July 8, 2016

Viaje Zombie Biohazard Green

Less than two months after releasing four new cigars in its Zombie lineup, Viaje Cigars shipped two additional releases that had never been seen before: the…

Portraits: Kyle Gellis

In 2014, a blast from the past returned to the cigar industry. It wasn’t that long since Kyle Gellis had been selling cigars under the…

HVC La Rosa 520 Reyes Coming to IPCPR 2016

The HVC La Rosa 520 will be getting another a size at this month’s trade show. HVC Cigars will offer the La Rosa 520 Reyes, a…

LUJ Luxury Cigars Presents Le Couturier by Vance Taylor

While the list of new brands debuting at the upcoming IPCPR Convention & Trade Show is much smaller than it has been in recent years,…

Rick Ardito Joins Foundation Cigar Co.

Rick Ardito will be joining Foundation Cigar Co. as the brand manager for the company’s upcoming line, The Upsetters. Ardito is best known for his time…

Warped Adding Villa Sombra

Later this month, Warped Cigars will add a new line featuring an Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper. Underneath that are Nicaraguan tobaccos from AGANORSA: a corojo 99…

Ask halfwheel: Does Climate Affect How You Should Store Cigars?

Friday. Time for another Ask halfwheel. As the name implies, each Friday we tackle a question from a reader about a wide range of topics. Today’s…

Oscar Valladares Slates The Oscar for IPCPR 2016

Oscar Valladares has become known to the cigar world for a line of cigars known as the Leaf by Oscar, but will soon become known for…

Battleground Cigars Announces Price Increase

Midyear price increases are relatively uncommon in the cigar industry, but that’s not what makes the increase announced by Battleground Cigars interesting. Rather, it’s because…

Papa Chogüí Coming Later This Month

On July 31, father’s day is celebrated in the Dominican Republic and now Chogüí Cigars has a cigar planned for the occasion. It is known…

Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Shows off Todos Las Días, Sin Compromiso & Muestra de Saka

Steve Saka of Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust showed off packaging for three new releases. Two of those new products are not entirely unfamiliar as they…