2021 Awards

Watch: The Top 25 Cigars of 2021 Live (12:00 P.M. CST)

The moment is finally here, well sort of. Watch as Brooks Whittington, Charlie Minato and Patrick Lagreid unveil halfwheel’s Top 25 list for 2021. The full…

Watch: The Packaging Top 10 of 2021 Live (12:00 P.M. CST)

As is our tradition, before we unveil the Top 25 Cigars of 2021, we will start with our favorite packaging items we saw in the…

2021 Awards: Company of the Year

When it comes to picking the Company of the Year Award, there is both a singular question—which company had the best and/or most impressive year—and…

2021 Awards: New Company of the Year

For the first time in five years, we have decided to give out a New Company of the Year award. Beginning with the 2017 Awards, we…

A Note About Factory of the Year 2021

This week is halfwheel’s annual awards week, a series of awards given out by this site, capped off by our annual list of the Top 25…