July 1, 2016

E.P. Carrillo Plans INCH Colorado

Via an email sent to consumers, E.P. Carrillo has announced its latest release, INCH Colorado. The extension will use an Ecuadorian Colorado wrapper, a Nicaraguan…

Crux Guild Robusto Extra

While the news stories for IPCPR 2016 are certainly appearing on this site quite rapidly, there’s a relatively new cigar that made its first appearance…

Cohiba 50 Aniversario Humidor to Start at $220,000

If you want to get your hands on one of the remaining Cohiba 50 Aniversario humidors and the accompanying cigars, you’d better be prepared to…

J. Cortès Completes Oliva Acquisition

Earlier today, J. Cortès finalized its agreement to purchase Oliva Cigar Co. For much more information about the background of both companies and the deal, click here. The…

Ask halfwheel: Why Are Some Cigars More Expensive Than Others?

Friday has once again so graciously come around, which means it is time for another installment of Ask halfwheel. This week, reader Brad P. has…

Gurkha Adding Heritage Collection Maduro at IPCPR

Building on last year’s release of the Heritage Collection, Gurkha will be unveiling a maduro version at the 2016 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show that…

Jonathan Drew Teases MUWAT Kentucky Fire Cured Candela

There’s a new MUWAT Kentucky Fire Cured coming. Jonathan Drew, co-founder of Drew Estate, teased a picture of a new Kentucky Fire Cured line with a…

Jefferson City, Mo. Rejects Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

The growing effort to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21 in Kansas and Missouri faced a rare defeat yesterday as Jefferson City,…

Chicago’s Tobacco Purchase Age Increases to 21 Today

The minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the country’s third most populous city has increased to 21 today, as legislation passed in mid-March is…