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NYTA Rocky Patel Empire

Proceeds from the NYTA Rocky Patel Empire are being donated to the New York Tobacconist Association to fund the organization’s efforts to help cigar shops in New York. Specifically, bills that would create a 50-cent tax cap for cigars sold in New York and another that would make it easier for cigar stores to serve alcohol.

Rocky Patel Decade Habano Box-Pressed Selected as TAA 2022 Exclusive

Rocky Patel’s 2022 TAA Exclusive replaces the Ecuadorian Sumatran wrapper found on the popular Decade with a Honduran habano wrapper.

Rocky Patel Creates Cigar to Support New York Retailers

There’s a new Rocky Patel cigar that has been created to support the New York Tobacconist Association, an advocacy group for New York cigar retailers….

La Palina Ships Silver Label

La Palina’s Silver Label is set to return to stores in the coming weeks, as the company has begun shipping a previously released size alongside…

Honduran Government Orders Cigar Factories Closed as of Wednesday

Cigar factories in Honduras are preparing for a second wave of closures after the government has ordered them to be shuttered as of Wednesday due…

Rocky Patel Number 6 Arrives in Stores

The Rocky Patel Number 6 is now shipping to stores. It’s the last to arrive of the three new lines that Rocky Patel Premium Cigars,…

Rocky Patel LB1 Sixty

When cigar blends are being developed—much like many other man-made creations—sometimes they get names, sometimes they get codes, sometimes it’s just “that new blend we’re…

Rocky Patel Ships LB1

A bit earlier than expected, the Rocky Patel LB1 is off to stores. It’s a five-vitola line that uses an Ecuadorian habano wrapper over a…

La Palina Sends Silver Label to TAA Members

La Palina’s contribution to the Tobacconists’ Association of America Exclusive Series is on its way to TAA member stores, as today the company announced the…

La Palina Blue Label Adds Vitolas, Heading Nationwide in May

The La Palina Blue Label, the company’s 2018 TAA release, will now be offered to retailers nationwide, even if they are not members of the…

La Palina Bronze Label TAA 2017

For its 2017 contribution to the Tobacconists’ Association of America Exclusive Series Program of cigars, La Palina turned to Rocky Patel and the El Paraiso…