July 5, 2018

CLE Adds Trio of Vitolas to Four Lines

At this month’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, four CLE Cigar Co. lines will receive three new sizes. The company’s CLE Connecticut, CLE Corojo, CLE…

Rocky Patel Announces ALR

Rocky Patel Premium Cigars is about to launch a new limited edition cigar line called ALR, an abbreviation for Aged, Limited & Rare. It’s a…

Montecristo Nicaragua Series Coming to IPCPR

Altadis U.S.A. is the latest to up the ante in the battle of A.J. Fernández-produced blends, as the company has teamed with Abdel Fernández for…

FDA Cigar Warning Labels Delayed by Washington D.C. Court

Cigar companies will not have to place warning labels on boxes beginning Aug. 10, 2018. U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta ruled that requirements…

Warped Serie Gran Reserva 1988 Shipping This Month

Warped has announced that Serie Gran Reserva 1988 is ready for release. In a post on Instagram, Kyle Gellis, the company’s founder, mentioned that the cigar…

IPCPR 2018 Preshow Live: Top 5 Cigars We Want to Smoke (1 P.M. CDT)

Live from the halfwheel office, it’s a show that will inspire some controversy.  Join Brooks and I as we talk about the top five cigars…

Joya de Nicaragua Adding Joya Silver

Joya de Nicaragua is celebrating its golden jubilee with a silver cigar. The company will expand its Joya family—which includes Joya Red and Joya Black—to…

Gurkha Reintroduces Flavored Cigar Trio

Gurkha Cigars continues to dig into its archives as it prepares for the 86th IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, as today the company announced that…

Norovirus Outbreak Suspected at Westgate Hotel

A week before hundreds of cigar industry personnel descend on the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, the hotel is experiencing a suspected outbreak of…

Southern Draw To Debut 300 Hands and 300 Manos at IPCPR 2018

For one of its new offerings that will be unveiled at the upcoming IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Southern Draw Cigars is paying tribute to…