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Graded: Ten Questions for 2018

With 2018 counting down its final days, it’s time to take a look back at an article that is an annual tradition on halfwheel, Ten…

Ten Questions for 2018

It’s almost 2018, which means it’s time for my annual article of speculation. For the last eight years, something that actually precedes halfwheel, I will ask…

Graded: The Ten Questions for 2017

Another year almost over, another Ten Questions to grade. As loyal readers of the site are aware, my colleague Charlie Minato wraps up each year…

Procigar 2017: Day 2

Like most days during the Procigar Festival, Tuesday’s wake up call came all too early as a couple of us closed out Monday night under…

Graded: The Ten Questions for 2016

As part of our year-end wrap-ups, my colleague Charlie Minato asks 10 questions that he thinks will affect either the cigar industry as a whole or…

Ten Questions for 2016

What a year it’s been. But enough reminiscing on that. It’s time for 2016 and before you move all of your 2014-purchased cigars into the…

Imperial Tobacco Creates Tabacalera USA to Oversee Premium Cigar Market

There is a new name to learn in the premium cigar business, as Imperial Tobacco has created Tabacalera USA to oversee Altadis U.S.A. and JR…

Habanos S.A. Claims Rise in Cigar Sales

Earlier today, Ana López Garcia, the marketing head of Habanos S.A., announced that Cuban cigar sales hit $401 million in 2011, a 9% rise from…

Habanos S.A. Revenues Fall 10.3% in 2011

Imperial Tobacco Ltd., the company with worldwide marketing rights to premium Cuban cigars, released its 2011 annual report this week and revealed a double digit…

Press Release: José Seijas, Well Known Factory Head and Cigar Maker, to Retire

January 26, 2012 – Jose Seijas, who has run the acclaimed Tabacalera de Garcia factory in La Romana, Dominican Republic for over 30 years is stepping down as Vice President and General Manager.

Weekly News (February 7, 2011)

  There’s a much different style to the news, okay sort of… A few stories are still in paragraph form, but most will be in…