Jalapa

A Visit to Plasencia Cigars S.A.

I have loved the country of Nicaragua since my first trip in early 2012, in particular, the city of Estelí. Of course it is a mecca for cigars,…

Weekly News (February 11, 2013)

Editor’s Note: For the first time in a while, there’s a week full of news, relatively big news. Swisher, Nicaragua, Sam Leccia, lots of legislation;…

Nicaragua’s Jalapa Region Battles Paratrioza Bacteria, Again

Early last year, Nicaragua’s near flawless rise to the top of the cigar world experienced arguably its largest problem in the last decade and a…

Cain Daytona Release & Other News from Oliva

The following is excessive. But I’m not going to lie… this is almost necessary to make the news post tomorrow readable, as Oliva sent out six press releases in a forty-eight hour period. But, we aren’t just reposting things. Info not found in any of the press releases: a release date for the much-hearelded Cain Daytona. Oliva also confirmed my prior report on the Cain F NUb and its release in January.