IPCPR 2018

La Aurora Hors d’Age Toro

If you’re familiar with the Dominican Republic and its cigar industry, you’re almost certainly familiar with La Aurora, the country’s old continuously operating cigar company,…

Hit & Run Part Deux Almost Robusto

This year both of the Caldwell Cigar Co. and Room101 collaborations that debuted last year got follow-ups. The three-part collaboration with A.J. Fernández, The T.,…

Liga Privada Nasty Fritas

For those concerned about there not being enough choice when it came to Drew Estate’s Liga Privada line, 2018 has almost certainly been a good…

Balmoral Añejo XO Oscuro Gran Toro

Few companies were as active at the 2018 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show as Royal Agio. The Dutch company introduced a total of five new…

Eastern Standard Sungrown Robusto

At this year’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Caldwell Cigar Co. showed off a trio of new cigars, all extensions of existing lines. The Long…

San Pedro de Macorís Brazil Robusto

While it’s not as well known in the stateside, Royal Agio is one of Europe’s leading cigar brands, known mostly for its little cigars, which…

Gran Habano Ships Blue in Green

Gran Habano’s latest release is off to stores. It’s called Blue in Green, a three-size line that the company says is designed to show cigar…

Rocky Patel TAVICUSA Toro

It’s made at Rocky’s factory.  No, you mean Plasencia’s factory. For many years, the more knowledgeable cigar smokers would enjoy correcting people about that fact. Yes,…

Joya Silver Toro

This year is Joya de Nicaragua’s 50th anniversary and to celebrate, the company decided to release two very different cigars. While the first new blend…

Balmoral Añejo XO Connecticut Rothschild Masivo

Last year, Royal Agio Cigars decided to end a U.S. distribution partnership with Drew Estate that began in 2014, a move that was part of a…

Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto Ships

Royal Agio Cigars has begun shipping its first cigar made by Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr. The Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto is a new line in what…