July 16, 2021

PCA 2021: Illusione

Illusione has been a mainstay company at the IPCPR/PCA Convention & Trade Show for more than a decade, but the amount of product that the…

PCA 2021: Elie Bleu

Every year people will ask me a pretty basic question, “what have you smoked (at the trade show) that you like?” Each time, I reply…

PCA 2021: Black Label Trading Co.

For all the booth changes I’m seeing at the show this year, Black Label Trading Co. is one of the few that’s stayed the same….

PCA 2021: Debonaire House

There’s a lot talk about with Phil Zanghi III of Debonaire House; there’s always a lot to talk about with Zanghi. He’s been in the…

PCA 2021: Crux Cigars

After rebranding nearly all of its products—a top-down approach that changed its core logo and the packaging of its brands—in 2019, Crux Cigars has a more…

PCA 2021: Cattle Baron Cigars

There are many reasons why specific people weren’t in attendance at the 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show, but I’m pretty sure Bryan Mussard had…

PCA 2021: Hiram & Solomon

While Hiram & Solomon used the 2019 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show to show off its Grand Architect line, the company is concentrating on its…

CAO Flathead V21 Shipping Next Month

General Cigar Co. has announced a new extension for its CAO Flathead brand. On Aug. 3, the company will begin shipping the CAO Flathead V21…

PCA 2021: Lampert Cigars

One of the more awkward parts of the PCA Convention & Trade Show can occur when we give a less than favorable rating to a…

PCA 2021: Kristoff

Kristoff isn’t releasing any new cigars during the 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show due in part to the fact that the company is concentrating…