Gran Corona

La Palina Goldie Prominente

While I couldn’t tell you exactly what time of year to expect them, ever since its debut in July 2012 I have looked forward to the…

La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero A Oscuro Natural Collector’s Edition

At the 2013 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, La Flor Dominicana showed off a brand new Gran Corona vitola—otherwise known as an “A”—named the Double Ligero…

Ilja VIII

Cigars have long been used to commemorate the life of a person: many cigars are named for people, lines have been released in  celebration of…

Cifuentes Super Estupdendos

If you want to find out about obscure Cuban cigar releases on the internet, your best resource is CubanCigarWebsite.com. It’s the website we link to frequently…

Quai d’Orsay Senadores (EL 2019)

There are a number of brands in the Habanos S.A. portfolio that have fallen under the radar over the decades, and until recently, Quai d’Orsay would…

Serino Vintage 2012 A

During the 2019 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Serino Cigar Co. showed off two brand new cigars, one of which was a bit larger than…

RVGN Rauchvergnügen #64

In 2016, an interesting package showed up at the halfwheel office, as inside it were cigars called Rauchvergnügen. For better and worse, we frequently get cigars…

H.R. Habano A

In late 2014, Hirochi Robaina—grandson of the late Alejandro Robaina—debuted his non-Cuban cigar blend to the U.S. market. Named H.R. Habano, the line debuted in four different…

La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero A Oscuro Natural Collector’s Edition

In 2007, La Flor Dominicana released 5,000 of its first Gran Corona-sized cigar, the La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Oscuro Natural A which used Dominican fillers…

La Sirena A

On May 13, 2011, the La Sirena A debuted as part of the celebrations for Brand Ambassador Arielle Ditkowich’s 25th birthday. Rolled at My Father…

Review: Viaje Roman Candle

In mid-2010, Viaje released its first summer release, the aptly named Summerfest. Following closely behind was the first release of the TNT, a cigar that…