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H. Upmann 1844 Classic Robusto

Several years ago, I took a younger member of my family to a museum to see some art and get exposed to artistic works of…

Revamped Royal Jamaica Coming to Casa de Montecristo

The Royal Jamaica line is getting a makeover courtesy of a new project for Casa de Montecristo that is being blended by Abe Flores of…

Imperial Closes on €1.225 Billion Sale of Premium Cigar Division

Nearly six months to the day after it announced an agreement to sell its premium cigar portfolio, Imperial Brands, plc has said it has completed…

Casa de Montecristo by Prime Cigar & Whiskey Bar is Now Empire Social Lounge

There is now one less Casa de Montecristo location in the U.S., as Casa de Montecristo by Prime Cigar & Whiskey Bar in Miami’s Brickell…

Onyx Bold Nicaragua Robusto

While many cigar brands and companies have a handful of lines, maybe even enough to get into the double digits, the portfolios of the biggest…

Imperial Says Sale of Premium Cigar Division Delayed, Expects Deal Completed in One Month

The most valuable transaction involving a premium cigar company has been delayed due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Imperial Brands, plc—the British multinational tobacco company—has…

Casa de Montecristo Nashville Nearly Doubles in Size

A major renovation of Casa de Montecristo Nashville has nearly doubled the size of the cigar lounge and bar. The company has announced that its…

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…

Imperial Sells Premium Cigar Business for $1.3 Billion

Imperial Brands, plc has announced that it has a deal in place to sell its premium cigar assets for €1.225 billion ($1.33 billion) in two…

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…