SWAG

SWAG Foxtoberfest

Last month Fox Cigar Bar held its second annual Foxtoberfest Cigar & Beer Festival in Gilbert, Ariz. A number of manufacturers attended the event, but…

IPCPR 2013: Boutique Blends

If there was one company getting a lot of bang out of a relatively small space, it was Boutique Blends, who loaded in a number…

Boutique Blends to Release Aging Room Wild Pack, M21 Fortissimo and Minis

The weeks leading up to the 2013 IPCPR Convention and Trade Show will be busy for Boutique Blends Cigars, the makers of Aging Room, SWAG…

Weekly News (July 23, 2012)

Editor’s Note: A few weeks ago I said the 2012 Cigar Releases List would sit at 750 before IPCPR. With a bit over a week…

News: Oliveros to Launch SWAG SoBe Edition at IPCPR

SWAG from Oliveros is the most recent brand to add a Miami-inspired line to its portfolio with the soon-to-be-released SWAG SoBe edition. Once again the…

Press Release: Oliveros Cigars Launches Boutique Blends Cigars

February 29, 2012 (Miami, FL) — Oliveros Cigars launches Boutique Blends Cigars. The new company will focus exclusively on the production and distribution of boutique brand…

Lancero50 Redux

Some Random Thoughts… Lanceros are a Pain in the Ass to Photograph — Or at least if you try to stand them up. They are…

Weekly News (June 6, 2011)

Editor’s Note: On Friday, the IPCPR sent out the much awaited “rules” for the bloggers. It was met with quite a host of criticisms, but…

Review: SWAG Elite

SWAG is a bit mysterious as far as brands go. Oliveros introduced SWAG last year at IPCPR, their take on the “boutique” brand that also…

Weekly News (February 28, 2011)

And cigar news… (Going to have to find a way to keep the intros interesting, which might be difficult.) This past week was dominated by…

Weekly News (August 16, 2010)

As was expected, New York’s new tobacco tax isn’t working out as well as planned. Just because Habanos lost one lawsuit, doesn’t mean they can’t…