Abe Flores

PCA 2021: PDR Cigars

If you just walk by the PDR Cigars booth this year, it looks like pretty much like any other year: there are cigars on display,…

PDR Cigars Announces Price Increase

Citing a number of factors, PDR Cigars has announced that it is increasing prices across the majority of its portfolio. It’s an increase of between…

PDR Cigars Reblends, Updates 1878 Line to 1878 Recordando a Santiago

Abe Flores has reblended and redesigned the PDR 1878 line, and has given it a new name: the PDR 1878 Recordando a Santiago. The name…

Revamped Royal Jamaica Coming to Casa de Montecristo

The Royal Jamaica line is getting a makeover courtesy of a new project for Casa de Montecristo that is being blended by Abe Flores of…

PDR Cigars Revamping Connecticut Valley Reserve For Fall

PDR Cigars is reblending and revamping its Connecticut Valley Reserve line for the fall, with the same basic blend offered in two varieties, with each…

PDR Cigars Revamps Half Corona Tins, Adds Jose Rey Boxes

At the Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) trade show this week in Las Vegas, Abe Flores of PDR Cigars showed off updated packaging for his A….

Richie “Riot” Otero Resigns from PDR Cigars

Richie “Riot” Otero has announced that he has resigned from his role of director of sales for PDR Cigars. “My departure is not a negative…

IPCPR 2019: PDR Cigars

There was a word that stood out from PDR Cigars’ presence at the 2018 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show: equilibrium. The company was focusing on making sure…

PDR Cigars Hires Pat Bush for Sales Management

PDR Cigars has announced the hiring of Pat Bush to oversee the company’s key accounts as well as the company’s East Coast sales representatives, while…

AR Cigar Collective Changes Name to Union Star by A&R

The AR Cigar Collective is now Union Star by A&R. Richie “Riot” Otero, PDR Cigars’ director of sales, told halfwheel the company was changing the name…

AR Cigar Collective Bullet With A Name Volume 1 Robusto

Like any industry, the cigar industry goes through its share of trends. A lot of times they seem to have to do with a certain…