Michael Giannini

Quality Importers Brings NFT Artwork to Cigar Accessories

Quality Importers will be decorating several of its cigar accessories with artwork that comes from NFTs.

PCA 2022: Quality Importers Trading Co.

Quality Importers rolled out a number of new products across its portfolio, which includes XIKAR, Palió, Stinky, Humidor Supreme and Hydra.

Michael Giannini Joins Quality Importers Trading Co.

The longtime cigar industry veteran will now be responsible for “sales, marketing and messaging initiatives of the company.”

Kretek International Restructures, Ventura Cigar Co. Staff Reduced (Update)

Kretek International, the parent company of Phillips & King International, Tobacco Media Group and Ventura Cigar Co. is undergoing a major restructuring that will include…

Ventura Ships Archetype Chapter 3

Ventura Cigar Co. has announced that it has begun shipping the Archetype Chapter 3. As the name implies, it’s the third chapter for the Archetype Series,…

Ventura & Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr. Collaborating for Archetype Chapter 3

Ventura Cigar Co. has announced that Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr. will be making the next cigars in its Archetype series. The Archetype Chapter 3 includes two…

Foundry Time Flies Returns at Ventura Cigar Co.

Time Flies is back. Last year, Ventura Cigar Co. announced that it acquired Foundry Tobacco Co. from General Cigar Co./Scandinavian Tobacco Group, now the company…

Case Study CS/13 Ships

The latest Case Study from Ventura Cigar Co. has begun shipping. CS/13 is a 5 x 50 robusto using a Connecticut broadleaf wrapper over an…

Kretek Acquires Foundry

Michael Giannini will once again be heading Foundry. Kretek International has announced that it has acquired Foundry Tobacco Co. from Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG). Terms of…

Ventura Cigar Co. Adds Swiss Distribution With Davidoff

Ventura Cigar Co.’s products will now be offered in Switzerland through a new distribution agreement with Oettinger Davidoff AG. “The Ventura Cigar Company and the…

Ventura Ships Archetype Crystals, Curses and Cloaks

Ventura Cigar Co.’s new Archetype Fantasy Miniseries is now en route to retailers. It’s a collection of three cigars: Crystals, Curses and Cloaks. Each is…