July 6, 2019

IPCPR 2019: La Galera

Located along one edge of the show floor, the La Galera booth felt a bit more open this year as opposed to previous years, a...
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IPCPR 2019: Sindicato

If there’s one question that gets asked on the show floor more times than I care to answer, it has to do with what impressed...
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IPCPR 2019: Ted’s Cigars

I always enjoy talking to Ted Jackson of Ted’s Cigars. For those not familiar, Jackson has deep political ties and he’s always a great person...
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IPCPR 2019: Barrel Aged by Karl Malone

Before the trade show started, we had an internal debate about whether the Barrel Aged by Karel Malone—the cigar—is new. It was here last year—in the same booth Karl Malone and company brought in 2018—but the cigar never shipped to stores. That’s slated to happen this month through Miami Cigar & Co. As for the […]
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IPCPR 2019: Blue Mountain Cigars

I got a chance to drop by Blue Mountain Cigars, and in addition to a new cigar, it had a putting green setup as well....
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IPCPR 2019: Fratello

While Omar de Frias’ Fratello usually has at least one new product every year for the IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, this year features more...
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IPCPR 2019: Miami Cigar & Co.

Special Selection is back. That’s seemingly all that anyone wanted to talk about in the Miami Cigar & Co. booth. That being said, that happened...
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IPCPR 2019: Cubariqueño

Cubariqueño Cigar Co., best known for its Protocol lines, was back at IPCPR as part of Espinosa Premium Cigars’ booth, which is fitting as the...
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IPCPR 2019: Ashton

Ashton had nothing new this year—and actually less in the booth than last year. The company got rid of its pipes. One consequence of that—which...
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