March 25, 2021

Illusione Creates First TAA Exclusive

While many of the companies that normally produce TAA exclusives aren’t creating new exclusive cigars for 2021, there’s one company that is making its debut…

Rocky Patel Vintage 2006 San Andreas Bala Announced as TAA 2021 Release

Rocky Patel’s TAA 2021 release is a unique size of the company’s Vintage 2006 San Andreas line. It’s called Bala, a 5 3/4 x 58/50…

Diesel Disciple Shipping to TAA Retailers This July

Scandinavian Tobacco Group’s Forged Cigar Co. has announced its 2021 release for the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) Exclusive Series Program: Diesel Disciple. It’s a…

Punch Kung Pow!

In 2012—some might argue in 2011—Davidoff started releasing cigars based on the Chinese Zodiac calendar. Davidoff Year of the Snake, Davidoff Year of the Horse, etc. To…

Alec Bradley Black Market Estelí Diamond Returning for 2021

This June, Alec Bradley will ship the second release of its Black Market Estelí Diamond. The cigar is a unique 6 1/4 x 54 box-pressed…

North Dakota Senate Defeats Cigar Lounge Bill

The North Dakota Senate has snuffed out the hopes of cigar smokers looking to see cigar bars and lounges open in the state, as the…

InterTabac 2021 Canceled

InterTabac 2021 will not take place due to the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The event—the world’s largest tobacco trade show—was scheduled to take place Sept….

Claudio Sgroi Leaving Mombacho Cigars S.A.

Claudio Sgroi is leaving Mombacho Cigars S.A. after a decade of working with the Granada, Nicaragua-based company. Effective April 1, Sgroi will no longer serve…