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Jeremy McDonald Leaving Caldwell, Launching Own Cigar Company

Jeremy McDonald will be going out on his own. McDonald, the longtime national sales manager for Caldwell Cigar Co., has announced that he will be…

La Palina Now Distributing Room101

Room101’s distribution will now be handled by La Palina. Matt Booth of Room101 has confirmed that effectively immediately, Room101’s cigars will now be sold through…

Hit & Run Part Deux Almost Robusto

This year both of the Caldwell Cigar Co. and Room101 collaborations that debuted last year got follow-ups. The three-part collaboration with A.J. Fernández, The T.,…

La Palina, Down and Back Create Alliance Territory

Meet your new Caldwell, La Barba and Room101 sales representative: the La Palina rep. That is what is happening for at least one La Palina…

The T. Connecticut Double Robusto

In the summer of 2017, Matt Booth continued his return to the cigar industry after he and his Room101 brand parted ways with Davidoff of…

Caldwell Ships Eastern Standard Sungrown, Long Live The King Maduro & The T. Connecticut

A trio of new cigars from Caldwell Cigar Co. have begun arriving at stores, including the latest collaboration with Room101’s Matt Booth. Two of Caldwell’s…

IPCPR 2018: Room101

If Matt Booth was back last year, he’s really back this year, starting with his own booth—last year he was in the Caldwell booth—and not just…

The T. Connecticut to Debut at IPCPR 2018

In addition to the recently announced Hit & Run Part Deux (Rip & Dip), Robert Caldwell and Matt Booth are bringing a line extension to…

Caldwell & Booth Team Up for Hit & Run Part Deux (Rip & Dip)

Matt Booth and Robert Caldwell are teaming up to release the sequel to Hit & Run, the aptly named Hit & Run Part Deux (Rip…

La Barba Debuting Primitivo at IPCPR 2018

The first maduro blend of La Barba Cigars will be shown off next month. It’s called Primitivo, named after an Italian grape often confused with Zinfandel, …

Lost&Found SuperStroke Corona

In 2014, the cigar world was introduced to the idea of “found cigars,” cigars that had been either lost, tucked away, or simply forgotten about…