July 10, 2019

IPCPR 2019: General Cigar Co.

I will keep the intro to the General Cigar Co. booth recap short: there’s a lot going on and enough words about that below. The…

IPCPR 2019: E.P. Carrillo

Although last year’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show saw only one new release for E.P. Carrillo—the INCH Ringmaster—2019 marks the company’s 10th year in business….

IPCPR 2019: Top 3 Things — Patrick Lagreid

When I think of the things that stand out from the 2019 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show—or any event from that matter—they usually have to…

IPCPR 2019: Jeremy Jack Cigars

After debuting five different lines at the 2017 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show and showing nothing new at last year’s show, Jeremy Jack Cigars was…

IPCPR 2019: Blackbird Cigar Co.

New cigar companies come and go in the cigar industry, so it is no surprise when a brand pops up out of virtual thin air…

IPCPR 2019: Gurkha

Gurkha Cigars had one of the larger spaces on the show floor this year decked out in bright red that was immediately eye-catching seemingly as…

IPCPR 2019: Dunhill/The White Spot

While Dunhill is out of the business of selling cigars with its name on it, the famed British luxury brand isn’t out of smoking accessories—though,…

IPCPR 2019: Graycliff

Graycliff always seems to get a prime corner of converging aisles and this year was no different. The booth design is ideal for placement like…

IPCPR 2019: Curivari

Curivari might have the smallest furniture-to-booth size ratio of any manufacturer at the show, but I think that’s actually a good thing. For a number…

IPCPR 2019: Adventura & McKay Cigars

ADV & McKay Cigars made its IPCPR Convention & Trade Show debut with a nautically-themed booth that played into the theme of its cigar lines,…

IPCPR 2019: Boutique Blends

Boutique Blends had one wall of the Altadis U.S.A. booth this year, feeling a bit smaller than in years past but by no means underrepresented…