La Palina

La Palina Nicaragua Oscuro Toro

At the 2016 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, La Palina released a large number of new cigars, but only two of the new lines had Nicaragua…

La Palina Illumination Lancero

La Palina is undergoing a transformation.

The brand has new leadership in the form of Clay Roberts and Sam Phillips—both previously served in marketing roles at Alec Bradley and Rocky Patel—and that’s led to a host of new products and new looks. It’s admittedly somewhat challenging to figure out how much was part of the planned transformation and how much is thanks to FDA, but it’s safe to say that even without the Aug. 8 deadline for new products set by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), there would be new product.

La Palina Goldie Dalia

For the fifth installment of its Goldie series, La Palina again returned to the El Titan de Bronze factory and roller Maria Sierra to produce…

La Palina Goldie Laguito Robusto Extra

A year and a couple months ago, the latest and greatest La Palina Goldie Laguito had been released—the Robusto Extra, which was a larger cigar…

IPCPR 2016: La Palina

The new booth is bigger and more spread out, but thankfully, the coffee bar remains. La Palina is a staple at the IPCPR Convention &…

La Palina Bill’s Blend TAA 2016

In March, the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) held its annual meeting in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, an while cigar exclusives for the group are nothing new,…

La Palina Adds Goldie Dalia

The fifth La Palina Goldie is headed to stores this week. Once again, the cigar will be a skinny vitola with the Goldie Dalia measuring…

Cubanacan Lawsuit Settled

The lawsuit involving Robert Mederos of Cubanacan Cigars and the Soneros brand and its owners Omar and Luis González has been settled. Frank Herrera, attorney…

La Palina Ships Bill’s Blend to TAA Retailers

The La Palina TAA release is heading to stores. Yesterday, the company began shipping Bill’s Blend, a 6 x 50 toro, to retailers who are…

Weekly News (March 14, 2016)

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La Palina Announces Price Decrease

While many companies announced prices increases in 2016, La Palina is bucking the trend, announcing today a decrease in prices on three lines. The company…