James Suckling Retires from Cigar Aficionado

Per Cigar Aficionado… James Suckling, who has been the European Editor of Cigar Aficionado magazine since it was launched in 1992, has retired from the…

Press Release: Jose Ortega Named Vice President of Sales for My Father Cigars

Miami, FL, 15 July – My Father Cigars, Inc., the principal company of the Garcia Family’s growing cigar manufacturing and sales colossus, announced the appointment…

Weekly News (July 12, 2010)

Interesting news regarding Cuba… Despite reports of cutting sizes, Habanos S.A. is apparently turning better profit margins than last year. The explanation is the rise…

Camacho Liberty 2005

In July of 2002, the Eiroa family, owners of Camacho cigars, released a Honduran cigar to celebrate the freedom they had found in America. This…

Vegas Robaina Famosos (1997)

In 1997, a new brand of Cuban cigars was born: Vegas Robaina. Named after the legendary Alejandro Robaina, who passed away in April, it uses…

Viaje TNT

About two months ago, I started hearing that Viaje was going to be releasing three new and fairly limited cigars in the coming months. The…

Weekly News (July 5, 2010)

The Thompson Cigar Factory in Bartow was saved from its death. The House Committee on Agriculture voted (25-20) to move forward with plans to remove…

Punch Diademas Extra (ER Italia 2009)

In 2008, the Punch Diademas Extra was scheduled to be released as an Edición Regional series. Unfortunately, there were significant delays, reportedly due to the fact…

Final 601 Packaging

I previously showed you the pictures of the new bands of the 601 brand provided by Eddie Ortega on the the EO Forums, today he…

Weekly News (June 28, 2010)

Gran Habano introduced the world’s largest cigar at Famous Smoke’s event over the weekend. Habana Cuba Oliveros makers of Oliveros have increased production close to…

My Father El Picador

About two weeks ago, I heard that a new My Father cigar had been released at Empire Cigars in Raleigh, N.C. It seems that the owner…