Arsenio Ramos

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’…

2016 Awards: Factory of the Year

In boxing, some won’t consider you a true champion until you defend the belt. It’s a belief that winning your first is significantly easier than defending…

Sindicato Miami Edition 2015

The talk of the 2013 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show was a new company called Sindicato. Over 40 of the country’s top retailers formed a…

2015 Awards: Factory of the Year

There are some that look forward to this award even more than our top 25 list, and I understand why. Factory of the Year isn’t…

Pedro Martín Ruby is Back

Just over a year since the Martín Family of Cigars ceased operations and was acquired by Gurkha Cigar Group, the brand is set to relaunch at…

Casa Fernández Arsenio Oro Coming at IPCPR 2014

Arsenio Ramos, the master blender for AGANORSA/Casa Fernández, is getting another cigar. At this year’s IPCPR trade show and convention the company will unveiled the…

Press Release: Gurkha Cigar Group Welcomes the Long-awaited Release of the Pedro Martin Limited Edition Cigar (Update)

November 25, 2013 (Tamarac, Fla.) — After much anticipation, the Gurkha Cigar Group is proud to announce the arrival and release of the Pedro Martin…

News: Casa Fernandez to Add Two New Lines at IPCPR

Paul Palmer-Fernandez of Casa Fernandez has confirmed the company’s plans to add a pair of new lines to their portfolio, as well as a pair…

Casa Fernández Lancero

While I’ve had my fair share of AGANORSA leaf, most of it has not been in the form of Casa Fernández. Raíces is better known…