Archive for March, 2012

General Cigar Introduces the Partagas 1845

Richmond, VA—General Cigar is proud to introduce Partagas 1845, a new, four-cigar collection which embodies 167 years of heritage and expert cigar making. This exciting new take on the venerable brand is a departure from the traditional Cameroon-wrapped expressions of Partagas®, and is set to make its retail debut on April 9, 2012.  


Puros Indios Siembra de Oro Short Maduro

Sunday, March 19, 2012 we lost a legend in the cigar industry. Rolando Reyes Sr passed away Sunday in Miami, FL of natural causes at the age of 89. Rolando had been in the cigar industry for 80 years. Yes, do the math, he has been involved in cigars since he was 9 years old! [...]


Rocky Patel to be featured on Stossel on Fox Business this Thursday night

Rocky will be on the John Stossel show this Thursday night at 9:00 pm EST on Fox Business to talk about the state of the Cigar Industry and the effect the FDA could possibly have on it. The show also re airs Saturday & Sunday at 9pm & midnight EST.  Make sure you tune in [...]


La Aurora to introduce the 107 Puro Vintage Salomon

  March 14, 2012 (Miami, FL) – The 107 is getting a line extension, albeit in a limited edition.  Miami Cigar & Company today announced the cigar that helped re-invent the oldest cigar factory in the Dominican Republic would be released in a salomon. The La Aurora 107 Salomon will be 7.25 x 52 which [...]


Ortega Serie D. No .6 – CONTEST – Win a Ortega Serie D sampler!

Eddie Ortega was part of the duo of EO Brands that make the 601, Murcielago and Cubao cigar lines with partner Erik Espinosa. Late last year, Eddie left EO Brands to create his own cigar company with his first cigar line being the Serie D. Featuring a dark Mexican maduro wrapper with Nicaraguan binder and [...]


Zino Black Carpet event at The Cigar Shop in Biloxi, MS – October 6, 2011

Great event.  If one comes to your area, don’t miss it.  


Viaje Winter Classic

In the 5th installment of the White Label Project, Viaje introduces a cigar that is the smallest of the series so far.  Called the Winter Classic, this cigar was made for colder months of the year, mainly in the northern states, where the weather shortens a person smoking time.  Because of this, Andre Farkas, the [...]


Davidoff of Geneva announces AVO 86th Anniversary Edition Cigar 2012 “La Trompeta”

Tampa, FL – March 7, 2011 – Cigar icon Avo Uvezian is celebrating his 86th birthday with the release of his Limited Edition Anniversary Cigar, “La Trompeta.” The “86th Anniversary” marks the twelfth annual limited edition release from AVO Cigars, a tradition the legendary cigar composer started to commemorate his 75th birthday.   The new [...]


Punch Rare Corojo Returns to Retail

Punch Rare Corojo Returns to Retail Annual Release Includes 10th Anniversary Blend General Cigar announces that Punch Rare Corojo will be offered for a limited time, starting today and ending on May 31, 2012, while supplies last. Seven frontmarks will be available, ranging in price from $3.59 to $6.49 per cigar (SRP). A very limited [...]


Crowned Heads Announces ‘Headley Grange’ Project