PCA 2021

Oliva Serie V 135th Anniversary Begins Shipping

The Oliva Serie V 135th Anniversary Edición Limitada is now heading to stores. Oliva Cigar Co. began shipping the latest size of its popular Serie…

CLE Ships Eiroa PCA Exclusive 2021

The Eiroa PCA Exclusive 2021 is heading to retailers. As the name implies, the cigar was created specifically for retailers who attended and placed orders…

ADVentura The Royal Return King’s Gold Corona

While it’s been a while since I’ve given the speech, one of the more counterproductive things I see cigar companies do is name cigars—specifically the…

A Very “Relevant” PCA 2021 Recap

Less than three weeks since we published our first booth post of the 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show, we are finally ready to close…

PCA 2021 Shows Steep Attendance Declines

It was no secret that the 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show was smaller in many ways, including the attendance numbers. The Premium Cigar Association…

PCA 2021: A Recap From Our PCA Editor

I once went, for one week, to a tennis academy for players progressing toward the pro tour. The days started at 7:30 a.m. and went…

PCA 2021: Casa 1910

Not many new, small companies show up to their first PCA Convention & Trade show and make the kind of splash Casa 1910 did. Aiming…

PCA 2021: El Artista

Stopping by the El Artista booth, I was greeted by the team and introduced to Kevin Newman, the company’s national sales director. He told me…

PCA 2021: Howard G Cigars

One of the handful of companies making their debut at the 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show is Howard G Cigars from founder Howard Gumbs….

PCA 2021: Top 3 Things — Brian Burt

Each year I forget about this Top 3 Things post, but each year I already have a list of candidates in my mind. I find…

PCA 2021: Lotus Group

The Lotus Group, which also produces the Vertigo brand, kept its new offerings under wraps in the weeks leading up to the 2021 PCA Convention…