STG Estelí

Odyssey Full Coming to Stores This Month

A new bolder version of General Cigar Co.’s Odyssey line will be heading to stores later this month, as the company has announced the upcoming…

Partagas Cortado Heads to Stores

For the first time ever, there is a Partagas cigar that uses a Connecticut shade wrapper. Also for the first time ever, a Partagas is…

CAO Flathead V21 Shipping Next Month

General Cigar Co. has announced a new extension for its CAO Flathead brand. On Aug. 3, the company will begin shipping the CAO Flathead V21…

CAO Arcana Mortal Coil

Among the numerous brands in the General Cigar Co. portfolio, I find myself consistently intrigued by CAO. It’s not only a brand that I still…

CAO Zócalo Returning in March With Two New Sizes

The CAO Zócalo is coming back to store shelves in March, as General Cigar Co. has announced that it is turning the previously limited edition…

CAO Arcana Mortal Coil Arrives at Retail

The newest limited edition from CAO is arriving at retailers. It’s called CAO Arcana Mortal Coil, a 6 1/8 x 50 toro that is highlighted…

CAO Vision (2020)

In the modern cigar era, some creations have become known more for their packaging and marketing than for the actual cigars or blends. One such…

CAO Vision Slated to Return in November

General Cigar Co. has announced that it is bringing back the CAO Vision, a cigar dating back to 2007 and likely best remembered for its…

CAO Bones Matador

In the General Cigar Co.-owned chapters of CAO’s existence, the brand has not only been known for some solid cigars, but also for the inspirations…

CAO Bones Heading to Retail in Early August

Not long after the calendar turns to August, the CAO Bones is expected to begin arriving on retail shelves. According to a report by Cigar…

Hector Vanegas, STG’s Nicaraguan Manufacturing Manager, Dies (Update)

Scandinavian Tobacco Group has announced the passing of Hector Vanegas, the company’s manufacturing manager for its operations at STG Estelí in Nicaragua. “Hector was a…