Editor’s Note: It’s IPCPR time and that means things are a bit hectic, which led to this delay. The guide is out by the end of the week.

  • Gurkha Buys Martin Family of Cigars — Here.
  • Klin Takes Back Hammer + Sickle Distribution — Here.
  • Drew Estate’s Nica Rustica to Debut at IPCPR — Here.
  • Room101 Master Collection Takes Shape — Details here.
  • Ashton Adds San Cristobal Revelation —  Story here.
  • E.P. Carrillo Delays Perez-Carrillo, Expands NWC — Story here.
  • AKA Revamps Respects & Adds Nth Degree — Here.
  • Alec Bradley Adds Mundial — Details here.
  • MUWAT 7 x 70 Coming — Here.
  • Gurkha 125th Special Edition to Debut at IPCPR — Story here.
  • Nat Sherman Sterling — Via Cigar Aficionado.
  • Drew Estate Enters Pipe Business — Here.
  • Avion 13 Arrives in Stores — Story here.
  • Viaje Adds Hang Time to Late Harvest — Details here.
  • Viva Republica Adds Thrice — Here.
  • EloGio Excentrico No.2 & Robusto Limitada — Via LeafandGrape.
  • La Gloria Cubana Gilded Age Heads to Famous Smoke Shop — Here.
  • 262 Discontinues Paradigm 4Sixty — Here.
  • Ventura Cigars Adding Two Lines at IPCPR — Story here.
  • Colibri Adds Monza Collection at IPCPR — Here.
  • XIKAR Sells Cigar Brands to Cigars International — Here.
  • La Flor Dominicana Announces IPCPR Plans — Here.
  • Drew Estate & Frank Herrera Settle Debut Over “Herrera” Trademark — Press release here.
  • Oliva Viejo Mundo Coming — Here.
  • Cohiba Pirámides Extra Tubos Shipping — Press release here.
  • Dona Flor Announces Limited Edition Box — Here.
  • Hoja de Flores Auténtico Maduro Coming — Press release here.
  • Gramercy Cigars Announces First Blend — 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 have written about the cigar industry for more than a decade, covering everything from product launches to regulation to M&A. In addition, I handle a lot of the behind-the-scenes stuff here at halfwheel. I enjoy playing tennis, watching boxing, falling asleep to the Le Mans 24, wearing sweatshirts year-round and eating gyros. echte liebe.