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Régis Broersma, Head of General Cigar, Leaving Company for Europe

Régis Broersma will return to Europe. Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG)—the parent company of General Cigar Co., Cigars International and others—announced that Broersma will return to...
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Cohiba Connecticut Toro

If I had to bet which premium cigar brand was the most identifiable by Americans, and probably the world, my choice would be Cohiba. And given that there are two different Cohiba brands—one owned by General Cigar Co. and only sold in the U.S., and the other the Cuban brand sold worldwide—there’s not much one […]
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Diesel Hair of the Dog

The more cigars I smoke, the more I find myself looking at cigar names and wonder why a particular name hadn’t been used before. Case in point: hair of the dog. A term most closely associated with the consumption of alcohol, and in particular having a bit more to lessen the effects of a hangover, […]
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A.J. Fernández Creates Hoyo de Monterrey La Amistad Dark Sumatra

The Hoyo de Monterrey Dark Sumatra will be going away in favor of a new A.J. Fernández-blended cigar under the La Amistad banner. In July,...
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General Adds Trio of Macanudo Inspirado Minis

There are now Macanudo Inspirado cigars available in tins. Earlier this month, General Cigar Co. began shipping the Inspirado Minis, a 3 x 20 cigar...
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Diesel Whisky Row Sherry Cask Launching in June

The Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask will ship to retailers in early June. As we reported in January, Sherry Cask is a follow-up to last...
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Punch Egg Roll

If you’ve ever ordered Chinese take-out, you’ve got a pretty good idea where General Cigar Co. got the inspiration for its latest addition to its...
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Punch Diablo Gets Two New Sizes

General Cigar Co.’s Punch Diablo line will get two new sizes this month. The company is adding El Diablo and Stump to the line, which...
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General Cigar Plans Punch 1840 Anejado for 2020

General Cigar Co. recently teased a new Punch line, only it’s planned for 2020, not this year. More specifically, the company asked consumers to pick...
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La Gloria Cubana Adding Spanish Press in May

General Cigar Co.’s La Gloria Cubana brand will be getting a new line next month in the form of Spanish Press. The new three-vitola line...
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CAO Brazilia Select Heading to TAA Stores Later This Year

General Cigar Co.’s exclusive release for members of the Tobacconists Association of America (TAA) this year is a CAO. The CAO Brazilia Select is a...
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