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Watch: PCA 2022 Live Day 3 With Mike Szczepankewicz of Cigar Hustler (11:15 A.M. CDT)

Cigar brand owner, cigar distribution owner, retailer, podcaster—Mike Szczepankewicz wears a lot of hats. We figured that he would be one of the more interesting…

Watch: PCA 2022 Live Day 2 With Les Mann of S.T.Dupont (11:15 A.M. CDT)

Yesterday, S.T.Dupont celebrated its 150th anniversary with a massive cake that looked like the company’s Ligne 2 lighters. Les Mann of Coles of London, S.T.Dupont’s…

Watch: PCA 2022 Live Day 1 With My Father (11:15 A.M. CDT)

Patrick Lagreid kicks off the first of our PCA 2022 Convention & Trade Show interviews by talking to My Father, the company that won halfwheel’s…

Watch: Countdown to PCA 2022 #2 (1:00 P.M. EDT)

After more than a decade of going to IPCPR/PCA Convention & Trade Shows, it’s time to look back at our favorite booths, cigars, moments and yes, even that one time there was a fire. Plus two people will win humidors from Drew Estate.

Watch: Countdown to PCA 2022 #1

Join Brooks Whittington and I as we talk about what PCA 2022, why it’s so important and what sort of technical difficulties are happening.

Watch: The Top 25 Cigars of 2021 Live (12:00 P.M. CST)

The moment is finally here, well sort of. Watch as Brooks Whittington, Charlie Minato and Patrick Lagreid unveil halfwheel’s Top 25 list for 2021. The full…

Watch: The Packaging Top 10 of 2021 Live (12:00 P.M. CST)

As is our tradition, before we unveil the Top 25 Cigars of 2021, we will start with our favorite packaging items we saw in the…

Watch: PCA 2021 Live Day 4 With Pete Johnson of Tatuaje (11:00 A.M. CDT)

It’s the last day of the 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show, which means it’s the final live interview of the trade show. This time…

Watch: PCA 2021 Live Day 3 With Steve Saka of Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust (11:30 A.M. CDT)

The maker of the self-proclaimed “most controversial cigar of 2021” will sit down with our least controversial writer: Brian Burt. Yes, he still works here….

Watch: PCA 2021 Live Day 2 With Michael Herklots of Ferio Tego (11:30 A.M. CDT)

What’s old is new again has been one of the most consistent themes of the cigar industry for the last few years. That usually means companies…

Watch: PCA 2021 Live Day 1 With Jon Huber of Crowned Heads (11:00 A.M. CDT)

It’s finally here. After a two-year hiatus, the cigar industry’s largest trade show is finally back. This time it has a new name, PCA Convention…