June 28, 2016

Epic Cigars Adding Maduro Fuerte

At the 2016 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Epic Cigars will add a new Maduro Fuerte, a limited production line using an Brazilian Arapiraca wrapper, Cameroon binder…

El Galan Launching Doña Nievas Sentimento

Felix A. Mesa is once again paying tribute to his mother. At the 2016 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Mesa’s El Galan Cigars will launch…

Gurkha Shaggy Vintage Robusto (2016)

In early April, we saw the return of a classic Gurkha cigar: the Shaggy. First released in 2001, the Shaggy was just what it sounds…

Evis Placer Cervera Appointed as Habanos S.A.’s New VP of Logistics

Corporación Habanos S.A., has announced the appointment of Evis Placer Cervera to the position of logistic vice president of Habanos S.A.. The appointment came by…

California Bill Limiting Tobacco Sales Dies in House

California’s SB 1400, which sought to take tobacco completely out of grocery stores, convenience stores and other general merchants met its demise in the state Assembly…

Creve Coeur, Mo. Approves Smoking Ban

If you were planning on lighting up in the St. Louis, Mo. suburb of Creve Coeur, you’ll likely have to find a new place to…

Patoro Brasil Comes to U.S. Market

Patoro’s Brasil will get its American debut next month at the IPCPR Convention & Trade Show. The European-based company introduced the line in 2014, right…

Rich Cutler Retires from Drew Estate

Effective Thursday, Rich Cutler, the svp of sales at Drew Estate, will retire after more than four decades in the tobacco business. “I’ve been in…

Black Label Trading Co. Adds Bishops Blend

Black Label Trading Co. has announced a new limited edition release that they will be bringing to the 2016 IPCPR Convention and Trade Show: Bishops…

Cusano Bundle Selection Ships Today

A day after launching the Cusano Nicaragua Estelí, Davidoff of Geneva USA is shipping three new lines of Cusanos, all in bundles. The company has…

Falto Plans Three New Cigars for IPCPR 2016

Luis Falto will be introducing three new cigars at next month’s trade show. The Falto Yagüez is a new line for the company. It will be…