J. Cortès

Famous Smoke Shop, Oliva Deny Sale Report

Yesterday, The Cigar Authority reported that Famous Smoke Shop would be sold to a group that was made up of the parent company of Oliva and…

Oliva Expands Nicaraguan Growing Operations

J. Cortès, the owner of Oliva Cigar Co., has purchased tobacco farms in Condega, Nicaragua. There are multiple transactions. One of them included the purchasing…

InterTabac 2018: Day 1

One of the nice parts of InterTabac is that most companies have the same booths—err stands—every year and for the most part, they are in…

Oliva Taking Over Neos Distribution

Effective July 1, Oliva Cigar Co. will be the U.S. distributor of Neos. Oliva takes over from J.C. Newman. Neos is a brand of cigarillos produced…

Ten Questions for 2017

It’s back. Despite whatever Patrick Lagreid might think, I think I did a B+ job on the Ten Questions for 2016 and as such, I…

Weekly News (July 4, 2016)

Cigar News Oliva Acquired by J. Cortès AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata Ships Baracoa Cigar Co. Debuts The Voyage Black Label Trading Co. Adds Bishop’s Blends…

J. Cortès Completes Oliva Acquisition

Earlier today, J. Cortès finalized its agreement to purchase Oliva Cigar Co. For much more information about the background of both companies and the deal, click here. The…

Weekly News (June 27, 2016)

Cigar News Black Works Studio Adding Green Hornet C.Gars Ltd Auction Tops $770,000 in Sales Cigar Dojo, Famous Smoke Shop & RoMa Craft Tobac Announce…

J. Cortès Close to Purchasing Oliva

Oliva Cigar Co., one of the largest premium cigar operations in the world, is close to being sold. The expected buyer will be a new name…