I have been covering Visol Products since at least 2016, and look forward to seeing the company every year to be shown what is new. At the 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show, the accessory company has only four new products on the shelves, although representatives told me more will be introduced in the coming months as global supply issues clear up.

A new booth greets me when I visit Visol for the first time at PCA 2021: gone is the fairly standard accessory company layout of products being shown enclosed in standard glass cases. Instead, the new booth is entirely open on one side, with the products on open shelves that allow customers to pick them up and play with them at their leisure. The end result is a booth that is both much more inviting and more hands-on, a combination that is hard to beat when selling cutters, lighters, ashtrays and cases.

Visol Enigma Lighter

This new triple-flame torch lighter measures 3.4 inches x 1 x 1 and includes a slide-down ignition, a fuel window and flip-out punch cutter. It is currently being sold in five colors—gunmetal, orange, red, silver and yellow.

MSRP: $30

Release Date: June 21, 2021

Production: Regular Production

Visol Ridge Red Lighter

While the Ridge lighter debuted at the beginning of the year, Visol is now offering a brand new red color. As with the other four colorways in the line, it features a single flame torch and a flip out punch cutter on the bottom as well as a curved side that serves as full-length cigar rest.

MSRP: $39.95

Release Date: Sept. 21, 2021

Production: Regular Production

Visol Tres Lighter

One of the most interesting new products I saw at the show this year, the Tres is actually a triple flame lighter that combines the flint ignition of a classic soft flame lighter like a Bic or Zippo but with torch jets. To use it, you flip the side lever which starts the gas, then roll the flint to ignite the jets, which remain lit until you flip the lever back to the starting position.

At the moment, the Tres is only available in a Gunmetal colorway.

MSRP: $30

Release Date: June 21, 2021

Production: Regular Production

The Trident by Caseti

Finally, Visol has added The Trident to its higher-end Caseti brand, a combination cutter that features a v-cut blade, a guillotine blade and a punch on the side all in one product. It will be available in black, navy blue, silver and gunmetal colorways.

MSRP: $110

Release Date: October 2021

Production: Regular Production

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Brooks Whittington

I have been smoking cigars for over eight years. A documentary wedding photographer by trade, I spent seven years as a photojournalist for the Dallas Morning News and the Fort Worth Star Telegram. I started the cigar blog SmokingStogie in 2008 after realizing that there was a need for a cigar blog with better photographs and more in-depth information about each release. SmokingStogie quickly became one of the more influential cigar blogs on the internet, known for reviewing preproduction, prerelease, rare, extremely hard-to-find and expensive cigars. I am a co-founder of halfwheel and now serve as an editor for halfwheel.