Editor’s Note: Quietly, it became a busy week. I believe halfwheel is back on track, apologies for the delays.

  • La Aurora 100 Años W. Curtis Draper 125th Anniversary — Details here.
  • Casa Magna Colorado Gigantores — Details on the single store release here.
  • Rocky Patel The Edge Candela — Details here.
  • Gran Habano S.T.K. Miami Barracuda Ships — Details here.
  • New La Aurora Preferido Color — Which would also mean a new wrapper. Nestor Miranda mentions it late in the video here.
    La Fortaleza
  • Rodrigo La Fortaleza Debuts — Two retailers, including site sponsor Federal Cigar, received small amounts of prerelease bundles of George Rodriguez’s newest cigar this past week. Picture via George Rodriguez.
    Nat Sherman Timeless Lonsdale
  • Nat Sherman Timeless Lonsdale — Above comes via Michael Herklots. No word on whether there will be more of this.
    Room 101 Ltd 2012
  • New Room 101 Ltd — Same story as above. Via Matt Booth.
  • Montecristo Epic 2007 — Altadis still has no official response. Brian Hewitt has some details here.
  • CAO Announces Last Stick Standing — Details here. This confirmed the two new extensions for OSA SOL.
  • Rare Non-Cuban Auction — Details from the upcoming event at Empire Cigars here.
  • We Welcomed a New Author — Details here.
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Charlie Minato

I am an editor and co-founder of halfwheel.com/Rueda Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I handle the editing of our written content, the majority of the technical aspects of the site and work with the rest of our staff on content management, business development and more. I’ve lived in most corners of the country and now entering my second stint in Dallas, Texas. I enjoy boxing, headphones, the Le Mans 24-hour, wearing sweatshirts year-round and gyros. echte liebe.