May 24, 2019

Micallef to Add Three Sizes to Portfolio at IPCPR 2019

At the upcoming IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Micallef Cigars will be unveiling a new size for three of the company’s lines, the Reserva Toro, Leyenda Special Edition and Midgalia Corona Extra. The Reserva Toro measures 6 x 52 and uses a Mexican San Andrés habano wrapper that has been aged for eight years. Underneath […]
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La Flor Dominicana Increasing Prices 5 Percent Next Month

La Flor Dominicana will be increasing prices 5 percent effective June 25, 2019. No reason was given for the increase in prices in a letter sent to retailers. The June 25 date means that the prices will go into effect the week of the 2019 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, which begins June 29 in […]
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Dominique Wilkins, Tiago Splitter Launching Cigar Lines at IPCPR 2019 (Update)

Former NBA players Dominique Wilkins and Tiago Splitter will be entering the cigar business thanks to a new partnership with Tabacalera Pichardo in Nicaragua. Update (May 24, 2019) — The name of this cigar has been changed from Maximus by… to M.X.S. by… The new name stands for “Maximum Excellence and Success.” The change was […]
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Zino Platinum Specter Master Edition Throwback 2008 Released

The Zino Platinum Specter Series Master Edition is back. Davidoff of Geneva USA has announced that it has begun selling the Zino Platinum Master Edition Throwback 2008, a rerelease of the 5 5/8 x 46 corona gorda size that debuted in 2008. It uses an Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper over a Dominican olor binder and fillers from […]
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Diesel Hair of the Dog

The more cigars I smoke, the more I find myself looking at cigar names and wonder why a particular name hadn’t been used before. Case in point: hair of the dog. A term most closely associated with the consumption of alcohol, and in particular having a bit more to lessen the effects of a hangover, […]
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