Oliva Serie V Culebra

Back in the first week of halfwheel’s existence in January of 2012, I reviewed one of the rarest Oliva cigars made, the Oliva V Culebra....
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Oliva Serie V Maduro Especial 2012

The 2012 release of the Oliva Serie V Maduro Especial is the fifth release of a cigar that has become a must-purchase for many cigar smokers. An...
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Review: Padilla Premier Cru Torpedo

Back in May of 2012, Ernesto Padilla decided to, for lack of a better term, “blow up” his entire cigar portfolio and begin again. Gone...
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Oliva Atlantic Cigar 15th Aniversario Diadema (Prerelease)

Back in November of 2011, Atlantic Cigar released the first of what they announced would eventually be four different cigars from four different manufacturers to...
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Oliva Serie V Diadema (2012) (Prerelease)

In September of 2012 at the Inter-tabac 2012 trade show in Dortmund, Germany, Oliva brought two bundles of a new 9 x 52 Diadema in...
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It’s the sixth and final review of the STUDIO TOBAC World Tour Sampler 2012 and perhaps the most interesting cigar in the sampler, the NUb...
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Review: STUDIO TOBAC Prototype Connecticut ST-EFG01

It’s been a while since we’ve reviewed anything from the 2012 STUDIO TOBAC World Tour sampler, but we still haven’t take on the Prototype Connecticut ST-EFG01....
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Oliva Serie V Melanio to Debut at IPCPR 2012

Earlier today, the details of the Oliva Serie V Melanio were confirmed and released by David Savona. For many, even the name was a new...
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Redux: Oliva Serie V Maduro Especial (2011)

Since 2008, Oliva as released an incarnation of the Oliva Serie V Maduro Especial. Each year has seen a different size for the the limited release,...
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Review: STUDIO TOBAC Cain F Maduro

By now you’ve likely heard about the second installment of the STUDIO TOBAC World Tour and the accompanying six-cigar sampler available only at the events...
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Ernesto Padilla Plans Major Portfolio Makeover

Things are changing at Padilla that will mean a near complete overhaul of blends. Ernesto Padilla told halfwheel that he is discontinuing four of his...
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