Archive for April, 2012

La Flor Dominicana rebrands Premium Line as LFD Light, April 2012

Coral Gables, FL April 2012 – La Flor Dominicana rebrands its original line “Premium Line” as LFD Light. La Flor Dominicana, who has a reputation for some of the strongest cigars on the market, will be giving its Connecticut shade wrapped mild cigars a facelift. The changes will include a couple new sizes as well as [...]


COUNTERFEIT COHIBA CIGARS SEIZED IN MIAMI

COUNTERFEIT COHIBA CIGARS SEIZED IN MIAMI Richmond, VA— General Cigar announces that a team of special agents from the Miami Office of the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco conducted raids yesterday resulting in the seizure of over 10,000 counterfeit COHIBA® cigars with an estimated retail value of more than $200,000.   The counterfeit [...]


Altadis USA announces the new ROMEO by Romeo y Julieta

Altadis USA is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the latest act in this enduring love story – ROMEO by Romeo y Julieta. A Romeo y Julieta cigar unlike any to come before!  Ever since 1875, cigar aficionados have been passionate about Romeo y Julieta. As one of the premium cigar world’s best-known and [...]


Roma Craft Intemperance EC XVIII Faith

Intemperance is the new and first line of the Roma Craft Tobac company. Roma Craft is the brainchild of Skip Martin and Michael Rosales. The Intemperance line is produced in Esteli, Nicaragua at the Fabrica de Tobacco NicaSueno factory. They come in two wrappers, a Ecuadorian Connecticut (EC XVIII) and a Brazilian Arapiraca (BA XXI) [...]


Rocky Patel Vintage 2003 Cameroon

At last year’s IPCPR, Rocky Patel introduced his latest extension of the Vintage line.  The Vintage 2003 uses a select Cameroon wrapper over binder and filler that have been aged for over 8 years.  As a Cameroon fan, I was eager to try it.  The cigar had a great burn and was a very smooth [...]


Rocky Patel announces the re-release of the Decade Edicion Limitada 2012


Camacho: Bold Honduran Smokes, New Convenient 4-Packs

PINELLAS PARK, FL, APRIL 16, 2012 — Camacho, the world’s best-known producer of bold Honduran smokes, has announced the release of new 4-pack assortments for its popular Corojo and Connecticut lines. Camacho Corojo, released in 2000, is the highest rated product in the Camacho portfolio and has been in Cigar Aficionado’s “Top 25” both in [...]


DAVIDOFF TO HOST INAUGURAL GOLDEN BAND AWARDS

PINELLAS PARK, FL, APRIL 12, 2012 — Davidoff, the leading luxury tobacco brand has announced the inaugural Davidoff Golden Band Awards Show, honoring those Appointed Merchants who best embody the Davidoff standard of excellence. The first annual awards show will be part of an exclusive Davidoff event on August 4th at IPCPR in Orlando, Florida. [...]


ROCKY PATEL PREMIUM CIGARS ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF THE EDGE CANDELA

April 10, 2012 (Bonita Springs, Florida) The Rocky Patel Premium Cigar Company announced today the release of The Edge Candela. The Edge Candela is a medium bodied cigar and the latest addition to The Edge line. The candela wrapper gives the blend a truly unique flavor, consisting of sweet spice and floral tea, ultimately lending [...]


Montecristo New York Connoisseur Edition

Montecristo released a special cigar last year just for the New York market.  It is a specially blended large 6 x 60 boxed pressed toro that is as big as the New York City skyline itself.  Available only in the state of New York, this cigar features a rich Ecaudorian Habano wrapper with the binder [...]