Robert Levin

CRA Names New Leadership

Cigar Rights of America has announced a variety of new leadership roles. Gary Pesh—owner of Old Virginia Tobacco Co., a retailer—has been elected as chairman...
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Ashton Raising Prices

Effective today, Ashton Distributors, Inc.—the company behind the Ashton, La Aroma de Cuba and San Cristobal brands—will raise prices on some, but not all, of its...
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IPCPR 2015: Ashton

It was a relatively simple show from Ashton Distributors, Inc. That being said, Robert Levin, the head of the company, didn’t seem to mind the somewhat...
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IPCPR 2014: Ashton

If you were hoping to find a new inexpensive Ashton product at this year’s IPCPR convention and trade show, you should keep looking. The company...
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Robert Levin Named New CRA Chairman

Robert Levin has been named the new chairman of Cigar Rights of America (CRA). The announcement comes only a few days after Jeff Borysiewicz, a co-founder...
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IPCPR 2012: Ashton

The Ashton booth was at its normal pace—which is saying something given the overall traffic at the show. On display was a new La Aroma...
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Casa Fuente Double Robusto

This will be sixth cigar we’ve reviewed that is exclusive to the legendary Casa Fuente, yet it’s only the third Casa Fuente release. Despite being...
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Ashton VSG Robusto Especial

In March of 2011, the Tobacconist Association of America (TAA) met for their annual trade show and meeting in Cabo San Lucas. For those unfamiliar...
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Ashton VSG Estate Reserve Corona Gorda

In 2001, Prometheus and Ashton teamed up to release the Ashton VSG Estate Reserve, or VSG ER, a hybrid cigar that took the Dominican Chateau...
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IPCPR 2011: Ashton

A new size from Carlito and a new blend from Pepín. That’s the tough life that Robert Levin, head of Ashton, has to live with....
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Casa Fuente Phantom

There are three retail stores that the Fuente family is associated with: Tampa Sweetheart’s in Ybor City; Holt’s in Philadelphia and Casa Fuente located in...
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