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H. Upmann 1844 Classic Robusto

Several years ago, I took a younger member of my family to a museum to see some art and get exposed to artistic works of…

Henry Clay War Hawk Lonsdale

When Altadis U.S.A. introduced the Henry Clay War Hawk in 2019, the company made it clear there were plans for more cigars. War Hawk is…

Saint Luis Rey Carenas Toro

The Altadis U.S.A. website lists 20 different brands, which is more than I would have guessed the company currently offers, though I don’t find the…

Henry Clay War Hawk Lonsdale Lands at STOGIES World Class Cigars

While STOGIES World Class Cigars is known for its lancero releases, its latest store exclusive is a lonsdale. The Henry Clay War Hawk Lonsdale measures…

H. Upmann 1844 Classic Shipping in June

In June, Altadis U.S.A will launch a new version of the H. Upmann 1844. It’s called H. Upmann 1844 Classic and uses an Ecuadorian Connecticut…

Saint Luis Rey Carenas Coming in April

Altadis U.S.A.’s Saint Luis Rey brand will be getting a new line called Carenas that is scheduled to arrive in mid-April. The line uses a…

Imperial Closes on €1.225 Billion Sale of Premium Cigar Division

Nearly six months to the day after it announced an agreement to sell its premium cigar portfolio, Imperial Brands, plc has said it has completed…

Imperial Says Sale of Premium Cigar Division Delayed, Expects Deal Completed in One Month

The most valuable transaction involving a premium cigar company has been delayed due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Imperial Brands, plc—the British multinational tobacco company—has…

Henry Clay War Hawk Toro

In March 2019, Altadis U.S.A. shipped a cigar that broke with a number of norms for the company’s Henry Clay brand. Named War Hawk, the…

Romeo y Julieta Pasión Heads to JR Cigar

On May 1, JR Cigar will be the home of a new Romeo y Julieta, the Pasión. The line features a Ecuadorian habano wrapper, American…

Imperial Sells Premium Cigar Business for $1.3 Billion

Imperial Brands, plc has announced that it has a deal in place to sell its premium cigar assets for €1.225 billion ($1.33 billion) in two…