July 24, 2018

IPCPR 2018: Rocky Patel Premium Cigars

First off, I shot a very entertaining video of Rocky Patel, but the microphone cut off halfway through. Unfortunately, he wasn’t around to shoot another...
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IPCPR 2018: Phillips & King

While readers of this site might be more familiar with Ventura Cigar Co. than its parent Phillips & King, or even its parent Kretek International,...
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IPCPR 2018: A.J. Fernández

The most talked about booth at the 2018 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show was neither the newest nor the largest. Instead, it was the one...
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IPCPR 2018: Patoro

Patoro was back this year in the CLE booth, its U.S. distributor, this time with their cigars a little bit easier to see. In a...
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IPCPR 2018: Island Lifestyle Importers

Island Lifestyle Importers was back this year with a new booth layout, a few new accessories and a new cigar line. A recently announced distribution...
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IPCPR 2018: Curivari

Two years ago when it was apparent that brands, blends and new sizes of cigars needed to be on the market ahead of the Aug....
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IPCPR 2018: Chogüí

Victor Nicolás, owner of Chogüí was at the RoMa Craft Tobac booth representing his brand, though there was no branding or cigars on display. He...
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Announcement: IPCPR 2018 Contest 1-3 Winners

In case you missed the live show announcement, here are the winners for the first three Davidoff-sponsored IPCPR 2018 contests. Those winners are: Davidoff Winston...
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IPCPR 2018: Casa Turrent

Other than moving around some of the display cases, Casa Turrent’s booth for this year’s IPCPR show was pretty much the same as last year....
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IPCPR 2018 Live: Post Show Thoughts (1 P.M. CDT)

It’s the IPCPR 2018 Post Show Show. Live from the halfwheel office it’s Brooks Whittington and me. We’ll talk about some highlights (and a lowlight or...
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IPCPR 2018: Serino Cigar Co.

Although Serino Cigar Co. was added to our list of companies that did not have anything new to show off at this year’s IPCPR show,...
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