Marvin Samel

Pope of Greenwich Village Unveiled This Weekend

The Pope of Greenwich Village, the Drew Estate creation that’s the latest addition to Smoke Inn’s Microblend Series, made its debut on Saturday, though it…

Drew Estate to Create Next Smoke Inn Microblend Series Release (Update)

Drew Estate will be producing the next installment in Florida retailer Smoke Inn’s Microblend Series, as today the store announced the project will be called Pope…

Jonathan Drew, Marvin Samel, Willy Herrera & Michael Cellucci on Drew Estate’s Sale to Swisher

As part of the announcement regarding Swisher International’s acquisition of Drew Estate, halfwheel was able to get statements from four members of the company’s executive…

Swisher International Acquires Drew Estate

And it’s true. Drew Estate and Swisher International have announced that they have come to terms on a deal that will see the former, the…

Press Release: Drew Estate & Corona Cigar Company Announce “Drew Estate Lounge”

February 11, 2014 (Miami, Fla.) — Drew Estate announced today their plans to open the first official “Drew Estate Lounge” at the Corona Cigar Company…

Press Release: Drew Estate and Royal Gold Cigars Announce NIRVANA

February 5, 2014 (Miami, Fla.) — Royal Gold Cigars has partnered with renowned cigar manufacturer Drew Estate for their latest premium, hand-rolled cigar release, NIRVANA…

IPCPR 2013: Drew Estate & Joya de Nicaragua

Even with an injured Jonathan Drew and a resigning Steve Saka, IPCPR 2013 might have been the best year ever for Drew Estate. KFC, Nica…

Press Release: Steve Saka Retiring from Drew Estate

July 13, 2013 (Miami, Fla.) — On July 10th, 2013 Drew Estate announced that Steve Saka will be retiring as the CEO of Drew Estate, its…

Press Release: Executive Promotions at Drew Estate

August 7, 2012 (Miami, FL) – On August 2nd, Drew Estate announced two simultaneous promotions within its executive team to enhance and expand the management of…

Undercrown Corona ¡Viva! (Prerelease)

In early December 2011, Erik Calviño of Cigar Snob Magazine posted this picture of a preproduction Undercrown. Shortly thereafter, it was confirmed that the name…

Liga Privada No. 9 (2006)

In July 2006, the Liga Privada No. 9 made its first public debut at Drew Estate’s RTDA booth. The story has been told numerous times,…