Rafael Nodal

Aging Room Releasing Rare Collection in August

There’s a new Aging Room series coming to store shelves in August, as Rafael Nodal has announced the Aging Room Collection. It’s a project that…

VegaFina 1998 Slated for September Stateside Release (Update)

The VegaFina 1998, a cigar named for the brand’s debut year,  is slated to make its stateside release this fall after previously being a European…

Romeo y Julieta Pasión Heads to JR Cigar

On May 1, JR Cigar will be the home of a new Romeo y Julieta, the Pasión. The line features a Ecuadorian habano wrapper, American…

Altadis U.S.A. Updating H. Upmann 1844 Reserve and Vintage Cameroon Packaging

Altadis U.S.A is giving its H. Upmann 1844 Reserve and 1844 Vintage Cameroon an updated look “The H. Upmann Traditional Line, which includes the 1844…

Romeo y Julieta Adding Reserva Real Nicaragua

The Romeo y Julieta brand from Altadis U.S.A. will be adding a new line in the coming months, as the company has announced that it…

H. Upmann Herman’s Batch Coming to Stores This Month

Altadis U.S.A.’s H. Upmann brand will be getting another new line this month, as today the company announced Herman’s Batch. Designed to be a tribute…

IPCPR 2019: Boutique Blends

Boutique Blends had one wall of the Altadis U.S.A. booth this year, feeling a bit smaller than in years past but by no means underrepresented…

Montecristo Espada Oscuro Slated for May

Next month, the Montecristo Espada brand will get its darkest offering to date.. It comes in the form of the Montecristo Espada Oscuro, a three-size…

Aging Room by Rafael Nodal Maduro Rondo

Cigar companies are seemingly always adding new lines, but rarely ever seem interested in discontinuing product, no matter how poorly it’s selling. While I’m not…

Aging Room Bin No. 2 Slated for March Release

Since Aug. 2014, there’s been Aging Room Bin No. 1. This spring, there will be Bin No. 2. Rafael Nodal has announced the upcoming release…

Graded: Ten Questions for 2018

With 2018 counting down its final days, it’s time to take a look back at an article that is an annual tradition on halfwheel, Ten…