family Cigar Co. announced its new releases earlier this month–a new line, a new size for a line, a sampler and a revamped look…

IPCPR 2014: AKA Cigars

AKA Cigar has grown-up, at least if you are determining life by where you get to sit at the lunch table. Jay Lundy went from…

IPCPR 2014: La Palina

La Palina always brings one of the most-furnished booths to the annual IPCPR convention and trade show, and this year, they seemed to have a…

IPCPR 2014: Graycliff

Walking up to the Graycliff booth the first thing that you notice is the carpet is back to white really allowing the booth to pop…