Honduras

Honduran Cigar Factories Gain Exemption from Closure

At the end of last week, a number of cigar factories in Danlí, Honduras were preparing for an upcoming two-week closure set to take place…

Rancho Luna Grandes 7 x 64

Last year, Justo Eiora of JRE Tobacco Co. told me that the company was planning on releasing a new version of its Rancho Luna line…

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…

Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure Selección No.2

If you asked me what General Cigar Co. has been doing with its version of the Hoyo de Monterrey brand lately, I’d say it’s been…

World Trade Organization Upholds Australia’s Plain Packaging Requirement

The World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body has issued a ruling supporting Australia’s tobacco plain packaging requirements and dismissing claims made by the Dominican Republic and…

Oscar Valladares Super Fly Connecticut

During the 2019 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co. introduced what the company is calling its strongest line to date. Named Super…

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…

Cohiba Royale Toro

Among the brands in the General Cigar Co. portfolio, Cohiba has certainly gotten more than its share of attention in recent years. While it has…

Cavalier Genève Black Series II Salomones

Earlier this year, Cavalier Genève announced that it would offer five different limited production cigars to retailers who placed orders at the Tobacco Plus Expo…

Camacho Distillery Edition Corojo

At this point, I can’t keep up with all of the various alcohol-themed Camacho blends. Off the top of my head, there’s the Camacho American…

Cavalier Genève USA Exclusive Petit Corona

At the 2020 Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) in late January, Cavalier Genève added a previously event-only cigar to its regular production portfolio, the Cavalier Genève…