Aganorsa

Arsenio Ramos, 83, AGANORSA Blender, Dies

Arsenio Ramos, the longtime blender for AGANORSA and its associated Casa Fernández and Tabacos Valle de Jalapa S.A. (TABSA) entities, has died. Like many, Ramos’…

Casa Fernández Rebrands to AGANORSA Leaf

Casa Fernández is now AGANORSA Leaf. The company is changing its name, transitioning from a name that references its owner to one that ties in…

Casa Fernández Aniversario Serie 2014 Ares

In 2013 Casa Fernández celebrated its 35th anniversary with the Aniversario Bohème No. 35, then for the next two years released new Aniversario blends to…

Illusione Haut 10

If there was ever an interesting year to celebrate a milestone anniversary of a cigar company, it had to be 2016, the first year that…

HVC Edición Especial 2015 Toro

Fresh off the shipping of the HVC La Rosa 520 in mid-May, Reinier Lorenzo announced his next project, a regular production addition to the company’s…

Casa Fernández Aniversario Serie 2014 Ares

In 2013, Casa Fernández released a cigar to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the company called the Aniversario Bohème No. 35. This year, the company…

Casa Fernández Ships Aniversario Serie 2014 Ares

Today, Casa Fernández began shipping its latest release, the Casa Fernández Aniversario Serie 2014 Ares. The company showed off the limited edition cigar last month…

Illusione Moves Original Document, Maduro Production to TABSA

Earlier this year, Illusione quietly began shifting production of its core Illusione line, often referred to as Original Document, and Illusione Maduro to Tabacos Valle de…

Graded: The Ten Questions for 2013

For the past few years, Charlie Minato has written an article in late December where he ponders ten questions he has for the cigar industry…

Casa Fernández Aniversario Bohème No. 35 (Prerelease)

In April, Patrick Lagreid broke the news on the 2013 IPCPR trade show plans for Casa Fernández, including the Casa Fernández 35th Anniversary. Shortly after…

Editorial: The Ten Questions for 2013

I think this might be my favorite article to write and publish. It takes a lot of time, but despite what my Twitter account might…