June 26, 2018

Emilio Grimalkin Robusto (2018)

In 2011, Emilio Cigars released a Nicaraguan puro produced at the My Fathers Cigars S.A. factory named Grimalkin, after an archaic term for an old, gray, female cat. Unfortunately,…

Shanda Lee, Gurkha Part Ways

Shanda Lee’s tenure as the director of marketing for Gurkha Cigar Group Inc. did not last long. The company announced that Lee is no longer…

Joya de Nicaragua Clásico Returning at Casa de Montecristo, JR Cigar Stores

Joya de Nicaragua has announced that its first cigar—Clásico—is returning to the U.S. market, exclusively available at Casa de Montecristo and JR Cigar locations. Clásico…

Cigar Industry Gets Its Day in Texas Court

In a small courtroom in a non-descript building in the suburbia that is Plano, Texas, the cigar industry made its case once again that the…

Crux to Debut Epicure Galant at IPCPR 2018

After revealing yesterday that its Limitada line will be getting two new additions, Crux Cigars has announced that it will add a new extension to…

PDR Cigars Promotes Richie “Riot” Otero to Director of Sales

PDR Cigars has announced that Richie “Riot” Otero has been promoted to be the company’s new director of sales, effective immediately. Otero has been the…

LH Bringing Back Original Claro

What’s old is new again. The original LH Cigars Claro blend is returning. Nick Syris, LH Cigars founder, says that he is bringing back the…

Monroe County, N.Y. Won’t Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

A proposal to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21-years-old in Monroe County, N.Y. has been defeated, as the county legislatures’s Agenda/Charter Committee…

Crowned Heads Adding Luminosa Gigantes LE 2018

Most cigarmakers would prefer not to make 6 x 60 cigars save for one reason: they sell. Add Crowned Heads to that list. At next…