Rocky Patel Martinique TAA 50th Anniversary

While the cigar might share its name with an island in the French West Indies, it’s a Honduran puro made in Danlí.

601 Black Toro (2021)

After almost exactly one year, I am doing a Redux review of the 601 Black Toro from 2021, a cigar that was originally plagued by a linear profile and an overwhelming amount of strength in the final third.

West Tampa Tobacco Co. White Toro

West Tampa Tobacco’s White line is billed as the lighter of the company’s two debut cigars.

Macanudo Inspirado Jamao Toro

Macanudo Inspirado Jamao gets its name from two different growing regions: the Jamastran Valley in Honduras and Mao in the Dominican Republic. General Cigar Co. took a habano seed from the Jamastran Valley and planted in Mao, which is used for the wrapper of this cigar.

Lampert 1593 Edición Blanca Toro

The Lampert 1593 Edición Blanca Toro soft launched this summer at It will head to stores nationwide in January 2023.

22 Minutes to Midnight Connecticut Radiante Toro

The 22 Minutes to Midnight Connecticut Radiante is part of the reinvention of Lost&Found. This is one of the two Robert Caldwell blends.

Instant Classic Limited Production 2018

Lost&Found is revisiting a cigar it first made in 2016 and is now expanding into a trio of offerings under the Instant Classic name.

Ferio Tego Timeless TAA 2022

Ferio Tego’s first exclusive release for the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) is the Timeless TAA 2022, which the company says was inspired by the Nat Sherman Timeless TAA that was released in March 2020.

Jaime Garcia Reserve Especial Corojo

The Jaime Garcia Reserve Especial Corojo may or may not become more regularly available. For now it’s available in a limited edition Cigar Rights of America sampler.

NYTA Rocky Patel Empire

Proceeds from the NYTA Rocky Patel Empire are being donated to the New York Tobacconist Association to fund the organization’s efforts to help cigar shops in New York. Specifically, bills that would create a 50-cent tax cap for cigars sold in New York and another that would make it easier for cigar stores to serve alcohol.

Villiger TAA Exclusive 2022

This spring, Villiger released its third release for the Tobacconists’ Association of America, a limited edition only available at some of the country’s top tobacconists.