June 20, 2018

Royal Agio Adding San Pedro de Macorís at IPCPR 2018

At next month’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Royal Agio will add a new value-priced brand in the form of San Pedro de Macorís. The new…

Colibri Promotes Marty Faust to VP of U.S. Flame Division

Colibri has promoted Marty Faust to become the company’s new vp of U.S. flame division, effectively immediately. Faust joined Colibri in 2016 as the distributor and…

Habanos S.A. Plans 33 New SKUs for 2019

While we don’t know what the cigars will be, some details about Habanos S.A.’s plans for 2019 have emerged. According to a source with direct…

Villiger La Vencedora Toro

This is the year of anniversaries. For Villiger Cigars, it’s the 130th anniversary of the Swiss company. In celebration of that, the company said it…

Davidoff Releasing Paragon on Thursday for Vault Series

Davidoff’s Vault Series will get another release this Thursday. It’s called Paragon, a 6 x 52 toro, that uses tobaccos from three countries. The wrapper…

HVC Adding First Selection Limited Edition Broadleaf at IPCPR 2018

For the first time ever, HVC will use a broadleaf wrapper. It’s being featured on a new cigar, aptly called HVC First Selection Limited Edition…

Joya de Nicaragua Shipping Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente to TAA Stores

Joya de Nicaragua’s 2018 TAA release is heading to stores. Last week, the company has begun shipping the Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente, a…

Habanos S.A. Gives Quintero New Bands

Habanos S.A. is updating the bands for Quintero, a lower-priced offering. Christoph Puszkar, the marketing director for 5th Avenue—the German distributor of Cuban cigars—tweeted a…

Two New Techno Torch Lighters Announced

Enor International has announced a pair of new lighters under its Techno Torch brand as it continues to roll out new and updated designs for…

Augusta, Ga. Passes Expanded Smoking Ban

Effective next year, smoking will be banned in bars, most public buildings and all buildings and enclosed areas owned by the city. There are conflicting…