Editor’s Note: After one week with Patrick Lagreid handling this tradition, I’m back. October was a busy month and I imagine at least the first ten days of the month of November will be quite similar.

  • La Flor Dominicana Discontinues Coronado & Others — 30+ SKUs are removed, details here.
  • Litto Gomez Diez Vintage 2013 Shipping — Soon at least.
  • Second E.P. Carrillo Lounge Coming — Details here.
  • KILO Sent for 2014 Release — Story here.
  • Quesada España Lancero November Box Heads to Fox Cigar Bar — Hello Arizona.
  • Camacho Blackout Ships — Details here.
  • La Sirena Dubloon & Merlion Sea Lion Ship — As per. We reviewed the Sea Lion here.
  • La Aurora Family Reserve Box-Pressed Ship — Last week is what I am told. Details here.
  • Nomad Ships S-307 — Details here.
  • Room101 Master Collection Ships — Review here.
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  • Ortega Wild Bunch 12-Cigar Sampler Coming — Available November 30 as per Eddie Ortega.
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  • La Flor Dominicana L-Granú — The 10 x 10 100-count boxes have emerged. L-Granú is scheduled for later this month and expected to arrive in stores before Small Batch No. 5.
  • CRA Releases Sampler #5 — Details here.
  • Compañía de Siembra Hojas de Tradicion Announces Launches — Here.
  • Big Easy Tobacco Acquired by Michael Giordano — Gioardano is the head of Quality Importers. Press release here.
  • New York City Raises Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco to 21 — 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.