IPCPR 2015

Ten Questions for 2015

Last year, I said it was hard to believe it was the fourth iteration of this annual column. It’s even harder to believe this is…

Kafie 1901 Connecticut Slated for February 2015

Kafie Trading Company has announced a new addition to its Kafie 1901 line of cigars, as the Kafie 1901 Connecticut is slated to hit stores…

La Hoja Revamping Portfolio

The brand formerly known as La Hoja de Flores is relaunching. Due to trademark issues the company has rebranded itself as La Hoja Cigar Co. 1962…

PDR Cigars Announces A. Flores Gran Reserva Habano for 2015

Add three new releases to the list of cigars coming out in 2015 as Abe Flores of PDR Cigars has confirmed the half corona vitola…

Smoking Ban Introduced to New Orleans City Council

New Orleans Councilwoman Latoya Cantrell has made no secret of her desire to see The Big Easy implement a smoking ban; in late July she…

Kinky Friedman Cigars Returns Through Havana Alley Cigar Shop & Lounge

Charlie Head of Galveston, Texas-based Havana Alley Cigar Shop & Lounge has acquired the rights to the Kinky Friedman Cigars name. The newly-formed company already…

New Orleans Smoking Ban Proposal Expected in November

This November, Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell is expected to introduce legislation that would ban smoking in New Orleans bars, casinos, public parks and around government buildings.  If…

Weekly News (March 24, 2014)

Cigars News IPCPR 2015 In New Orleans Virus Hits Dominican Republic — Via Cigar Aficionado. While the Dominican Republic has suffered because of the lack…

IPCPR Trade Show Heading to New Orleans in 2015

It’s now official. The IPCPR Convention and Trade Show will be moving from Sin City to The Big Easy next year for IPCPR 2015. Finnie…

Weekly News (January 20, 2014)

Editor’s Note: It would appear we are heading back to New Orleans for IPCPR 2015, and I am okay with it, sort of. It’s nothing…

New Orleans Targeted For IPCPR 2015

The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) is targeting a return of its trade show to New Orleans in 2015. The IPCPR Board…