Juan Ignacio Martínez

Nicaraguan Cargo Transports Halted by Roadblocks, Cigar Industry Braces for Impact

After nearly two months of protests, deaths and failed negotiations, the crisis in Nicaragua has hit a new level as far as the cigar industry…

Cigraal Takes Over Joya de Nicaragua Distribution in China & Vietnam

Cigraal Ltd. is the new distribution for Joya de Nicaragua in China and Vietnam. “This February we are celebrating our 50th Anniversary, and in line with…

Joya de Nicaragua Updates Clásico Packaging

Joya de Nicaragua will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, and to kick off the celebration, the company has announced an updated look for…

Joya de Nicaragua Releasing Antaño Gran Reserva in August

One of selling points about the Joya de Nicaragua Antaño is that with a bit of time, the full-bodied cigar becomes an experience much more…

Joya de Nicaragua Unveils New Look for Antaño Dark Corojo

A new look is coming to one of Joya de Nicaragua’s best known cigars, as today the company announced updated packaging and bands for the Antaño…

Nicaraguan Tobacco Chamber Announces new Board of Directors

On the heels of the 2017 Puro Sabor Cigar Festival, the Nicaraguan Tobacco Chamber (CNT) has announced the election of its new board of directors…

Nicaragua Introduces New Restrictions on Wood Production

Last month, the Nicaraguan government introduced a variety of measures related to the cutting and transportation of wood within the country, some of which have…

Puro Sabor 2016: Day 4

Wake up, shower and off to La Estrella. There are worse ways to start your morning. As Janny García explained as we walked around her…

Joya de Nicaragua Cuatro Cinco Reserva Especial Coming Later This Month

Joya de Nicaragua found enough success with the its 45th anniversary cigar that it’s coming back. The company has announced that it will be introducing…

Puro Sabor 2015

Puro Sabor, the Nicaraguan cigar festival has been a fascinating saga to watch unfold these last few years. Nicaragua, more specifically the city of Estelí,…

Weekly News (Jan. 26, 2015)

Cigar News Rebranded AVO Ships Caldwell Cigar Co. Announces ‘Nothing You Ever Heard Of’ Retailers Courtney Smith Resigns at La Palina Crowned Heads Shows off…