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Weekly News (December 27, 2010)

First, I hope you enjoyed the holidays, even if you aren’t religious and don’t celebrate Boxing Day; now let’s see if I can get through…

Weekly News (December 20, 2010)

Hmm… the news. On Wednesday, I broke some news regarding the second (and unreleased) batch of Nosotros, or Nosotros “seconds” as some like to refer…

Nosotros Lives On (Exclusive)

Remember when I rambled about how Nosotros was dead. Surprise! Well, it’s not being brought back to life per say, but it is going to…

Illusione Burn Churchill

Earlier this year, Rocky Patel opened up Burn by Rocky Patel in Naples, Fla. It’s a 3,000 square foot lounge, which can hold over 200…

Termination of Nosotros

This is a bit odd, only because while I was at the Illusione booth at IPCPR, I talked with Dion about Nosotros and the overwhelming…

Illusione Singularé Phantom (2010)

One month ago, it came down the cigar grapevine that Illusione Cigars was releasing its first limited edition cigar, the Singularé Phantom. It is a 6 x…

Illusione ~hl~ (Candela)

About three months ago, Dion Giolito of Illusione posted a few interesting tweets on his Twitter account (@vudu9) that he would be releasing a very limited…

Weekly News (August 16, 2010)

As was expected, New York’s new tobacco tax isn’t working out as well as planned. Just because Habanos lost one lawsuit, doesn’t mean they can’t…

IPCPR 2010: Drew Estate

Without a doubt, Drew Estate had the most talked about booth, if only because of the shoes. There were some new releases worth mentioning: T52…

Weekly News (July 12, 2010)

Interesting news regarding Cuba… Despite reports of cutting sizes, Habanos S.A. is apparently turning better profit margins than last year. The explanation is the rise…

Review: Illusione Epernay Le Matin

For those of you that don’t know. Illusione is releasing some very interesting cigars in the near future (including two new Lanceros with Maduro and…