August 2, 2016

IPCPR 2016: S.T.Dupont

It’s an anniversary year for S.T.Dupont. This year marks 75 years since the company was commissioned to create 100 lighters (more on that below) and...
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IPCPR 2016: Crowned Heads

Normally Crowned Heads releases one new regular production line at the trade show, this year, there is two. Only one is not entirely new. Last...
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Viaje Exclusivo Reserva Robusto

A new Viaje Exclusivo shipped earlier this year, but for the first time, it’s getting the Reserva treatment. Previously only relegated to the Oro and...
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IPCPR 2016: Gran Habano

In recent years, Gran Habano has rolled out a booth that I always find to be one of the most distinct on the floor, not...
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IPCPR 2016: Cavalier Genève

Although new to America, Switzerland-based Cavalier Genève is not a company that is new to cigars, and launched two blends for the U.S. market during the...
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IPCPR 2016: Joya de Nicaragua

Joya de Nicaragua was again housed inside the Drew Estate booth, which was good news for traffic as they were directly inside the trade show...
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IPCPR 2016: Arandoza Cigars

After building his portfolio with three core lines–the Red Label, White Label and Blue Label–Robert Arango is releasing his first limited edition in celebration of the...
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IPCPR 2016: LUJ Cigars

If there was a current cult favorite line of cigars, LUJ Cigars would certainly have to be in the running. Based out of the Chicago...
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IPCPR 2016: Altadis U.S.A.

As one of the cigar industry’s biggest companies, it’s interesting to see what Altadis U.S.A. will have in store both in terms of products and...
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IPCPR 2016: Battleground Cigars

While Battleground Cigars was located in the back of the trade show floor, they made the most of their space by setting up a tent...
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IPCPR 2016: Elogio

You save the best for the last, or until the lights are turned out. As was mentioned in my daily blog from before day four,...
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