Editor’s Note: At some point, there will be news. I promise. Until then, the cigar industry is content on shipping the releases shown off at IPCPR, which for now means—quiet.

  • Tatuaje TAA 2012 — Details here.
    Room 101 Some Ol Bullshit
  • Room 101 Some Ol Bullshit — More coming via Matt Booth.
    Henke Kelner Davidoff Aniversario No 3 Colorado Claro
  • Davidoff Aniversario Colorado Claro No. 3 — Still no official word from Davidoff, but this tweet from Davidoff’s flagship Manhattan store described this as “new.”
  • Bahia is BackSort of.
    Emilio Carpe Noctem
  • Emilio Carpe Noctem Packaging — In the works per Gary Griffith.
  • Australian High Court Uphold Plain Packaging — Story 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.