For the second year in a row, Oliva has created an Advent Calendar full of cigars. Earlier this month, the Oliva Advent Calendar 2022 began shipping to stores.

This year’s calendar contains 25 cigars, most of which are regular production offerings, though four of them are not regularly sold by Oliva. Like last year, the list of cigars spans different brands within Oliva’s large portfolio.

Inside each calendar is one of the following:

  1. Cain Daytona 550 (5 x 50)
  2. Cain Daytona 646 (6 x 46)
  3. Cain F 550 (5 3/4 x 50)
  4. Cain Habano 550 (5 3/4 x 50)
  5. Cain Maduro 550 (5 x 5 3/4 x 50)
  6. NUb Cameroon 466 (4 x 66)
  7. NUb Connecticut 358 (3 x 58)
  8. NUb Habano 466 (4 x 66)
  9. NUb Maduro 460 (4 x 60)
  10. Oliva Connecticut Reserve Toro (6 x 50)
  11. Oliva Serie G Maduro Churchill (7 x 50)
  12. Oliva Serie G Robusto (4 1/2 x 50)
  13. Oliva Serie G Torpedo (6 1/2 x 52)
  14. Oliva Master Blend 3 Robusto (5 x 50)
  15. Oliva Serie O Maduro Robusto (5 x 50)
  16. Oliva Serie O No. 4 (5 x 43)
  17. Oliva Serie O Churchill (7 x 50)
  18. *Oliva Serie V Melanio Diadema (6 3/4 x 48)
  19. *Oliva Serie V Melanio Lancero (7 x 38)
  20. *Oliva Serie V Melanio Toro Round (6 x 54)
  21. Oliva Serie V Melanio Maduro Figurado (6 1/2 x 52)
  22. Oliva Serie V Double Robusto (5 x 54)
  23. *Oliva Serie V Lonsdale (6 1/2 x 44)
  24. Oliva Gilberto Reserva Torpedo (6 x 52)
  25. Cuba Aliados Churchill (7 x 50)

*Denotes a non-regular production cigar.

In addition, there is also a torch lighter included with each sampler. Each calendar has an MSRP of $220.

An Advent calendar is a Christmas tradition where treats—oftentimes candy—are placed inside of a package that has 25-numbered slots. During Advent—a Christian holiday season that leads up to Christmas—people will open up the slot corresponding to what day of Advent it is. Advent ends on Dec. 24, Christmas Eve.

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Charlie Minato

I am an editor and co-founder of halfwheel.com/Rueda Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I have written about the cigar industry for more than a decade, covering everything from product launches to regulation to M&A. In addition, I handle a lot of the behind-the-scenes stuff here at halfwheel. I enjoy playing tennis, watching boxing, falling asleep to the Le Mans 24, wearing sweatshirts year-round and eating gyros. echte liebe.