José "Jochy" Blanco

La Galera Imperial Jade Debuting at PCA 2021

For the newest addition to the La Galera portfolio, Jose “Jochy” Blanco is offering a Cameroon-wrapped cigar called Imperial Jade that will make its debut…

La Galera Celebrates 85 Years with New Cigars

Tabacalera Palma, the Dominican factory owned by José “Jochy” Blanco, is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year, which means new cigars being released under the…

Cigabon by Jochy Blanco Debuts at LCA Retailers on Friday

On Fri., Feb. 5, retail members of the Limited Cigar Association will begin offering the organization’s newest exclusive release, Cigabon by Jochy Blanco. The cigar…

Indianhead Cigars Set to Release Team Meerkat

Indianhead Cigars is set to release Team Meerkat, the third and final new and limited line of cigars it previewed earlier this year in The…

Indianhead Cigars Announces Seek & Select

A new limited edition release from Indianhead Cigars and the vaults of Tabacalera Palma will be hitting store shelves in the coming days, as the…

Indianhead Cigars Releasing Palindrome on June 15

After releasing The Black Bag Job in the middle of May 2020, Indianhead Cigars is digging deeper into the vaults at Tabacalera Palma for Palindrome,…

Oscar Butler Departs Indianhead Cigars

Oscar Butler has departed Indianhead Cigars, a move that was made effective April 15. Butler had been the company’s director of operations since August 2017…

Indianhead Cigars’ Warehouse Burglarized

Indianhead Cigars, the distributor for La Galera, Indianhead, Sans Pareil and La Instructora, is the latest victim of a cigar warehouse break-in, as late Saturday…

La Galera Anemoi Shipping to Retailers on Sept. 23

La Galera’s newest creation, Anemoi, should begin arriving at retailers just before the end of the month, as the company has told halfwheel that the first round…

Elvis Batista to Depart La Galera for Neptune Cigar

Elvis Batista, the national sales director for La Galera Cigars, has announced that he will be departing the company to join Neptune Cigars as the…

IPCPR 2019: La Galera

Located along one edge of the show floor, the La Galera booth felt a bit more open this year as opposed to previous years, a…