May 24, 2016

Davidoff Shipping Art Edition 2016 Next Week

Next Wednesday, Davidoff of Geneva USA will begin shipping Art Edition 2016, the latest in Davidoff’s cigars made in collaboration with artists. This year’s cigar is…

Drew Estate to Release FSG Blends in June (Update)

It’s not a huge secret that since 2013, Drew Estate has been working with tobacco grown in Florida by Jeff Borysiewicz, fermenting it in their…

Fable Fourth Prime Ships to Retail

After a bit of delay, Fable Cigars is heading to retail stores for the first time. The brand soft-launched its first brand—Fourth Prime—in co-founder Mitul Shah’s…

Tatuaje Skinny Tiff

One of the mainstays of Tatuaje special releases is the Monster Series, which started in 2008 with The Frank, a cigar modeled after and paying…

Humidores Dominicanos Brings Faraones to the U.S.

The list of Dominican-based brands heading to the U.S. keeps growing. Cigar Factory by HumiDom (Humidores Dominicanos) appears to be the latest. The company offers three…

W. Va. House Rejects Tobacco Tobacco Tax Increase

In a stunning turn of events, the West Virginia House of Delegates voted 44-55 against a bill that would have raised the tax on all tobacco products…

Black Label Trading Co. Hires National Sales Manager

Black Label Trading Co. has announced the hiring of Derek Matthews as the company’s national sales manager. “We have been growing organically since we started…

Davidoff Ships Chef’s Edition

First it was supposed to ship in March, then it was delayed until July—but it shipped last week. That’s the Davidoff Chef’s Edition, a new…

Parks Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect in Eugene, Ore.

It’s now illegal to smoke in Eugene, Ore. parks and natural areas, as the city’s ban went into effect yesterday after being approved earlier this…

Partagás Puritos and Quintero Tubulares Hit Select Markets

A pair of new Cuban cigars are beginning to arrive in select markets: the cigarillo Partagás Puritos and tubed Quintero Tubulares. While the Partagás Puritos shares…