PCA 2021

7-20-4 The Hustler Five & Dime PCA Exclusive

It took just over nine months for the cigar to arrive on store shelves after being announced at the 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show, now it’s time to see if it was worth the wait.

Asylum PCA Exclusive 50×5

Regular readers of this site will know that there’s few drama-filled topics in this business quite like the cigar industry’s main trade show, the PCA…

Le Pâtissier

If asked to rank my favorite line from Crowned Heads to date, the Le Carême might well be my favorite. It really depends on whether it…

Graded: Ten Questions for 2021

As many do this time of year, it is time to once again look back upon the year coming to a close. But in this…

Asylum PCA Exclusive Begins Shipping

After a few delays, the Asylum PCA Exclusive is finally shipping to stores. It’s a three-size line that is made entirely of Honduran tobacco, capped…

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…