June 12, 2018

The King Is Dead Sleeping Beauty

It’s tough to find two cigar lines with better names—at least together—than Caldwell Cigar Co.’s The King is Dead and Long Live The King. And...
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Rocky Patel Redesigns Fifteenth Anniversary

The Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary will soon be showing up on shelves with a redesigned look, as today the company previewed the line’s updated packaging....
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Nicaraguan Cargo Transports Halted by Roadblocks, Cigar Industry Braces for Impact

After nearly two months of protests, deaths and failed negotiations, the crisis in Nicaragua has hit a new level as far as the cigar industry...
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IPCPR 2018: MLB Cigar Ventures

I actually had to look back at Patrick’s coverage of MLB Cigar Ventures from prior years. I cannot say I ever actually visited Mike Bellody’s trade...
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AGANORSA Leaf Updates Connecticut, Buena Cosecha Packaging

As part of Casa Fernández’s rebranding to AGNORSA Leaf, the company has updated packaging for two of its lines and changed one of their names....
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Crowned Heads Ships Las Calaveras EL 2018

The 2018 edition of the Las Calaveras is now shipping. Crowned Heads has begun shipping the fifth rendition of its annual limited edition series. As...
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H. Upmann Nicaragua by AJ Fernandez Gets Belicoso

THere’s a new size to the H. Upmann Nicaragua by AJ Fernandez line. It’s a 6 1/8 x 52 box-pressed belicoso, the fourth size for...
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Avon Lake, Ohio Passes Two Smoking Bans

The Avon Lakes City Council passed a pair of smoking bans at their meeting on Monday, one that will ban the use of tobacco in...
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