Oscar Valladares

Three New Sizes Join 2012 by Oscar

While Oscar Valladares is best known for the tobacco leaf-wrapped lines that bear his name, they weren’t his first cigars. Rather, it was a line…

The Oscar Maduro Slated for IPCPR Release

There will be another leaf-wrapped cigar coming to your nearest humidor, as The Oscar Maduro is slated to be released at the upcoming IPCPR Convention…

Regius Confirms Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co. Fulfillment Deal

Regius Cigars Ltd. will in fact be turning to Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co. to help its warehouse and fulfillment needs. The company will continue to have…

Oscar Valladares Celebrates Five Years with 2012 by Oscar

Five years ago, Oscar Valladares began his foray into manufacturing cigars, releasing a line called 2012 by Oscar that was a nod to the Mayan…

The Oscar Robusto

If there was one brand’s rise I didn’t see coming it was Leaf by Oscar. I thought the wrapper leaf was gimmicky and annoying, the…

IPCPR 2016: Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co.

Oscar Valladares & Co. has been making a name for itself as the producer of The Leaf by Oscar, but this year it’s Oscar’s eponymously…

The Woody by Oscar

As long-time readers of halfwheel are likely aware, April Fool’s Day affords us the chance to do serious reviews of not-so-serious products. In years past, it’s…

Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co. Moves to Former Oliva Factory

While many spent the Christmas holiday relaxing, Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co. spent it moving into a bigger factory, with an eponymously named cigar as…

Leaf by Oscar Adding Lancero in November

The Leaf by Oscar line will be adding a limited edition lancero vitola to all four of its blends in early November, but don’t expect to…

Weekly News (March 17, 2014)

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Press Release: Oscar Valladares Announces Rosalila

March 12, 2014 (Danlí, Honduras) — Puros De Ballard LLC is pleased to announce the flagship offering from Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Company, “Rosalila”. Constructed in…